Deadline: 20-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Water supply and sanitation subsector is among the focus areas that the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has considered among the pro poor sectors. With this understanding the World Bank is extending its support through different interventions. The World Bank Group is supporting the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to achieve its national targets set under GTP II through availing resources to different sectors and sub sectors.
One of the major interventions of the World Bank is the support extended to improve the services delivery in Addis Ababa and 22 secondary towns under the Second Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project (SUWSSP). Implementation of the project is an opportunity to improve sanitation services delivery and water supply in Addis Ababa and in the secondary and regional towns. This project is a logical continuation of the Ethiopian Urban Water Supply and Sanitation project which was closed in December 2017. Unlike the prior projects the SUWSSP has a wider perspective of reaching different segment of the community by adopting City Wide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS) approach. The model provides opportunity to start with understanding the context, planning for cost effective solution, and consultation with end users. Except Addis Ababa, all project beneficiary towns had limited experience of delivering sanitation focused project and their current staffing for sanitation is also limited.
The SUWSSP has three major components (i) Addis Ababa sanitation and operational efficiency improvement, (ii) Secondary cities and towns sanitation, water supply, and operational efficiency improvement, and (iii) Program management (Federal and regional level). The first two components further divided into three sub-components focusing on sanitation services improvement, water utilities performance improvement and utility modernization and institutional capacity strengthening.
Deadline: 14-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: The main objectives of this consultancy assignment are to (1) conduct a review on the design and operation of early warning systems operating in Ethiopia which are used to trigger and inform food and cash support to drought affected households; (2) advise on improved protocols and monitoring systems and tools for alert triggering; and (3) provide concrete options for the design of an enhanced and scalable social safety net system based on early warning information.
Deadline: 26-Nov-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this analytical work is to assess the positive and negative impacts of increasing OHS standards. Tasks are expected to include:
1. Economic analysis of the direct and indirect costs associated with accidents in the workplace and occupational diseases. The costs associate4d with workplace accidents and illness must be balanced against the expenses associated with improving OHS standards. The analysis would provide two outputs: an estimate of the cost to Ethiopia of the current level of fatal and serious injury accidents, and an indication of optimal levels of OHS expenditure.
2. Assessment of the consequences of a do-nothing scenario in which no additional actions are taken to strengthen OHS.
3. Estimation of the costs and benefits of alternative institutional structures to administer OHS.
4. Consultation with private investors to determine the potential impacts of enforcing compliance with recognized international OHS standards.
Deadline: 03-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The main objectives of this consultancy assignment are to (1) conduct a review on the design and operation of early warning systems operating in Ethiopia which are used to trigger and inform food and cash support to drought affected households; (2) advise on improved protocols and monitoring systems and tools for alert triggering; and (3) provide concrete options for the design of an enhanced and scalable social safety net system based on early warning information.
Deadline: 22-Nov-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this analytical work is to assist government to identify processes and procedures to effectively regulate health and safety on construction sites and in other selected high risk sectors. Tasks are expected to include the review of the institutional roles and responsibilities and assess the impacts of the current OHS situation. The results of the assessment will be used to prepare by a coordinated programme of actions on: i) institutional roles and responsibilities; ii) data collection and reporting, and iii) building capacity of the public and private sectors. The consultant will be required to support the implementation of priority tasks.
Deadline: 18-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Assignment Description: IFC is seeking a consulting firm in: (i) improving the regulatory and administrative framework for the management of environmental risks in the selected sectors in a way that will enhance the competitiveness of the industries; (ii) strengthening waste management systems including exploring opportunities for recycling and reuse; (iii) explore and develop opportunities for efficient use of resources; and (iv) build institutional capacity to implement, manage and regulate environmental sustainability systems (aligning with Eco-Industrial Park Framework).
Deadline: 11-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Assignment Description: The WB research team is seeking to contract a survey firm that will carry out an initial data collection exercise that will form part of the impact evaluation. This initial data collection will comprise a listing of all households in a selected subset of kebeles this will serve as a sampling frame for future data collection activities in the study. The listing will collect basic information on household characteristics and will include approximately 12,000 households. Each household interview is expected to last 30-45 minutes.
Deadline: 23-Aug-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Assignment Description: The objective of this Consultancy is to conduct a diagnostic of existing inclusive education resource centers in cluster centre mainstream schools of Ethiopia. The specific objectives of this Consultancy include the following: Make a diagnostic of existing IERCs and identify cost-effective, scalable and sustainable options for transformation of cluster center schools into inclusive education resource centers; Based on the findings, map out implementation plan for scale-up of IERCs under Ethiopia General Education Quality Improvement Program for Equity [i.e. creation of 700 IERCs in cluster center mainstream schools which are to serve about 3,400 mainstream schools in the clusters]; Design M&E arrangements to help track investments and assess performance of resource centers in relation to provision of inclusive education in mainstream schools.
Deadline: 23-Aug-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The proposed study will (a) determine the cost of electricity service in Ethiopia and the revenue requirement of the electric utilities during 2018-2030; and (b) analyze the current electricity tariff structure and propose options for tariff optimization.
Deadline: 12-Jun-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
There exist horizontal (inter-regional, intra-regional and inter-woreda) and vertical (income distribution) disparities in human development outcomes. Ethiopia is impacted by droughts which have the potential to undermine the development gains the country has made if not anticipated and responded to. Furthermore, Ethiopia is deeply affected by forced displacement and the country is hosting the second-largest refugee population in Africa with most refugees hosted along Ethiopia’s borders with the majority of the refugee camps situated in the lowlands where the implications of long-term refugee hosting have been felt most acutely. The increasing number and extent of droughts, coupled with the remaining challenges to ensure access to services for the most vulnerable, highlights the need to examine Ethiopia’s service delivery modalities and financing systems with a view to plan and prepare for chronic crisis adapting delivery to maximize investments in human development and to improve systems to respond to crises and ensure hard won development gains are not lost.