Deadline: 02-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The assignment will be for the implementation of a follow-up study that includes household and health facility-based surveys. The large-scale surveys will be fielded in the first quarter of 2020 in the provinces of Kwango, Kwilu, Mai-Ndombe, Haut-Katanga, Haut-Lomami, Lualaba and Tanganyika. Preparatory work will start in the third quarter of 2019. The firm will work under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigators on all aspects related the implementation of the survey. The health facility survey will be conducted in health centers and general referral hospitals. It will include facility level assessment, health worker interviews, observations of patient-provider interactions and patient exit interviews. Household surveys will be conducted in the catchment areas of each of the surveyed facilities. They will cover demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the households and behaviors related to reproductive, maternal and child health. During the household visits, the survey teams will also collect anthropometric data on women and children.
Deadline: 04-Nov-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Description: IFC is looking for an experienced evaluation firm to help conduct the baseline study of an impact evaluation of a project both IFC and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) are investing in. The operations are in Kenya and is in the agribusiness sector.
The objective of the evaluation is to assess impact on beneficiary income, yields, and food security. The intended methodology is quasi experimental design.
IFC invites firms with strong background in impact evaluations to submit expression of interest. Experience with evaluations in the agribusiness sector in Africa required.
Deadline: 18-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
IFC is seeking a firm to conduct an assessment of the economic impact of cruise tourism in Fiji. The objective of this study is to support the Government of Fiji in estimating the direct and indirect impact of cruise tourism, and to assess the investments required to support growth of the cruising sector. The results of this assessment will be used by government and industry to support further strategic development of cruise tourism and to identify opportunities to increase its positive impacts.
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: 06-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The IFC on behalf of its Renewable Energy Sector Projects in the EMENA Region is looking for the consultant, which will assist IFCs EMENA team to evaluate client projects, and support IFCs investment team, monitor the performance of client projects against IFC Performance standards and build work with IFCs EMENA team to build capacity with clients and other stakeholders as required.
Deadline: 31-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) is a forum for collective innovation and a fund to support countries to prepare and implement climate change policies in order to scale-up mitigation efforts. The PMR consists of 13 Contributing Participants, who provide financial support to the PMR Trust Fund and share their carbon pricing experience, and 19 Implementing Country Participants, who receive funding and technical support. In Thailand, the PMR supports the design of an Energy Performance Certificate scheme and prepares infrastructure such as a database and MRV system. PMR activities also include a study on the legal framework for an ETS and preparation of the Low Carbon City Program and Fund.
Deadline: 22-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The proposed program of interventions on and around Lake Victoria are expected to contribute to improve transport connectivity and sustainability. Whilst local impacts are identified and addressed in site specific ESIA, the lake ecosystem is large, complex, multi-dimensional and dynamic. Understanding the social and environmental issues thus requires comprehensive observation and management at the catchment scale in a holistic manner. Given the wider scope of the interventions on the Lake Victoria basin (both at the ports, but also with the lake itself), with knock-on or cumulative effects on the lakes overall catchment area, a strategic planning framework for the development and protection of the lake, its dependents, and associated infrastructure is critically important. This assignment is designed to support the LVBC do that. Continue reading →
Deadline: 05-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
IFC is looking for a Consultant to help assess the impact of an investment project in Uganda, financed by IFC and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program.
The project is expected to be a senior loan to a bank in Uganda focused on the micro and small market segments. The purpose of the project is to support the expansion of the banks lending program to micro enterprises owned by women and in the agriculture sector.
Deadline: 20-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The impact evaluation aims to answer the evaluation question: Does integrating HIV and SRH services reduce costs of service provision without compromising quality of patient care? The evaluation focuses on integration of HIV and SRH services at the primary health care level, district/mission, provincial and central hospital level within three different packages of service provision: integrating HIV services into 1) family planning and 2) antenatal care clinics, and 3) integrating SRH services into ART clinics.
Deadline: 12-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The selected firm will be expected to conduct surveys for 1,100-1,250 households on the list provided by DIME, which are located in 100 communities across 12 counties in Liberia. The survey will be collected electronically on tablets using a questionnaire designed by DIME. Survey respondents have been pre-selected; respondents last known location (as of December 2016) will be supplied to the selected firm.