REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY FIRM FOR MYTON GULLY SOCIAL ASSESSMENT AND RESETTLEMENT ACTION FRAMEWORK (073659)

The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) was established in 1996 as a component of the Government of Jamaica’s strategy to reduce poverty.  The Fund promotes, appraises, finances and supervises social and economic infrastructure projects, including schools, roads, agro-processing, water, sanitation, health centres, community centres, homes for children and the elderly, as well as, vocational skills training, counselling, parenting, life skills, education and organizational strengthening.The Government of Jamaica has received a loan from the World Bank towards the cost of the JAMAICA DISASTER VULNERABILITY REDUCTION PROJECT (JDVRP). The Jamaica Social Investment Fund as the executing agency intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to cover payments under this contract.The project requires the services of a Consultancy Firm to conduct a social assessment of the likely physical and economic effects residents of Myton Gully may encounter during the project implementation. The Consultant will also be required to create a Resettlement Action Framework to inform mitigation strategies.

Collection Period: 
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 2:45pm to Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 5:00pm