eC2: Electric Vehicles demand mapping in Indonesia

Deadline:  08-Mar-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

  • Preliminary Description of Tasks:
  • The Consultant is expected to carry out the following activities:
  • Module 1: Market assessment and demand mapping for various forms of electric vehicles
  • Module 2: Batteries Demand Mapping & Assessment
  • Module 3: Charging infrastructure assessment
  • Module 4: Regulatory and incentive mapping
  • Module 5: Financing and business models
  • Module 6: Roadmap / Action Plan including Legal, Regulatory, policy, Institutional, Procedural and Recommendations
  • Module 7: Identification of e-mobility Investment Opportunities for IFC in Indonesia

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eC2: PROBLUE Project Coordinator for Cabo Verde

Deadline: 08-Mar-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) blue_recovery_world_bank_environment

Task 1: Support the WBG team on the development and coordination of the PROBLUE project. The consultant should provide on-the-ground support, project coordination, and logistics for the WB team. This should cover elements related but not limited to organization of meetings, outreach, communication with stakeholders, as well as providing with local knowledge. Specifically, the consultant will: Serve as the WBG main focal point vis-à-vis the Ministry the Tourism and Transport and the private sector.
Act as a liaison to help set up meetings and ensure smooth conduct of meetings (
Ensure flow of information and documents between counterparts.

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eC2: Impacts of Natural Disasters on the Agro-Sylvo-Pastoral and Fisheries Sectors in Central Africa

Deadline:    01-Mar-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

1. Develop a diagnosis on damage and losses caused by natural disasters in agro-sylvo-pastoral and fisheries/aquaculture sectors of ECCAS Member States since 2010. This report should present on one hand types of damages and losses per types of natural hazards and highlight on the other hand the relative importance of products by value (export vs food security), and finally how the sectors (agriculture and fisheries/aquaculture) provided access to food and livelihoods during and after the disasters. This task will be undertaken thru a desk review and consultative interviews/ survey of the agriculture/fisheries and aquaculture and disaster risk management Focal Points of the Member States.
2. Prepare a guide on national and international existing mechanisms such as climate smart agriculture practices etc, based on good practices, to strengthen and build the livelihoods of rural populations affected by natural disasters in Member States.
3. Identify agro-sylvo-pastoral and fisheries/aquaculture sectors specific needs for hydrometeorological (Hydromet) services to build resilience and capacity to reduce the effects of natural disasters. This task will be completed by consultative interviews/ survey of the agriculture/fisheries and aquaculture focal points.
4. Based on the diagnosis, on identified mechanisms and sectoral Hydromet needs, propose recommendations for a resilient agriculture and building the livelihoods of rural populations affected by natural disasters in ECCAS region.

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eC2: Rwanda Rural Roads and Agricultural Value Chains Impact Evaluation

Deadline:    22-Feb-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) 14114340279_c7363a7eb7_k

DIME is seeking a research firm to pilot and implement field activities and conduct quantitative surveys for an impact evaluation on rural road rehabilitation and agricultural value chains in Rwanda. This includes the following activities:

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eC2: Digital Government Readiness Assessment (DGRA) toolkit with COVID-19 pillar

Deadline:    01-Mar-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Specific activities include: (1) conduct a diagnostic of existing digital government readiness assessment tools respectively developed by the World Bank team and a partner organization; (2) document best practices of digital solutions for COVID-19; update the existing DGRA tool with COVID-19 (and other) disaster preparedness pillar; and develop the tool in online and mobile versions; (3) develop guidelines for pilot studies; assist the Bank team with pilot implementation of testing the toolkit and incorporate lessons-learned in the final deliverable of the tool & report. Specific pilot countries havent been decided at the moment but potential countries include Peru, Uzbekistan and Maldives.

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eC2: Chennai City Partnership : Resilient Urban Mobility and Services in Chennai

Deadline:   18-Feb-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Urban Latin America

Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, has been witnessing natural disasters like floods, and the entire world is currently facing COVID-19 pandemic. These events have impacted life, including public transport systems and mobility in the city.

The Urban Mobility and Spatial Development pillar of the Chennai City Partnership (GoTN- World Bank) proposes to mainstream the climate/ flood and health risks with a focus on spatial planning, urban transport infrastructure and mobility services. In order to achieve the same, the World Bank wishes to engage a consulting firm to undertake hazard and vulnerability risk assessment, establish digital data/ maps, develop comprehensive action plan to mitigate/ manage flood and health risks for urban mobility and services; review/ strengthen standards for infrastructure elements to enhance their resilience; develop solutions to fund resilience and recovery plans; training and capacity building.

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eC2: Study to assess the feasibility and market opportunities for the implementation and operation of wastewater reuse projects in Mexico City

Deadline:    15-Feb-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The World Bank Group now invites eligible firms to indicate their interest in providing the Waste water plantservices. Interested firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc. for firms; CV and cover letter for individuals). Please note that the total size of all attachments should be less than 5MB. Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications.
The EOI shall include the three following chapters as a minimum:
Introduction and background
Identification of the key experts with summarized CVs:
o Project leader
o Water / Wastewater / Industrial sector specialist
o Financial / PPP specialist
Outline of the approach and methodology to deliver the study.

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eC2: Lighting Africa Central African Republic Off-grid Market Assessment

Deadline:   15-Feb-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Solar-street-lights-in-Guinea1

CAR has considerable potential for renewable energy generation, especially solar. However, its market is underdeveloped. The primary objective of the assignment is to assess the market opportunities and challenges for adoption and scale up of off-grid solar solution market in Central African Republic. The findings and recommendations of this report will inform the Bank and other donor engagement in off-grid electrification.

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eC2: Urban Flood Resilience Diagnostics in 2 Indonesian Cities

Deadline:  24-Feb-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Bangladeshi villagers repair a vital flood-protecting embankment

The objective of this consultancy assignment is to provide advisory services and technical inputs on urban flood resilience diagnostics and potential investment options for two Indonesian cities. The diagnostics will propose a multi-year program of prioritized structural and non-structural flood resilience investments. It will include: (i) a desktop review of current and planned flood resilience measures, and urban and disaster risk management policies and plans; (ii) development of flood hazard and risk information, based on future population growth and climate change scenarios; (iii) identification and rapid prioritization of potential interventions with an integrated flood risk engineering and risk-informed urban design approach; (iv) technical knowledge exchanges; and (v) opportunities for participatory planning.

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eC2: Impact of Clean Energy Transition on Job Creation Case Studies

Deadline:   02-Feb-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) greencompetitiveness

The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) at the World Bank, is investigating how the energy transition the transition away from fossil fuels, encompassing the adoption of new technologies and models of service delivery in the sector can contribute to the generation of jobs and support economic activity while advancing the global decarbonization agenda. For a specified set of World Bank energy sector projects, the Consultant will prepare detailed case studies. As part of each case study, the Consultant will trace the set of activities undertaken as part of the project; develop a methodology for estimating jobs created by and as a result of the project, articulating a results chain in the process; and, applying the methodology, estimate the employment impact of the project (jobs numbers and various dimensions of job quality, earnings, etc.). Key findings from the case studies will be summarized in a note.
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