Support to the Development of Lao PDR’s PPP Framework and Management of Unsolicited Proposals and Fiscal Commitments and Contingent Liabilities

Deadline:  25-Jun-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

The Government of Lao PDR (GOL) has established a policy direction for poverty alleviation and graduation from the list of Least Developed Countries. To achieve this goal, GOL will need to continue to expand and improve infrastructure to support social and economic development and prepare a strong basis for industrialization and modernization. To help mobilize private sector investment and commercial lending GOL has revised its Investment Promotion Law and recently approved a PPP Decree as a secondary law to supplement the Investment Promotion Law. However, further actions will be needed to strengthen the enabling environment for PPPs in Lao PDR. Therefore, GOL has requested support from the World Bank to help strengthen the PPP enabling environment and support capacity building across the PPP lifecycle, including support on managing Unsolicited Proposals and PPP related Fiscal Commitments and Contingent Liabilities.

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eC2: Consultancy Services to Prepare a Business Plan and Financial Model for the Kenyan Geothermal Development Corporation

Deadline: 16-Jun-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

FC is looking to hire an international technical consultant (the Consultant) specialized in logistics hub development and operations, to provide technical support during due diligence, transaction structuring and tender process implementation. This support relates to all technical, economic and E&S aspects of the Project, including technical and economic due diligence, E&S scoping study, assessment of the viability of the Project, recommendations on the Project scope definition, development of the Project technical design specifications, technical inputs for the tender documents and throughout the bid process, support in local and international consultations and marketing efforts relating to the Project.

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eC2: Technical Consultant – Scaling Wind PPP

Deadline:  19-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC Advisory is looking to appoint an international firm as a technical consultant to replicate the Scaling Solar model through a new Scaling Wind product which further simplifies the technical requirements while still ensuring the highest quality of the resulting windfarms. IFC Advisory is seeking a Consultant (or consortium of Consultants) to adapt the technical requirements of the Scaling Solar documentation for wind. A parallel assignment is underway to modify the legal documents and it is expected that the present technical work will intersect with that effort.

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eC2: Consultant for a Review of Operations of a Donor Funded PPP Program in ECA

Deadline: 25-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFCs Transaction Advisory Services in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) is a donor-funded program, which provides technical assistance and advisory services to public-sector clients in countries in the ECA region, aiming to:
contribute to poverty alleviation, economic growth, and environmental improvement through PPP;

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eC2: Legal COVID-19 PPP Rapid Assessment – Africa, Europe, Middle East

Deadline: 07-May-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) CoronaVirusHeader-Final-3-1536x647

To inform the Bank in the dialogue and support to governments with critical strategic short-term advice on the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, IPG and PPIAF are establishing this Rapid Response Program. The Program will help provide international best practice insights in the Banks dialogue with client countries regarding options for planning for the medium to long-term impacts on PPP portfolios and ensuring they have access to the latest information and advice on relevant topics.

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eC2: Wastewater treatment/ Re-cycling PPP in India

Deadline: 14-Jan-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Waste water plant

IFC has been approached by an urban local body ( Municipal Corporation) in India to structure a wastewater treatment & recycling project under Public Private Partnership (PPP). The scope of the Project includes i) development of a tertiary treatment plant (TTP) of output capacity of about 125 MLD along with rehabilitation of two existing sewage treatment plants (STPs); ii) development of distribution network for supply to an industrial cluster; and iii) operation & maintenance (O&M) of the rehabilitated STPs, proposed TTP and the distribution network.

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eC2: Scaling Mini-grid: PPP model development

Deadline: 16-Jan-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

To support the design and development of the initiative, IFC is seeking a firm or a consortium of firms with expertise in the field of mini-grids and PPPs in infrastructure including but not limited to the following skillset: public-private-partnerships models and transactions preparation, energy sector policies and regulations, mini-grid PPP programs, financing and risk mitigation instruments, market intelligence, data collection and analysis, monitoring and evaluation as well as stakeholders engagement, marketing and communications. The firm or consortium will be expected to demonstrate solid experience in mini-grid, having worked in this segment for at least 2-3 years and combining strong analytical capabilities with first-hand understanding of on-the-ground realities.

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Which countries reduced poverty rates the most?

One of the goals of the World Bank Group is to reduce extreme poverty—defined as indexliving on less than $1.90 per day in 2011 PPP—to less than 3% by 2030. We know that the world has seen tremendous progress in reducing extreme poverty since 1990. So, where in the world has poverty reduction been most successful?

The graph below shows 15 countries that experienced the largest annual average percentage point declines in extreme poverty rate between about 2000 and 2015, out of the 114 countries for which we can measure poverty in a comparable way over this period.

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eC2: Mobilizing the Private Sector for the Electrification of Selected DRCs Provincial Capital Cities

Deadline: 11-Dec-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

U.S. Electricity Output Rose 6.2% From A Year Earlier

The objective of this assignment is to support the Government of DRC in attracting the private sector for the electrification of provincial capitals. To this end, the consultant will review the legal/regulatory/PPP framework and tools, use the results of a technical prefeasibility study to develop financial models for 2 to 4 provinces, consult local/regional/international private operators/utilities, develop appropriate PPP contract samples, assist the government over the procurement process, and develop a comprehensive capacity strengthening plan for 2 to 4 provincial governments and the regulator.

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