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Consultancy – Assessment for Institutional, Technical and Capacity Needs of National Wildlife Monitoring Data Warehouse Solution (DWS)

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

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:

Procurement Officer,
Protected Areas Conservation Trust,
3 Mango Street,
Belmopan,
Tel: 822-3637
procurementofficer@pactbelize.org

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.

For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

Consultancy – Development of a Sustainable Forest Management Plan for the Freshwater Creek Forest Reserve

Consultancy for Development of a Sustainable Forest Management Plan for the Freshwater Creek Forest Reserve

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:
• Proven experience in work of a similar nature;
• The team must possess expertise of a Lawyer, a Wildlife Management Specialist and a Anthropologist/Sociologist

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 fax, or by e-mail) by 2:00 pm on Thursday March 28th ,2019 to:

Procurement Officer,
Protected Areas Conservation Trust,
3 Mango Street,
Belmopan,
Tel: 822-3637
procurementofficer@pactbelize.org

The sealed envelope containing the Statements of Capability must include the name and address of
the applicant and should be clearly marked:
“Consultancy for the Development of a Sustainable Forest Management Plan for the Freshwater Creek Forest Reserve situated within the Corozal and Orange Walk Districts, Belize”

PACT and KBA shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting statements of capability.

For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

Consultancy – Wildlife Protection Act Revision

Consultancy for Informing the Revision of the Wildlife Protection Act

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:
• Proven experience in work of a similar nature;
• Proven knowledge and work experience in Wildlife Management;
• The team must possess expertise of a Lawyer, a Wildlife Management Specialist and a Anthropologist/Sociologist

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 fax, or by e-mail) by 2:00 pm on Friday March 22nd ,2019 to:

Procurement Officer,
Protected Areas Conservation Trust,
3 Mango Street,
Belmopan,
Tel: 822-3637
procurementofficer@pactbelize.org

The sealed envelope containing the Statements of Capability must include the name and address of
the applicant and should be clearly marked:
“Consultancy for Informing the Revision of the Wildlife Protection Act, Chapter 220,
Substantive Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2000”

PACT and KBA shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting statements of capability.

For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

Consultancy – Spanish Creek Wildlife Sanctuary Boundaries Demarcation

Consultancy to Demarcate the Boundaries of the Spanish Creek Wildlife Sanctuary in Belize

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 are seeking to recruit an Individual Consultant with the critical minimum requirements listed below:
• Must be a Licensed Land Surveyor;
• Must have a minimum of 10 years of experience as practicing land surveyor in Belize; and
• Familiarity with the institutional processes and issues associated with land surveys in Belize.

The detailed terms of reference for the consultancy can be request from procurementofficer@pactbelize.org.

The consultancy is expected to be for a period of 40 working days over a four (4) calendar months commencing in March 2019 and ending on July 31st, 2019.

KBA and PACT now invite individual consultants interested in undertaking the assignment to submit their Statements of Capability. In submitting their Statements of Capability, applicants should be aware that they will be assessed based on the following areas:
(a) Qualifications,
(b) Experience of the individual relative to the particular assignment, and
(c) Availability of Candidate for the proposed consultancy period.

Statements of Capability can be sent to procurementofficer@pactbelize.org or mail one (1) original
and three (3) hard copies to the address below by 2:00 p.m. Wednesday March 20, 2019 to:

Procurement Officer – KBA, Protected Areas Conservation Trust, 3 Mango Street, Belmopan
Tel: 822-3637

The sealed envelope containing the Statements of Capability must include the name and address of
the applicant and should be clearly marked:
Statement of Capability: “Demarcate the Boundaries of the Spanish Creek Wildlife Sanctuary in Belize”

PACT and KBA shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting statements of capability.

For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

Contract Award Notice – Development of a Grievance and Redress Mechanism for REDD+ Implementation in Belize

Service Contact Award Notice

Bid/Contract Reference No: 2.3a-2, CS-9

Lot title: Development of a Grievance and Redress Mechanism for REDD+ Implementation in Belize

Publication date of the contract notice: August 3, 2018

Scope of Contract:REDD+/SER/009
Lump-sum Contract for the Development of a Grievance and Redress Mechanism for REDD+ Implementation in Belize

Awarded Consultant/Firm: Equal Chances @ Green Development (ECGD)

Price Offered: US $170,465.00/BZ $343,913.14

Names of Shortlisted Firms:

  • AENOR International S.A.U. Tide Belize, Spain/Belize
  • CLIMALIA, Italy
  • Climate Law and Policy, United Kingdom
  • Equal Chances @ Green Development (ECGD), Suriname
  • INDOFUR, Washington D.C., USA
  • INTEGRA Government Services International, Washington D.C., USA
  •  
    Duration of Contract: 6 months
     
    Contract Signature Date: 4 February 2019
     
    Evaluation Currency: US Dollars

     
    For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.
     

    Consultancy – Mid-Term Evaluation for REDD+ Readiness Project

    Consultancy for the identification of Methodologies that can be used to gather data for use in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Limited Level Environmental Study (LLES) reports

    Grant No: P152415/TF018492

    The Government of Belize with the assistance of the World Bank is implementing the project entitled “Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) Readiness Project in Belize” with Grant funding from the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility “FCPF” and has appointed the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration (MAFFESDI) 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.  

    REDD+ and PACT now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. In submitting Expression of Interest, consultants should provide information demonstrating that he/she has the required and relevant experience to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria are:

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Management, Economics, Development Planning/Finance, Project Management, Public Administration, or related/equivalent discipline with at least 3 years of project/program management and/or evaluation experience;
  • Proven experience and recognized expertise in monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
  • Strong track record of innovative leadership in managing evaluations of projects/programs funded by international development partners in Belize or the Caribbean;
  • Proven ability to produce results within agreed timeframe;
  • Demonstrated understanding of forestry and climate change issues and their implications for Belize and the Caribbean; and
  • Excellent oral/written communication and report-writing skills in English.
  •  

    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, Forestry, Fisheries, Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change policy on “Employment of Public officers as consultants.”

    The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on Individual Consultants’ Qualification method set out in the World Bank Consultant Guidelines.

    Interested consultants can request the Terms of Reference by email at redd.procurement.officer@pactbelize.org.

    Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, mail, fax or e-mail) by 3:00 p.m. on Friday 15th March 2019 to:

    REDD+ Procurement Officer
    Protected Areas Conservation Trust
    3 Mango Street
    Belmopan, Cayo District
    Tel: +(501)-822-3637
    redd.procurement.officer@pactbelize.org

    The sealed envelope containing the Expression of Interest must include the name and address of the applicant and should be clearly marked:
    “CONSULTANT TO CONDUCT MID-TERM EVALUATION FOR THE REDD+ READINESS PROJECT IN BELIZE”

    PACT shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting stat

    For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

    Consultancy – Identification of Methodologies EIA/LLES Reports

    Consultancy for the identification of Methodologies that can be used to gather data for use in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Limited Level Environmental Study (LLES) reports

    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 are seeking to recruit an Individual Consultant with the critical minimum requirements listed below:
    • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Ecology, Biology, Natural Resource and Environmental Management or a closely related field;
    • Demonstrate in depth knowledge, understanding of the EIA process;
    • Minimum of 5 years experience in conducting similar works;

    The detailed terms of reference for the consultancy can be request from procurementofficer@pactbelize.org.

    The consultancy is expected to be for a period of 45 working days over a four (4) months commencing in March 2019.

    KBA and PACT now invite individual consultants interested in undertaking the assignment to submit their Statements of Capability. In submitting their Statements of Capability, applicants should be aware that they will be assessed based on the following areas:
    (a) Qualifications,
    (b) Experience of the individual relative to the particular assignment, and
    (c) Availability of Candidate for the proposed consultancy period.

    Statements of Capability can be sent to procurementofficer@pactbelize.org or mail one (1) original
    and three (3) hard copies to the address below by 2:00 p.m. March 8 ,2019 to:

    Procurement Officer – KBA, Protected Areas Conservation Trust, 3 Mango Street, Belmopan
    Tel: 822-3637

    The sealed envelope containing the Statements of Capability must include the name and address of
    the applicant and should be clearly marked:
    Statement of Capability: “Identification of EIA Methodologies Consultancy”

    PACT shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting statements of capability.

    For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

    Consultancy – State of the Coast Report

    PREPARATION OF THE STATE OF THE COAST REPORT 2014-2018

    Consultancy:

    The Government of Belize, in collaboration with the World Bank (WB) and the Adaptation Fund (AF) is implementing the project entitled “Marine Conservation and Climate Adaptation Project” (MCCAP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing towards payments under the contract for a Consulting Firm to prepare the state of the coast report 2014-2018.

    The objective of this consultancy is to: Provide an update to all stakeholders, including the general public on the status of major aspects of the Belize coastal ecosystems including major activities that occurred within the time period and important trend.

    The indicative period for the consultancy to be completed is eight (8) months from start date.

    MCCAP and PACT hereby invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services by providing brochures, description of similar assignments, contracts and contract amounts, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.).

    The shortlisting criteria for the Firm are:
    1) At least 5 years proven experience of conducting similar assignments;
    2) Must possess expertise of an ICZM Specialist, a Marine Biologist and a Social Development/Planning Specialist;

    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, Forestry, Fisheries, Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change policy on “Employment of Public officers as consultants.”

    A consulting firm will be selected in accordance with the Consultant Qualification Selection method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

    The Request for Expressions of Interest should be sent procurementofficer@pactbelize.org or mail one (1) original and three (3) hard copies to the address below by 4:00 p.m. 12th March 2019 to:

    Procurement Officer, Protected Areas Conservation Trust, 3 Mango Street, Belmopan
    Tel: 822-3637

    The sealed envelope containing the Expression of Interest must include the name and address of the applicant and should be clearly marked:
    “CONSULTANCY FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE STATE OF THE COAST REPORT 2014-2018”

    PACT shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting statements of capability.

    For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

    Consultancy – Preparation of Water Quality Monitoring Programme

    Request for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services – Water Quality Monitoring Programme and Protocol

    Grant No: P130474
    Consultancy:
    i. Preparation of a Comprehensive National Water Quality Monitoring Programme and Protocol.
    ii. Development of the criteria for implementing a pilot water quality monitoring programme in a KBA or protected area in Belize.

    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 detailed terms of reference for the consultancy can be request from procurementofficer@pactbelize.org.

    KBA and PACT are seeking to recruit an Individual Consultant with the critical minimum requirements listed below:
    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Chemistry or related scientific field;
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in water quality monitoring for biological and habitat monitoring
    including methodologies, laboratory protocol and procedures;
    • Experience in natural resource management sector in Belize is an asset;

    The consultancy is expected to be for a period of 50 working days over a four (4) months commencing in March 2019.

    Statements of Capability can be sent to procurementofficer@pactbelize.org or mail one (1) original
    and three (3) hard copies to the address below by 2:00 p.m. March 8 ,2019 to:

    Procurement Officer – KBA, Protected Areas Conservation Trust, 3 Mango Street, Belmopan
    Tel: 822-3637

    The sealed envelope containing the Statements of Capability must include the name and address of
    the applicant and should be clearly marked:
    Statement of Capability: “Water Quality Monitoring Program Consultancy”

    PACT shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting statements of capability.

    For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

    Consultancy – Develop Institutional Governance Manuals

    Develop Institutional Governance Manuals for the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute

    Grant No:P131408

    The Government of Belize, in collaboration with the World Bank (WB) and the Adaptation Fund (AF) is implementing the project entitled “Marine Conservation and Climate Adaptation Project” (MCCAP). The project development objective is to implement priority ecosystem-based marine conservation and climate adaptation measures to strengthen the climate resilience of the Belize Barrier Reef System and its productive marine resources.

    MCCAP is seeking an Individual Consultant.

    The expected start date of the Consultancy is March 2019. The total duration of the Consultancy should not exceed twenty – eight (28) weeks. MCCAP invites individual consultants interested in undertaking the assignment to submit their Statements of Capability.

    The terms of reference for the assignments can be requested from procurementofficer@pactbelize.org.

    One original and two (2) hard copies of each submission in the English language must be delivered by 3:00 pm on Thursday March 7,2019 to: Procurement Officer, Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT), #3 Mango Street, Belmopan City. The sealed envelope containing the Statement of Capability must include the name and address of the applicant and should be clearly marked “Consultancy to Develop Institutional Governance Manuals for the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute” .