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Request for Expression of Interest – Project Development Specialists (PDS) and Resource Mobility Officer (RMO) – Grenada

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from Green Climate Fund (GCF), toward the cost of the project titled “Strengthening Institutional and Implementation Capacity for Delivery of Climate Change Investment Projects: Grenada” and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards the contracting of:

  • Two (2)  Project Development Specialist (PDS)
  • One (1) Resource Mobility Officer (RMO)

Peruse the following official documents for the Project Development Specialists:

Peruse the following official documents for the Resource Mobility Officer:

The CCCCC now invites eligible Consultants to express their  interest in providing the Services. All suitably qualified persons are invited to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) covering the points outlined in the TOR and accompanied by the following application documents:

  1. Letter of motivation outlining motivation and how your experience, skills, qualifications and professional networks fit with the required job description.
  2. Curriculum vitae or Résumé with full details of experience, achievements, qualifications and names
  3. Must be a national of one of the CARICOM Member States 
  4. Contact details of three (3) references 

The deadline for the submission of EOI’s is on or before 2:00pm (GMT-6), Thursday 9 May  2019.

Request for Expression of Interest – Product Development & Marketing Strategy Consultant

The Caribbean Committee Climate Change Centre is seeking the services of an Individual Consultant to develop a Product Development and Marketing Strategy for the conduct of bathymetric and topographic surveys and data analyses within the Caribbean region and internationally. 

Peruse the following official documents:

Interested Consultants are invited to submit their Expression of Interest no later than May 2, 2019.

Request for Expression of Interest – Intellectual Property Consultant

The Caribbean Committee Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) is seeking the services of an Individual Consultant to develop an Intellectual Property Policy or Code of Practice, based on global best practices to preserve the rights of owners to proprietary data generated from climate change technology managed by the Centre.

Peruse the following official documents:

Interested Consultants are invited to submit their Expression of Interest no later than May 2, 2019.

Clarification #1 to Bidders – Supply of Electric School Bus and Charging Stations

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) hereby responds to queries with reference to Invitation for Bids: RE-TENDER: “Supply and Delivery of One (1) Right-Hand Drive Electric Bus, Two (2) Charging Stations and Related Services for the Federation of Saint Kitts & Nevis”.

Peruse the official:

Deadline for submission of bids is on or before 2:00 p.m. (GMT- 6) on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

For more information on the Invitation for Bids, see RE-TENDER: “Supply and Delivery of One (1) Right-Hand Drive Electric Bus, Two (2) Charging Stations and Related Services for the Federation of Saint Kitts & Nevis”.

Request for Quotations – Supply and Delivery of Computer Hardware and Software

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) invites bidders to submit quotations for Computer Hardware and Software.

Peruse the official:

Quotations should be submitted by electronic means to the email address procurement@caribbeanclimate.bz at or before Thursday April 11, 2019 at 2:00 PM Belize Time (GMT – 6). Quotations received after this time/date and / or not duly signed will not be considered.

Vacancy – Haiti Institutional Strengthening – National Coordinator

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from Green Climate Fund (GCF), toward the cost of the project titled “Institutional Strengthening and Preparatory Support for the Republic of Haiti” and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards the contracting of a National GCF Coordinator. The CCCCC now invites eligible Consultants to express their  interest in providing the Services.

Peruse the following official document:

Terms of Reference for National GCF Coordinator – Haiti

All suitably qualified persons are invited to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) covering the points outlined in the TOR and accompanied by the following application documents:

  1. Letter of motivation outlining motivation and how your experience, skills, qualifications and professional networks fit with the required job description.
  2. Curriculum vitae or Résumé with full details of experience, achievements, qualifications and names
  3. Contact details of three (3) references 

The deadline for the submission of EOI’s is on or before 2:00pm (GMT-6), Thursday, April 25, 2019.

CCRIF Invites Applications for 2019 Scholarships and Internships

CCRIF Scholarship Programme
Provides scholarships to individuals to pursue a masters degree in hazard/disaster related disciplines at Caribbean universities (other than UWI) as well as institutions the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. Deadline: June 2 2019.
http://www.ccrif.org/content/scholarship

CCRIF-UWI Scholarship Programme
Provides scholarships to students at UWI for undergraduate and post-graduate study in fields such as natural resource management, climate change, meteorology, geography/geology and civil/environmental engineering. Deadline: June 2 2019 http://www.ccrif.org/content/programmes/ccrif-uwi-scholarship

Regional Internship Programme
Provides opportunities for university graduates who have specialized in the areas of disaster risk management, environmental management, actuarial science, geography, climate studies and other similar areas to be assigned to national and regional organizations for practical work assignments. Deadline June 2 2019.
http://www.ccrif.org/content/regional-internship-programme


For more information, contact technicalassistance@ccrif.org




Green Run 2019

RE-TENDER: “Supply and Delivery of One (1) Right-Hand Drive Electric Bus, Two (2) Charging Stations and Related Services for the Federation of Saint Kitts & Nevis”

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (“the Centre) has RE-ISSUED the Invitation for electronic bids for the: “Supply and Delivery of One (1) Right-Hand Drive Electric Bus, Two (2) Charging Stations and Related Services for the Federation of Saint Kitts & Nevis”. 

Bidding Documents:

Bids must be submitted on or before 2:00 p.m. (GMT- 6) on Thursday April 25th 2019.

Cuban Ambassador to Belize meets with the CCCCC and GoB on Coastal Erosion

Meeting attendees from left to right: Dr. Lennox Gladden, Chief Climate Change Officer of the National Climate Change Office in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment and Sustainable Development; Mr. Miguel Izquierdo, Cuban Coastal Erosion Expert; the Cuban Ambassador to Belize, Her Excellency Mrs. Lissette Pérez; Dr. Jose Juanes, Cuban Coastal Erosion Expert; Dr. Percival Cho, Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Sustainable Development, the Environment, Climate Change and Solid Waste Management Authority and Mr. Ahnivar Peralta, Research Assistant, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

March 20, 2019; Belmopan, Belize. – The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) hosted a meeting on March 18, at its office in Belmopan, Belize; with the Cuban Ambassador to Belize, Her Excellency Mrs. Lissette Pérez; and representatives from the Government of Belize’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Sustainable Development, the Environment, Climate Change and Solid Waste Management Authority, to discuss the Coastal Erosion Assessment conducted by two Cuban Coastal Erosion Specialists.

“We want to formalize and solidify the relationship between Belize and Cuba. Belize acknowledges that Cuba has the know-how and technical capacity to best guide and advise Belize on these issues as we aim to build our national capacity for the sustainability of these initiatives”


Dr. Lennox Gladden, Chief Climate Change Officer of the National Climate Change Office.

On March 13 and 14, 2019, the specialists, Dr. José Luis Juanes and MSc. Miguel Izquierdo from Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) also visited the coastal town of Dangriga and Hopkins, a community within its environs to identify the various natural and human factors affecting coastal erosion there.

Hopkins Coastal Area

Beach scarp, dead trees, exposed roots, waves reaching building foundations and some inefficiency coastal protection structures, demonstrate the extent of erosion in Dangriga-Hopkins. Locals estimate that the shoreline has receded by 20 to 25 feet in the last 5 years.

Dangriga Coastal Area
Dangriga Coastal Area

In an effort to stabilize the coastline, the experts discussed possible measures and solutions. Dr. Juanes and Mr. Izquierdo recommended three areas of focus, namely: research, legal direction to define and regulate the coastal zone and the deployment of adequate engineering.

Dr. Percival Cho, Chief Executive Officer noteded: “It is important to structure Belize’s regulatory framework to better govern the development of our beaches.”Her Excellency Mrs. Pérez expressed interest in the actions, best practices and sustainable adaptation initiatives that Belize could undertake to mitigate the damages.

The meeting concluded on the promise of further collaboration between Cuba and Belize to address the issues of coastal erosion and vulnerability as well as other related areas.

Flickr Photos

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