The Government of Belize (GOBZ) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) – United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund towards the cost of Technical Assistance – Coastal Highway Corridor Structure Plan 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 GOBZ 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 GOBZ shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.
The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing (MIDH), the Executing Agency, now wishes to procure consultancy services for the preparation of a Structure Plan for the Coastal Highway Corridor.
The objective of this Consultancy is to prepare a Structure Plan that will provide guidance for the development, sub-division and decision making relating to: commercial, industrial, residential, agricultural, tourism, small scale industries and protected areas land use. It will also identify development areas within the road corridor that are likely to attract high priority for development as well as identify permissible and non-permissible land uses within the area. The Plan will also identify significant cultural and ecological features, land uses and land use designations for areas adjacent to the planning area. The duration of the assignment is expected to be for a period of four (4) months.