Developing countries and the international community can take steps now to hasten recovery after the worst of the health crisis has passed, according to analytical chapters released from our latest Global Economic Prospects report. Securing core public services, getting money directly to people, and maintaining the private sector will limit the harm and help prepare for recovery.
Deadline: 17-Apr-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
World Bank Group (WBG) is supporting Vietnam to address plastic waste issues, including ocean plastics, through enhanced knowledge on plastic pollution and value chains and the identification of policies and public and private investments. In support of these programmatic advisory interventions, the WBG is seeking to engage the services of a consulting firm to conduct a private-sector-focused market assessment of plastics value chains and the recycling market in Vietnam. WBG is now inviting qualified consultants to express their interest in providing this comprehensive advisory service.
Deadline: 17-Jul-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objectives of the market assessment are to understand the plastics sector in Nigeria, as well as scope out opportunities for impactful private sector interventions structured around circular supply chain for plastics. The assessment will specifically focus on the food & beverage and textile/garment value chains and associated packaging activities in Nigeria. It will look into overall market size for applicable types of plastics, current practices for the use of plastics material, as well as recycling, reuse and disposal practices. The study will scope out value chain players and opportunities to increase the circularity linkages, including through offset of the virgin raw materials.
Deadline: 26-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
This firm consultancy will explore how circular economy (CE) approaches, specifically among poor people and communities can achieve outcomes that promote poverty reduction, enhanced welfare and create new and expanded employment opportunities. The final output would cover, the potential role of CE in development; case studies and assessment of market potential; different policy approaches for scaling CE, and; recommendations to governments. The consultancy will be based on desk review, economic modeling and detailed case studies that will be selected collaboratively. This EOI was tender for a smaller amount and is now being retendered with an updated amount and TOR.
Deadline: 25-Feb-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
This firm consultancy will explore how inclusive and green growth can be supported through strengthened value chains and circular economy (CE) approaches, specifically among poor people and communities and achieve outcomes that promote poverty reduction, enhanced welfare and create new and expanded employment opportunities, eg green jobs.