Deadline: 24-Oct-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this assignment is to develop a Combined Energy Efficiency and Productivity Assessment Tool for garment factories in emerging markets to help companies identify where they are positioned on all key dimensions of overall productivity, as compared vis- vis-à-vis best in class and define progression milestones from the starting position to best in class.
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Nearly 1.1 billion people escaped extreme poverty between 1990 and 2015, thanks to broad-based economic growth and inclusive approaches to development. But progress is stalling, and we face an urgent challenge; today, one in 10 people still live in extreme poverty.
To boost action and accelerate progress towards tackling development challenges and reducing extreme poverty, delegates from our member countries, observer organizations, civil society, private sector, and media will convene at the 2019 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
This year’s events will take place in Washington, D.C. from October 14-20, 2019.
Deadline: 21-Oct-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Interested consulting firms (or consortium of firms) are expected to have:
Deeply understanding HACCP, GMP, GHPand international food safety management standards such as ISO22000, BRC, other relevant standards and relevant government regulations. Team Leader should have experience working in international food safety management standards (particularly for BRC Global Standards), food science, food technology/engineering, and food industry. At least one of team member is BRCs certified trainer and other one has excellent spoken and written proficiency in both English and Khmer languages. Proven experience on conducting food safety gap assessments/audits
Previous working experience with the World Bank Group is a benefit.
Deadline: 22-Oct-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
IFC intends to contract a Consulting Firm (the Consultant) who will design decision support systems for maximizing productivity and resource optimization, and set up dashboards that allow users to make intelligent decisions guided by the advanced technologies. The proposed technology solution should gather specific data (including, possibly, satellite data) on various factors that influence fodder production and livestock rearing: information on input application, farm management, meteorology, soil moisture, disease detection/prediction, crop monitoring and yield forecast/estimation. For livestock, the technology should include features (such as electronic IDs and machine vision) that monitor animals unique characteristics like age, growth, health, reproduction and pedigree.
External debt stock of low- and middle-income countries rose 5.2% in 2018 to $7.8 trillion, a slower pace of accumulation than in 2017, according to the World Bank’s International Debt Statistics 2020. Excluding the top ten borrowers (Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey) external debt stocks for low- and middle-income countries rose 4%.
Net debt inflows (gross disbursements minus principal payments) to low- and middle-income countries fell 28% in 2018 to $529 billion. At the same time, net financial flows (including both debt and equity) to low- and middle-income countries fell 19% in 2018, down 29% excluding China.
Deadline: 19-Oct-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
IFC is seeking to hire a Firm to collect baseline data from smallholder farmers for this specific project. To estimate the impact of the IFC Grainpulse project interventions on smallholder farmers, a farmer panel survey will be conducted, collecting baseline and endline data. The objectives of this baseline survey are to: a) Create a profile of smallholder farmers, their household characteristics, including poverty and food consumption estimates as well as nutrition related indicators; farming practices; access to and utilization of agricultural inputs and services; access to finance; yields; sales; gender roles; and others. b) Establish a baseline for farmer livelihood and farming related indicators before the start of project implementation.Scope of work
Please note that the information noted here only refers to the baseline data collection for this project and that the Firm will be responsible for the implementation of all data collection activities linked to this initial survey round.