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Tender Notice: Consultancy for Services to Review and Update the National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy, Strategy, and Action Plan of Belize

 

   

 

 

 

TENDER NOTICE

Activity Title: Consultancy for Services to Review and Update the National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy, Strategy, and Action Plan of Belize
Funded by: Project “Ridge to Reef Management of the Mesoamerican Reef Ecoregion” (DOE/PACT/MAR2R)
Contract Ref: MAR2R/SER/002/2021
Basic Concept: The project aims to strengthen the integrated management of water resources in Belize, through the design of policies and instruments for water planning in the Belize River and New River watershed, under the ridge to reef approach.

1.0 OBJECTIVE

Review and update the National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy, and Strategy and Action Plan for Belize, inclusive of the existing National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy (including Climate Change) for Belize, 2008, and the National Adaptation Strategy to address Climate Change in the Water Sector in Belize: Strategy and Action Plan, 2009. The aforementioned documents herein after referred to as the National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy, Strategy and Action Plan.

2.0 SCOPE OF WORKS

  • Inception meeting and preparation of a work plan and Stakeholder Inception Meeting
  • Literature Review
  • Consultation with Stakeholders to develop 1st Draft of the Updated National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy and the updated National Integrated Water Resources Management Strategy and Action Plan.
  • Produce 1st Draft of the Updated National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy, and a National Integrated Water Resources Management Strategy and Action Plan.
  • Disseminate 1st Draft with Stakeholders and conduct Stakeholder Workshop to present, review and obtain feed on the Draft Updated IWRM Policy and Updated IWRM Strategy and Action Plan
  • Validation Workshop for the Updated National Water Policy, Strategy and Action Plan
  • Submission of Validated draft to Project Management Team for submission to Cabinet.
  • Submission of Final Consultancy Report

3.0 DELIVERABLES AND TIMEFRAME

Draft and finalized copies of all documents are to be provided to the Project Management Team, Department of the Environment, and the National Hydrological Service. The allotted time for the consultancy is approximately 5 months and all documentation submitted must be in English.

The following documents are to be provided by the consultant:

  1. An Inception Report within three (3) weeks of signing of the contract. This report will detail the scope of the work, outline the methodology to be used, timelines in the form of a Gantt Chart and milestones of the Consultancy including Stakeholders’ engagement.
  2. A Report outlining findings of the Literature Review.
  3. A Report outlining the proceedings of the Stakeholder Workshop on the 1st Draft of the documents.
  4. The 1st Draft version of the Updated National Water Policy, Strategy and Action Plan 2021 no later than twelve (12) weeks after signing the contract.
  5. A Report on the Validation workshop incorporating the comments from stakeholders.
  6. The Validated Final version of the Updated National Integrated Water Resources Management Policy, and the Updated National Integrated Water Resources Management Strategy and Action Plan capturing feedback from Validation workshop and that of the Project Management Team no later than sixteen (16) weeks after signing the contract;
  7. The Final Consultancy Report no later than sixteen (16) weeks after signing the contract. This report must detail the activities undertaken during the assignment- individuals/groups consulted, lessons learned, etc.
  8. A balance scorecard indicating the progress with the task highlighting any challenges faced in achieving objectives.

4.0 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

The consultancy firm/team shall have at minimum two consultants, with lead consultant having extensive experience in environmental policy and water resource management and another technical consultant with hydrological expertise.

The Policy Consultant must possess training in Policy development, preferably environmental policy, water resources management, regional/national policy development. Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Water Resources Management, or Biological Science, or Environmental Management or related field. Graduate degree in Policy associated with one of the above disciplines would be an asset. Must possess a minimum of five (5) years working experience in similar undertakings.

The hydrology expert must possess minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Water Resources Management and/or Hydrology. Minimum of 5 years of experience in IWRM or a field directly related to the assignment at a senior advisory or management position; experience in climate change adaptation; experience in comprehensive water sector reform, policy and institutional support, and engagement with the private sector and civil society in IWRM issues; proven and demonstrable experience in implementing IWRM measures; and proven and demonstrable ability to work as part of a team.

Members in the consulting team should also have the following:

  • Knowledge and understanding of institutional and policy issues in Belize and the Caribbean pertaining to water resources management and climate change;
  • Fluency in oral and written English;
  • Fluency in Spanish would be an asset; Prior experience preparing reports and studies, preferably on law and policy related issues would be an asset; and,
  • The Consultant Team should also have a demonstrated familiarity/experience with Integrated Water Resources Management and related issues.

5.0 REPORTING

Consultant will report and submit all documents (digital and hard copy) to The National Hydrological Service (NHS) and The Department of the Environment (DOE) who forms part of the Project Management Team.

6.0 PAYMENTS AND DELIVERABLES

10% upon signing of contract, 10% upon approval of inception report, 40% submission and approval of Draft version of the Updated Water Resources Policy, Strategy and Action Plan., 20% submission and approval of Final version of the Updated Water Resources Policy, Strategy and Action Plan, 20% upon submission and approval of final consultancy report

Please note that the consultant/s will be expected to make their own arrangements for any one–on-one meeting with stakeholders but at least two group consultations/workshops are expected to be conducted.

7.0 DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED

Selection will be based on the Consultants’ Qualification Selection where technical soundness, knowledge and experience and financial cost are considered.

  1. Interested applicants are asked to submit a detailed technical proposal for the deliverables in Microsoft word format. The technical proposal should include methodology, work schedule, quality control and quality assurance. The technical proposal shall also describe the composition of the team and relevant years of experience.
  2. A financial proposal shall also be submitted on a sealed package. It should be addressed to Mr. Samuel Benavidez, Accounts Clerk and the front should have the following in the package “CONFIDENTIAL, DO NOT OPEN, MAR2R PROJECT PROPOSAL- REVIEW AND UPDATE OF THE NATIONAL INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT POLICY OF BELIZE.”
  3. They must also provide most recent CVs of all members of the Consulting team.
  4. Letter of Interest highlighting the experience on the topics included in this Terms of Reference.

8.0 SUBMISSION AND CONTACT

Those interested should present the technical offer and budget proposal that responds to the contents of the Terms of Reference no later than 4 p.m. 17th December 2021. The proposal should be addressed to:

Protected Areas Conservation Trust
Hummingbird Highway
Belmopan City
Attn: Mr. Samuel Benavidez (accountsclerk2@gobmail.gov.bz)

Service Contract Award Notice – Consultancy Service to prepare an Institutional Report Card and to Develop a Five-Year Strategic Plan for PACT

SERVICE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE

Consultancy Service to prepare an Institutional Report Card and to Develop a Five-Year Strategic Plan for PACT

1. Publication Reference

Request for Expression of Interest

2. Publication Date of Request for Proposal

23rd August 2021

3. Contract sign Date

01st October 2021

4. Consultancy Title

Consultancy to Prepare an Institutional Report Card and to Develop a Five-Year Strategic Plan for PACT

5. Procedure

Consultants’ Qualification Selection (CQS)

6. Number and Name of Applications received

Four (4)
1. Praxi5 Advisory Group Ltd.
2. Agricones
3. ID&M Consultants Ltd.
4. PPF Capital Belize Ltd.

7. Name of Firm (awarded)

Praxi5 Advisory Group Ltd.

8. Price Offered

Not to exceed BZD$99,997.36

9. Scope of the contract awarded

Preparation of an Institutional Report Card based on PACT’s 2017 Institutional Assessment Report, the 2017-2021 PACT Strategic Plan, and the 2017-2021 Action Plan.Development of a Five-Year Strategic Plan for PACT based on the process for preparing the Institutional Report Card and on standard strategic planning processes.
Duration of Contract: 15 weeks

10. Reasons for Rejecting Other Applicants

Applicants were not considered to satisfy the required professional/technical capacity criterion to perform the service.

(Deadline Extended!) Call for EOI – Independent Expert Appraisal Group

Background:

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) is a statutory organization established in 1996 as a Trust Fund under the Protected Areas Conservation Trust Act, No.15 of 1995. PACT contributes to the financing, sourced nationally and internationally, of the Belize National Protected Areas System – a system that is managed by Government Agencies, Nongovernmental Organizations, and Community Based Organizations.

In April 2018, the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) approved its Conservation Investment Strategy 2018-2021. This 3-year Conservation Investment Strategy guides investments made by PACT in the Belize National Protected Areas System (BNPAS) where it may have the greatest potential for achieving several desired outcomes Whereas, PACT is ultimately responsible for the effective implementation of the CIS, it can co-opt external, independent, technical expertise to guarantee a robust and transparent investment program. Such experts will be openly selected to form a Group of experts composing an Independent Expert Appraisal Group (IEAG).

Description of the Services:

The Independent Expert Appraisal Group (IEAG) is to be established to provide specialized technical support to PACT and potential investment partners in the development and rationalization of sound Investment Programs developed in accordance with PACT’s Conservation Investment Strategy and National Development Strategies. The IEAG will provide recommendations to PACT’s Internal Screening Committee on the technical merits of a funding proposal, and advise on national laws, policies and developmental frameworks that are outside the direct scope and capacities of PACT. The IEAG will provide PACT with a compliance assessment with safeguards, policies and performance of projects and programs against PACT’s newly developed Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Associated Policies tools and standards of ongoing investments.

Deliverables of the Service:

  • Provide support to PACT and potential Investment Partners (Grantees) in the design and planning of Investment Programs.
  • Provide recommendations on corrective actions that may be necessary for the aversion or mitigation of potential environmental, social or gender mainstreaming risks associated with ongoing and proposed investments.
  • Provide independent screening and technical evaluations of final application packages prior to the final deliberation by PACT Board of Directors.
  • Provide expert opinion and recommendations to PACT on the feasibility of specific activities.

The PACT is thus inviting interested, eligible Individual Consultants to submit an Expression of Interest that responds to the Terms of Reference, and includes:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List and description of previous, similar work

The full Terms of Reference is available at www.pactbelize.org. Packages must be submitted electronically and must be submitted no later than Monday, November 8th 2021. Only complete packages will be processed. Packages should be addressed to:

Executive Director
ed@pactbelize.org with copy to hramanager@pactbelize.org
Re: Independent Expert Appraisal Group

PACT is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against protected characteristics (gender, age, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability).
PACT is not liable for any costs incurred by applicants in submission of their application.

 

You can find original documents here:

Original Terms of Reference

Original Call for Expression of Interest

**EXTENDED** Call for EoI – PACT 5 Year Plan and Report Card

Call for Expressions of Interest for Consultancy to Prepare an Institutional Report Card & To Develop a Five-Year Strategic Plan for PACT

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) is a Statutory Authority, established in 1996, and it has the general function to contribute to the sustainable management and development of Belize’s natural and cultural assets for the benefit of Belizeans and the global community, both now and for future generations.

In 2016, the PACT Board commissioned the preparation of an institutional gap assessment and a 2017-2021 PACT Strategic Plan. Subsequently, the PACT Board developed and adopted a Tactical Action Plan for the implementation of the Strategic Plan. Annually, the PACT Board has utilized this Action Plan to undertake rapid assessments of progress and to adjust accordingly. The implementation timeline of the Strategic Plan expires at the end of the calendar year 2021.

The PACT is thus inviting Expressions of Interest (EoI) from firms or teams that can provide high quality consultancy services.

The overall objective of the consultancy is to develop two integrated deliverables:

A. An Institutional Report Card based on the 2017 PACT Institutional Assessment Report, the 2017-2021 PACT Strategic Plan, and the 2017-2021 Action Plan: and,

B. A Five-Year Strategic Plan based on the process for preparing the Institutional Report Card and on standard strategic planning processes.

Interested, eligible Consulting Teams/Firms may submit an EoI indicating competence and relevant experience in completing similar consultancies. Packages should include:

  1. Cover Letter expressing interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae (for each individual consultant)

The attention of interested parties is drawn to Section 28 (4) of the PACT Act Amendment (2015) which addresses evaluations of the Trust, inclusive of the development of strategic plans, stating that:

Any person who is, or was during the period under evaluation, in any way associated with the Trust, such as a member of the Board, Staff or the Finance & Audit Committee appointed under section 18 of the Act or any administrative, technical, scientific, or other Board committee or as a direct or indirect beneficiary of the Trust, shall not be appointed to the evaluating team.

The Terms of Reference will be made available to shortlisted firms/teams upon invitation to bid. Selection will be based on the Consultants’ Qualification Selection (CQS) procedure of PACT’s Procurement Procedures. Scoring will consider knowledge and experience of conservation finance and environmental trust funds and the inclusion of key national experts.

For more information regarding this consultancy, email hramanager@pactbelize.org or ed@pactbelize.org. Package should be submitted electronically and in print no later than 12 p.m. 18th August 2021 to:

Executive Director – Protected Areas Conservation Trust
#3 Mango Street, City of Belmopan, Belize
ed@pactbelize.org and CC’d to hramanager@pactbelize.org
Re: Expression of Interest – Strategic Plan Consultancy

 

*PACT is not liable for any costs borne by proponents associated with their submission

 

**EXTENDED** Request for Expression of Interest – Consultancy Service

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consultancy Service to design and conduct Capacity Building Activities for PACT and Stakeholders in areas related to Environmental, Social, and Gender Safeguards for project development and implementation

Background:

PACT attained accreditation to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in 2018, to enhance Belize’s access to climate finance thereby contributing to the sustainable management and development of Belize’s natural and cultural assets for the benefit of Belizeans and the global community. In line with its accreditation, the Trust has recently updated its Environmental, Social and Gender (ESG) Management Frameworks for alignment with international standards and best practices. Being cognizant of corresponding needs and to ensure the effective integration of the ESS and Gender considerations in projects/programs, PACT now endeavors to further build national capacity in the key areas of Environmental, Social and Gender Management for project development and implementation.

Services Description:

PACT is interested in identifying a Consulting Firm/Team to design and conduct training in project and ESG management in line with the Trust’s Framework. The objective of the consultancy is to strengthen PACT’s and national stakeholder’s capacity for the implementation of projects/programs, which effectively incorporate ESG considerations.

Specific Objectives of the Service:

  • Develop Training Program and Training Modules in areas of:
    • Environmental, Social and Gender Safeguards
    • Project Management
    • Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Carry out Training Activities in Priority Areas

PACT invites interested eligible Consulting Teams/Firms to submit an expression of interest indicating competence and relevant experience in completing similar consultancies. Packages should include:

  1. Cover Letter expressing interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae (for each individual consultant)

For additional information on the consultancy or the procurement process, interested Consulting Teams/Firms may send an email to cc.techofficer@pactbelize.org and hramanager@pactbelize.org.

Interested Teams/Firms should submit packages (hard and soft copies) to the below addresses no later than 4:00 pm (Belize Time) on Wednesday July 28st, 2021. Sealed envelopes should be addressed to:

Executive Director
Protected Areas Conservation Trust
Re: “Expression of Interest – PACT ESG Capacity Building Consultancy”

Soft Copies should be sent via Email to: ed@pactbelize.org and CC’d to hramanager@pactbelize.org and cc.techofficer@pactbelize.org

SERVICE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE: Communications Officer for the REDD+ Readiness Project

 SERVICE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE 

Communications Officer for the REDD+ Readiness Project

Belmopan, Cayo District, Belize C.A. 

 

1. Publication reference 

P152415/ TF018492 – REDD+/SER/005C 

 

2. Publication date of the Request for Expressions of Interest 

20th November 2020 

 

3. Lot title 

Communications Officer for the REDD+ Readiness Project 

 

4. Procedure 

Individual Consultant 

 

5. Number and Names of applications received 

Six (6) 

1.) Roneisha Gentle, Belize City, Belize 

2.) Stacey Tewes, Belmopan City, Cayo District 

3.) Kamisha Shaw, San Ignacio Town, Cayo District 

4.) Andre Marsden, Belmopan City, Cayo District 

5.) Ingrid Fernandez, Belmopan City, Cayo District 

6.) Phylicia Pelayo, Roaring Creek Village, Cayo District 

 

6. Name of candidate (awarded) 

Ingrid Fernandez 

 

7. Price Offered 

BZ $2,727.28 per month 

 

8. Scope of the contract awarded 

i. Develop and implement REDD+ Communication Strategy; 

ii. Produce Press Releases as necessary; 

iii. Host multiple consultations/workshops 

iv. Produce Educational and Information Materials 

e.g. Posters, brochures, newsletters etc. 

 

9. Reasons for rejecting other applicants 

– applications were not considered to satisfy the professional/technical capacity criterion 

 

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Service Contract Award Notice: Project Officer for the REDD+ Readiness Project

 SERVICE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE 

Project Officer for the REDD+ Readiness Project 

Belmopan, Cayo District, Belize C.A. 

 

1. Publication reference 

P152415/ TF018492 – REDD+/WB/CS-7B 

 

2. Publication date of the Request for Expressions of Interest 

20th November 2020 

 

3. Lot title 

Project Officer for the REDD+ Readiness Project 

 

4. Procedure 

Individual Consultant 

 

5. Number and name of applications received 

Eight (8) 

1.) Jose Coy, Punta Gorda Town, Toledo District 

2.) Ramon Carcamo, San Ignacio Town, Cayo District 

3.) Denham Chuc, Belize City, Belize 

4.) Walter Blanco, Santa Familia Village, Cayo District 

5.) Arlette Arana, Sandhill Village, Belize District 

6.) Kamisha Shaw, San Ignacio Town, Cayo District 

7.) Derricia Salazar, Belmopan City, Cayo District 

8.) Jasmine Faber, Punta Gorda Town, Toledo District 

 

6. Name of candidate (awarded) 

Jasmine Faber 

 

7. Price Offered 

BZ $3,300.00 monthly 

 

8. Scope of the contract awarded 

Project Officer will play a key role in the day-to-day management of the REDD+ Readiness Preparation Project and provides technical and administrative support to project implementation; importantly, responsible for adequately carrying out the monitoring and evaluation of the project. 

 

9. Reasons for rejecting other applicants 

Applications were not considered to satisfy: 

– applications were not considered to satisfy the professional/technical capacity criterion 

– application was not considered to satisfy clause 1.9 (c) (Relationship with Borrowers Staff) of the World Bank’s guidelines 

– application was not considered to satisfy the required start date due to the need for secondment (Public Service procedures calls for a public officer to apply for secondment at least a month before the date, which is intended for the secondment to come into effect). 

 

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Service Contract Award Notice: Support Indigenous Peoples Representative Organizations under the REDD+ Readiness Project in Belize

SERVICE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE

Support Indigenous Peoples Representative Organizations under the REDD+ Readiness Project in Belize Belmopan, Cayo District, Belize C.A.

 

1. Publication Reference:

P152415/ TF018492 – REDD+/WB/SER-029

 

2. Justification for Direct Selection:

30th September 2020

 

3. Date of Contract Signing:

26th January 2021

 

4. Lot Title:

Support Indigenous Peoples Representative Organizations under the REDD+ Readiness Project in Belize

 

5. Procedure:

Direct Selection

 

6. Name of Candidate (awarded):

Julian Cho Society

 

7. Price Offered:

BZ $100,000.00 over the ten (10) month period

 

8. Scope of the Contract Awarded:

a.) Facilitate capacity building for the 39 Maya villages on the broader theme of climate change and climate change mitigation strategies focused on REDD+.

b.) Coordinate and facilitate the effective participation of representatives of the 39 Maya communities in the 5 components of REDD+ readiness preparation phase.

c.) Strengthen the awareness among the Maya leaders with a specific focus on women on climate change, impacts of climate change (especially on indigenous peoples) and the drivers of climate change.

d.) Engage in a dialogue with Maya leaders and women on REDD+ and determine the inclusion of the Maya people (indigenous peoples) in all REDD+ Processes and in particular, the Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA).

 

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Request for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services (Individual Consultant): Technical Indigenous Coordinator for the REDD+ Readiness Project in Belize

REDD+ Readiness Project in Belize

MINISTRY OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT (MSDCCDRM)

Request for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services (Individual Consultant)

Technical Indigenous Coordinator for the REDD+ Readiness Project Grant No: P152415/TF018492

 

Background

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 Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management (MSDCCDRM) 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:

  1. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Natural Resource Management or related field.
  2. Candidates with an Associate’s Degree and five (5) years of working experience with Indigenous Communities of Belize will be considered.
  3. Candidates that have five (5) years of working experience with the Mopan Maya and Q’eqchi’ Maya Peoples have a distinct advantage.
  4. Written and oral proficiency in English; Oral proficiency in Spanish is an asset; Oral proficiency in Mopan Maya and/or Q’eqchi’ Maya is a distinct advantage.
  5. Has knowledge, understanding and respect to the cultural and spiritual values and principles of the Mopan and Q’eqchi’ Peoples.
  6. Has experience working with forest-based initiatives with Indigenous Peoples of Belize.
  7. Has experience in planning, implementing, monitoring, and reporting of projects.
  8. Has experience in procuring services and goods for projects.

 

The attention of interested consultants 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 Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management policy on “Employment of Public officers as consultants.”

The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on the 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 or e-mail ‘preferred’) by 4:00 p.m. on Friday 22nd January 2021 to:

REDD+ Procurement Officer
Protected Areas Conservation Trust
3 Mango Street
Belmopan, Cayo District
Tel: 822-3637         Email: 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:

“TECHNICAL INDIGENOUS COORDINATOR FOR THE REDD+ READINESS PROJECT IN BELIZE”

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

 

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*Cancelled* Tender Notice: To develop guidelines and permitting processes for rearing of game species in Belize. Selva Maya Natural Resources Protection Project (BMZ/KfW/IUCN)

*Cancelled*

Tender Notice

Project Title: To develop guidelines and permitting processes for rearing of game species in Belize. 

Contract Ref: SMP/SER/018/2021 

Funded by: Selva Maya Natural Resources Protection Project (BMZ/KfW/IUCN) 

 

 1. Type of contract 

Service 

 

2. Type of procedure 

Local Opening 

 

3. Contracting authority and contact point 

Protected Areas Conservation Trust 

3 Mango Street, City of Belmopan 

 

4. Additional information 

All tenders received were rejected due to non- qualification and over budget. 

Should a new tender procedure be launched for this project, a new contract notice will be published.