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 Forestry Expert, a Forest Ecologist and a Socio-Economist
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:
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 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.
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