eC2:CGAP Digital Finance Frontiers Pilots Mobile education

Deadline: 03-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Mobile in Africa

Vendor at Makola Market, Accra, Ghana.

The selected Firm will carry out a pilot, in partnership with a financial service provider, to test the predictability of a credit score based on performance and engagement with mobile learning content. The selected Firm shall be ready to test a product or service in Sub-Saharan Africa within six months. The project should be fully digital, or have a significant digital component and lessons learned will be shared.

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eC2: South African CCS Capacity Building Plan for the South African National Energy Development Institute

Deadline: 30-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) India Energy

The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) has been mandated by the South African Government and parties to the South African Centre for Carbon Capture & Storage Research Agreement (SACCCS) to investigate the potential for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in South Africa through the implementation of the South Africa CCS Roadmap (Roadmap). The Roadmap comprises five key milestones and SANEDIs role in the Roadma.

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eC2: IT Framework Tender

The World Bank just released a Request for Expression Of Interest (REOI) to indexpre-qualify suppliers interested in participating on a follow on solicitation to award contracts for the provision of IT Implementation, Development and Support Services that encompasses the three broad components as specified above.

Details: Notice to Business Opportunity for IT Services for the World Bank

Tender: If you are interested in obtaining more information, you must click in the link provided below: https://wbgetenderingext.worldbank.org/wbget/index.html

Please note that you must register in the eTendering system to be able to obtain access to the documentation.

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eC2:Sustainable Community Engagement for Public Private Partnerships

Deadline: 26-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

The objective of these terms of reference is to formulate a model community engagement framework for local government (LGA) PPP in Tanzania, provide provisions for the Model LGA PPP Agreement ( PPPA) to implement this model framework and provide a module for the draft LGA PPP operating guidelines for the practical application of community engagement and in particular this framework to PPP projects in Tanzania. The framework will be based on global best practices adopted in community engaged PPPs and will embody the lessons learned from different country engagements (both successful and failed), for example the World Banks citizen engagement for smart cities program and IFC’s stakeholder engagement: a good practice handbook for doing business in emerging markets.

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eC2:Framework for Deployment of Solar-Energy Storage Solutions

Deadline: 23-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) scaling+solar+main+banner

The chosen consultant (or consortium of consultants) must have suitable experience with the technology (e.g. storage technology, global industry standards), markets (industry leading technology suppliers, market trends) and tendering processes (e.g. development of bid documents, management of competitive tenders, and understanding of bankability requirements). They should also have a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly to non-technical audience. People with prior experience of working in reputed national and/or international energy storage companies, especially on implementation of grid-connected energy storage solutions, would be given preference. The team with domestic/regional experience to spend significant time in field, backed by team with international experience in energy storage firms for quality assurance and as an advisory panel. Any changes to the proposed team members during actual execution of the assignment shall not be permitted (barring exceptional circumstances if justifiable). The short-listed consulting firms are encouraged to propose names of actual execution team against proposed positions

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eC2:Carbon Pricing Simulation Tool Phase 1 (PMR Policy Analysis Work Program)

Deadline: 21-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)carbon pricing

The objective is to develop Carbon Pricing Simulation Tool (CPST) to support policy makers in modeling GHG emissions and economic impacts of carbon pricing instruments (such as carbon taxes, emission trading schemes, and carbon markets), as part of NDCs and against the backdrop of international climate policy scenarios. The CPST will help analyze the role of carbon pricing alongside other actions.

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eC2:Vietnam Electricity Corporate Strategy Advisory Services

Deadline: 19-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) India Energy

Stage I: Diagnostic Analysis: In stage I the advisory services will support EVN in: (a) reviewing and updating its corporate vision and mission statements; (b) analyzing recent business trends and the impacts on EVNs financial performance of its operating environment (including legal and regulatory framework), internal resources, and core competencies; (c) clarifying and documenting long-term strategic goals. Upon completion of these three tasks a First Senior Management retreat (senior EVN executives and Board of Management) will be held to debate and confirm corporate agreement to the proposed long term strategic objectives. In Stage II: Preparation of Corporate Strategy and Implementation Plan, the management consultant will help EVN to prepare detailed action plans for: (a) the achievement of EVNs long-term corporate goals; and (b)implementation and monitoring of the strategy, including the linkage of the strategy to EVN’s corporate and annual budgeting process.

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eC2:Strengthening Sub-national Government Capacity to Promote Economic Empowerment and Prevent Violence Against Women

Deadline: 26-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

The project to which this consultancy is linked to aims to strengthen the capacity of sub-national governments in Piaui, Brazil, particularly the State Coordination for Women Policies (CEPM) and the newly created municipal Organizations of Policies for Women (OPMs), to design, implement and evaluate policies aimed at (i) increasing women empowerment and agency and (ii) preventing violence against women. In order to achieve those objectives, the project is divided into three main components: (i) Development of a toolkit of evidence-based policies to prevent violence against women; (ii) Capacity building activities; and (iii) Dissemination.

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eC2: Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management in the Trishuli River Basin

Deadline: 19-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The Project aims to facilitate collaborative assessment, monitoring and management of cumulative impacts via the participatory development and implementation of a Trishuli Basin Co-Management Platform (TCMP). The TCMP would be led by a team comprising the IFC, private sector HPP developers and the Government of Nepal – in permanent consultation with potentially affected communities, CSOs, NGOs and other relevant stakeholders. The TCMP is expected to significantly enhance governance in the Trishuli Basin and make planning and development of future HPPs and associated infrastructure more sustainable, efficient and transparent. The TCMP will support the mitigation of potential cumulative environmental and social impacts resulting from multiple or successive developments.
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eC2: Geospatial Poverty Analysis

Deadline: 14-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC is looking for Consultant(s) that will combine remote sensing data and satellite imagery data with CDR/mobile phone data to develop computational models for poverty mapping and welfare estimation in small areas and at the household level. The assignment will start with exploring poverty mapping and welfare estimation with big data sets of mobile phone data (call detail records and mobile money transactions) in Uganda; followed by replication in another country context, possibly Ghana. Analysis will also incorporate survey data, where applicable, including household surveys conducted through other research activities

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