eC2: CGAP Digital ROSCA in Senegal

Deadline: 12-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) rw_gender_ag_blog

Financial inclusion in Senegal is low, with only 12 percent of adults having a formal financial account. Women are especially excluded from accessing formal financial services. This has led low income people to adopt informal systems of saving, such as the tontinea type of rotating savings and credit association (ROSCA) that combines features of a lottery to determine the sequence of disbursing group funds among members. CGAP intends to procure technical services to structure and test a solution that digitizes the tontine process and works as a marketplace for financial services. The objective of the project is to identify relevant lessons and share them widely in an open access format. We expect this pilot to produce lessons on digitization of tontines and on the value proposition of bundling other financial services such as credit or insurance along with it.

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In Senegal, a New Approach to Nutrition Drops Childhood Stunting

Ndeye Ngom is a first-time mother in Senegal’s Fatick region, 150 kilometers southeast of scale-1000x1000Dakar, the capital city of Senegal. And like any parent, upon hearing the news that her daughter, 9-month-old Khady Faye, was underweight, Ndeye grew immediately worried. “I panicked when they told me the baby is malnourished,” Ndeye remembers. “This is not a disease we know.”

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In Senegal, a New Approach to Nutrition Drops Childhood Stunting

Ndeye Ngom is a first-time mother in Senegal’s Fatick region, 150 kilometers southeast of Dakar, the capital city of Senegal. And like any parent, upon hearing the news that her daughter, 9-month-old Khady Faye, was underweight, Ndeye grew immediately worried. “I panicked when they told me the baby is malnourished,” Ndeye remembers. “This is not a disease we know.”

Ndeye’s concern for her daughter was not unfounded. Childhood stunting, an overarching measure of long-term malnutrition, has life-long consequences: It can reduce cognitive abilities, limit school attainment, decrease adult wages, and make children less likely to escape poverty as adults.

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In Senegal, food security and women’s empowerment go hand in hand

WBG Blog Louise Cord

Senegal’s nutrition policy is at a crossroads. Reaching a critical moment where the effects of malnutrition could have a detrimental effect on generations of young Senegalese to come, the Government of Senegal is striving to make efforts to address the root problems of malnutrition. However, if these actions are taken without a conscious effort bolster the key role of women in nutrition, the country may not succeed in stymieing stunting and malnutrition in the country.

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eC2:PPP FRAMEWORK FOR PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN THE ROAD SECTOR

Deadline: 08-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

This activity is to support the Government of Senegal to conduct the preliminary assessment of the potential for PPP (i) in the urban transport in the Greater Dakar Area and (ii) in the road sector throughout the country through the rapid assessment of the characteristics of the urban transport sector and the national road networks, existing legal, institutional and administrative framework, current urban transport and road management systems, travel demands, traffic volumes, vehicle fleets, expected traffic growth, etc. It is expected that the result of the assessment will serve to inform government decisions with regard to the development of PPP projects, and as such, will be followed by a more detailed assessment of the financial viability of the candidate projects for implementation. This means the scope of work shall also include recommendations on sequencing and the required actions to strengthen the enabling environment, in order to prepare the field for the next steps.

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eC2: GAFSP Poverty Assessments

Deadline: 28-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) IFC and the Dutch

IFC is looking for a Consultant to help assess the impact of two GAFSP/IFC projects in Tanzania/Senegal , investments in two banks in Tanzania/Senegal to support their agriculture finance business. These are two separate, stand-alone, assessments. The reason they are included in this same selection is that IFC prefers to have one Consultant conduct both assessments given that they are in the same country. The methodology is expected to be quasi-experimental design with quantitative and qualitative data collection. The Consultant is expected to have extensive experience in conducting impact evaluations in the agribusiness sector in developing countries.
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eC2:Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Water and Sanitation (Senegal) to improve sanitation services delivery in small towns

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

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Pour être éligible, le candidat doit disposer de compétences avérées en matière détudes de définition de stratégie dassainissement dans les gros centres ruraux ou les petites villes, incluant lélaboration des schémas directeurs jusquà la réalisation des études techniques détaillées et la production des dossiers dappels doffres en vue de la réalisation des travaux. Les membres de léquipe de consultants choisie devront justifier chacun au moins de deux expériences concluantes en matière de projets similaires, particulièrement appliquées aux populations sénégalaises ou ouest-africaines. La gestion détudes sur des populations rurales de grande taille est aussi essentielle.

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eConsultant2: Solar Resource Measurement Campaig

Deadline: 31-May-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

scaling+solar+main+bannerThe Scaling Solar program (see http://www.scalingsolar.org) aims to accelerate the roll-out of competitively priced, utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power in Sub-Saharan Africa through a coordinated, packaged and largely standardised joint World Bank Group (World Bank, IFC, and MIGA) solution based on a templated Public Private Partnership (PPP) transaction. To date, three countries have signed up to the program and more countries are expected to follow shortly.
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eConsultant2: Design of RBF Mechanism for Solid Waste Management in Mauritania and Senegal

Deadline: September 29.

The objective of this activity financed by solid wasteGPOBA and implemented by the World Bank Urban team is to design results-based financing (RBF) or output-based aid (OBA) mechanisms, provide related policy, investment and institutional enhancement recommendations that are necessary to improve the performance of solid waste management in each cities. A particular focus of this activity will be to identify solutions approaches that improve access to sound solid waste services to poor households. The countries where the work is planned are Mauritania and Senegal. Continue reading

Senegal – Stormwater Management and Climate Change Adaptation Project (AF)

The World Bank Board of Directors has approved additional financing for the Senegal Stormwater Management and Climate Change Adaptation Project. The additional financing amounts to a total of $38 million, of which $35 million is provided by the World Bank.

The proposed project will improve stormwater drainage and flood prevention in peri-urban Dakar for the benefit of local residents. The specific goal of the additional financing is to improve flood prevention management in peri-urban areas of Dakar and to promote city sustainability management practices, including climate resilience, in two selected urban areas.
This is to be achieved through the following components:

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