Deadline: 29-Jan-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: With 26% of electrification, and vast disparities on coverage between urban and rural areas, the provision of electricity access in Mozambique is key to promote a more equitable socioeconomic development and reduce extreme poverty. The Government of Mozambique (GOM), with Bank support, sponsored and hosted several consultations and workshops for internal and external audience to discuss sector challenges and principles for electrification. Based on this consultation process, the GOM is finalizing the preparation of a National Electrification Strategy that allows Mozambique to achieve full access by 2030, in line with the U.N. Sustainable Development Goal #7 Affordable and Clean Energy.
Deadline: 22-Jan-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: IFC is being retained by the Ministry of Construction (MoC) of the Government of Myanmar (GoM) to advise on the structuring and tendering of a PPP for a 20.5 km four lane, north-south elevated toll road expressway for Yangon, Myanmar. The expressway is proposed to be implemented on an elevated viaduct above existing roadways to connect Yangon’s CBD in the south with the Yangon Industrial Park in the north. The expressway will also provide a link to Yangon International Airport.
Deadline: 14-Dec-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: World Bank is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from qualified firms with relevant expertise to: 1) conduct an analysis, review, and presentation of case studies on good practices and lessons learned on how to strengthen resilience of industrial sectors in face of disaster and climate change impacts, and 2) develop a framework to apply and scale the know-how captured in the industrial resilience case studies and from other sources through World Banks operations in partnership with client government partners.
Deadline: 23-Nov-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: IFC is looking into supporting Electricidade de Mocambique (EdM) to increase the efficiency of its operational processes. The objective of the Technical Assistance (“TA”) assignment(the Project) is to strengthen EdMs treasury and risk management functions and to build capacity and skills within EdM. The Project will be conducted onsite at the EdMs offices in Maputo, Mozambique.
Deadline: 12-Nov-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: The consultant will be responsible to provide technical and management support to the Bank team in the urban and federalism program in Nepal. The support will be particularly focused on the activities of the Nepal Urban Governance and Integrated Infrastructure Support (P163418) project and the Urban Governance and Federalism ASA (P165231).
number could rise to 54 million.
. Yet, they are also at particular risk from overflowing rivers. Globally, river floods affect more than 21 million people. By 2030, due to climate change, population growth, and rapid urbanization, this
How can we enjoy the benefits these locations bring, without putting ourselves at unnecessary danger from floods?
While it is impossible to fully eliminate flood risk, actions can be taken to minimize the impact.
A proactive river basin-wide approach to flood risk management may be one of the solutions.