Addressing Climate Change: Why Forests Matter?


  • Over 100 countries included actions related to land-use change and forests in their nationally determined contributions to fight climate change
  • The World Bank is supporting countries in their efforts to harness the potential of forests to reduce poverty, better integrate forests into their economies, and protect and strengthen the environmental role they play
  • Forest-focused initiatives in China, Mexico and Mozambique are showing positive results, but more is needed to accelerate climate action and deliver on the Paris Agreement

Continue reading

eC2: PMR Mexico: Supporting capacity building & public-private dialogue through an Emissions Trading simulation exercise

Deadline:  08-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) gas

The primary objective of this assignment under the PMR Mexico program is to support capacity building and public-private dialogue related to Emissions Trading Systems (ETS) through an emissions trading simulation for firms with GHG-intensive facilities and other potential stakeholders and participants in a potential Mexican ETS.

Continue reading

eC2: Mexican Container Ports Market Study

Deadline: 21-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The main purpose of the current Assignment is to obtain an updated market assessment, traffic, and revenue projections for Mexican Ports, based on recent developments in the region, as well as expected evolution of global trade and the changes underway in the international maritime industry.

The Consultant shall prepare 15 year, traffic and revenue forecasts for the Mexican port terminals covering the period (2017-32).

Continue reading

eC2:Scoping Study of Opportunities for Clean Distributed Generation Solutions in Mexico

Deadline: 23-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)light-bulb-297489_640

This study will primarily focus on the potential for based PV and efficient cogeneration solutions with to serve clients need for clean distributed power generation on a scale at which clean distributed power generation at the facility becomes commercially viable. This study will also map the PV & efficient cogeneration solution providers and leading EPC (Engineering procurement and construction) companies for distributed power generation that are active in Mexico.

Continue reading

Small Agribusinesses in Mexico Benefit from Online Procurement Platform

Mexico is at the forefront of climate-friendly solutions in various productive sectors.


In line with the policies of Mexico’s Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), actions have been taken to promote the use of renewable sources of energy in the agricultural sector to decrease the negative impacts on the environment.

Continue reading

eC2: Business Case Development and Financial Feasibility of Agri-water projects, Mexico

Deadline: 24-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) 

waterThe 2030 Water Resources Group, hosted at IFC, has
signed MoUs with the Mexican Government (Conagua) and the Consejo Consultivo del Agua (CCA – a multistakeholder platform of senior business, academic and NGO leaders) to form working groups to tackle the most pressing water challenges the country faces Continue reading

Analysis of land and resource tenure regimes and the ability to transfer Emission Reductions titles to the FCPF Carbon Fund

Deadline:  26-Nov-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Analyze existing land and resource tenure regimes in IRE planned implementation areas and the ability of the Mexican Government to transfer titles to Emission Reductiongreencompetitivenesss from deforestation and forest degradation to the FCPF Carbon Fund in the context of REDD+ performance-based payments and the applicable national law, and based on that, generate a proposal of the rights title on Emission Reductions.

Continue reading

eConsultant2: Energy and Resource Efficiency In-Depth Assessment for a Firm in Mexico

Deadline: 05-Oct-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)alcdsb-environmental-education-wiki-licensed-for-non-commercial-use-1051x1050

IFC is looking to hire a consultancy firm to support its client in the automotive sector in Mexico to identify cost-effective solutions to improve electric and thermal energy efficiency. The in-depth assessment will involve a detailed analyses of energy uses and related costs, measured estimation of energy loses, identification of technical solutions, estimation of associated investment costs and an action plan prioritized by payback.

Continue reading