eC2: Agricultural specialist / Agriculture Economist (Consultant)

Deadline: 23-May-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Agricultura digital

The International Finance Corporation: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.
We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges. In addition to its investment work, IFC provides advisory services to a number of its clients to support them in meeting specific development goals. IFCs advisory support to the financial sector is implemented via its Financial Institutions Group and is organized around the following main themes:
Innovation/Base of Pyramid: including Microfinance, Mobile Financial Services, Housing Finance, Rural Finance.
Banking Services: SME Finance, Sustainable Energy Finance, Insurance, Agri finance, Leasing, Trade Finance, Gender, Risk Management and Corporate Governance.
Financial Infrastructure: Credit Reporting, Collateral Registries and Secured Transactions, Securities

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eC2: Climate Smart Agri Value/supply chains Specialist STC

Deadline:  24-Mar-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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The objective of this assignment is to assist IFCs CF (FIs) in the Africa Region, to develop and grow their agri supply/value chains, cooperatives and FPOs (referred to as segment) portfolio and pipeline of eligible CSA assets.

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eC2: Support Develop Operational Guidelines for an agency specializing in Public Land Monetization

Deadline: 21-Mar-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

World Bank, South Africa 2007.

The consulting firm/company will have a proven track record of providing across-the-board advisory and/or operational support to a public land and building monetization organization in India and overseas. The consulting firm/company is expected to provide intellectual leadership to the technical report and its related activities.

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eC2: Analysis of energy efficient cold chains for Agriculture in Guatemala

Deadline: LM2109_F_TBP_ColdChain-800px 28-Feb-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The objective of the study is to provide an in-depth analysis and diagnostic to identify gaps (e.g. strategy gaps, types of investments needed and agro-logistics inclusion) and opportunities in cold-chain infrastructure on the agricultural sector in Guatemala, including investment, technology and spatial gaps, energy savings and GHG reduction potential, and refrigerants used in the cold-chain, identifying opportunities to fill these gaps within the recently approved Responding to COVID-19: Modern and Resilient Agri-Food Value Chains projects. The analysis will further assess opportunities for reducing food losses through adopting improved, efficient cooling technologies, as well as for investment in improved cooling technologies, also based on national and regional policies related to cold chain logistics.

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ec2: Study on rural women farmers and agri-WSMEs insurance needs in Nigeria, Zambia and Sri Lanka

Deadline:   24-May-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)ml-can-a-nation-build-its-future-if-it-cannot-feed-its-children-five-policy-actions-to-transform-crop-and-livestock-farming-in-mali-780x439

IFC has been actively partnering with insurers in the emerging markets to increase womens access to insurance and boost their employment opportunities in the insurance sector. In order to develop and roll out suitable solutions in partnership with the local insurance industry and strengthen market capacity for sustainability in these three target markets, the Global Index Insurance Program (GIIF) and the IFC Womens Insurance Program, are jointly conducting a diagnostic study to identify the insurance needs of rural women, the existing barriers preventing access to insurance, and potential solutions that can be designed through an IFC advisory project. The study will be conducted in Nigeria, Zambia and Sri Lanka. The diagnostic will be done through surveys and in-depth interviews with i) Rural women farmers, ii) rural agribusiness WSMEs, iii)insurance companies (review and analysis of existing gender approaches and current agricultural/ health/ life schemes).

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eC2: ASSESSMENT OF THE FEASIBILITY OF AND DEVELOPMENT OF A STRUCTURE FOR THE SECURITIZATION OF AGRICULTURE RECEIVABLES INCLUDING CROP RECEIPTS

Deadline:  11-May-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The International Finance Corporation: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, promotes sustainable private sector investment in developing countries to reduce poverty and improve peoples lives. In addition to its investment work, IFC provides advisory services to several clients to support them in meeting specific development goals. IFCs advisory support to the financial sector is implemented via its Financial Institutions Group and is organized around the following main themes: Innovation/Base of Pyramid: including Microfinance, Mobile Financial Services, Housing Finance, Rural Finance. Banking Services: SME Finance, Sustainable Energy Finance, Insurance, Agri finance, Leasing, Trade Finance, Gender, Risk Management, and Corporate Governance. Financial Infrastructure: Credit Reporting, Collateral Registries and Secured Transactions, Securities Markets

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A Roadmap for Building the Digital Future of Food and Agriculture

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fair distribution of data can help ensure fair pay for farmers
  • Digital agriculture can help improve yields and cut down on food loss and waste
  • Digital agriculture allows consumers to choose healthier, more environmentally friendly food

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eC2: ECA AGRICULTURE DIGITAL SYSTEM

Deadline:    29-Mar-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) agriculture-youth

The International Finance Corporation hereinafter referred to as WBG invites interested parties to respond to a Request for Expression of Interest (REI) for digital platform (comprising a backend decision-making mechanism and a pluggable frontend implementation) that would boost decision making in agriculture finance. This REI is issued for the purpose of obtaining information concerning market conditions and vendor (or consortium of vendors) capability in order to allow the World Bank / IFC to better understand what is currently available on the commercial market place in order to enhance advisory client solutions.

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eC2: Sudan Agriculture Value Chain Investment Roadmap

Deadline:  03-Feb-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) agriculture-youth

Agriculture is the backbone of the Sudanese economy, generating one-third of GDP and having a labor share of more than 50 percent. Agriculture provides livelihood to approximately two-thirds of the population. Value chains in the agriculture sector, however, remain underdeveloped and fragmented and lack integration. Increased agro-processing and trade, supported by well-directed strategic public sector investments, can unlock much greater value from agriculture. Policy-induced private investment, backed up by public sector financing to facilitate value chain development can set in motion a virtuous cycle of increased productive investment that can in turn boost government revenues from tax collections on corporate profits.
The World Bank is seeking services of a consulting firm to prepare an investment roadmap for two agricultural value chains: Sorghum and Livestock (Small Ruminants).

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World Bank Plans to Invest over $5 Billion in Drylands in Africa

 

PARIS/WASHINGTON, January 11, 2021— The World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote livelihoods across 11 African countries on a swathe of land stretching from Senegal to Djibouti.

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