How participating in the World Bank Opportunities Fair on Climate-Smart
Paul Vosbeek pitching at the B2B networking session
Energy Solutions is helping BladeRunner Energy to bring micro hydropower to the people: a perspective from Paul Vosbeek, co-founder and CEO of the cleantech startup, BladeRunner Energy.
“I had the pleasure to participate in the biennial Opportunities Fair organized by the World Bank from October 29-31, 2019 with this edition focused on Climate-Smart Energy Solutions.
Deadline: 18-Dec-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
This activity will update the ICT Regulatory Handbook (to be called the Digital Regulation Handbook and Toolkit) which will be launched on a new mobile first web platform in 2020 (20th anniversary edition). This Handbook will support digital collaborative regulation and will require the support of various partners with skills and expertise to provide regulatory information and products and tools to promote knowledge sharing, information exchange, collaboration and best practices. The content developed will provide an update on the basics of ICT regulation in light of the digital transformation sweeping across sectors and will include new regulatory aspects and tools for ICT regulators to consider when making regulatory decisions.
Deadline: 04-Dec-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
1. Benchmarking the existing international smart mobility cases and best practice, including a diagnosis of the current situation (needs, challenges, and opportunities for sector reforms) associated with the performance of ITS/smart urban mobility systems in selected Bank’s client cities. 2. Develop a proposal for a smart mobility implementation guideline with the following dimensions: Implementation readiness assessment method – Transport systems and services, and dimensions, to be integrated – ICT architecture, data standards, and protocols 3. Develop detailed implementation action plans and recommendations for pilot activities in Panama on multi-modal and multi-provider payment system integration, integrated bus fleet management systems, well as advanced traffic monitoring and automated enforcement for strategic transit corridors, alongside the implementation of dynamic charging schemes for infrastructure cost recovery models. Carry out desk reviews for the application of the implementation guideline on these smart mobility topics for Vietnam/Turkey pilots. 4. Dissemination and capacity building for selected Bank’s client cities.
Deadline: 02-Dec-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this assignment is to investigate the market potential for smallholder agricultural insurance in Lesotho. It will focus on the identification of insurance providers who would be willing to offer this type of insurance, existing factors that may enhance or limit their ability to enter into this market, as well as the potential for integrating insurance within the priority value chains. The priority value chains for the purposes of this study are grains, dairy, horticulture (fruit/vegetables), poultry, piggery, and fisheries/aquaculture.