eC2: Innovative models for waste water planning, financing and regulation

Deadline: 05-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Wastewater resource recovery is being implemented in many countries around the waste water treamentworld but this is usually done in an ad-hoc basis and is not part of a long-term national strategy or policy. There are successes and failures around the world and information on the technological options abound, but there is much less information available on the institutional, regulatory and policy frameworks that incentivize these schemes nor on the financing/contractual arrangements behind these approaches. Many developing countries still think of wastewater as a waste; as something that needs to be treated and discharged. There is a need to move from a linear to a circular thinking.

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Finger Splints, Coding, Drones and R2D2: The Evolving Face of Technology and Development

Blood-delivering drones? Check. 3D-printer working off grid to print finger splints?drone Check. Disadvantaged women trained and employed in software-developing? Check. Is this how technology can deliver for development?

First things first. Let’s go back to the first principles. The World Bank’s World Development Report 2016 used a 3X3 framework to think about digital technology from a development lens: inclusion, efficiency and innovation for people, governments and businesses. Digital technologies, when employed as a tool for development, have the capacity to promote inclusive economies and societies, build upon existing capital and generate economies of scale. Herein lies powerful potential.

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eC2: Lilongwe Water PPP Technical Consultant

Deadline: 17-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC will hire the services of specialist consultants to support the IFC Project Team in delivering the advisory mandate, which is currently under negotiation. The IFC is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) at this early stage to ensure timely appointment of technical consultants. The RFP will be issued once the mandate has been signed with the Government of Malawi. The assignment will be to provide technical support to the IFC team in undertaking this transaction advisory project. The transaction advisory will be implemented in phases: Phase 1 to update and refine the due diligence that was previously undertaken and to revise the Transaction Structure. Phase 2 will be the implementation of the transaction including preparation of necessary tender documents and supporting the full procurement process.
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eC2:Lilongwe Water PPP Legal Consultant

Deadline: 17-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

IFC intends to hire the services of specialist consultants to support the IFC Project Team in delivering the advisory mandate, which is currently under negotiation. The IFC is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) at this early stage to ensure timely appointment of technical consultants. The RFP will be issued once the mandate has been signed with the Government of Malawi. The assignment will be to provide legal advisory support to the IFC team in undertaking this transaction advisory project. The transaction advisory will be implemented in phases: Phase 1 will include due diligence and transaction structuring, Phase 2 will be the implementation of the transaction including preparation of necessary tender documents and supporting the full procurement process.
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eC2: Special Areas and Artistic Lighting Consultant for Street Lighting PPP in Rio de Janeiro

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

IFC has been mandated by the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro, through its Secretary of Services, to provide lead transaction advice on the implementation of a PPP to expand, refurbish, maintain the current lighting stock with modern lighting technology and build and implement a centralized OCC. The project is expected to improve public lighting services to the population, generate energy savings (and thereby avoided GHG emissions) and support the improvement of public safety. IFC is looking to hire a consultant to provide support on the development of the PPP throughout the main phases of the advisory process: Phase I(Structuring) and Phase II(Procurement).
The main objective of this assignment shall be to support IFC in the analysis and selection of urban patrimony and special areas within the city and to develop projects and guidelines to be implemented in these areas.
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eC2: Mid-term review of operations of Europe and Central Asia PPP Transaction Advisory Services

Deadline: 07-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC is seeking a Consultant to conduct a review of the Europe and Central Asia PPP Transaction Advisory Program mid-way through its operations life. The main objective of the mid-term review (MTR) is to assess the performance of the Program in light of its Operating Guidelines both in terms of internal procedures, management, project work, and external development impact and also to present clear recommendations for program steering.

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eC2: Technical Advisor for Mauritius Water Utility Affermage PPP

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

IFC has been mandated by the Government of Mauritius – through the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities – to assist in structuring and tendering an affermage arrangement for the Central Water Authority (CWA), the national water utility. As part of its mandate, IFC will be appointing several consultants to support, including an international engineering firm, which will be required to evaluate CWA’s operations, assess capex planning and financials, provide inputs to the financial model, and evaluate the current structure of CWA and perform a skills assessment. A World Bank study was carried out in 2016 to identify PPP options for improving CWA’s performance, which included technical due diligence so the purpose of this study will be to update the study and supplement as necessary. Additional details are contained in the attached terms of reference.

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eC2:Technical Advisor for Mauritius Water Utility Affermage PPP

Deadline:  24-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

IFC has been mandated by the Government of Mauritius – through the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities – to assist in structuring and tendering an affermage arrangement for the Central Water Authority (CWA), the national water utility. As part of its mandate, IFC will be appointing several consultants to support, including an international engineering firm, which will be required to evaluate CWA’s operations, assess capex planning and financials, provide inputs to the financial model, and evaluate the current structure of CWA and perform a skills assessment. A World Bank study was carried out in 2016 to identify PPP options for improving CWA’s performance, which included technical due diligence so the purpose of this study will be to update the study and supplement as necessary. Additional details are contained in the attached terms of reference.

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eC2: Technical and Legal Consultants for hospital PPP in Philippines

Deadline: 03-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

 

The Philippine General Hospital (PGH) is a tertiary state-owned hospital administered Image result for hospital philippinesand operated by the University of the Philippines Manila, the University. It is the largest hospital in the country and is designated as the National University Hospital.

PGH intends to develop two health facilities on PPP basis with support from IFC.

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eC2:SUPPORT TO WATER SECTOR REFORM IN ANGOLA THROUGH A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TRANSACTION IN CABINDA

Deadline: 05-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The assignment is to assist the Government of Angola in defining the options and the strategy for structuring a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the province of Cabinda.

The expected results of the activity are to:

(i) Draw Lessons from Other PPPs in the Water Sector in Angola;

(ii) Undertake an assessment of Cabinda water utility operations;

(iii) Carry out a stakeholder engagement analysis;

(iv) Prepare options and strategy for structuring a PPP scheme in Cabinda;

(v) Support the preparation of the preferred PPP project option; and

(vi) Provide lessons learning and capacity building support

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