Consultancy for Institutional, Technical and Capacity Needs Assessment of National Wildlife Monitoring Data Warehouse Solution (DWS), with an emphasis on high volume camera trap
Grant No: P130474
The Government of Belize with the assistance of the World Bank is implementing the project entitled “Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas in Belize (KBA)” with Grant funding from the Global Environment Facility “GEF” and has appointed the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry the Environment and Sustainable Development (MAFFESD) for the overall implementation of the Project with the fiduciary support provided by the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT). The Government of Belize intends to apply part of the proceeds of the grant to payments under the contract for this Consultancy.
KBA and PACT now invites eligible consulting Firms to indicate their interest in providing the
services. In submitting its Expression of Interest, Firms should provide information demonstrating
that it has the required and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:
1. Proven experience with international and Neotropical region experience in the use of large volume
database use of camera trap data. The organisation needs to be familiar with the field component of
camera trapping in the Neotropics, with a high preference for Belizean experience.
2. Proven experience with data warehousing system developers and with proven track record of data
base storage for camera trap projects at world scale. Minimum of 10 different countries across Latin
America and preferably other continents.
3. Proven experience in the use of camera trap data in terms of analyses at regional and world level
(≥ 50 peer reviewed publications on the subject of camera trapping present within the organisation).
4. A Firm that is familiar and understands the intricacies, function of the MAFFESD and Belize Forest
Department in particular would be asset.
5. A Firm that is familiar and understands the intricacies of Belizean conservation management
structure would be asset.
The attention of interested Firms is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers January 2011, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment and Sustainable Development policy on “Employment of Public officers as consultants.”
The Firm will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on Consultants’ Qualification method set out in the World Bank Consultant Guidelines.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 2:00 pm on Wednesday April 3, 2019 to:
Protected Areas Conservation Trust,
3 Mango Street,
The sealed envelope containing the Statements of Capability must include the name and address of
the applicant and should be clearly marked:
“Consultancy for Institutional, Technical and Capacity Needs Assessment of National Wildlife
Monitoring Data Warehouse Solution (DWS), with an emphasis on high volume camera trap data”
PACT and KBA shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting statements of capability.
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