The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$114,813 towards the cost of Study on The Substitutability of Plantation White for Refined Sugar in Regional Manufacturing 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 CARICOM Secretariat 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 CARICOM Secretariat shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.
CARICOM Secretariat the Executing Agency, now wishes to procure consultancy services for “A Study on the Reform of the CARICOM Sugar Regime and Sugar Industry Stakeholders’ Consultation – Regional”
The objective of the consultancy is to provide Stakeholders in the Caribbean with an assessment of the substitutability of Plantation White for refined sugar in regional manufacturing of beverages and sugar-containing products. The duration of the assignment is expected to be for a period of twenty (20) Days.
The CARICOM Secretariat now invites interested eligible individual consultants to submit Expressions of Interest indicating qualifications and experience required to provide these consultancy services.
Consultants shall be eligible to participate if:
the persons are citizens or bona fide residents of an eligible country; and
in all cases, the consultant has no arrangement and undertakes not to make any arrangements, whereby any substantial part of the net profits or other tangible benefits of the contract will accrue or be paid to a person not a citizen or bona fide resident of an eligible country.