eC2: PMR Mexico: Supporting capacity building & public-private dialogue through an Emissions Trading simulation exercise

Deadline:  08-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) gas

The primary objective of this assignment under the PMR Mexico program is to support capacity building and public-private dialogue related to Emissions Trading Systems (ETS) through an emissions trading simulation for firms with GHG-intensive facilities and other potential stakeholders and participants in a potential Mexican ETS.

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eC2: Study on Agricultural and Food Systems Transformation for Better Food Security and Nutrition in Eurasia

Deadline: 15-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) ml-can-a-nation-build-its-future-if-it-cannot-feed-its-children-five-policy-actions-to-transform-crop-and-livestock-farming-in-mali-780x439

The objectives of this multi-country study are: 1) to generate evidence to support government policy aimed at the transformation of existing agricultural and food systems in selected Eurasian countries to improve national and household incomes, food security, diets and nutrition in a manner compatible with sustainable management of natural resources; and 2) to facilitate policy dialog, including consultations and workshops, for the purpose of integrating the evidence generated by the study into the policy debate and decisions.

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eC2: Mid-term review of operations of Europe and Central Asia PPP Transaction Advisory Services

Deadline: 07-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC is seeking a Consultant to conduct a review of the Europe and Central Asia PPP Transaction Advisory Program mid-way through its operations life. The main objective of the mid-term review (MTR) is to assess the performance of the Program in light of its Operating Guidelines both in terms of internal procedures, management, project work, and external development impact and also to present clear recommendations for program steering.

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eC2:Cities Program Waste Pre Feasibility Study Buenos Aires

Deadline: 01-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)solid waste

Cities in LAC are key drivers for economic growth and major contributors to climate change. The program is focusing on 5 to 6 selected large cities and helping them develop a pipeline of strategic and high impact infrastructure projects that IFC may support through any combination of (i) investments in private sector companies, (ii) municipal finance, and (iii) tailored advisory services to support cities develop a larger pool of implementable and bankable high impact infrastructure projects. The LAC Cities program is one of IFCs transformational initiatives to work with the public and private sector to foster sustainable and competitive cities.

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Unlocking Investment in West Africa

Despite West Africa’s enormous investment potential, its integration into the global nigeria-fdi-hoeleconomy is low. One sign of this is that the region captures only 5% of Africa’s total Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The main hurdles for national, regional, and foreign investors are cross-border constraints. Small businesses and service providers are especially affected.

“In Nigeria, burdensome and non-transparent administrative procedures, land, the clearance of goods and services at ports and airports, and access to finance are some of the obstacles hampering investors,” said Bala Bello, Deputy Director for Policy and Advocacy at the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission.

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We joined the food revolution—and you can, too

Africa’s urban areas are booming, experiencing a high urban growth rate over the last musana_carts_blog3two decades at 3.5% per year. This growth rate is expected to hold into 2050. With this growth, street food is going to become one of the most important components of African diets. The formal sector will just not be able to keep up!

Enter my company, Musana Carts, which tackles the #FoodRevolution challenge from the end of the food value chain. Musana Carts, which currently operates in Uganda, streamlines and improves the production and consumption of street food.

eC2: Technical Advisor for Mauritius Water Utility Affermage PPP

Deadline: 21-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC has been mandated by the Government of Mauritius – through the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities – to assist in structuring and tendering an affermage arrangement for the Central Water Authority (CWA), the national water utility. As part of its mandate, IFC will be appointing several consultants to support, including an international engineering firm, which will be required to evaluate CWA’s operations, assess capex planning and financials, provide inputs to the financial model, and evaluate the current structure of CWA and perform a skills assessment. A World Bank study was carried out in 2016 to identify PPP options for improving CWA’s performance, which included technical due diligence so the purpose of this study will be to update the study and supplement as necessary. Additional details are contained in the attached terms of reference.

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eC2: Assistance for the development of a hydropower o&m outsourcing business in Nepal

Deadline: 17-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) HYDRO

IFC Advisory is looking for a consulting firm which will carry out a market assessment of the potential for o&m outsourcing in Nepal, and develop a business plan accordingly for an O&M service company. The firm will also review the existing experience within BPC, develop the necessary processes (technical and commercial) and optimize the organization structure. The Consultant will prepare and deliver two 1-week training sessions as well as accompany BPC staff to visit one hydro plant in another country which has been outsourced to a specialized company. The consulting firm shall have in-depth experience in hydropower O&M and the concept of outsourcing.

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eC2:Consultant Services to Support for the Rollout of Indonesias Sustainable Cities Index (IKB Indikator Kota Berkelanjutan)

Deadline: 07-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Smart city Arena

The main objective of this consulting assignment is to build a set of relevant indicators that helps to better track and understand the dynamic and good performance of cities in Indonesia.

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