eC2: Local PPP firm – Deyang Water and Sanitation PPP, China

Deadline: 21-Mar-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC will procure a consultancy firm with technical and financial expertise to assist in preparing the Two Evaluations and One Plan (Value for Money Evaluation, Financial Affordability Demonstration, PPP Project Implementation Plan) to obtain government approval for this PPP project. The Consultant will be hired and supervised by IFCs transaction advisory service Public Private Partnership. The Consultant shall owe its duty of care exclusively to IFC. All correspondences and interface with the client government and its representatives will be done with the expressed consent of IFC.

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eC2: Deyang Water PPP Project – Technical Consultant

Deadline: 25-Jan-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) waterkraan-nieuws-header

To assist IFC for this project, IFC intends to hire a team of Technical Consultants and Legal Consultants to provide specialized inputs for the Project. The Technical Consultant will assist IFC with all the technical aspects related to the development of the Project, assist IFC with structuring, preparing the tender documents, providing the technical inputs for the project, and other relevant agreements as required and assisting in conducting a transparent bidding process, including evaluation of the technical qualification of the bidders.

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eC2: Deyang Water PPP Project – Technical & Legal Consultant

Deadline: 14-Jan-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Jingyang District (Jingyang) is the main district of Deyang City, located in the northeast PPPsedge of the Chengdu Plain in Sichuan Province, China. The Deyang District Government is providing water and limited sanitation service. In order to address significant challenges of the local water environment and improve waters services for over 230,000 people, Jingyang District Bureau of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (the Client) is seeking to implement a comprehensive centralized water project which includes the operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of existing assets, and greenfield assets for sewage treatment, water supply, pipe networks, water source protection, and a cloud IT platform.

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Thirsty Energy: A five-year journey to address water-energy nexus challenges

WB_Infographic_6x32_1000About 5 years ago we embarked on a global initiative titled “Thirsty Energy” to respond to water-energy nexus challenges around the world. The initiative, a joint effort of the Water and the Energy Global Practices at the World Bank, has finally come to an end. We wanted to reflect on the lessons learnt along the way, as our team has developed a fantastic set of material and methodologies to move the needle forward on this issue. We hope that the global community takes advantage of this to ignite change.

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eC2:Economic and Social Impact Evaluation of Water and Waste Water Sector Investments(China portfolio case study)

Deadline: 10-Apr-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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Objective:   The International Finance Corporation (IFC)is seeking a firm to conduct an economic and social impact evaluation(ESIE)of selected water and wastewater investments in China. The quantitative component of this analysis will focus on GDP and employment impacts at a regional and/or national level. IFC has conducted a thorough literature review exploring the conceptual connection between interventions in water/waste water projects and welfare. IFC is seeking to build on this literature review to conduct the ESIE of selected investments in China. The project entails the development of a generic Excel-based tool to quantify ex-ante the value added by water/waste water sector investments to relevant macroeconomic sectors.

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Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Energy Efficiency – and Learning from One’s Peers

China, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Pakistan, and Vietnam are critical for global climate action. Why? Among other reasons, because three-fourths of all new coal-fired power plants to begin operations before 2020 globally will be in these six Asian countries. Fostering more energy efficiency will be imperative in the countries’ efforts to adopt a low carbon energy path.

One initiative that supports efforts to scale up energy efficiency and clean energy – and lower greenhouse gas emissions – in these six countries is the Energy Transition in Asia program managed by the Energy and Extractives Global Practice.

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Press Releases: World Bank Bond Highlights Investor Focus on Sustainable Development Goals.

pexels-photo-261949.jpegSwedish Insurance Group Folksam invests in World Bank bonds to raise awareness for health, gender, responsible consumption and production, and climate.

WASHINGTON, February 12, 2018 – The World Bank (IBRD) has issued a US$350 million bond that raises funds for its development activities around the world, while highlighting four of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The sole investor in the bond is the Folksam Group, one of Sweden’s leading insurance and investment management companies.

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Addressing Climate Change: Why Forests Matter?

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  • Over 100 countries included actions related to land-use change and forests in their nationally determined contributions to fight climate change
  • The World Bank is supporting countries in their efforts to harness the potential of forests to reduce poverty, better integrate forests into their economies, and protect and strengthen the environmental role they play
  • Forest-focused initiatives in China, Mexico and Mozambique are showing positive results, but more is needed to accelerate climate action and deliver on the Paris Agreement

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eC2: Second Verification of Reforestation on Degraded Lands in Northwest Guangxi

Deadline: 16-Nov-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective: The firm will conduct Second Verification of Reforestation on Degraded Lands in Northwest Guangxi (CDM Reference No. 3561). The project activity established 6,849 ha of multiple-purposes forests on degraded lands in Longlin, Tianlin and Lingyun Counties of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China.

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eC2: PUBLIC HEALTH CAPACITY BUILDING IN AFRICA – CCDC

Deadline: 13-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

The Government of China intends to further strengthen its support to Sierra Leone in the near future in order to uplift the Countrys public health system, as exemplified by establishing a Western African Center for Tropical Disease Research in the Country. The disease surveillance system assessment and capacity building is one of the key activities, which will make a brand-new start.

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