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.
Deadline: 04-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank is seeking a firm to prepare and undertake baseline data collection for a long-term impact evaluation survey in Niger. The survey is a large-scale and complex survey. The sample will include approximately 3,500 households. The instruments will include a household survey that will be provided by the World Bank team and will include anthropometrics measurement of children under 5 years of age and water quality testing.
Baseline data is expected to be collected in approximately 150 villages in Dosso, Maradi, Zinder, Tillaberi and Tahoua. The data collection is expected to take place in late February/ early March 2017.
Deadline: 05-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank Group is seeking a firm to carry out data entry for a household/youth census in select communities in Honduras. Data collection is expected to take 5 weeks, with 256 census being collected per day. The census will be administered in communities in three municipalities with an estimated total of 5,000 households. The population eligible to complete the full census will be youths aged 15-25, and there are an estimated 4,790 eligible youths in the target communities. The length of the census instrument will depend on the number of eligible youths in each household. There will be multiple versions of the census. The firm will be expected to deliver a daily random sample of data collected and to deliver the full dataset within three weeks of data collection. Tasks under this assignment can be performed from the firm’s preferred location(s)
Deadline: 13-May-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Assessment of the Impact of IFC Investments in the Development of Oil and Gas Sector of Ghana.This project aims to assess the jobs and GDP impact of IFC projects in oil and gas sector in Ghana. The project is funded by Lets Works funding window that aims to generate new methods and approaches to measure, understand, and strengthen the creation of more, better, and more inclusive jobs.
Deadline: 04-Mar-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Texting for Nutrition is an innovative intervention that uses mobile technology to disseminate tailored messages to promote good nutrition practices among parents in rural and urban mostly poor households in Chimborazo, Ecuador. Caregivers of children between the ages of 0-3 registered for the program in the last quarter of 2014. Throughout 2015, registered caregivers received text messages sharing new information and encouraging behavior change along several key areas.
The Texting for Nutrition project is currently on-going and set to conclude in March 2016. The impact evaluation will estimate the effects of the Texting for Nutrition program on (i) knowledge of good health and nutrition practices, (ii) influencing parental behavior (iii) social customs & descriptive norms towards health/nutrition practices for their children and (iv) the nutritional status of the children.
Deadline: 09-Nov-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank (DIME Unit) seeks a firm to carry out data collection in primary health facilities and with health workers across all of Nigerias states and the FCT. This data collection will support the impact evaluations of the SURE-P Maternal and Child Health Project and the Quality Improvement and Clinical Governance Initiative.