Implementace druhé národní lesní inventůry v Bosně a Hercegovině.
Projekt rozvoje lesnictví a ochrany lesa
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Project: FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION PROJECT
Financing: World Bank
Abstract: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 2ND NATIONAL FOREST INVENTORY IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (NFI-BIH)
Loan/Credit Number: Credit No. 3779-BOS
Contract/Bid Number: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Deadline: 9 December 2005
This notice appears in UN Development Business online only and not in the printed version. Although this notice is assigned to a specific print issue, the official publication date of this notice is considered the date that it is posted online (see below).
This request for expression of interest follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business, on September 30, 2003.
Bosnia and Herzegovina has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the Forest Development and Conservation Project, and it intends to apply the proceeds of this credit to payments for consulting services to be procured under the contract for the Implementation of the 2nd National Forest Inventory in Bosnia and Herzegovina (NFI-BiH).
Specific objectives of the NFI-BiH are as follows:
Assess the current status and the predictable future development of BiH’s forest resources and relate it to management alternatives and national policy programs of the sector;
Explain the kind, type and degree of changes which have occurred in land cover and forest resources in different areas, their foreseen consequences, and the measures to be taken to mitigate negative impact of current forest and pasture use and to improve the living conditions of the local population;
Describe the main environmental components affecting the current state of forest resources and their interactions in order to address use conflicts and regulate future development of the forestry and pasture sector;
In order to achieve the above-mentioned objectives, the NFI should provide following results, materials and information:
Reliable updated statistics (documented by reports, tables, diagrams, models, etc.) and an objective evaluation of the current status and foreseen changes in the BiH Forest Resources. The collected data should serve as a baseline inventory in order to have access to the Carbon Finance Business, in accordance with the Kyoto Protocol for trading excess carbon;
Land Cover/Use and Forest Type Maps of the country (a general one at 1:200,000 scale and more detailed ones at 1:100,000), outlining the extent, the distribution, and the relationships among different vegetation and land cover/use types, implemented in digital form;
An assessment of the extent and type of land cover/use changes occurred in different regions of the country occurred since the 1st NFI BiH;
A Forest inventory users service for disseminating information and assisting in planning and managing forest and pasture resources, which will disseminate the published BiH-NFI results, reports, special studies, and proposals for improving forest and pasture resources management to the concerned users;
An information system, combining data from the BiH-NFI, and management plans from entity and cantonal level data and other auxiliary GIS information, operational, which will allow the production of maps, reports, etc. and data exchanges with national and international institutions and services.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Water Management and Forestry of the Federation of BiH, Project Implementation Unit Forestry and Agriculture (PIU) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Project Implementation Unit Forestry (PIU) invite eligible international consultants to indicate their interest in providing services, such as work planning and organization, quality control, reporting, training (if necessary). A process to select local consultants to provide services, including fieldwork (including plot marking, data collection, etc.), data processing, map production will be carried out separately. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, experience in similar studies, description of similar assignments skills/expertise in: experience managing and leading participatory processes; in depth knowledge of national standards and international certification schemes; financial analysis and projections; forest industry and marketing; forest management and planning; development of forestry in the countries in transition, etc.).
The consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank`s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, January 1997 (revised September 1997, January 1999 and May 2002).
The selection process will follow the QCBS (Quality and Cost Based Selection) method as specified in above mentioned World Bank`s Guidelines.
Interested consultants may obtain further information from background documents at the address below from 8 to 15 hours, Monday to Friday.
Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address stated below by December 9, 2005.
Contact: PIU Forestry and Agriculture.
Mr. Alojz Dunder.
71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Tel: 387 33 213 098.
Fax: 387 33 213 099.
Notice Number: WB3397-668/05
UNDB Print Edition: Issue No. 668, 16 December 2005
Posted Online: 25 November 2005