eC2: Framework for Determining Appropriate Technology and Solutions for Plastic Waste on Small and Remote Islands

Deadline:  02-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)eu-plastic-regels-2019

The main objective of this consultancy is to develop a framework or methodology for determining options for appropriate technology and solutions for plastic waste on small and remote islands, as well as developing communication, education and public awareness (CEPA) guidelines to empower communities to ensure sustainability of the solutions. The Consultant will work under supervision by the World Bank task team and in close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA) This framework/methodology will be applied to two case study islands in Malaysia, in close consultation with KASA, but it will also be applicable to islands outside of Malaysia, such as in other countries in Southeast Asia or the Pacific.

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eC2: Accelerating Climate Investments in the Philippines

Deadline:  02-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) climate-finance-2020-collage

The consultant will be an international organization. It will be selected through a competitive selection. This assignment is to develop an approach for prioritizing geographic areas for coastal resilience investments, identify priority geographic areas and investments for coastal protection, and develop cost and benefits analyses (CBAs) for these investments.

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eC2:  Consulting Service: Support the National Treasuries Cities Support Programme

Deadline:  29-Oct-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)world money small

South Africa has committed to increasing its renewable generation capacity to help fulfil its international climate change mitigation commitments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Currently, the majority of electricity generated by the South African electricity utility, Eskom, and sold on to inter alia, municipalities is coal based. The electricity landscape in South Africa is, however, changing – moving away from the single buyer model to accommodate other generators and buyers. To date, municipalities have not fully participated in the energy transition especially around decarbonizing the electricity sector.

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eC2:  Preparation studies for Environmental and Social Framework Documents for proposed World Bank financed Solid Waste and Plastic Management Improvement in Cambodia.

Deadline:  27-Oct-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) solid waste

For preparation support for the proposed World Bank financed Solid Waste and Plastics Improvement Project, consultants will conduct:
(i) an Environmental and Social Management Framework -ESMF-;
(ii) an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment -ESIA- for proposed Solid Waste Investments, including landfill in Siem Reap and
(ii) ESIA for Solid Waste Investments for second secondary municipality in Cambodia and (iii) Stakeholder Engagement Plan for the entire Project.

The projects Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF), will include:
a. Labor Management Procedures (LMP) and Environment, Health and Safety Guidelines for the Waste Management Facilities,
b. Community Health and Safety Plan (CHSP),
c. Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF),
d. Livelihood Restoration Framework (LRF), and
e. Indigenous Peoples Development Framework (IPDF).

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eC2:  PS 6 Supply chain in Agribusiness Sector

Deadline:  03-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)agriculture-youth

1. To assist the ESG Department with their due diligence, supervision and/or advisory services support related to biodiversity risks associated with supply chains on agribusiness Investment projects in line with IFC Performance Standard 6 (PS6), as needed.
2. To share resources and networks that may enable IFCs clients to more effectively implement PS6 requirements related to supply chains.

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eC2: Technical assistance for the development of non-revenue water reduction plan for the water and sewerage utility of the State of Pernambuco (Compesa)

Deadline: 26-Oct-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

Scope of work – Module 1: Support in the preparation of a NRW Corporate Strategy;
– Module 2: Support in establishing a reliable database and baseline in terms of NRW, including consolidating the operational, commercial and business units diagnostics, as well as hydraulic simulations and water balances; – Module 3: Support in the preparation of a NRW management plan (strategic, tactical and operational levels), as well as of a corresponding staff training plan; – Module 4: Support in the design of a NRW Control Program for the Recife Metropolitan Region, over the course of the next 10 years, including the use of performance-based contracts and innovative/smart technologies and approaches;
– Module 5: Delivery of a Staff Training program based on the results of activities undertaken under Module 3.

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eC2: Promoting in-depth Cleaner Production in the Textile Sector in Bangladesh

Deadline:  22-Oct-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
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The purpose of this assignment is to conduct in-depth cleaner production assessments in 15 factories, located in Dhaka and Chittagong of Bangladesh and provide implementation support for 6 months. PaCT is hence looking for an international consulting firm that has a local presence in Bangladesh or to conduct the assignment. Interested firms may also associate with a local firm, with strong technical competencies.

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eC2:  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -Improving Urban Resilience of Coastal Cities in the Caribbean through Resilient Infrastructure and Urban Planning

Deadline:   21-Oct-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) blog-in-benin-can-resilient-investment-solutions-save-a-battered-coast-780x439

The objective is to provide professional expertise to develop a comprehensive urban resilience plan for the select coastal cities in Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, which aims to,
1.Study approaches for improving urban infrastructure planning to achieve resilience goals in coastal cities for the sustainable concurrence of the urban space with natural environment;
2.Help urban practitioners better understand the integration of green with existing grey infrastructure and contextually inform cities planning strategies; and
3.Forge an urban vision to identify infrastructure need and investment opportunities for the cities in the selected coastal areas.
Scope of Work: As part of the EU-GFDRR/WB Regional Resilience Program for LAC, the project will focus on carrying out diagnostic work related to urban resilience in selected coastal cities in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The main obj. is to develop an integrated vision for building resilience and sustainability into infrastructure.

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eC2:  Study on Energy Efficient Cold Storage in Agriculture in Rwanda

Deadline: 27-Oct-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) agriculture-youth

The World Bank is seeking expressions of interest from consulting firms or organizations (including consortiums) to undertake a study on how to mainstream energy efficient cold storage along agri-food chains in Rwanda. Specific activities include: (1) conduct a diagnostic of the cold storage sector in the agri-food chain in Rwanda, by mapping stakeholders, examining operations and maintenance of cold storage equipment and facilities, assessing demand, identifying barriers to uptake, and developing suggestions of sustainable business models; and (2) conduct a stocktaking of international best practices in efficient cold storage along the agri-food chain that could be applied to Rwanda. The consultant should have strong knowledge of agriculture and energy-efficient cold storage technologies (ideally with local knowledge in Rwanda) and demonstrated experience conducting similar studies in Africa. A strong local presence or partnerships with companies/individuals in Rwanda is required.

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eC2:  DGM and REDD+ GENDER STUDY

Deadline: 08-Oct-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)rw_gender_ag_blog

The objective of this contract is to gather evidence on how DGM projects provided meaningful benefits to women in the key gender (in)equality domains of economic opportunities, access to and control over productive assets, voice, and agency. The contract will also collect evidence on how DGM empowered women during the intervention process. A selected firm is expected to conduct a study and produce a report which will be based on the research findings, as described below.

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