The preparation of a new IBRD project: Sustainable Fisheries Development Project (SFDP) is underway. One of the key objectives of SFDP is to help achieve sustainable intensification of aquaculture (shrimp aquaculture/mariculture) to overcome sectoral challenges, such as limited application of good aquaculture practice (GAP), disease outbreaks and low productivity. In this context, the objective of the consultancy is to provide recommendations for enhancing sustainability of Vietnams aquaculture industry under SFDP and beyond, focusing on the following four priority areas: 1) Improving shrimp aquaculture value chain (facilitating adoption of advanced technology, compliance with certifications, and effective support provision to small-scale farmers); 2) Modeling the carbon/environmental footprint of different shrimp aquaculture models; 3) Conducting a SWOT analysis for mariculture species (mollusks and crustaceans); and 4) Providing inputs into governments FS of SFDP. The assignment would be conducted by a firm or a team of experts, including at a minimum: a) team leader/international aquaculture expert; and b) shrimp aquaculture value chain expert; c) environmental management expert; and d) mariculture expert.
Deadline: 01-Mar-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
1. Develop a diagnosis on damage and losses caused by natural disasters in agro-sylvo-pastoral and fisheries/aquaculture sectors of ECCAS Member States since 2010. This report should present on one hand types of damages and losses per types of natural hazards and highlight on the other hand the relative importance of products by value (export vs food security), and finally how the sectors (agriculture and fisheries/aquaculture) provided access to food and livelihoods during and after the disasters. This task will be undertaken thru a desk review and consultative interviews/ survey of the agriculture/fisheries and aquaculture and disaster risk management Focal Points of the Member States.
2. Prepare a guide on national and international existing mechanisms such as climate smart agriculture practices etc, based on good practices, to strengthen and build the livelihoods of rural populations affected by natural disasters in Member States.
3. Identify agro-sylvo-pastoral and fisheries/aquaculture sectors specific needs for hydrometeorological (Hydromet) services to build resilience and capacity to reduce the effects of natural disasters. This task will be completed by consultative interviews/ survey of the agriculture/fisheries and aquaculture focal points.
4. Based on the diagnosis, on identified mechanisms and sectoral Hydromet needs, propose recommendations for a resilient agriculture and building the livelihoods of rural populations affected by natural disasters in ECCAS region.
- With 5,600 square kilometers of coastline and an Exclusive Economic Zone that extends over more than a million square kilometers, Madagascar has substantial marine and coastal resources
- In 2018, the fishing sector accounted for almost 7% of national gross domestic product, representing 6.6% of the total exports and supported the livelihoods of 1.5 million people
- Overfishing, increase in harmful fishing practices and widespread destruction of marine habitat have contributed to the decline of many coastal fisheries across the region
Deadline: 10-Feb-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this consultancy is to identify: (1) main barriers a) for the participation of the private sector in sustainable fisheries and b) for the establishment of community private sector partnerships around sustainable fisheries; (2) advise on ways to address these barriers; and (3) present a concrete business case of return-seeking responsible investments in a specific target fishery, that incorporates the advice above, and thus informs understanding of fisheries investment risks and opportunities.
Deadline: 08-Oct-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Specifically, by time of close, the contracted organization will have:
1) Developed an investment package, a report outlining a set of well-defined investment project proposals;
2) Completed a series of analysis to validate the technical, legal, and social feasibility of the proposed investments; including estimates of the financial return from undertaking the investments, and appraisal of social and environmental impacts as well as their mitigation measures (using the World Bank’s Environmental and Social Framework);
3) Conducted concrete preparatory actions that increase the chance of success (or reduce the risks) of the proposed fishery investment package, such as capacity-building of stakeholders, strategy development, or certification audits, in preparation for the implementation of activities in the proposed investment package;
4) Have in-principle agreements with potential investors and donors to undertake the financing of the project proposals.
Deadline: 07-Dec-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice, which is a joint practice between the World Bank and International Finance Corporation (IFC), is assisting the Nouadhibou Free Zone (Mauritania) to ramp up the competitiveness of their fisheries cluster and to reduce the barriers to foreign direct investment. The deficiency in waste water treatment appears to be one of the critical infrastructure gap to be filled to switch to a more sustainable fish processing implementation.
The overall objective of this assignment is to prepare a survey the Nouadhibou Free Zone (NFZ), the beneficiary for the construction and operation of a wastewater treatment plant to treat the waste water generated from the operations of the fisheries cluster, including re-use of the treated effluent for other purposes if viable. The final deliverable, the survey report, will be used for the benefit of tendering for selection of the main Contractor to build the plant.