Consultancy for the Development of a Forest Reference Emission Level or Forest Reference Level of Belize under the REDD+ Readiness Project in Belize
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).
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 similar work (Development of a Forest Reference Emission Level or Forest Reference Level), mainly in Central America and Caribbean regions. Preference will be given to firms that have conducted or are conducting similar work in Belize as related to GHGi and FREL preparation;
2. Proven experience and clear understanding of REDD+ rules and process as agreed under the UNFCCC and The Paris Agreement;
3. Proven knowledge and understanding of the 2006 IPCC Good Practice Guidelines in AFOLU Sector; strong knowledge and understanding on how to estimate Emission Factors from raw field data; proven experience in activities related to the development of GHGi in other countries as well as experience related to the development of FREL;
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, mail, fax or e-mail) by 4:00 p.m. (local Belize time) on Wednesday 19th September 2018 to:
REDD+ Procurement Officer
Protected Areas Conservation Trust
3 Mango Street
Belmopan, Cayo District
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 DEVELOPMENT OF A FOREST REFERENCE EMISSION LEVEL OR A FOREST REFERENCE LEVEL OF BELIZE UNDER 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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