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SERVICE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE: Environmental Expert for the REDD+ Readiness Project

SERVICE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE

Environmental Expert for the REDD+ Readiness Project

Belmopan, Cayo District, Belize C.A.

 
 

1. Publication reference:

P152415/ TF018492 – REDD+/WB/CS-4
 
 

2. Publication date of the Request for Expressions of Interest:

24th January 2020
 
 

3. Lot title:

Environmental Expert for the REDD+ Readiness Project
 
 

4. Procedure:

Individual Consultant
 
 

5. Number and name of applications received:

 
Five (5)
  1. Dr. Carlos Itza, Cayo District, Belize C.A.
  2. Madhawi Ramdin, Paramaribo, Suriname
  3. Michael Somerville, Hattieville, Belize C.A.
  4. Oscar Grijalva, Cayo District, Belize C.A.
  5. David Perrera, Orange Walk, Belize C.A.
 

6. Name of candidate (awarded):

Michael Somerville
 
 

7. Price Offered:

BZ $4,125.00 monthly
 
 

8. Scope of the contract awarded:

 
The Environmental Expert will ensure that the Belize’s REDD+ Readiness activities and its outcomes are consistent with local environmental laws and regulations, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, REDD+ environmental safeguards, as well as with the World Bank’s safeguards policies. Against this backdrop, specific objectives of the assignment are as follows:
  1. Oversee and contribute to the development of a framework for managing potential environmental impacts associated with the implementation of the REDD+ strategy options through the combination of analytical work, consultation, and public participation. 
  2. Oversee and contribute to the development of Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) and the environmental and social management framework (ESMF) related outputs and activities. 
  3. Co-ordinate, oversee and provide technical inputs on environmental aspects of the project-financed activities. 
  4. Coordinate and lead stakeholder consultations and contribute to monitoring and reporting for the aforementioned.
 

9. Reasons for rejecting other applicants:

  • Applications were not considered to satisfy the professional/technical capacity criterion.
  • Not compliant with the World Banks procurement procedures.
 
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Tender Notice

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

 

Basic Concepts

The SMP covers improving the management effectiveness of the Selva Maya Protected Areas (PA), its connectivity, and strengthening coordination capacity between Belize, Guatemala and Mexico for conservation and sustainable management actions of the Selva Maya.

 

Objectives

General:

  • To construct a conservation post within the Vaca Forest Reserve Specific
  • Design and accomplish with all requirements the construction of the conservation post
  • Carry out the construction of the conservation post

 

Qualifications and Experience

Interested eligible bidders must meet the following criteria to be selected:

  • Have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in construction.
  • Prior experience with construction of concrete and wooden buildings
  • Knowledge of the area
  • Equipment and expertise to carry out the works required
  • Professional work crew
  • Safety equipment

In undertaking this assignment, the Contractor is expected to work closely with the staff of the Forest Department.

Interested applicants can request for the complete tender document from accountingmanager@pactbelize.org

 

Technical and financial offer

Interested applicants should present their technical and financial proposal that responds to the contents of these Terms of Reference no later than August 10th 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The proposal should be addressed to the following:

Danny Singh

Accounting Manager

Protected Areas Conservation Trust

3 Mango Street Belmopan City

(accountingmanager@pactbelize.org)

Attn: Mrs. Therese Johnston (accountsclerk@pactbelize.org)

 

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Tender Notice: Project- Selva Maya Natural Resources Protection Project (BMZ/KfW/IUCN)

Tender Notice

 

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

 

Basic Concepts:

The SMP covers improving the management effectiveness of the Selva Maya Protected Areas (PA), its connectivity, and strengthening coordination capacity between Belize, Guatemala and Mexico for conservation and sustainable management actions of the Selva Maya.

 

Specific:

  • To Rehabilitate the road to make it accessible during the wet and dry season
  • To Install 16 culverts
  • Handover of rehabilitated road

 

The following requirements must be met by the contractor:

  • Interested companies should arrange site visit with FD before submitting proposal to ensure comprehension of the full scope of the work
  • Rehabilitation of road to conform with alignment provided to selected company
  • All work is to conform to road construction best practices guidelines in Belize (BELIZE PUBLIC ROADS ACT CHAPTER 232 REVISED EDITION 2000 SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000)
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental requirements from the Forest Department.
  • In the road construction, high quality construction based on the Belize standard needs to be achieved and the BELIZE PUBLIC ROADS ACT CHAPTER 232

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Interested eligible bidders must meet the following criteria to be selected:
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
  • Have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in construction of roads, quarrying and land clearing.
  • Knowledge of the area
  • Demonstrated equipment and expertise to carry out the works required
  • Professional work crew
  • Safety equipment based on road safety guide/standard/ (www.belizeroadsafety.com) must be adhered to.
  • Interested applicants can request for the complete tender document from accountingmanager@pactbelize.org

 

Technical and financial offer:

Interested applicants should present their technical and financial proposal that responds to the contents of these Terms of Reference no later than August 10th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The proposal should be addressed to the following:

Danny Singh

Accounting Manager

Protected Areas Conservation Trust

3 Mango Street, Belmopan City

(accountingmanager@pactbelize.org)

Attn: Mrs. Therese Johnston (accountsclerk@pactbelize.org)

 

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CANCELLATION NOTICE: Rehabilitation of the road connecting the Caballos and Cebada Conservation Posts within the Chiquibul National Park.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

Rehabilitation of the road connecting the Caballos and Cebada Conservation Posts within the Chiquibul National Park.

Location – Belize Central America

 

1. Type of contract:

Works

 

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:

Not enough tenders were received.

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

 

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CANCELLATION NOTICE: Construction of a Conservation Post within the VACA Forest Reserve Location – Belize, Central America

CANCELLATION NOTICE

Construction of a Conservation Post within the VACA Forest Reserve Location – Belize, Central America

 

1. Type of contract:

Works

 

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:

Not enough tenders were received.
Should a new tender procedure be launched for this project, a new contract notice will be published.

 

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Tender Notice: Road Improvement

Tender Notice

Project: Selva Maya Natural Resources Protection Project (BMZ/KfW/IUCN)
 
Basic Concepts:
The SMP covers improving the management effectiveness of the Selva Maya Protected Areas (PA), its connectivity, and strengthening coordination capacity between Belize, Guatemala and Mexico for conservation and sustainable management actions of the Selva Maya.
 
Specific:
  • To Rehabilitate the road to make it accessible during the wet and dry season
  • To Install 16 culverts
  • Handover of rehabilitated road
 
The following requirements must be met by the contractor:
Interested companies should arrange a site visit with FD before submitting a proposal to ensure comprehension of the full scope of the work.
  • Rehabilitation of road to conform with alignment provided to the selected company
  • All work is to conform to road construction best practices guidelines in Belize (BELIZE PUBLIC ROADS ACT CHAPTER 232 REVISED EDITION 2000 SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER 2000)
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental requirements from the Forest Department.
  • In the road construction, high-quality construction based on the Belize standard needs to be achieved and the BELIZE PUBLIC ROADS ACT CHAPTER 232
 
1. Qualifications and Experience:
  • Interested eligible bidders must meet the following criteria to be selected:
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
  • Have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in construction of roads, quarrying, and land clearing.
  • Knowledge of the area
  • Demonstrated equipment and expertise to carry out the works required
  • Professional work crew
  • Safety equipment based on road safety guide/standard/ (www.belizeroadsafety.com) must be adhered to.
 
Interested applicants can request for the complete tender document from accountingmanager@pactbelize.org
 
2. Technical and financial offer
Interested applicants should present their technical and financial proposal no later than July 15th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
 
The proposal should be addressed to the following:
 
Danny Singh
Accounting Manager
Protected Areas Conservation Trust
3 Mango Street
Belmopan City
Attn: Mrs. Therese Johnston (accountsclerk@pactbelize.org)
 
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Tender Notice: Conservation Post in the Vaca Forest Reserve

Tender Notice

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

Basic Concepts:
The SMP covers improving the management effectiveness of the Selva Maya Protected Areas (PA), its connectivity, and strengthening coordination capacity between Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico for
conservation and sustainable management actions of the Selva Maya.
 
Objectives:
 
General: To construct a conservation post within the Vaca Forest Reserve
 
Specific:
  • Design and accomplish with all requirements the construction of the conservation post
  • Carry out the construction of the conservation post
 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Interested eligible bidders must meet the following criteria to be selected:
  • Have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in construction.
  • Prior experience with the construction of concrete and wooden buildings
  • Knowledge of the area
  • Equipment and expertise to carry out the works required
  • Professional work crew
  • Safety equipment
 
In undertaking this assignment, the Contractor is expected to work closely with the staff of the Forest Department.
 
Interested applicants can request for the complete tender document from accountingmanager@pactbelize.org
 
Technical and financial offer:
Interested applicants should present their technical and financial proposal no later than July 15nd, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The proposal should be addressed to the following:
 
Danny Singh
Accounting Manager
Protected Areas Conservation Trust
3 Mango Street
Belmopan City
Attn: Mrs. Therese Johnston (accountsclerk@pactbelize.org)
 
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SERVICE CONTRACT SHORTLIST NOTICE – The Development of a Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA), the Development of an Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and a Safeguard Information System (SIS) for the REDD+ Readiness Project in Belize

SERVICE CONTRACT SHORTLIST NOTICE

The Development of a Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA), the Development of an Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and a Safeguard Information System (SIS) for the REDD+ Readiness Project in Belize

 
Publication reference:
P152415/ TF018492 – REDD+/SER/010
 
Publication date of the Request for Expressions of Interest:
13th February 2020
 
Lot title:
Development of a Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA), the Development of an Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and a Safeguard Information System (SIS) for the REDD+ Readiness Project Procedure Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS)
 
Number of applications received:
Fourteen (14)
 
Names of short-listed companies: 
  • Takin Consulting and Praxi5, France and Belize
  • Arbonaut Ltd., Finland
  • Sud-Austral Consulting S.p.A., Chile
  • Asesoramiento Ambiental Estrategico and The Centre for Applied Development Studies, Uruguay and Belize
  • Indufor North America, United States of America
  • Biosfera Desarrollos, S.A. de C.V., Mexico

 

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Contract Award Notice

 

SERVICE CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE

The Documentation of the Land Use System by the Indigenous Peoples of the Toledo District
REDD+ Readiness Project, Belmopan, Cayo District, Belize C.A.

 

Publication Reference: P152415/ TF018492 – REDD+/WB/SER-028

Justification for Direct Selection: 29th October 2019

Date of Contract Signing: 6th February 2020

Contract Title: The Documentation of the Land Use System by the Indigenous Peoples of the Toledo District

Procedure: Direct Selection

Name of Candidate (awarded): Julian Cho Society

Price Offered: Not to exceed US $70,188.56

Scope of the Contract Awarded:
To develop ethno-maps of indigenous communities of the Toledo District that capture their cosmovision and relationship with their territory. To achieve this, specific objectives of this consultancy are to:

  • Ethno-map identified communities;
  • Train a local GIS specialist to compile and process data to produce the ethno-maps;
  • Socialize the ethno-maps that are produced by the Consulting Team’s GIS specialists; and,
  • Produce community ethno-maps.

The Consultancy is to be carried out in the Toledo District, among Mopan and Q’eqchi’ communities. The scale of the ethno-maps produced will be 1:50,000.

 

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Request for Expression of Interest – Consultancy Service for the preparation of a full Project Proposal; Completion of a Gender/Social Assessment, Feasibility Study and to Conduct Stakeholder Consultations for a project to be submitted to the Adaptation Fund

Request for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services (Firm Selection) – Consultancy Service for the preparation of a full Project Proposal; Completion of a Gender/Social Assessment, Feasibility Study and to Conduct Stakeholder Consultations for a project to be submitted to the Adaptation Fund

In collaboration with the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT), as Belize’s National Implementing Entity of the Adaptation Fund (AF), the Ministry of Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, and Sustainable Development via the National Climate Change Office (NCCO) has submitted the project concept “Enhancing the Resilience of Belize’s Coastal Communities to Climate Change Impacts,” which was endorsed by the AF Board in October 2019. Two assistance grants were also approved by the AF Board for the completion of technical assessments and consultative processes to aid the development of a complete project proposal.

PACT is interested in identifying a Consulting Team to undertake the formulation of a project proposal for the concept. The main objective of this consultancy is the creation of a comprehensive project proposal with a clear rationale for increasing the climate resiliency of Belize’s coastal communities by improving coastal land use and habitation, increasing monitoring as well as national adaptive capacity and knowledge transfer.

The Consulting Team is expected to include at maximum three (3) members with expertise in Project Development and/or Management including Environmental Management; Social Sciences or Humanitarian Studies; Coastal Engineering; and/or related areas.

Professional and Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Graduate Degree in area of expertise;
  • Relevant work experience of at least five (5) years in area of expertise;
  • Experience in developing project proposals, conducting project feasibility studies and gender/ social assessments

PACT invites interested eligible Consulting Teams to submit an expression of interest indicating competence and relevant experience in completing similar consultancies.

Packages should include Expression of Interest and Curriculum Vitae (for each individual consultant).

For additional information on the consultancy, interested Consulting Teams may send an email to cc.techofficer@pactbelize.org.

Interested Teams should submit packages (Hard and Soft Copies) no later than 4:00 pm (Belize Time) on March 27th, 2020. Sealed envelopes should be addressed to:

Human Resources and Administration Manager
Protected Areas Conservation Trust
#3 Mango Street, City of Belmopan, Belize
Re: “Consultancy – Adaptation Fund Project Proposal”

Soft Copies should be sent via Email to:
hram@pactbelize.org and cc.techofficer@pactbelize.org

PACT shall not be bound to defray any cost incurred by Consulting Teams in preparing and submitting their Expressions of Interest.

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