eC2: Technical Assistance and Advice on Information Management in solid waste management in Gaza.

Deadline: 05-Jun-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The scope of work is anticipated to include the following: (i) Needs assessment of the JSC-KRM to validate the needs of the system; (ii) Review of options for IT equipment and hardware through carrying out of a comprehensive review of available technologies and recommending hardware requirements which will be subsequently purchased by the JSC.(iii) Program and establish data collection protocol for testing and adoption by JSC technical staff; (iv) Provide advice for cost estimation and human resource capacity for delivery control; (v) processing procedures/guidelines for IT operation and maintenance; (vi) Providing training and employment and encouraging innovation in the Gaza IT sector through execution of the above tasks.

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New World Bank Assistrance Strategy Palestinian territories approved

On Thursday, October 30, the World Bank Group endorsed a new assistance strategy for the Palestinian territories. The new strategy focuses on supporting state building through service delivery and job creation.

“The Strategy will balance short-term stabilization and Gaza reconstruction activities with operations and analysis that promote sustainable growth,” said Inger Andersen, World Bank Regional Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa, who just returned from the Palestinian territories. “We are keen on developing longer-term opportunities to unleash the Palestinian entrepreneurial spirit, engine for growth with social justice,” continued Andersen.

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