Deadline: 22-Aug-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank recently completed a study in Pakistan (Sindh Province) through the Private Health Sector Assessment in Pakistan (P164409) and shared the Policy Note For Better Quality and More Integrated PHC Services in Sindh Province: Options Paper with the provincial government counterparts and key stakeholders. This report highlighted that a platform for continuous dialogue between the private and public health sectors is currently absent in the Sindh health system, and could provide a useful entry-point for discussions and sustainable partnerships. In this light, the World Bank, in collaboration with the GoS will support the engagement of key stakeholders through facilitating a Public-Private Dialogue Platform (PPD). This structured forum, will initially be supported by the World Bank, and will consist of quarterly meetings of a consultative group organized in workshop-style discussions, allowing for short presentations to introduce topics or share background information.
Deadline: 21-Jan-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
To initiate this approach, IFC is seeking an independent consultant (the Consultant) to help compare options and develop a business plan to address water shortage and wastewater treatment requirements in three industrial estates / zones in Karachi, namely Korangi Industrial Estate, S.I.T.E Industrial Area and Bin Qasim Industrial Zone (together the Industrial Zones).
Deadline: 30-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is seeking to engage a consultancy firm (the Consultant) to assist with the development of a Project Design Document for Implementation of the PNSW (the Services).
The objective of this consulting assignment is to complete the preparatory work for the establishment and operation of the PNSW based on the existing GOPs decisions and policy and following the recommendations made in the Blueprint and other products (Risk Management, Business Process Analysis, Port Community System) and consolidate them into an actionable Implementation Plan.
The Implementation Plan will form part of the final deliverable of this project, the full Project Design Document (PDD).
Deadline: 09-Sep-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
This study will provide the Karachi Water and Sanitation Board (KWSB) with strategic guidance by comparing different approaches to augmenting water supply for the rapidly growing city of Karachi. A particular focus will be on attracting private sector participation in service provision.
The scope of the study will include: (i) reviewing existing research on future raw water supplies in Karachi and defining KWSBs service territory; (ii) developing options for sequencing future water supply sources, with a view to promoting private sector participation in the sector; and (iii) reviewing the enabling environment for Private Sector Participation (PSP).
Deadline: 18-Jul-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The envisaged scope of work will involve four tasks, as follows: (i) Grid integration analysis including an identification of substations that can accommodate solar and/or wind capacity without major upgrades, and those that would require major transmission and/or substation upgrades to allow the addition of VRE capacity; (ii) Assessment and ranking of renewable energy zones using the MapRE tool and utilization the best available data on solar and wind resource potential, transmission lines, elevation, land use, protected and sensitive areas, settlements, and other relevant data; and combining of this data with the results from the grid integration analysis; (iii) More detailed identification of potential sites for solar parks, using the results from the prior work to carry out a land availability analysis that investigates land ownership and other issues in a 10km radius around high ranking substations; (iv) Development of a solar park strategy, based on lessons learned from Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park, international experiences, discussions with key public sector agencies, and consultations with private sector developers.
Deadline: 11-Jun-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The overall approach for the energy audits will be: Analyze energy consumption and costs: Collect, organize, and analyze past energy bills. Compare energy performance: Determine the energy use and resources that can help compare them internally from one period to another, from one facility to a similar one, or from one system to another. Profile energy use patterns: Determine the time and relationships of energy use such as the electricity demand profile. Inventorize energy use: Prepare a list of all energy-consuming loads/efficiencies in the audit area and measure their consumption and demand. Identify Energy Management Opportunities (EMOs): Include operational and technological measures to reduce energy usage. Assess the benefits: Measure the potential energy and cost savings, along with any other benefits.
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Tender notification: # 1257724
Deadline: 01-May-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: (1) assess the status of healthcare provision by private sector entities (for profit and non-profit), including payment mechanisms. (2) analyze the level of private health sector regulations. (3) identify possible options for public private partnerships and service contracting to improve primary health care
Deadline: 25-Apr-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: The study will assess the relationship between IFC investment in electricity generation, and employment and economic growth in Pakistan. It will have the following two components: 1. At the macro level, the study shall assess quantitatively the impact of the IFC investments on employment and economic growth (including access, prices, reliability). 2.At the micro level the study will focus in detail on 2 projects (selected by the IFC) to quantify their impacts and outline the channels through which these projects had an impact.
Deadline: 22-Feb-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: The assignment has five objectives: (i) Analyze the technical and commercial constraints present in the dispatch system through discussions with NTDC and CPPA, and recommend specific improvements that could be implemented to increase the flexibility in the grid of the future generation and by adapting the current utilization of the installed generators; (ii) Analyze the actual and forecasted electricity demand and planned generation to provide technical inputs to the least-cost planning; (iii) Support and train the planning team (NTDC) in running a thorough least-cost planning tool that can integrate the variability of solar, wind and hydro as well as price ancillary services; (iv) Identify and propose specific changes to the energy market to increase flexibility in the system and price ancillary services looking at Energy Purchase Agreements (EPA), grid code requirements and ancillary service market; and (v) Build the capacity of the Client agencies to continue and further build on the analysis following the completion of this assignment.
Deadline: 24-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank, in consultation with the M&E Unit of the Punjab Social Protection Authority (PSPA), is seeking to hire a Consultant to prepare and conduct two highly technical impact evaluations for each of pilot intervention: (i) The Punjab Health and Nutrition CCT (H&N CCT), and (ii) the Punjab Youth Employment Pilot (PYEP).