eC2: Study to determine pro-poor urban transport interventions in Greater Monrovia

Deadline: 02-Apr-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

KUTEI (Kabul Urban Transport Effciency Improvment)

The main objective of this study is to carry out a study of supply and demand of urban transport in Monrovia, develop urban accessibility analysis, identify priority investments to meet the growing mobility demand (with a focus in poor population and vulnerable groups) and develop the concept and estimated budget for priority interventions. The study will also assess ways to enhance private sector participation in the provision of bus services. The study comprises the following activities: (i) Diagnostic of Greater Monrovias current urban mobility supply and estimation of future transport demand; (ii) Accessibility analysis to social and economic opportunities; (iii) Demand/Supply analysis; (iv)Identification of priority urban mobility investments; (v) Definition of concept and estimated cost of priority urban mobility investments; and (vi) Identification of private sector opportunities in priority investments.

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After Ebola, Liberia’s Health System on Path to Recovery

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  • More medical training and equipment mean Liberia’s medical services have improved since the 2014 Ebola outbreak killed over 4,800 people in the country
  • As a result, triage and isolation facilities in a hospital in Sinoe county helped contain a meningococcal outbreak in May 2017
  • The World Bank is one of a number of donors focusing on building up Liberia’s capacity to respond to future pandemics

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eC2:Baseline Survey for GAFSP Liberia -SAPEC Impact Evaluation.

Deadline: 12-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Survey

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.

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eC2:Early Learning Partnership (ELP) Systems Research

The project below is divided into 4 tenders, the descriptions and requirements are the same but the country of execution is different.

Deadline: 27-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

The goals of the ELP Systems Research program are (1) to provide policymakers in a set of focus countries with actionable information to help guide the delivery of quality, equitable early learning at scale; and (2) to build the international evidence base in the emerging field of systems research in early childhood education. Funding is available for one research team for each of the following focus countries/regions: Ethiopia; Liberia; the province of Punjab, Pakistan; and Tanzania. An additional focus country may be added at a later time depending on the availability of funds.

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National Multi-Tier framework Energy Access Household Energy Survey

Deadline:  22-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The short-listing criteria will be based on:Survey
1. Experience in household surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa, and specific experience in Liberia
2. Experience in the energy and other infrastructure sectors (e.g. water and sanitation).
3. In-depth understanding of the energy access sector and its socio-economic dimensions;
4. Strong technical skills in qualitative/quantitative research and data analysis;
5. Proven skill in using CAPI-tablet based data collection
6. Cultural awareness in dealing with local communities, and interacting with government and local authorities;
7. Excellent writing and analytical and presentation skills in Englis

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eConsultant2: Energy Access Household Survey in Liberia

Deadline: 18-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The World Bank-ESMAP team is launching the first Global Energy Access Household AfricaSurveys in access deficit countries to set a baseline to track progress towards Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) goal and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 7 on access to affordable, reliable and sustainable modern energy by 2030.

A reputed firm with extensive experience in household surveys is sought to conduct the baseline survey on energy access and forecast of electricity demand in Liberia using the multi-tier framework approach to track progress towards SDG7 and SE4ALL goal. The survey will be nationally representative and administered to both urban and rural localities. The firm will work with the World Bank-ESMAP to pre-test, finalize and implement the survey. Data collection should be carefully monitored to ensure high quality information. After completing the fieldwork, the firm will deliver the final dataset and summary report to the World Bank-ESMAP. Additional details on the scope of work will be available in the Terms of Reference (TOR).

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eConsultant2: Design Review for a Phased Rehabilitation & Extension of Monrovias Sewerage System

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

This consultancy has three main objectives: (a) Update the information about the current waterpiped sewerage system and treatment plant of Monrovia (Liberia), in particular carry out a customer enumeration, compile a map of the existing system as well as estimate the demand and willingness to pay for piped sewerage; (b) Assess the technical options and associated costs for a rehabilitation of Monrovias piped sewerage system, and its phased extension to priority areas, recommending a technical solution;(c) For the recommended approach, prepare a detailed design and costing, including draft safeguard and tender documents, for Phase 1 i.e. the rehabilitation of the existing system and important minor extensions up to a budget of US$ 20m.

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eConsultant2:Feasibility Design Review for a Phased Rehabilitation & Extension of Monrovias Sewerage System

Deadline: 02-Mar-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

This consultancy will have three main objectives:

(a) Update the information about the current piped sewerage system and treatment plant, waste water treamentas well as estimate the demand and willingness to pay for piped sewerage in Monrovia;

(b)Carry out an engineering assessment of the technical options and associated costs for a phased rehabilitation and extension of Monrovias piped sewerage system, and recommend an approach;

(c) For the recommended approach, prepare a detailed design and costing including draft safeguard and tender documentation;

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eConsultant2: National Diagnostic Center in Liberia, PPP Project

Deadline: 20-Jan-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Ministry of Health of Liberia (MoH) is aiming at improving its laboratory and imaging PPPsservices at the JFK Medical Center (JFK) through private sector participation. As its request, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is advising MoH to develop this health projects as a Public Private Partnership (PPP). The objective of this project is to improve public laboratory and imaging services in Monrovia by attracting one or several PPP partners to structure and operate the National Diagnostic Center as a Finance, Build, Design, Equip Operate and Transfer PPP.

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Households Begin Returning To Work in Liberia as Ebola Crisis Wanes

Press release published on the World Bank website.

WASHINGTON, February 24, 2015— Nearly 20 percent of the Liberians who had stopped working since the Ebola crisis have returned to work in the last month, according to the World Bank Group’s most recent round of cell-phone surveys, signaling both important progress and the magnitude of the challenge ahead.

This improvement, an encouraging sign of a shift toward economic normalization, was mainly driven by a large increase in wage work in urban areas. A substantial percentage of those working pre-crisis remain out of work, however; those in self-employment continue to be the hardest hit by the Ebola crisis, pointing to a lack of working capital and a lack of customers as the main barriers to their operation.

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