eC2: Increasing Access to Efficient and Clean Cooking in Niger

Deadline: 18-Feb-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) cookstoves

Niger is experiencing a very strong demographic growth that’s translates into an ever-increasing pressure on the surrounding natural environment. Due to a dual climate and population pressure, the cooking fuel sector has been subject to rapid changes that have been further accelerating since 2015, date when the Programme National des Energies Domestique (PNED) was adopted but not implemented for lack of funds. The World Bank is working in the power sector in access to electricity through the NESAP project and is exploring the feasibility and desirability of integrating Clean and Efficient Cooking aspects in the future. The activity will provide information and analysis to the Bank and Government of Niger and will be structured around two main components: A) market characterization and B) identification of innovative business models to scale up Efficient and Clean Cooking (ECC) solutions and capacity building of stakeholders.

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eC2: End-of-Term Review of IFC Agribusiness Program Indonesia

Deadline: 13-Feb-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) agriculture-youth

The IFC Indonesia Agribusiness Program (the program) aims to promote inclusive and sustainable rural growth in Indonesia. It does this through the following three objectives: (i) Increase the income of smallholder farmers from sustainable agricultural production; (ii) Increase gender-responsive investments in agriculture and rural communities; and (iii) Increase demand for sustainably produced agricultural commodities.

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eC2: Digitization of Supply Chains and Distribution Systems Agricultural Technologies and Supply Chain Innovations (AgTech project)

Deadline: 10-Feb-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) agriculture-youth

IFC is seeking a Consultant to provide and customize already digital supply chain solution to suit the specific production and context of at least one exporting honey enterprise operating in Ethiopia. We are looking for existing solutions that are at least in part off-the-shelf to encourage replication of the technology in other agri-business projects in Ethiopia. In addition to the customization of the digital tool, the Consultant is expected to train the enterprises local staff to use and deploy the digital tool, train enterprise staff on data analysis and business management using traceability information and transfer the day-to-day operational management of the tool to the Client participating in the AgTech project. The Consultant will work closely with the Client to design the digital tool.

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eC2: Evaluation of the 2030 Water Resources Group Model & Lessons Learned for Achieving the SDGs

Deadline: 02-Mar-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

Launched in 2008, the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) (http://www.2030wrg.org) aims to help countries facilitate collective action among government, the private sector, and civil society to improve water resources management. 2030 WRG does so by: (a) creating the wider political economy conditions and momentum for change in water sector reform; (b) facilitating collaboration and awareness building within the water resources community, including the private sector; and, (c) improving the design and implementation of a comprehensive and innovative set of policies, programs and projects in selected countries or regions in order to increase their water security.

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eC2: Mpatamanga Hydropower Environmental and Social Specialist Advisor

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

The Government of Malawi (GoM), acting through its Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy, and Mining (MoNREM) requires the technical services of an Environmental and Social Consultant firm or consortium of firms / experts (Consultant) to complete the Environmental and Social Impact assessment process, and deliver a Final ESIA report, including the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) for the 350 megawatt (MW) hydropower project (HPP) at Mpatamanga Gorge on the Shire River in southern Malawi.

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eC2: Digital Financial Services and the Digitization of Agricultural Value Chains

Deadline: 10-Feb-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) agriculture-youth

The objective of this study is to perform an in-depth assessment of the current state and potential of digital financial services in Iraq to better understand the opportunities for digitization of financial transactions in the country. This study will additionally provide detailed insights into opportunities for digitization of financial transactions in the agricultural value chains and improving agri-finance.

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eC2: Disaster Risk Finance Capacity Building Program for Francophone Africa

Deadline: 03-Feb-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

The objective of the Executive Education training will be for relevant African stakeholders to: enhance their understanding of disaster risk financing strategies and instruments for protection from natural disasters, embedded in the broader DRM and fiscal risk management frameworks, and build the skill sets to design and implement such strategies.

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eC2: Advisory Services to the Indonesia Coastal Fisheries Initiative

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

The objective of this consultancy is to identify: (1) main barriers a) for the participation of the private sector in sustainable fisheries and b) for the establishment of community private sector partnerships around sustainable fisheries; (2) advise on ways to address these barriers; and (3) present a concrete business case of return-seeking responsible investments in a specific target fishery, that incorporates the advice above, and thus informs understanding of fisheries investment risks and opportunities.

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eC2: Ghana Cocoa Forest REDD+ programme (GCFRP)

Deadline: 06-Feb-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

A reputable Ghanaian non-governmental organization (NGO)/firm, with significant experience and expertise working on community-based natural resource management (e.g. CREMA and HIA) and established presence in the GCFRP landscape will be contracted to work in direct collaboration to with the National REDD+ Secretariat to:
1) bring together the existing plans, knowledge, processes, structures and learning on the implementation of HIAs (including governance structures and consortiums); and then
2) use this information in 2 target HIAs to support the development of governance structures (e.g. CREMA, Sub-HIA, HIA, and Consortium), leading to the signing of Framework Agreements in partnership with the private sector and government.

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