WASHINGTON, April 26, 2022—The war in Ukraine has dealt a major shock to commodity markets, altering global patterns of trade, production, and consumption in ways that will keep prices at historically high levels through the end of 2024, according to the World Bank’s latest Commodity Markets Outlook report.
Butunless they get all children and young people back to school, keep them in class, and recover the central elements of learning, this generation could lose twice or three times that amount in earning losses.
The first impact was the millions of lives lost due to the disease caused by the COVID 19 virus. The second was the human suffering caused by job instability and poverty. The third is on children and youth who should have been in school but were told to stay at home.
Deadline: 18-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The DRFIP is undertaking a four-year DRF Analytics Project to improve the understanding and to increase the capacity of governments to take informed decisions on DRF based on sound financial analysis. The objective of the project will be achieved through four outcomes:
i. Governments understand their financial risk related to natural disasters;
ii. Governments employ efficient financial/actuarial analysis, such as cost-benefit analyses, in the development of DRF strategies;
iii. Improved financial capacity to meet financial needs immediately following natural disasters; and
iv. Increased capacity in Governments to monitor and evaluate DRF strategies. Under this project a suite of interactive DRF quantitative tools will be developed which can be adapted and applied to support capacity building and decision making in countries.
Deadline: 19-Aug-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this consultancy is to procure an Open Data portal for Honduras Open Data Initiative. The Open Data portal will facilitate publication and interaction of various datasets across levels of government, as well as cultivate a strong Open Data Community in Honduras.
Deadline: 22-Dec-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank is assisting Local Government Authorities in Tanzania to implement a number of investments through PPP, in particular those projects that would not require any public funding (aside from land contributions) and might generate new sources of revenues for the LGAs.
As part of the project preparation, the Word Bank is seeking a firm to undertake studies that will assess the viability of the projects in light of the economic, legal, financial, market, socio/environmental, affordability and value for money factors. The studies will allow the LGAs to determine the projects viability, whether they should pursue a PPP solution for the selected facilities, and what form of PPP should be developed. The Local Government Authorities will be the Contracting Authority (CA) for the PPP projects.
A Greener Path to Competitiveness: Policies for Climate Action in Industries and Products
- Industries play a considerable role in tackling climate change.
- Although the benefits of decarbonizing industry are well understood, the business case is not always clear.
- With the right strategies and policies in place, businesses can remain competitive while implementing climate-friendly production methods.