eC2: GAFSP Private Sector Window Madagascar Impact Evaluation – Baseline

Deadline: 03-Sep-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)TF - GAFSP

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 operation is in Madagascar 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.

IMPORTANT, please note: EOI should be submitted in one document per firm and not exceeding 40 pages total including all annexes and CVs.

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eC2: Madagascar Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan

Deadline: 31-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Ethiopia-Road-Construction

The objective of the proposed study
The objective of the activity is to support the Ministry of Transport in the definition and the adoption of a Multidimensional Road safety strategy that is consistent with international standards and best practices. This will include a plan of action for the implementation of the strategy. The proposed activity will provide the necessary framework to arrest the road fatality rise and to reduce the economic costs of accidents in Madagascar.

Scope of Services
The Services to be provided by the Consultant would primarily focus on the Road Safety activity

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eC2: Energy Access Household Survey in Madagascar

esmapDeadline: 14-Jun-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The World Bank-ESMAP team is launching the first Global Energy Access Household Surveys 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 local firm with extensive experience in household surveys is sought to conduct the baseline survey on energy access using the multi-tier framework approach to track progress towards SDG7 . 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.

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eC2: Firm consultancy for Strengthening of the PPP framework in Madagascar

Deadline: 19-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The ultimate objective of this activity is to improve the legislative, institutional, financial and technical framework to enable private investment and accelerate the PPP program in Madagascar. By strengthening the PPP framework, the support will put in place the foundation for Madagascar to more effectively develop and realize the benefits of PPPs. This support will include building institutions capacity and increasing political buy-in and ownership by strengthening the political, legal, and regulatory frameworks, managing associated risks, and enhancing transparency and accountability.

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eC2: Madagascar: Off-Grid Solar Market Assessment and Design Options

Deadline: 12-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) scaling+solar+main+banner

(i) Projecting likely grid access rates over the medium-term (by leveraging information on current and expected electric grid coverage), and subsequently mapping out areas that will need to be served by off-grid solutions; (ii) Estimating the size of the potential commercial off-grid market through countrywide household and SME surveying focused on ability and willingness to pay for electricity service and/or off-grid solar products; (iii) Stocktaking on institutional electricity access, including the number, variety, and location of institutions that are off the grid and their likely electricity needs going forward; and (iv) Identification of barriers/risks across the local off-grid solar value chain, and a review of the regulatory structure as it pertains to the products and range of distribution models.

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eC2: Support for the development of sustainable agribusiness framework

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

The firm will develop (i) a Sustainable Agribusiness Blueprint, which will include an overall strategy for engaging private sector actors and increasing private investment in sustainable agribusiness (including Non Timber-Forest Products NTFP) in the ER Program area, considering local, regional, and international markets; and (ii) 10 specific Project Idea Notes from which 3-5 will be further developed into full project proposals for financing and inclusion in the REDD+ jurisdictional program.

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eC2:Madagascar: Preparation of safeguard framework for facilitating the development of small hydro IPPs

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

The objective of the consultancy service is to establish safeguard framework documents; an Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Framework Policy (RPF) for facilitating the development of small hydro (<20MW) in Madagascar as part of a technical assistance project being implemented by World Bank in Madagascar which aims at supporting the development of small hydro IPPs with private sector. It is being undertaken in close coordination with JIRAMA, ORE and ADER, Government of Madagascar, the World Banks primary Client country counterpart for this project. The project is funded by the AFREA under the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), a global knowledge and technical assistance program administered by the World Bank and supported by 11 bilateral donors.

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eC2: Scaling Solar Madagascar: Resource Management

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

The Scaling Solar program (see http://www.scalingsolar.org) aims to accelerate the roll-out of scaling+solar+main+bannercompetitively priced, utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power in Sub-Saharan Africa through a coordinated, packaged and largely standardised joint World Bank Group (World Bank, IFC, and MIGA) solution based on a templated Public Private Partnership (PPP) transaction. To date, three countries have signed up to the program and more countries are expected to follow shortly. In relation to Scaling Solar Madagascar, IFC intends to hire a firm to provide reliable on-site measured solar resource data for a site in Madagascar for a period of 1 year. The firm is to install, manage and maintain a solar resource measurement station at the site in order to provide bankable solar resource data.

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Madagascar: Preparation of standard documents for facilitating the development of small hydro IPPs

Deadline: 10-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

This activity concerns the selection of Consultant to support the Government of Madagascar to prepare standard documents: PPAs, Concession contract,… to facilitate the development with private sector of small hydro sites which are being identified under the ESMAP-funded TA: “Small hydro resource mapping”.
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