eConsultant2: Development of Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program to Support National Urban Water Supply Program

Deadline: 13-Jun-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.waterC.)

The Bank is seeking a Consultant Team to assist the WBOJ Water Team in providing support to the Directorate of Water Supply Development (DitPAM) of DG Human Settlements in the Ministry of Public Works and Housing, to prepare and develop technical assistance (TA) and Capacity Building (CB) programs for the LGs and PDAMs participating in the NUWAS program.
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eConsultant2: Development of Integrated Web-based Monitoring and Evaluation System in Support of the Development of National Urban Water Supply Program

Deadline: 13-Jun-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.Cwater.)

The Bank is seeking a Consultant Team to assist the WBOJ Water Team in providing support to the Directorate of Water Supply Development (DitPAM) of DG Human Settlements in the Ministry of Public Works and Housing, to prepare and develop an integrated MIS with web-based monitoring and evaluation system in the framework of NUWAS Program implementation. Continue reading

eConsultant2:Cote d’Ivoire: Bridging Infrastructure Financing Gap – Feasibility Study of Infrastructure PPP Project Venture Fund (IP4VF)

Deadline: 13-Jun-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Government will need to build institutions to achieve a significant leap in efficiency and PPPseffectiveness in the delivery of the PPP program including project identification and preparation, project appraisal and transactions negotiations and closing with the private sector, and financing of PPP transactions. To achieve this, the Government is considering establishing an Infrastructure Fund which could consist of several sub-funds, including an infrastructure venture capital fund, an infrastructure equity fund, and an infrastructure debt fund.
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As Ebola Wanes, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and World Look to Curb Next Pandemic

May 17th By Melanie Mayhew, World Bank Group

Every day for 27 years, in the early morning blackness that only fishermen know, John* and his crew dislodged their boat from Sierra Leone’s shore and paddled north toward Guinea, returning at sunset with nets flopping with fish.

Today John stands in a few inches of water in the port of Aberdeen, Sierra Leone, gazing at the colorful boats skirting the horizon, wishing he could return to the sea. It’s been a year since he captained a boat, a year since he fished.

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eConsultant2: Cote d’Ivoire: Bridging Infrastructure Gap – PPP Capacity Building & Training

Deadline: 07-Jun-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Delivery of a well-designed and structured training provision focused on addressing existing deficits in skills and knowledge is central to the successful PPPsdelivery of PPP projects. Training is also integral to promoting best practice and strengthening consistency of the approach in undertaking PPP projects. PPP training has a crucial role in helping to secure value for money in terms of the services provided by professional advisors.
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eConsultant:Consultancy Assignment for Natural Hazard Assessment for the Reconstruction of Critical Transport and Flood Protection Infrastructure

Deadline: 08-Jun-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The objective of the assignment is to contribute to the increase of capacities of the Bangladeshi villagers repair a vital flood-protecting embankmentrelevant ministries and agencies of the Republic of Tajikistan in the adoption of the most appropriate and comprehensive natural hazard assessment approaches in designing more resilient transport and flood protection infrastructure.

The objective achievement is subject to reaching three specific results:
1. Hazard assessment completed for the selected bridge reconstruction sites.
2. Hazard assessment completed for the selected flood protection sites.
3. Recommendations for hazard assessment data monitoring requirements prepared.

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IADB Tender: Support for Improving Disaster and Climate Resilience in Sustainable Tourism

Deadline: Jun 03, 2016 06:00 PM (US Eastern Time)

The Inter-American Development Bank now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the services. idb

The firm will: (i) design and carry out baseline coastal studies for Corozal District, (ii) prioritize the coastal area for shoreline stabilization measures, including where appropriate ecosystem-based coastal protection, non-structural and soft-engineering measures, and based upon agreed criteria and stakeholder engagement; (iii) prepare designs for shoreline stabilization investments; and (iv) conduct the feasibility analysis of investments in accordance with the requirements of the Bank for public sector financing, including socioeconomic, environmental, financial, and institutional feasibility. The consultancy will also provide support to training and dissemination activities. Award of this contract is pending final availability of resources. The procurement method for this contract will be quality and cost-based selection. The anticipated budget for the services is USD $700,000.

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WBG Event: Sustainable Open Innovation in Government: Practical Application in Cities and Beyond

Join a conversation about how city and national governments are leveraging open innovation approaches to implement practical activities that address complex service delivery challenges in sustainable and citizen-centric ways.Sustainable Open Innovation in Government: Practical Application

  • Registration: Click here
  • Date/Time: May 26th, 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Online: Yes, live stream is available. Click here to access
  • Location: 1850 I Street NW – Room 12-220
  • Overview/Agenda: Click here

 

 

 

Innovation Centers Help Developing Countries Capture Climate Change Opportunities

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2016—Climate change presents prodigious challenges to developing countries but also tremendous opportunities. A key part of the World Bank Group’s approach to the global climate change agenda lies in helping these countries cope with the challenges while exploiting the opportunities.

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eConsultant2: Solar Resource Measurement Campaig

Deadline: 31-May-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

scaling+solar+main+bannerThe Scaling Solar program (see http://www.scalingsolar.org) aims to accelerate the roll-out of competitively priced, utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power in Sub-Saharan Africa through a coordinated, packaged and largely standardised joint World Bank Group (World Bank, IFC, and MIGA) solution based on a templated Public Private Partnership (PPP) transaction. To date, three countries have signed up to the program and more countries are expected to follow shortly.
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