Capacity Building for Local Government Reform – Guyana

GOVERNMENT OF THE COOPERATIVE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT REFORM 

GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE

 

The Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana (GOGY) has received financing by way of a grant from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount not exceeding the equivalent of two hundred and eighteen thousand, and twenty United States dollars (USD218,020)  towards the cost of the Capacity Building for Local Government Reform Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this Grant to eligible payments under contracts procured under this project.

Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GOGY and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement.  The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.  No party other than GOGY shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.

The following consultancy assignments will be procured under the project:

(a) Consultancy services to support capacity building in the Ministry of Communities (MoC); the Guyana Association of Municipalities (GAM); and selected municipalities, to deliver reform in local government and governance.

(b) Support to harmonize existing legislation on local government and drafting of legislation, regulations and related support to further the implementation of Guyana’s local government reform initiative.

It is expected that these will be procured during the period February – September, 2018.

Consultants from Guyana and other member countries of CDB will be eligible to participate in these procurement opportunities.

The MoC is the Implementing Agency for the project. Further details of the project can be obtained by contacting the address below.

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Communities
DeWinkle Building
Fort Street
Georgetown
GUYANA
Tel: + (592) 225-8619
Email: permsecmc@gmail.com