eC2: Supporting and Strengthening Women Miners Resilience During and After Covid-19 in Mali and Ghana: A systems approach to formalization and empowerment

Deadline:    03-Dec-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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New approaches to formalization are required to combat the double vulnerabilities facing ASM communities during COVID. The present TOR seeks to hire an experienced consortium of practitioners and researchers who can pilot a new capacity building model for formalization. The pilot will document effectiveness in training and research with behavior change. The purpose being that if successful results emerge from the pilot in Ghana and Mali, a scaled model could be applied in other ASM locales.GH – Ghana
ML – Mali

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eC2: Obtaining bridges and cross-sections surveys and other measurements for the purpose of development of flood hazard and risk maps under the EU Flood Directive 2007/60/EC

Deadline:   03-Dec-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

The objective of this assignment is to provide a new geodetic survey on cross-sections and related engineering infrastructure (bridges, dikes, dam walls, weirs, culverts, polders, etc.) in selected Areas of Potential Significant Flood Risk (APSFR) defined in the 2nd cycle of Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment in Romania, with necessary accuracy for hydraulic modeling (5cm HRMSE and VRMSE).

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eC2: Consultancy to Undertake a Proof of Concept Work on Business Service Hubs for Climate Smart Dairy Farming in Oromia Forest Landscape Project (OFLP) Areas

Deadline:   07-Dec-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)cow-pasture-animal-almabtrieb.jpg

The objective of this project is to pilot the 3 business cases that are part of the climate-smart dairy hub model and provide evidence of the economic and environmental viability with participation of the private sector, including a strategy for further acceleration and scaling.

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eC2: Consultancy: Implementation of Public-Private Water Efficiency Initiatives in the South African Agri-Processing Sector

Deadline:  16-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

Water scarcity, greater water demand and changing water supplies due to climate change are severely affecting large parts of Southern Africa, including South Africa, posing a significant risk to the region. In 2019, IFC and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), launched the Agri-Processing Resource Efficiency (APRE) programme to address this challenge. The programme aims to assist the agri-processing sector in South Africa to improve sustainability and competitiveness, emphasising reductions in water use, along with related reductions in energy and fuel. The objective of this assignment is to continue the development and implementation of the APRE policy and regulatory work with local authorities and user groups in the three localities. The consultant will be required to manage partnerships with key stakeholders related to the promotion of water-use efficiency measures with a public-private sector focus.

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eC2: Assessment of PS6 risks in several supply chains in agribusiness and forestry sector in Colombia

Deadline: 30-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) agriculture-youth

The assignment is focused on Orinoquia region with specific focus on Puerto Carreno, La Primavera and Santa Rosalia in Vichada area. The assignment has three objectives:

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eC2: Support to World Bank and its Partners in ensuring due diligence in the preparation of “Navigation Channel Development” investments under the Jamuna River Program.

Deadline: 10-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The World Bank, Government of Bangladesh, and their Development Partners, are supporting the Jamuna River Economic Corridor Development Program (currently, project preparation stage).

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eC2:  Support to World Bank and its Partners in ensuring due diligence in the preparation of River Protection and River Training Investments under the Jamuna River Program.

Deadline:  10-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Qiangtang River Basin

The Program Development Objectives are to (a) enhance resilience of the Jamuna Rivers riverbanks to flooding and erosion; (b) improve navigability of the Jamuna River; and (c) strengthen sector institutional capacity. The program initial phases are two phases to be implemented over around 7 years; possibly overlapping by two years: Phase 1 being a preparatory and foundational phase (total $100 million); and Phase 2 comprising the bulk of investments (total $1.2 billion).

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eC2: Agricultural Technologies and Supply Chain Innovations (AgTech)-Oilseeds

Deadline: 10-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) blog-cl-chile-agroinversion-wide

IFC is seeking to introduce an IT based system in an agribusiness project and help an IFC client strengthen their traceability system from the smallholder plot where the product is grown to the final consumer of the product, their organic certification processes, agricultural planning and their interaction with the smallholder farmers in general. IFC intends to contract a Consulting Firm (the Consultant) who will establish a technology-enabled system for automating the technology requirements of the IFC client. The required solution will be a mobile- and web-based system that incorporates the intended functionalities.

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eC2: Analysis of Blue Economy Development in Pakistan and developing Blue Economy Development Roadmap

Deadline:  16-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)world money small

The objectives of the consultancy is (i) to analyze policy and institutional gaps; (ii) to conduct Blue Public Expenditure Review (PER); (iii) to assess monitoring risks to sustainability and ground evidence for decision-making; and (iv) based on these analysis and assessment, to develop Blue Economy (BE) development roadmap in Pakistan.
(1) Policy and institutional gap analysis and vision consultation in support of the blue economy:
Assessing existing policies and overarching institutional setup and identify the gaps for integrated Blue economy roadmap development. The consulting firm will also work closely and review consistency with another assessment of blue economy and coastal blue carbon for revised NDC.

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eC2: Framework for Determining Appropriate Technology and Solutions for Plastic Waste on Small and Remote Islands

Deadline:  02-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)eu-plastic-regels-2019

The main objective of this consultancy is to develop a framework or methodology for determining options for appropriate technology and solutions for plastic waste on small and remote islands, as well as developing communication, education and public awareness (CEPA) guidelines to empower communities to ensure sustainability of the solutions. The Consultant will work under supervision by the World Bank task team and in close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA) This framework/methodology will be applied to two case study islands in Malaysia, in close consultation with KASA, but it will also be applicable to islands outside of Malaysia, such as in other countries in Southeast Asia or the Pacific.

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