eC2: Feasibility study for dredging options at Lake Victoria ports under varying lake levels

Deadline: 24-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The overall objective of the assignment is to identify the most economic, climate resilientd8423-lake-toba2bview and environmentally sustainable dredging levels for key ports and shipping routes on Lake Victoria. Improving transportation on Lake Victoria is key to strengthening the Tanzanian Central Corridor, and is a priority for the Governments of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. The lake plays a pivotal role in connecting land-locked countries (DRC, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi) via its shipping and railway network and is a key part of the intermodal supply chains along the Northern and Central corridor linking to Mombasa and Dar es Salaam ports. However, in recent years port infrastructure and consequently maritime operations on Lake Victoria have declined significantly.
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eC2: Kenya PPP Support Program: Preparation for Manual and PPP Pipeline Screening

Deadline: 23-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)


Preparation of Governance and Operational ManualPPPs

The objective of the activity is to hire a firm to support the GoK to prepare a governance and operating manual for the PFF. The core governance structure of the Fund and the scope of work as stated in the terms of reference, among other things, will define the services and deliverables of the consultant firm.

PPP Pipeline Screening

The objective of the activity is to hire a firm to support the GoK to screen a pipeline of potential, viable PPP projects, and deliver a series of concept notes/ material for 10 of the most promising projects.

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eC2: Preparation of a Kenya Electricity Sector Investment Prospectus for 2017-2020

Deadline: 16-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum in Kenya is mandated to develop and promote esmapenergy technologies in the country. The mission of the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum is to facilitate provision of clean, sustainable, affordable, competitive, reliable and secure energy services for national development while protecting the environment. The Ministry’s vision is to promote equitable access to quality energy services at least cost while protecting the environment.

The overall objective of this consultancy is to facilitate the development and publication of Kenya’s electricity sector investment plan for the period 2017-2020, to meet the stated goals and objectives on energy provision, as well as adhere to international best practice.

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Deadline: 06-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The activity aims to enhance climate resilience of the Kenya’s national road networkpicathrough:

  • Conducting vulnerability assessment of priority national road corridors;
  • Development of Guidelines for the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment;
  • Development of Guidelines for Climate Resilience Audit of road engineering designs;
  • Pilot climate resilience audit of a road engineering design.

The duration of the assignment is about 6 months.

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eC2:Market Test of Clean Cookstoves in Turkana County

Deadline: 27-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)cookstoves

The objective of this assignment is to carry out a field-based Market Test of Clean Cookstoves in Turkana County to gather information on the efficiency and fuel savings; consumer preferences; and durability under actual use of a set of 5 to 6 short-listed stoves. The results will help understand (a) the value proposition stove models present to households, including the price consumers are prepared to pay as indication of stove desirability and (b) durability and performance of shortlisted stoves in actual use.

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Kenya’s tropical climate and volcanic red soil make it an ideal place to cultivate tea. That’s why, for over a century, tea has been a major cash crop and the leading foreign exchange earner for the country.impact_6dcdsexp_logo1

Investments in new technology can’t make Kenyan tea any tastier, but they can help boost production and farmers’ earnings—and these are the goals of a recent IFC investment to finance small hydropower plants along rivers close to growing areas.

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eC2: Capacity Need Assessment for Improving Statistics for Sustainable Agriculture in Kenya and Uganda

Deadline: 13-Dec-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)mozambique_cad-productions_-j_capela_resizednew
The objective of the assignment is to assess the capacity and infrastructure needs for improving the production quality and dissemination of agricultural statistics to inform policy makers and the private sector for agricultural transformation in Kenya.

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eC2: Cotton-Apparel Value Chain in Kenya

Deadline: 14-Nov-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

The consultant will work to look in depth at the cotton-apparel value chain to identify potential obstacles to greater growth. Depending on the location of the main economic activities throughout the value chain, the analysis may focus on specific geographic areas. The selected consultants will be expected to carry out a detailed mapping of the actors in the different links of the value chains. The instruments to be administered by the firm will further cover firm dynamics; costs, productivity, and jobs (scale and skills demanded); and barriers to competitiveness, value chain deepening, and job creation at each stage. In addition, the instruments will cover cross-cutting issues such as the costs of trade, as well as labor market rigidity and costs, and education and skills.
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Climate-Smart Poultry Farming Brings Prosperity to Kenya’s Smallholders


  • The Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agribusiness Project supports smallholder farmers through new technologies, improved market access and climate-smart agriculture approaches.
  • More than 75% of Kenyans make a living in agriculture.
  • Poultry is recognized for being among the “greenest” meats, using up less resources and emitting less greenhouse gases than larger livestock.

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eC2: Climate Technology Business Model Diffusion in Kenya and South Africa

Deadline: 15-Sep-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The infoDevs Climate Technology Program (CTP) is seeking expressions of interests (EOIs) scaling+solar+main+bannerfrom individual firms or consortia that specialize in identifying, investigating, and facilitating business model diffusion in emerging markets. The core goal of the assignment is to facilitate identification, market validation and adoption of 2-3 business models in the renewable energy sector through the facilitation of uptake by existing companies in Kenya and South Africa. Throughout the piloting process, CTP aims to generate concrete lessons learned and insights that will be applied by public or private institutions to do further business model diffusion pilots or to scale up validated pilots. This assignment will include activities to be designed and implemented over a 12-18 month period.
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