The Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines has applied for financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building Support for Invest SVG’s project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines (Invest SVG) and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement. The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.
The National Investment Promotional Inc. (T/A as Invest SVG), the Executing Agency, now wishes to procure consultancy services for the developing of a five year strategic plan for Invest SVG and to conduct two, three day training workshops for the staff of Invest SVG in the areas of export development and investment promotion. “Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building Support for Invest SVG”.
The objective of the consultancy is to strengthen the capacity of Invest SVG to aid with the transformation into a world-class Trade and Investment Promotion Organization. The specific objectives of the consultancy are; (1) the development of a 5-year Strategic Plan; and (2) the development and delivery of two (2) training workshops. Further details can be found in the attached Terms of Reference. The duration of the assignment is expected to be for a period of seven (7) months. Invest SVG now invites interested eligible consulting firms to submit Expressions of Interest for the provision of these consultancy services.
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