eC2: Market Assessment of the Temperature-Controlled Logistics (TCL) in Thailand

Deadline: 10-Aug-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)logistics_management_information_system_sarah_farhat

This Assignment is a market study for TCL services sector in Thailand. TCL services would include transportation/storage/distribution, together with other value-added services, of food/perishable products in a temperature-controlled environment.

The main objectives of the Assignment are to:
i. determine the existing and future demand and supply for TCL services along the entire value chain for several sub sectors requiring such services such as agribusiness, supermarkets, dairy, meats, quick foods, seafood, pharmaceuticals etc. and the extent of inhouse versus independent TCL service providers (3PL players) in this space
ii. carry out a comprehensive analysis of the margin structure and economics of the value chain
iii. determine the key constraints and growth drivers for these services as well as for increased outsourcing of such services to 3PL players, and
iv. recommend strategies which could be followed for establishing a new TCL service operation in Thailand, especially private sector involvement and help IFC identify leading operators in this space, that may be candidates for potential financing to support their growth plans.

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eC2: Offshore Wind Financing for Emerging Markets

Deadline: 03-Aug-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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The objective of this assignment is to assist IFC staff (primarily investment, credit and management) in understanding: 1) differences between offshore wind and onshore solar/wind/hydro projects in terms of risks, challenges, contractual structures, studies and financing structures, and; 2) potential project financing structures for offshore wind in emerging markets and how IFC can best mitigate any associated risks. Note that the analysis of current projects will focus on fixed foundation rather than floating or intertidal/nearshore projects. The analysis of future projects will consider floating, although to a lesser extent than fixed.

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IFC TechEmerge Sustainable Cooling in Latin American Cities program

We are very pleased to inform you that today we launched an International Call for logo_ifcInnovation under the IFC TechEmerge Sustainable Cooling in Latin American Cities program.

Companies interested in joining the TechEmerge Sustainable Cooling program can apply from now until September 18, 2020.

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eC2: Short Term Consultant: Blue Economy – Industry Specialist

Deadline: 03-Aug-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) blue_recovery_world_bank_environment

IFC is seeking an experienced Short-Term Consultant (STC) specialized in blue economy and bilingual in English and Mandarin, to support the development and implementation of a successful Blue Finance Pilot for IFC. This assignment is estimated to require a maximum of thirty (30) working days and a maximum of 3 trips, from the period from August 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. The contract might be further extended depending on business need and performance. The STC will work with a multi-disciplinary team led by the Project Leader in Beijing. The STC will be based in Beijing, with some domestic travels together with IFC team.

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NL Success: IFC TechEmerge East-Africa

We are excited to announce 3 Dutch Companies are shortlisted for the IFC TechEmerge Health East-Africa: Qtracer, CarePay and SwyMed.index

53 tech companies from 20 countries that have been selected to attend the virtual TechEmerge Health East Africa Innovation Summit (date to be confirmed; possibly Aug/Sept. 2020).

In total, over 415 tech companies from 50 countries applied to the TechEmerge Health East Africa program. Applications went through a competitive evaluation process supported by a global network of  ~30 independent expert advisors. 53 tech companies across multiple categories were identified to have market-relevant solutions that may meet the needs of participating East Africa healthcare providers (“Providers”). There are ~25 leading Providers in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia participating in the program, serving over 6.5 million patients across 285+ facilities, with 2,850 beds.

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eC2:Dairy sector development consultant

Deadline: 06-Jul-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) cow-pasture-animal-almabtrieb.jpg

IFC is seeking a consultant to support its program on the development of the Ukrainian dairy sector through advisory support to more than 140 dairy farms on improving their dairy farm management practices and through implementing educational programs aimed at improving farmers` awareness about the best dairy farming practices and systems as well as at building up the capacity of more than 5,000 dairy farm specialists through technical and practical trainings between August 2020 and December 2022.

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TechEmerge Resilience India

Although India has made remarkable progress in saving lives through proactive disaster preparedness and risk reduction, the country is also looking at building greater resilience of its communities and infrastructure to extreme events.

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Through consultations with interested government partners, five thematic key challenges have been identified. We are looking for disruptive technology solutions in the following areas:

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eC2: TECHNICAL CONSULTANT FOR IFC GLOBAL COVID-19 RESPONSE PROGRAM

Deadline: 08-Jun-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)TCard COVID stat

The program will consist of multiple projects with individual national or provincial governments in South Asia. IFC will provide capacity building support and advice to governments to effectively engage private sector in areas such as enhancing COVID-19 testing services, increasing availability of critical care and other type of hospital beds and isolation facilities to treat COVID-19 patients, etc. The support will be in the form of developing thought documents, recommending private sector engagement models, drafting model contracts and procurement agreements and short-term contracts, developing technical specifications. This is for a Technical consultant for the project. The technical consultant will provide technical and clinical advise and inputs to IFC for the program.

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eC2: Technical Consultant – Scaling Wind PPP

Deadline:  19-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC Advisory is looking to appoint an international firm as a technical consultant to replicate the Scaling Solar model through a new Scaling Wind product which further simplifies the technical requirements while still ensuring the highest quality of the resulting windfarms. IFC Advisory is seeking a Consultant (or consortium of Consultants) to adapt the technical requirements of the Scaling Solar documentation for wind. A parallel assignment is underway to modify the legal documents and it is expected that the present technical work will intersect with that effort.

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eC2: IFC Upstream Regional Workshops: Idea Development Sessions for the Ukraine

Deadline: 12-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

IFC is searching for a consultant that will support its Ukraine Country Leadership team in the design, preparation and facilitation of an idea development workshop to help accelerate its Upstream pipeline development efforts creating, refining and planning new opportunities in the Ukraine.

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