Green Signal for Faster Development: India’s New Freight Corridor

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  • India’s Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) program is building dedicated freight-only railway lines along highly congested transport corridors.
  • The World Bank is supporting India’s Eastern DFC from Ludhiana to Kolkata in three phases.
  • Freight-only corridors will make it cheaper, faster, and more reliable to move goods between the industrial heartland in the north and ports on the eastern and western coasts.

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

Internally displaced people receiving professional training

We are looking for the consulting firm that has a practical experience in job estimation analysis. A solid background in Africa’s fragile and post-conflict countries as well as knowledge of various value chains are among the key selection criteria.

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WBG Corporate Procurement Presentation

On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 the World Bank Group corporate proci-love-procurementurement team held a information session webinar. The webinar was used to explain the updates, changes and to answer any questions about corporate procurement at the World Bank. We have attached the presentation and included contact information.

WBG Corporate Procurement Information Session Presentation


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eC2:Coordinator for Study on Local equity sharing schemes for hydropower projects in Nepal

Deadline: 09-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)HYDRO

The hydropower potential of Nepal offers a unique opportunity for both economic and social development. In order to maximize these economic and social benefits and opportunities, the government of Nepal in consultation with the various stakeholders has provisioned for various benefit sharing mechanisms arising from the hydropower development. One key aspect of the Benefit Sharing mechanism focuses particularly on the practice of offering direct financial equity or shares to local populations affected by the development of hydropower projects. The main objective of the consultants assignment is to oversee and guide the study of the delivery of Local Equity Sharing Schemes commonly referred to as Community Shares in Nepal, in the context of benefit sharing mechanisms applicable to hydropower projects.

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