The Government of the Republic of Suriname has applied for financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to USD148,500 towards the cost of Grant Agreement No. GA 6/SUR – Support to the Government of Suriname to Develop a Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Policy Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of the Government of the Republic of Suriname (GOS), 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 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 GOS shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Innovation, the Executing Agency, now wishes to procure consultancy services for the drafting of a Policy for the Development of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Republic of Suriname.
The objective of the consultancy is to draft a policy for the development of MSMEs in the Republic of Suriname inclusive of a roadmap (implementation plan) for policy implementation. The policy must define what an MSME is within the Surinamese context.
The duration of the assignment is expected to be for five (5) months. The intended commencement date for this assignment is May 1, 2022, and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2022.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Innovation now invite interested eligible individual consultants to submit Expressions of Interest indicating qualifications and experience required to provide these consultancy services.