eC2: Capacity Building Program for Community Forestry Management

Deadline: 19-Nov-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The objective of this consultancy is to design and implement a capacity building programport_barton_palawan2 for community forestry that will benefit the implementation of the ASL projects in Brazil, Peru and Colombia. The process should involve a comprehensive study tour that will provide an opportunity for the participants to learn from successful cases and receive technical knowledge. Considering similarities with the conditions of the ASL projects, it is suggested that the study tour considers learning from the community management experiences In the Guatemala Maya Biosphere Reserve. Due to previous engagement in forest community, working with the Association of Forest Communities of Peten (ACOFOP) and the NGO PRIMSA would be required.
The capacity building program should also encourage the establishment of a community of learners among the beneficiaries, offering them with tools to become trainers of peers in their own countries and within their projects. The program shall also result in a set of guidelines to allow scaling up for other participants, exchanges and topics.

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How Low Human Capital Can Limit Productivity Improvements. Examples from Turkey and Peru

Comparing two middle-income countries is not unusual, but two that are geographicallystudent1 far and are apparently different is less common. However, both Turkey and Peru have had the highest growth in their respective regions in recent years, aspire to become high-income economies in the next decade, depend on trade. Both countries face downside risks if structural changes—in the education and training system, and the economy more broadly—are not made to ensure that contributions to economic growth come from improvements in productivity. Both countries recognize there is a large gap between their productivity levels and the global productivity frontier, and both have growing populations that are not adequately equipped to meet labor market needs, with average productivity levels. Given these (similar) challenges, both countries have as their development goal, central to their development agenda, to improve productivity to continue growing in a sustainable manner.

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Identification as a centerpiece for development: What can other countries learn from Peru?

Peru has placed so much emphasis on the importance of identification that it has createdjuan_me7a9806.jpg a museum dedicated to it. The “Museum of Identification” in Lima demonstrates to visitors the significance of identity in the country’s narrative. In fact, the Incas, centuries before the Europeans arrived, kept track of the population by using “quipus”, an accounting tool based on strings, with each node denoting a village or community.

Peru has continued to prioritize identification, and the uniqueness of each person—long before the Sustainable Development Goals made “legal identity for all and free birth registrations” a global priority (SDG 16.9).

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Three critical ingredients for successful education reform

Over the past decades, education investments in the developing world have led to jaimeindiaunprecedented enrollment rates. Yet, even with these historic investments, children sit in classrooms every day without learning. More than a schooling crisis, we face a learning crisis. Despite progress in countries as diverse as Vietnam, Colombia and Peru, millions of children leave school without knowing how to read a paragraph or solve a simple two-digit subtraction.

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eConsultant2: Support to the Water Sector Modernization Program in Peru

Deadline: 05-Feb-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Water GP will hire a firm to undertake a (institutional, organizational, technical and waterfinancial) study on 4-6 urban Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) utilities (EPS) that serve Perus intermediate cities. The study will address the key challenges the cities face concerning WSS service provision to ensure water underpins the development of the intermediate cities as the new growth poles. The work will propose reforms of the EPS management models and develop Business Plans for each EPS.

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Today to 2030

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President, Peru: Ollanta Humala
Secretary-General, United Nations : Ban Ki-moon
UK Secretary of State for International Development: Justine Greening
President, World Bank Group: Jim Yong Kim
Managing Director, International Monetary Fun: Christine Lagarde
International Journalist: Femi Oke – Moderator

Date: Friday, October 9, 2015

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eConsultant2: Peru PPP

Support the Government of Peru improving PPP policies and practices for project structuring (engineering design and financial modelling), contract risk allocation and bankability. Also, how government guarantees and subsidy scheme have prevented developing PPP projects meeting international best practices, attract high quality concessionaires and support development of the local capital markets. The firm would help on:

I) developing guidance and policy for the development of criteria and regulations relating to the provision of government financial support, financial and non-financial guarantees, for the financial structure on PPP projects and Continue reading