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Message from the Executive Director, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre to Our Partners and Stakeholders

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Request For Proposal- Design, Supply and Delivery, Installation, Commissioning and Training of 20 kWp Grid-tied 50 % Roof mounted and 50% ground mounted Photovoltaic System at the St. Rose Modern Secondary School, St. John, Grenada

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received funds from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) (UNEP for the purpose of implementing the project “Energy for Sustainable Development in the Caribbean (ESD)” and intends to apply a part of the proceeds towards payments for the Contract Design, Supply and Delivery, Installation, Commissioning  and     Training of 20 kWp Grid-tied 50 % Roof mounted and 50% ground mounted  Photovoltaic System at the St. Rose Modern Secondary School, St. John, Grenada. Peruse the official documents:

The deadline for submission of bid is before 2:00 pm (GMT-6) Friday 19 June 2020

CCCCC Response to Bidder Queries – Supply and Delivery of Six (6) Water Tanker Vehicles to the Barbados Water Authority (BWA)

Name of Project: Water Sector Resilience Nexus for Sustainability in Barbados (WSRN S-Barbados) Project

Contract Title: “Supply and Delivery of Six (6) Water Tanker Vehicles to the Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Barbados”

Reference No.: Contract #25/2020/GCF/Barbados/CCCCC

Dear Sirs, Please see Queries submitted by bidders and responses to the same:

Q1. Please state if the units are to be rigid tank units and articulated units? A1 The truck units are to be rigid tank units.

Q2. Are the Trailer mounted 75GPM Diesel centrifugal pumps additional to the P.T.O driven pumps? A2: All water tanks are to be equipped with the minimum combined pumping capacity of 150 GPM. This configuration can be two trailer mounted 75 GPM centrifugal pumps etc. Therefore, the P.T.O driven pumps indicated in Paragraph 6 are not additional. These pumps are to be diesel driven and will be mounted as the pump system for water tanks.

Q3 Is each Water Truck to be configured with two pumps diesel-driven (2 x 75GPM) to be running as the main pump system for the water tank? A3 Reply: The pump specifications require 150 GPM pumping power. This can be supplied by 2×75 GPM with a minimum head of 100ft. The pump configuration is to be the main pump system for the water tank.

Peruse the official: Response to Bidder Queries – Supply and Delivery of Six (6) Water Tanker Vehicles to the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) For more information, see Invitation For Bids – Supply And Delivery Of Six (6) Water Tanker Vehicles To The Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Barbados. The deadline for submission of Bids is 2:00 p.m. Belize Time (GMT- 6), Wednesday 10th June 2020.

Request for EoI – Recruitment of Consultant – GCF National Coordinator – The Bahamas – relaunch

Credit: Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre. Not for use without written permission.

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), toward the cost of the project titled GCF Bahamas Readiness II – Strengthening Bahamas Nationally Designated Authority (NDA) and Developing its Country Programme and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards the contracting of a GCF National Coordinator – The Bahamas.

Peruse the following official documents:

The deadline for the submission of EOI’s is on or before 2:00pm (GMT-6), Friday 12 June, 2020.

Request For Proposal – Recruitment of Consultancy Firm to support the Capacity Development and Empowerment of the Ministry of Planning and Development (NDA), Trinidad and Tobago to engage with the Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Credit: Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre. Not for use without written permission.

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received funds from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for the purpose of implementing the project “GCF Readiness – Strengthening Trinidad and Tobago’s NDA and Developing its Country Programme” and now invites firms to submit proposals to provide services for the Contract “Recruitment of Consultancy Firm to support the Capacity Development and Empowerment of the Ministry of Planning and Development (NDA), Trinidad and Tobago to engage with the Green Climate Fund (GCF)”.

Peruse the following official documents:

The deadline for the submission of EOI’s is on or before 2:00pm (GMT-6), Friday, 19 June, 2020.

IBM Call for Code Caribbean opportunity – Thursday May 14, 7PM EST

The Caribbean Girls Hack invites you to join the upcoming information session on the IBM Call for Code Global Challenge.

Shari Chiara, COO, IBM CallforCode, will explain the challenge structure, resources available, answer questions, clarify the prize winning of $200K and runner up prizes as well as IBM engagement going forward.  Although this is an OPEN CALL to startup companies, technovators, STEMpreneurs, developers and coders, we are giving big push for women climate businesses and we encourage your teams to engage #womenintech.

Join the session on Thursday May 14, 7PM EST.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 👉 https://event.webinarjam.com/register/90/44057f7m

The IBM CallforCode Challenge is open to applicants 18 Years+, teams must have 5 members, including university students, startups, climate entrepreneurs, developers and engineers.

Please see a quick VIDEO OVERVIEW HERE 👉 https://www.dropbox.com/t/aN58HtqA3NVABYYG

Let’s make our mark as Caribbean innovators, especially as front-line climate change agents facing natural disasters every year!

Invitation for Bids – Supply and Delivery of Six (6) Water Tanker Vehicles to the Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Barbados

Credit: Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre. Not for use without written permission.

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for implementation of the project Water Sector Resilience Nexus for Sustainability in Barbados (WSRN S-Barbados) Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments under the Contract for the: “Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Barbados – Supply and Delivery of Water Tankers”:

  • Lot I – One (1) Tractor Unit for 5000 USG Tank and One (1) Water Tanker of 5,000 US Gallons capacity with various fittings and accessories
  • LOT II – Five (5) Tractor Units for 1200 USG tank and Five (5) Water Tankers of 1,200 US Gallons capacity with various fittings and accessories
  • Lot III – Twelve (12) Trailer mounted 75 GPM centrifugal pump

Peruse the official bidding documents:

The CCCCC now invites interested suppliers to submit bids for this activity.

The deadline for bid submission is 2:00 p.m. Belize Time (GMT- 6), Wednesday 10th June 2020.

Request for Expression of Interest – Consultancy to conduct specified Baseline Studies for the 3R-CReWS in Barbados

Credit: Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre. Not for use without written permission.

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received grant funding from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) under a Project Preparation Facility for studies to support the development of a Wastewater Systems Project in Barbados. The CCCCC intends to use part of the proceeds of the grant to contract a Consulting Firm to conduct specified Baseline Studies, as a pre-requisite to developing a Full Proposal for submission to the GCF for the project: “The R’s (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) for Climate Resilience Wastewater Systems in Barbados (3R-CReWS)”.

Peruse the official Request for Expression of Interest and its associated Terms of Reference.

The CCCCC now invites interested firms to submit Expressions of Interest for this consultancy.

The deadline for the submission of EOI’s is on or before 2:00pm (GMT-6), Thursday, May 14, 2020 to the email address procurement@caribbeanclimate.bz.

Request for Expression of Interest – Consultancy for the Development of a Manual on Green Buildings Procurement Policies and Procedures for Public Managers

Credit: Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre. Not for use without written permission.

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from the Global Environment Facility-United Nations Environment Programme (GEF-UNEP), toward the cost of the project titled “Energy for Sustainable Development in Caribbean Buildings (ESD) Project” and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards the contracting of a Consultancy for Development of a Manual on Green Buildings Procurement Policies and Procedures for Public Managers.

Peruse the following official documents:

The CCCCC now invites interested consultants to submit Proposals for this consultancy.

The deadline for the submission of EOI’s is on or before 2:00pm (GMT-6), Thursday, 21st May, 2020.

CCRIF to Provide up to US$150,000 in Scholarships for Academic Year 2020/21 to Caribbean Nationals

CCRIF SPC invites applications for scholarships for 2020/21 to support students pursuing Masters level degree programmes in areas such as disaster risk management (DRM), natural resources management, climate change, civil with  environmental engineering, actuarial  science, and meteorology, etc..at universities in the Caribbean, USA, UK and Canada.

The deadline for applications for the 2020 CCRIF Scholarship Programme is June 15, 2020. Please visit the CCRIF website at http://www.ccrif.org/content/scholarship.

Additionally, CCRIF will continue to provide through the University of the West Indies (UWI) four undergraduate scholarships per year for the second and final year  for students registered at one of the UWI campuses and pursuing select degrees related to DRM, civil engineering, geography, environmental management etc. For information on the CCRIF-UWI undergraduate scholarships, visit: http://www.ccrif.org/content/programmes/ccrif-uwi-scholarship.

Peruse the official Press Release – CCRIF Scholarship Opportunities 2020.

RECAP of the Placencia Ambition Forum: Keeping the Drumbeat of Ambition Alive

Peruse the video magazine comprising a multimedia compilation of highlights, key discussions, lessons and outcomes from the Placencia Ambition Forum (PAF): Recap of the PAF.

All videos included in the compilation can be found at the link below, including the post-PAF highlights video:

vimeo.com/user/20575811/folder/1747282 

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