eC2: SME capacity building in public procurement in Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 04-Sep-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)i-love-procurement

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.

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eC2: Identification of local and regional market opportunities and end-market consumption of cocoa-based products for Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana

Deadline: 30-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

The objective of the assignment is to conduct an analysis of the local and regional market opportunities for cocoa-based products in the cluster cocoa production countries (Ghana, Côte dIvoire, Nigeria and Togo), and Senegal and Cape Vert the two (2) West African countries having the highest GDP per capita. More specifically, the study aims to:
– Identify and analyze the current local and regional market and potential opportunities for increased downstream uses of and end-market consumption of cocoa-based products;
– Perform an accurate market-sizing exercise for each of the different markets (i.e. Ghana, Côte dIvoire, and West African as a region) in terms of volume and value;
– Perform an analysis to determine the level of investment and capacity-building needed to develop these opportunities.

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eC2: Identification and pre-feasibility of adaptation options for climate risk in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Deadline: 13-Aug-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The overall objective of the consultancy is to perform an initial climate risk screening of AbidjanSibthe city, to select a sub-section of the coastal city of Abidjan to perform a comprehensive climate change risk analysis, within the target area of the City Integration Project. The result should lead to recommendation of detailed adaptation measures and to conduct pre-feasibility studies for the recommended measures. The results of the consultancy will provide required information to develop a full project document for the submission to the Green Climate Funds (GCF) for investment financing.

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eC2:Conversational two-way text message marketing for Mobile Money clients in Cote dIvoire

Deadline: 30-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Survey

The objective of this assignment is to deploy an alternative marketing solution, namely interactive text messaging marketing, based on a combination of behavioral research and data analytics. The firm selected will conduct deep-dive interviews and focus groups with both current and potential product users and analyze transactions patterns. Based on those findings, the firm will design a marketing campaign implemented through text messaging to Mobile Money clients.

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eC2: IFC-Cargill Program in Cote dIvoire Endline Study

Deadline: 29-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) 

The primary objective of this evaluation are to assess the development impact of the Cargill-IFC programs (ScopeInsight, Coop Academy, and Doni Doni) and to provide information, lessons, and recommendations that can be used to improve the design of future programs.

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Success story: SCOPEinsight, Cargill, and IFC strengthen cocoa cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire

Since SCOPEinsight was founded in 2010, they have pioneered in developing innovative, universally-applicable assessment tools that measure the level of Printfarmer professionalism in emerging markets. SCOPEinsight believes farmer professionalism is the key to structural transformation of the agricultural sector, and by providing business intelligence they aim to increase transparency in the agricultural market, lower investment risks, and increase business opportunities for stakeholders in and around the agricultural value chain.

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eC2: Financial Advisor to CI-Energies in Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 29-Nov-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

CI-Energies is a state-owned company responsible for managing assets in the electricity alcdsb-environmental-education-wiki-licensed-for-non-commercial-use-1051x1050sector and planning and contracting major investments in Côte d’Ivoire.

The financial advisor will have to become familiar with all relevant background documentation and shall be responsible for carrying out initial financial framework reviews:
– relevant existing reports, studies, audits, etc. necessary to become familiar with the electricity sector in Côte d’Ivoire (particularly in terms of sector revenues, costs and tariff analysis);
– existing financial forecasts, historical financial performance and technical operating history for the national utility and existing power generation arrangements in Côte d’Ivoire; and
– existing electricity laws and regulatory functions of various entities involved in the power sector.

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eC2:COTE DIVORE FOOD SAFETY CONSULTANT

Deadline: 22-Sep-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

The overall objective of the assignment for a Consultant will be to upgrade client-companies’ food safety management syestems in keeping with the requirements of the internationally recognized food safety standards and recommendations made in the Implementation Action Plan. The Consultant will provide consulting and technical advice, conduct training, develop documentation and monitor project timelines for the implementation process. Upon completion of a specific engagement, a client-company should be able to issue self-declarations about conformance and/or obtain relevant third party certification from an authorized certification body

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Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographics Project

The development objective of the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Project for Africa is to increase women and adolescent girls’ empowerment and their access to quality reproductive, child, and maternal health services in selected areas of the participating countries, including the recipients’ territory, and to improve regional knowledge generation and sharing as well as regional capacity and coordination. Continue reading