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Amendment – REDD+ Request For Proposal No. 3.2a-1, CS-14

AMENDMENT

RFP No. 3.2a-1, CS-14
Grant No. P152415/TF018492
 
Selection of Consulting Services for: The Development of a Forest Reference Emission Level or Forest Reference Level of Belize under the REDD+ Readiness Project

Subject: Amendment to the submission deadline

Location: Belize, Central America

The Request for Proposal is corrected or modified as follows:

Section C Submission, Opening and Evaluation – Clause 17.7, 17.9 and 19.1 of the Data Sheet

Instead of: The Proposals must be submitted no later than
Date: 17th June 2019
Time: 11:00 Hours Local Belize Time

The Opening shall take place on:
Date: 17th June 2019
Time: 11:00 Hours Local Belize Time

Read: The Proposal must be submitted no later than
Date: 24th June 2019
Time: 11:00 Hours Local Belize Time

The Opening shall take place on:
Date: 24th June 2019
Time: 11:00 Hours Local Belize Time

All other terms and conditions of the Request for Proposal remain unchange

For details download full pdf documents below.

Award Notice – REDD+ Project Officer

Contract Award Notice

Publication ReferenceREDD+/WB/CS-7

Publication Date of the Request of Expressions on Interest 16th November 2018

Lot title: Project Officer for the REDD+ Readiness Project

Name of Candidate (Awarded) Karishma Misir

Number & name of applications received
1.) Elroy Awardo, Belize City, Belize C.A.
2.) Josue Cu, Cristo Rey Village, Cayo District, Belize C.A.
3.) Karishma Misir, West Coast Demerara, Guyana

Price Offered US $42,000 annually

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.

Reasons for rejecting other applicants

Applications were not considered to satisfy the professional/technical capacity criterion

For details, 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 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:

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.

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.
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    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.

    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 – Communications Service Provider

    Communications Service Provider

     

    The Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for a Communications Service Provider to execute its strategic communication and public relations plan. The primary role of the Communications Service Provider is to assist with the design, preparation and execution of stakeholder engagement activities and materials that will achieve the communication and public relations goals and objectives of PACT.
     
    Competency Requirements:
    Interested individual proponents or individuals within proponent firms must have a minimum of:
     
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Studies, Social Marketing or Journalism and Media Studies and
    • Certification in digital media management preferred.
    • Five (5) to seven (7) years working experience in communications, journalism, public relations or social marketing fields;
    • Proven experience working in organizational brand development, web content development, technical and creative writing and social media management.
     
    Submission Requirements:
     
    The EOI should include information regarding the competencies and experience of proponents, relevant to the assignment. It should also include the name(s) and CV(s), detailing academic background and relevant experience, of the individual (s).
     
    The full Terms of Reference is available at www.pactbelize.org. EOI should be submitted electronically, no later than 15 February 2019 to:

    Executive Director
    Protected Areas Conservation Trust
    #3 Mango Street, City of Belmopan
    ed@pactbelize.org

    For details download full pdf documents below.