Deadline: 07-Dec-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
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.
Deadline: 16-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
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.
Deadline: 18-Nov-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
IFC has launched the Agri-processing Resource Efficiency (APRE) Project which aims to help the post-harvest agri-processing sector in South Africa to improve sustainability and competitiveness, emphasizing reductions in fresh water consumption through improved efficiency and/or water recycle/reuse, along with reductions in energy and waste and increased adoptions of renewable/clean energy. Animal slaughtering and processing (i.e. read meat and poultry), diary, fruit & vegetables are top three target sub-sectors for APRE to help in South Africa. The objective of the assignment is primarily to help develop new business and deliver solutions to clients by engaging with agri-processing companies in the three target sub-sectors to provide advisory and implementation support on water/wastewater and related energy efficiency measures to save water and operational costs, as well as to support sector aggregators to develop and disseminate replicable solutions and best practices.
Deadline: 10-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
IFC seeks to procure the services of a consulting firm to conduct stakeholder mapping and needs assessment as part of work that aims to improve water efficiency in South Africa’s agri-processing sector by promoting water and energy efficiency technologies and practices, alternative water resource development, water reuse and recycling, and improved wastewater management. The stakeholder mapping and needs assessment will result in mapping of firms, identification of opportunities for improving water efficiency (and related energy efficiency), an assessment of knowledge needs and gaps, an assessment of the policy and regulatory environment, and prioritization of interventions to support an enabling environment for water efficiency (expected to focus at the municipal level).