eC2:Market Test of Clean Cookstoves in Turkana County

Deadline: 27-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)cookstoves

The objective of this assignment is to carry out a field-based Market Test of Clean Cookstoves in Turkana County to gather information on the efficiency and fuel savings; consumer preferences; and durability under actual use of a set of 5 to 6 short-listed stoves. The results will help understand (a) the value proposition stove models present to households, including the price consumers are prepared to pay as indication of stove desirability and (b) durability and performance of shortlisted stoves in actual use.

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eC2:Scoping Study of Opportunities for Clean Distributed Generation Solutions in Mexico

Deadline: 23-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)light-bulb-297489_640

This study will primarily focus on the potential for based PV and efficient cogeneration solutions with to serve clients need for clean distributed power generation on a scale at which clean distributed power generation at the facility becomes commercially viable. This study will also map the PV & efficient cogeneration solution providers and leading EPC (Engineering procurement and construction) companies for distributed power generation that are active in Mexico.

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eC2:Climate change impacts on the transport sector on Lake Victoria and mitigation strategies

Deadline: 16-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Climate-Change-Story-Banner

The proposed study will investigate the risks created by lake level fluctuation now and under climate change for transport on and around Lake Victoria, and identify solutions to reduce these risks. It will answer the following questions: how would different lake water-level scenarios (e.g., overall increase, overall decrease, and status quo. and associated variation range) impact transport operations (port infrastructure and operations and access roads) given different scenarios on shipping demand growth? What could be good investment strategies given that we cannot predict future lake level fluctuation or transport demand on the lake?

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Chickens don’t use toilets: Why we should deal with animal feces for better sanitation

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<!– <!– /sites/all/themes/blogs/templates/header/js/jquery-1.4.4.min.js –>Those who have tried toilet training a pet dog or cat know that it is a difficult proposition.

Raising poultry

How about toilet training a flock of 30 chickens?

“Why would I want to?” Because in poor countries, chickens are everywhere, they are pooping wherever they want, and chicken feces is dangerous for young children.

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eC2:SENIOR AGRONOMIST – SHORT-TERM CONSULTANT (STC)

Deadline: 20-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) image1

1. To train the staff and junior agronomists of participating rice mill clients and key farmers/farmer group leaders who will be designated by the clients on how to grow and manage SRP rice production. The junior agronomists and farmer group leaders will then provide trainings to SRP rice production farmers. The SRP project will be initially worked with one rice mill client (with up to 40 key famers/farmer group leaders, 2 junior agronomists) to reach 300 farmers to produce an estimate of 2,000 tons of SRP paddy during the first year, and expand it to cover 1,000 famers by the third year.  2. To ensure the use SRP standards and performance indicators in respective supply chains of participating clients in line with SRP guidelines/protocol developed by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).  3. To provide support to the WBG project team to increase demand for SRP rice production, through field days and demonstration plots, as well as through technical advice to identified rice mill clients and interested international buyers. In addition, support further discussions with Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fishery (MAFF) on promoting the SRP cultivation practices at the sector level, including supporting the hosting of annual 2017 SRP assembly meeting in Cambodia.
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eC2:JOBS ESTIMATION FOR A SME VENTURE FUND IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC)

Deadline: 06-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Internally displaced people receiving professional training

We are looking for the consulting firm that has a practical experience in job estimation analysis. A solid background in Africa’s fragile and post-conflict countries as well as knowledge of various value chains are among the key selection criteria.

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eC2: Resource Efficiency and Clean Energy Advisory for Footwear supply chain

Deadline: 15-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Footwear sector together with textile one plays an important role in economic stand but solar-energyhigh water, energy consuming and generate pollution. Therefore, working on greening footwear supply chain is a comprehensive way sector focus to meet sustainable development goals.This assignment is part of IFCs Vietnam Resource Efficiency Program to reduce resource consumption and greenhouse gas intensity consistent with the countrys green growth strategy. The multi-year program is implementing innovative aggregation approaches to scale-up impacts such as engaging with leading brands and their supply chains. IFC is looking for a good consultant to conduct indicated project in Vietnam.

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WBG Corporate Procurement Presentation

On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 the World Bank Group corporate proci-love-procurementurement team held a information session webinar. The webinar was used to explain the updates, changes and to answer any questions about corporate procurement at the World Bank. We have attached the presentation and included contact information.

WBG Corporate Procurement Information Session Presentation

Website: www.worldbank.org/corporateprocurement

General questions email: gprocurement@worldbank.org

eConsultant2 questions: wbgeconsultant@worldbank.org

 

eC2: Competitiveness Assessment of competitive products in fruits and vegetable value chain in Albania

Deadline: 15-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)mozambique_cad-productions_-j_capela_resizednew

Consulting firm to help IFC/WBG and GoAlbania to conduct competitiveness assessment of products in fruits and vegetable value chain in Albania, and identify ones with competitive advantage

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