Webinar: How to Work with USAID 101 Join USAID’s Industry Liaison Team on January 26 at 10:30am ET for a How to Work with USAID webinar. Learn about USAID’s operational framework, how to find funding opportunities, as well as how to engage with the Agency. Additionally, you’ll learn about WorkwithUSAID.org, which is a free resource hub that empowers partners with the knowledge and networks to navigate how to work with USAID. Registration details here.
Deadline: 19-Mar-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
IFC is seeking a consulting firm to provide support on Component 4, specifically to support the pilot implementation phase of the TechEmerge Health East Africa program.
It is estimated that there may be around 15+ pilot projects supported under the program, with East African healthcare providers working with shortlisted Innovators to pilot new technologies that can improve their reach, operations, healthcare delivery and/or patient outcomes. The majority of Providers participating in the program are in Kenya, however, it is expected that there will be a few pilots implemented in Uganda and Ethiopia, supporting the Providers that are participating from those markets.
Deadline: 01-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Objective of this assignment is to prepare the Mini-grid Component of the Rwanda Renewable Energy Fund Project. The mini-grid component is expected to support private sector renewable energy mini-grids to demonstrate that commercially viable mini-grids are able to deliver affordable electricity services to households and enterprises in rural areas.
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 – A new World Bank report draws from experiences in five African countries to explain why independent power projects (IPPs) are crucial to help deliver electricity to the 600 million people without it in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report highlights the challenges policymakers face and factors that can lead to scaled-up and sustainable power sector investment.
Deadline: 28-Jan-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Government of Madagascar has requested the assistance of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to act as lead advisor for the selection of independent private producers (IPPs) to develop a total capacity of 40 MW of solar power, across several sites. IFC will provide transaction advisory services for the structuring of the transaction and the selection of suitable private investors, through a competitive bidding process. Continue reading →
On December 2, 2015 the Minister of Disaster Management and Relief, Hon. Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury (Maya) Bir Bikram, MP, handed over four Search and Rescue Boats, built by Dutch Health BV, to the National Coast Guard of Bangladesh. This project was financed by the World Bank.
A few months ago, I had a chance to visit the Panama Canal, which celebrated its 100th
anniversary last year. It is truly a mega-structure that is the largest infrastructure project of its time.
When I saw it, what struck me the most was – “How could this be possible”? One hundred years ago, Panama was a country that was just formed and capital markets were not very well-developed. And technology was obviously not as advanced as it is today.
How to accelerate the process and reduce costs for public-private partnerships? Recommended PPP contractual provisions
The blog post focuses on the frequently expressed concern over the time and expense involved in creating the legal agreements that are at the center of every PPP project.
Everyone recognizes the importance of PPP contracts, since they are the documents that set out how the partnership will work – but there are constant calls for making the contractual drafting process quicker and less expensive.
Deadline: 31-Oct-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
A Strategic Basin Assessment (SBA) will serve to gain a better understanding of the dynamics of the Brahmaputra river basin from a system-wide perspective, by creating a knowledge base and suite of modeling tools that can be used to examine the potential development in the basin and attendant impacts of development, and support an information-based dialogue within and between riparian states.
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