eC2: Development of a National Early Warning Platform for Rwanda and a Flood Early Warning system

Deadline: 19-Dec-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

 

A consulting firm is being sought to develop and operationalize a national platform to watersupport data sharing, analysis, visualization and decision making (for example through automated alert triggering) in support of a shared early warning approach between MIDIMAR, RMA, RNRA, and District government teams. While the focus of this support will be at the national level, the firm will also develop a local early warning system utilizing the national platform in the Sebeya Basin.

To complete the Sebeya Basin flood early warning system, the firm will also develop and operationalize a flood forecasting system in the basin. The firm will provide technical expertise on flood hazard assessment, particularly hydraulic/hydrological modeling, flood hazard mapping and operational flood forecasting, also to support capacity building of the appropriate agencies at the national and local levels.

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eC2: Urban sanitation studies in Kigal

Deadline: 14-Nov-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

This task will generate three key studies related to urban sanitation for two unplanned settlements in Kigali, Rwanda (each with an estimated population of 20,000 inhabitants). The three studies include: 1) Urban Sanitation Status Index; 2) Diagnostic of Small Private Service Providers; and 3) Household Behavior. Significant surveys will need to be conducted in each of the targeted unplanned settlements.
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eC2:Cooperative Business Management Capacity Building Training program for Africa Improved Foods Limited (AIFL)

Deadline:  15-Sep-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group (WBG), pursues its mission of reducing poverty and improving peoples lives by promoting private sector development through investment and advisory services.
The IFC wishes to publish an Expression of Interest (EoI) to contract a firm (locally based in Rwanda) to design and implement a cooperative business management capacity building program among cooperatives in Rwanda working with major off taker in the Maize and Soy subsector of Rwanda The program will initially cover 8 maize (and soy bean) growers cooperatives in Eastern province for at least two (2) years.
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eC2:Household Survey – Land Husbandry, Water Harvesting and Hillside Irrigation (LWH) Project, Rwanda

Deadline: 03-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Survey

The data collection should be collected electronically, using tablet computers and software such as Open Data Kit, Blaise, CSPro, or SurveyBe. The World Bank Research team will take on the task of programming the survey, but significant input will be expected from the firm in testing, and perfecting the instrument. The expected duration of the contract is from September December 2016, with the actual data collection taking place in October.

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eC2: Design of Mini-Grid Financing and Support Component

Deadline: 01-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – WashiIndia Energyngton 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.

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eConsultant2: improve cooperative business management capacities

Deadline: 18-Jul-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC in Rwanda is looking for qualified service providers to design and implement a business management capacity building program for horticulture producer organizations in Rwanda. The program will initially cover approximately 20 producer organizations, mostly cooperatives. Please refer to the ToRs for more information.

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eConsultant2: Rwanda PPP Support Program

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

The objective of the activity is to hire a firm to support the Government of Rwanda to:PPPs

  • Develop sector PPP strategies and guidelines;
  • Create a PPP projects database;
  • Identify a pipeline of potential, viable PPP projects, and deliver a series of concept notes for 10 of the most promising projects;
  • Develop and deliver a sensitization program for PPP, including training for decision makers and technical staff involved in PPP transactions, and the and the private sector, and advanced Project Finance financial modeling training.

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WBG Case Study: Rwanda – Food Security

Published June 16th on Projects & Operations page WBG webstieindex

A Tale of Two Tables:

How Snow Peas Help Rwandan Families

Challenge

Rwanda has made remarkable progress since the civil war and genocide that started in October 1990 and ended in July 1994. GDP per capita increased from US$228 in 1995 to US$718 in 2014.  The poverty headcount ratio using the national poverty line fell from 78% in 1995 to 45% in 2010/11.

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eConsultant2:Rwanda Water and Sanitation Company: Rural Water PPP Assessment

Deadline: 11-Jan-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – WashingtonRural Infra in Cambodia D.C.)

Through this assignment WASAC wishes to review the current approach to the development and delegation of rural water services to the private sector in Rwanda and make recommendations for the improvement and optimization this approach. This assignment will also support WASAC to identify projects that could be developed as pilot PPPs under an enhanced/improved PPP model in partnership with the WBG.

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IFC investment in Dutch Africa Improved Foods (Holding) (AIFH) in Rwanda

On July 7, 2015, the IFC and the AIFH have AIFHsigned an agreement for a $21.5 million loan and $4.5 million equity investment by IFC in AIFH. This loan comes with support from the Dutch-funded Global Agriculture Food Security Program (GAFSP), and is intended for the construction and operation of a 45,000 tons per year processing plant in Rwanda for fortified cereals to treat child malnutrition. Continue reading