With the launch of a Center for Big Data Statistics (CBDS), CBS is initiating cooperation of an unprecedented scale in the field of Big Data. The CBDS involves national and international parties from government, the business world, science and education all
working together in the area of Big Data technology and methodology for the production of official statistics. The CBDS is launched officially on 27 September 2016.
Deadline: 19-Sep-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Forest Investment Program (FIP) seeks to produce a focused but comprehensive online course which compiles and presents in a user friendly format both technical and practical information and knowledge to support practitioners in the design and implementation of sustainable forest and landscape management activities in FIP countries. The course should present in an integrated way the range of issues and topics at play in sustainable forest and landscape management interventions.
Deadline: 15-Sep-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of the assignment is to develop training material to support and guide Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs) involved in CAMP4ASBs Regional Climate Investment Facility. The training will focus on raising awareness on climate change challenges and climate-smart solutions primarily in the agriculture sector as well as on the nascent opportunities for developing green financing market.
Deadline: 15-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective of the proposed assignment is to work as a Project Manager to drive the IT
improvements and MIS/IT system implementation at the AAIB. The IT improvements and MIS/IT system implementation are part of a larger project with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the AAIB to improve the national agriculture insurance scheme in Sri Lanka.
Global Developments in Corporate Governance
The report draws on the expertise of the IFC Corporate Governance Group, members of the IFC Corporate Governance Private Sector Advisory Group and many other practitioners in this important field, providing a fascinating and detailed accounting of the range of changes that have taken place in the past few years as the corporate governance agenda has been elevated.
The content is based on discussions that took place in May 2015 during the practice group meeting on codes and standards.
The World Bank has a new, modern and business-friendly Procurement Framework. This modernized approach means greater focus on value for money, more ways bidders to differentiate bids, and more opportunities for dialogue and discussion.
World Bank procurement staff are based in 72 countries to support borrowers throughout the procurement process. Staff work with governments to achieve the highest bidding and contract management standards to get the best development result.
Deadline: 10-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Indonesia is a partner country in the Global Partnership program (GPP) for Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystems (WAVES). The WAVES GPP promotes implementation of natural capital accounting (NCA) following UN Statistical Division (UNSD)s 2012 Standard for System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA 2012). Indonesia WAVES Program development objective is to strengthen the capacity of Government of Indonesia to regularly and systematically (i) implement NCA, and (ii) use the developed accounts in policy analysis in natural assets utilization and development planning. WAVES Program will provide technical assistance support to achieve the programs intermediate outcomes and increase capacity to compile, understand, and use NCA to inform development planning.