ec2: Study on rural women farmers and agri-WSMEs insurance needs in Nigeria, Zambia and Sri Lanka

Deadline:   24-May-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)ml-can-a-nation-build-its-future-if-it-cannot-feed-its-children-five-policy-actions-to-transform-crop-and-livestock-farming-in-mali-780x439

IFC has been actively partnering with insurers in the emerging markets to increase womens access to insurance and boost their employment opportunities in the insurance sector. In order to develop and roll out suitable solutions in partnership with the local insurance industry and strengthen market capacity for sustainability in these three target markets, the Global Index Insurance Program (GIIF) and the IFC Womens Insurance Program, are jointly conducting a diagnostic study to identify the insurance needs of rural women, the existing barriers preventing access to insurance, and potential solutions that can be designed through an IFC advisory project. The study will be conducted in Nigeria, Zambia and Sri Lanka. The diagnostic will be done through surveys and in-depth interviews with i) Rural women farmers, ii) rural agribusiness WSMEs, iii)insurance companies (review and analysis of existing gender approaches and current agricultural/ health/ life schemes).

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eC2: Feasibility study on Plastic-Free Rivers in Sri Lanka

Deadline:  14-Jan-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) eu-plastic-regels-2019

This assignment is to undertake an evidence-based analysis of the contribution of plastic waste to water pollution in the rivers and water bodies in Sri Lanka, in order to: (1) inform investment priorities to manage clean-up of rivers and water bodies in Colombo and beyond; (2) inform new policies aiming at preventing plastic in water bodies and contribute to practical solutions to improve land-based waste management services such as collection, recycling, and treatment, and contribute towards circular economy agenda; (3) inform and strengthen the diagnostic study on riverine pollution, focusing on defining the value-chain of collection, sorting reuse and recycling of riverine waste in Sri Lanka; and (4) understand and further develop local and community-based or small private sector-based approaches for plastics interception and reuse / recycling of collected solid waste.

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eC2: Assessment of Laboratory and Diagnostic Services

Deadline: 19-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Survey

This consultancy will focus on providing quality services to patients and examine how the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health (MoH) could offer clinical lab services to the population through an assessment of existing public sector capacity.

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eC2: Design of a National Registry System to Support Cost-Effective Greenhouse Gas Reductions in Sri Lanka

Deadline: 29-Aug-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

A carbon registry is required to perform two basic functions (i) determine the quantity of index carbon units held by account holders and (ii) enable the exchange of carbon units between account holders. with the support from the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR), the Government of Sri Lanka aims to design a national registry system for recording project or mitigation action details, registration and approval, reporting of monitoring data, and the transactional features of carbon units. The registry is an essential tool through which the success of the mechanism will be measured and improved. It will be used for all reporting, collecting, and checking purposes, storing compliance data and identifying any cases of enforcement. It will also track the emissions and trading activity for registered users over the life of a particular scheme.

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Building the foundation for better early childhood care and education in Sri Lanka

­The Little Rose preschool is situated at the base of a fifty-foot high landfill in Cofor-better-early-childhood-care-and-education-in-sri-lankalombo’s Kolonnawa Division. Despite being next to one of Sri Lanka’s largest waste sites, the one room preschool is spotless. Inside, 23 children from ages 3 to 5 sit on colorful plastic chairs, dressed immaculately in ‘Little Rose’ uniforms.

Running a preschool in one of Colombo’s biggest slums isn’t easy, but head teacher R. A. Shalika Sajeevani exudes positivity. “The children don’t always bring snacks, so once a week, I make lunch for all of them at my home. It’s not a big deal – I cook for my own two sons anyway, I just put in a little extra for them,” she says.


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

indexObjective of the proposed assignment is to work as a Project Manager to drive the IT
improvements and MIS/IT system implementation at the AAIB. The IT improvements and MIS/IT system implementation are part of a larger project with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the AAIB to improve the national agriculture insurance scheme in Sri Lanka.

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eC2:Selection of Technical Consultant for Bulk Water Supply project in the Greater Colombo region in Sri Lanka

Deadline: 02-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

To assist IFC for this project, IFC intends to hire Technical Consultant to advise IFC on the techno-commercial due diligence and shall work in coordination with IFC and its other advisers, dedicating sufficient qualified resources to meet the deliverables and the timetable. The broad scope of the Technical Consultant comprising the following, but not limited to:

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eConsultant2: Consultancy Service for Flood Risk Modeling

Deadline: 16-Nov-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

This consultancy envisages to find sustainable flood risk management solutions for the basin through a robust flood modeling exercise to identify the risk mitigation interventions and to carry out pre-feasibility studies for such interventions identified.water

Carry out pre-feasibility studies for the proposed structural interventions;
Prepare preliminary cost estimates for the proposed interventions; and
Design of a flood management model including the real time monitoring and system operating mechanism and guidelines/ SoPs

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eConsultant2: Technical Consultant for Colombo Waste to Energy PPP Project

Deadline: 07-Oct-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

alcdsb-environmental-education-wiki-licensed-for-non-commercial-use-1051x1050The Urban Development Authority in Sri Lanka has requested IFCs assistance in designing and successfully bidding a WtE plant of 600 TPD capacity in Karadiyana on a public private partnership (PPP) basis. (“Project”). IFC is keen to engage a consultant firm to undertake technical, commercial, environmental & social due diligence for the Project.
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Tender: Implementation Support Consultancy for Sri Lanka Water and Sanitation Improvement Project

The Government of Sri Lanka has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Sri Lanka Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (SLWSSIP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services include the provision of technical and project management support to the Project Management Unit (PMU) housed in the Ministry of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage (MUDWSD) and to associate Project Implementation Units (PIUs) in the districts of Mulaithivu and Kilinochchi in Northern Province, Nuwara Eliya in Central Province, Badulla and Monaragala in Uva Province and Kegalle and Ratnapura in Sabaragamuwa Province. The total project cost is around US$180 Mn and the implementation period is 5 years. Continue reading