eC2: Legal COVID-19 PPP Rapid Assessment – Asia, Latin America and Caribbean

Deadline: 07-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) CoronaVirusHeader-Final-3-1536x647

To inform the Bank in the dialogue and support to governments with critical strategic short-term advice on the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, IPG and PPIAF are establishing this Rapid Response Program. The Program will help provide international best practice insights in the Banks dialogue with client countries regarding options for planning for the medium to long-term impacts on PPP portfolios and ensuring they have access to the latest information and advice on relevant topics.

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eC2: Legal COVID-19 PPP Rapid Assessment – Africa, Europe, Middle East

Deadline: 07-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) CoronaVirusHeader-Final-3-1536x647

To inform the Bank in the dialogue and support to governments with critical strategic short-term advice on the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, IPG and PPIAF are establishing this Rapid Response Program. The Program will help provide international best practice insights in the Banks dialogue with client countries regarding options for planning for the medium to long-term impacts on PPP portfolios and ensuring they have access to the latest information and advice on relevant topics.

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eC2: Advisory Services and Analytics on Forest Smart Mining

Deadline: 14-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

Advisory Services on Forest Smart Mining: Identifying innovative instruments that support the participation of the mining community in Nature Based Climate Solutions. The objective of this study is to identify, analyze case studies that will examine the role specific innovative net emissions mitigation mechanisms could play in incentivizing more robust participation by the large-scale mining community in forest smart mining practices.

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eC2: Digitizing and building exposure data sets suitable for risk modelling in the Areas of Potential Significant Flood Risk

Deadline: 11-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Bangladeshi villagers repair a vital flood-protecting embankment

Digitizing and building exposure datasets suitable for risk modelling, to be uploaded into OpenStreetMap (OSM) and other public web data portals for the Areas of Potential Significant Flood Risk (APSFR) in Romania. Assess the data availability on OSM and any other available data sources in the country for each relevant feature for risk modelling. Develop an action plan for the data collection, to successfully develop a complete datsets on exposure suitable for accurate flood risk modelling covering the APSFR.

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eC2: Textiles sector Assessment and Feasibility study to implement wastewater reuse

Deadline: 07-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) textile

The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), hosted at The World Bank , promotes multi-stakeholder platforms across 14 countries globally bringing public-private-civil society sector to work together to meet water sector challenges. 2030 WRG is working with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Vietnam Environmental Protection Administration to develop projects related to promoting water treatment, reuse and recycle. This solicitation is intended to invite competent consultants to carry out an assessment of reuse potential and develop a prefeasibility report.

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eC2: Addressing Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation for Mass Transit Systems in Indonesian Cities

Deadline:  06-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

This consultancy assignment will support preparation of technical resilience building guidelines and standards for a proposed Indonesia Mass Transit Program; build staff capacity in the Ministry of Transportation and the Ministry of Public Works and Housing; and support sub-national governments in Bandung and Medan as two selected pilot cities of the IMTP. There are two key components: (i) technical report for national-level resilient urban mobility infrastructure planning, design, and operations; (ii) resilient urban mobility diagnostics and investment options for Bandung and Medan to help inform IMTP investments to better withstand hydro-meteorological and geophysical hazards, as well as better prepare local transport administrators and operators for disaster shocks.

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eC2: UNDERSTANDING AND STRENGTHENING GENDER EQUITY IN LAND AND FOREST TENURE IN REDD+

Deadline: 04-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Forestry

To enable capacity building of FCPF countries to mainstream gender in Emission Reductions Programs and REDD+ strategies, the World Bank Sustainable Climate Change Fund Management (SCCFM) unit is launching a study which is focused on understanding constraints and opportunities in legal and policy environments in each of the seventeen FCPF Carbon Fund countries and jurisdictions that affect womens land and forest tenure and their ability to exercise their rights in existing statutory and customary systems, how these rights can be affected by the Carbon Fund programs (Benefit Sharing Plans, Emission Reductions Programs), and what specifically is needed to protect and even strengthen these rights. The study is expected to provide practical recommendations on approaches for enhancing womens land and forest tenure rights within the REDD+ and FCPF context, at both the country level and project-specific jurisdiction level. It is expected that specific recommendations on required legislative changes and other recommendations, including on tools required to address these issues effectively in Carbon Fund countries and programs will be developed.

The study is expected to be conducted in 17 countries with ‘deep dives’ in at least 8 countries with field work (depending on the COVID 19 cicrcumstances).

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eC2: Womens solutions for conservation and sustainable development in the Amazon

Deadline:  07-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Senegal-Woman-at-Well-800

The Amazon Sustainable Landscapes (ASL) Program is commissioning a study that will design a strategy to improve gender sensitive conservation and sustainable development interventions in the Amazon. This study will be based on an analysis of existing gender gaps in the region, focusing on successful cases to be identified in the Amazon regions in Brazil, Colombia and Peru, where women have improved gender balance in: participation and decision making, access and control over natural resources, and/or access to socioeconomic benefits from natural resources. The study will highlight key barriers faced by women, explain the gender gaps, and identify the strategies to overcome them. In addition to individual interviews and focus groups with the women involved in the case studies and relevant institutions, the process will include workshops to discuss themes of common interest. The study will conclude with recommendations to improve gender sensitive conservation and sustainable development.

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eC2: Coastal modeling and assessment of potential solutions for coastal defenses and adaptation measures at priority sites in Seychelles

Deadline: 29-Apr-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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The World Bank is providing technical support to the Government of Seychelles to build capacity for coastal management. In the current consultancy, the World Bank is seeking support for developing coastal modeling studies and analysis of solutions for priority sites that are part of the Seychelles Coastal Management Plan’s implementation agenda including training and capacity building at the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change. The consultancy will focus on up to five sites selected from the a comprehensive list of priorities sites. The final selection of sites will be discussed and confirmed with the Bank and Government. For these sites, the consultancy has three main objectives: i) review, gap analysis and survey of existing data, ii) modeling of historic erosion and flooding and the impact of the recent storms for the selected sites and iii) an assessment of potential solutions and design options that address the coastal impacts studied at the sites.

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eC2: Consultancy Services for Water Storage ASA

Deadline: 21-Apr-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The Water Global Practice (WGP) is commissioning an Advisory Services and Analytics (ASA) to identify innovative Water Storage solutions implemented both externally and internally at the WB, and demonstrate their use in WB operations. The ASA aims to support World Bank teams and client countries in better informing clients decision making on addressing key water resources management challenges through the adoption of innovative approaches and best management practices to reduce disruptions in water systems. The Water Storage is a concept inspired by the need to enhance and expand the potential for water to improve water security in client countries through the adoption of sustainable, resilient, and innovative practices factoring in clients capabilities, challenges and contexts. By definition, this concept is broad, including both engineering and soft solutions that can contribute to water security and that includes retention, inter-seasonal, and interannual systems.

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