Coastal Infrastructure Program
Loan No. 1386/OC-BA
General Procurement Notice
The Government of Barbados (GOB) has received a loan in the amount of US$17.0 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to assist in financing the sustainable development and improvements for shoreline preservation and management in Barbados in order to ensure a healthy environment and continued economic development for its inhabitants.
The Coastal Infrastructure Program is being carried out over a four and a half-year period, beginning in the first quarter of 2002.
The Program comprises a range of coastal management works and activities related to four specific objectives:
The program will include the following four components:
The execution of this program is the responsibility of the Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU) of the Ministry of Physical Development and Environment (MPE) and will be effected through a single Project Administration Unit (PAU). Special Procurement Notices (SPNs) for works in excess of US$1.5 million and for goods in excess of US$250,000 will be published in the international press SPNs for Consultant Services in excess of US$200,000 will also be published in the international press. All procurement notices will be published in the local press.
The SPN for consulting services for the final design and construction supervision services was published in the third quarter of 2001. SPNs for all other Goods and Consulting Services related to Programme execution by the Project Administration Unit (PAU), will be published between the second quarter of 2002 and the third quarter of 2004.
Request for additional information should be addressed to:
Program Director Designate
Project Administration Unit (PAU)
Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU)
Barbados, West Indies
Tel: (246) 228 5950 /51/ 52/ 55
Fax: (246) 228-5956