eC2: Water Utilities in Colombia – Market Mapping

Deadline: 12-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The objective of this assignment is to identify creditworthy waterpublic (municipal and regional), private and mixed-ownership water utilities in Colombia, which have realistic chances of becoming IFC investment and advisory clients (criteria to be provided further). A consultant will collect comprehensive in-depth information on these utilities as per TOR. In addition, a brief review of the institutional and regulatory environment pertaining to the water sector in Colombia will have to be prepared.

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eC2:Lesotho PPP Policy and Legal Framework

Deadline: 11-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Government of Lesotho (GoL) is interested in developing a framework to attract private sector participation. Previously, GoL has developed a draft PPP Policy and regulations and is now seeking consultant support to review these existing and related documents and assist in formulating an updated PPP Policy and drafting the PPP law and regulations.

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eC2:Forests and Landscapes: Zimbabwe Climate Change Technical Assistance Program

Deadline: 10-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Forestry

The overall objective of this consultancy is to strengthen the capacity of the Government of Zimbabwe to integrate climate change considerations into the planning, design and implementation of development projects in the forest and landscape sectors.

This consultancy is aimed at filling critical knowledge gap and informing the development of on-the-ground interventions for climate resilient forest landscapes.

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eC2:Agriculture and Irrigation: Zimbabwe Climate Change Technical Assistance Program

Deadline: 10-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Wadis

The overall objective of this consultancy is to strengthen the capacity of the Government of Zimbabwe to integrate climate change considerations into the planning, design and implementation of development projects in the agriculture and irrigation sectors.
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eC2:Early Learning Partnership (ELP) Systems Research

The project below is divided into 4 tenders, the descriptions and requirements are the same but the country of execution is different.

Deadline: 27-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

The goals of the ELP Systems Research program are (1) to provide policymakers in a set of focus countries with actionable information to help guide the delivery of quality, equitable early learning at scale; and (2) to build the international evidence base in the emerging field of systems research in early childhood education. Funding is available for one research team for each of the following focus countries/regions: Ethiopia; Liberia; the province of Punjab, Pakistan; and Tanzania. An additional focus country may be added at a later time depending on the availability of funds.

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eC2: SUB SAHARAN AFRICA WATER UTILITIES

Deadline:  05-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington Dwater.C.)

International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Global Innovation Fund (GIF) intends to co-
finance the services of a consultancy to investigate and, if merited, pilot a technology innovation platform for the water/wastewater sector in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). This project is intended to enable technology transfer and innovation in water utilities and the water sector.

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eC2:Project Administrative Support for Oil Palm Smallholders Project

Deadline: 04-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The World Bank Group Framework/IFC Strategy for Engagement in the palm oil sector has identified smallholder development as a top priority for achieving more equitable benefit-sharing and better livelihoods for smallholders. IFCs Project on Indonesian Palm Oil Development for Smallholders (IPODS) is an innovative approach to improve the livelihoods and sustainability performance of independent smallholders. IFC in partnership with PT. Musim Mas is to implement an IPODS project with PT. Siringo Ringo in Rantau Prapat, North Sumatra.
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eC2: Flood Risk Management Plan for the Sava River Basin – Int’l Firm

Deadline: 03-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington Dwater.C.)

The overall objective is to improve the quality and effectiveness of joint flood and drought management and forecasting capacities in the SRB. This particular projects component aims at fostering cooperation among the countries which share the Sava RB through preparation of the Sava FRMP. Sava FRMP shall ensure a coordinated planning of measures and support the implementation of joint activities of the countries cooperating in SRB aimed at creating the conditions for sustainable flood protection in the basin.

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eC2:Capacity and Needs Assessment on Disaster Risk Management for the Committee on Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CoESCD)

Deadline: 03-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

The overall objective of this Assignment is to support the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CoESCD) under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in increasing the institutional capacity and effectiveness of risk identification and emergency preparedness and response operations, by conducting a capacity and needs assessment and developing a roadmap for various departments within the CoESCD that are involved in risk identification and emergency preparedness and response, such as the Information Management Analytical Center, Crisis Management Center, Search and Rescue Center, and the Methodical-Training Center.

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eC2:Mozambique Agricultural Aggregator Pilot

Deadline:  03-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

This pilot will engage a program manager to (a) select around 8 existing agricultural aggregator schemes in Mozambique and support them with subsidies to incorporate around 4,800 additional out-growers (in total);and (b) design and implement a rigorous cost-benefit evaluation of the financial and economic sustainability of the schemes and of their impact on job creation and farmer incomes, over a 30 month period. The program manager will work in close cooperation with a supervisory committee of World Bank Group staff and technical experts, who will sign off on the choice of aggregators, the amount of incremental subsidy per new out-grower incorporated; and on the evaluation methodology.

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