Deadline: 03-Feb-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of the Executive Education training will be for relevant African stakeholders to: enhance their understanding of disaster risk financing strategies and instruments for protection from natural disasters, embedded in the broader DRM and fiscal risk management frameworks, and build the skill sets to design and implement such strategies.
Deadline: 04-Sep-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of the project is to support the SMEs in Cote d’Ivoire to effectively participate in the on-going procurement reform and win more procurement contracts through a transparent and competitive process. The winning firm is expected to design and roll out a training program to train SMEs, in coordination with the authority. The selected firm is required to put forward a team that includes an individual who is well versed in the public procurement policy and institutional framework of Cote d’Ivoire as well as an individual with extensive experience in providing capacity building with thorough understanding of the reality of SMEs in Cote d’Ivoire.
The assignment is expected to be a fixed budget contract of $300,000.
Deadline: 19-Nov-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this consultancy is to design and implement a capacity building program for community forestry that will benefit the implementation of the ASL projects in Brazil, Peru and Colombia. The process should involve a comprehensive study tour that will provide an opportunity for the participants to learn from successful cases and receive technical knowledge. Considering similarities with the conditions of the ASL projects, it is suggested that the study tour considers learning from the community management experiences In the Guatemala Maya Biosphere Reserve. Due to previous engagement in forest community, working with the Association of Forest Communities of Peten (ACOFOP) and the NGO PRIMSA would be required.
The capacity building program should also encourage the establishment of a community of learners among the beneficiaries, offering them with tools to become trainers of peers in their own countries and within their projects. The program shall also result in a set of guidelines to allow scaling up for other participants, exchanges and topics.
Deadline: 14-Dec-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: The Finance and Markets Global Practice and the Infrastructure, PPPs and Guarantees (IPG) Group of the World Bank, supported by DFID, intend to engage the services of a consulting firm qualified and experienced in PPP related technical, financial, institutional and legal work to develop and deliver a comprehensive training program for relevant government entities and other relevant stakeholders in PPPs and infrastructure financing. The services expected are described in the Terms of Reference.
Deadline: 30-Nov-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: Applicants may request to apply for a capacity building and implementation of risk transfer pilot support. A Risk Transfer Pilot Project is a project that develops and issues an index-based insurance product for cotton and other crops for one or more clients in Mozambique.
Deadline: 26-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Based on a number of discussions over the past year, both the WBG/IFC and the BEE agree that there is a lack of awareness amongst Indian banks and non-banking financial institutions on the energy efficiency financing needs of the industry (particularly the MSME customer segments). To build greater knowledge and confidence through training programs within the financial sector on providing sustainable financing for energy efficiency initiatives for MSEs, supporting FIs in their understanding of EE Financing and on leveraging the risk-sharing facilities setup by the Government of India, the IFC/ WBG and the BEE; the team is seeking a Consultant Firm. The Consultant will work with the WBG/IFC team (working under the Eu-IFC EcoCities project),and with BEE. Following are the expected deliverables.
Deadline: 27-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective is to enhance the capacity of key sector stakeholders BiH in SWM, through the following activities: (i) Develop and deliver a comprehensive capacity building program that targets the entire vertical chain of stakeholders; (ii) provide technical assistance to FMET in the Federation, MPPCE in RS, Brcko District, MOFTER at the BiH level; (iii) organize study tours to well operated landfills, waste collection companies, MRF in the EU and BiH; (iv) facilitate FIDIC trainings at a specialized training facility. Continue reading →
Deadline: 28-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Specific objectives include:
1) Individual assessments and summary report of 20 municipalities including what tabular and spatial data exists, what format this data is in, how existing data is being used, what data must still be collected, what technology, including equipment, is currently being used to apply the data to the planning process of the municipality;
2) Study of data standards/specifications being used for collection and maintenance of data pertaining to cadastral, critical infrastructure, land use, etc. as well as broader planning and hazard/risk assessments;
3) Recommendation on what municipal services could be linked with geospatial data; and,
4) Preparation of a strategy for enhancement of technical capacity and equipment for different types of municipalities.
Deadline: 10-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Indonesia is a partner country in the Global Partnership program (GPP) for Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystems (WAVES). The WAVES GPP promotes implementation of natural capital accounting (NCA) following UN Statistical Division (UNSD)s 2012 Standard for System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA 2012). Indonesia WAVES Program development objective is to strengthen the capacity of Government of Indonesia to regularly and systematically (i) implement NCA, and (ii) use the developed accounts in policy analysis in natural assets utilization and development planning. WAVES Program will provide technical assistance support to achieve the programs intermediate outcomes and increase capacity to compile, understand, and use NCA to inform development planning.
The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data on Monday, July 18, announced a new multi-million dollar funding initiative to support collaborative data innovations for sustainable development.
As part of the Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development Pilot Funding, which is supported by the World Bank’s Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB), the Global Partnership is now seeking innovative proposals for data production, dissemination and use, primarily in low-income and lower-middle-income countries, for sustainable development generally and linked to the Sustainable Development Goals in particular.
The goal is to encourage collaboration, experimentation, learning and capacity development in the field of sustainable development data, especially where needs are continuous or recurrent, and where innovations can be readily adapted to other regions and sectors. Continue reading →