eC2:  PS 6 Supply chain in Agribusiness Sector

Deadline:  03-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)agriculture-youth

1. To assist the ESG Department with their due diligence, supervision and/or advisory services support related to biodiversity risks associated with supply chains on agribusiness Investment projects in line with IFC Performance Standard 6 (PS6), as needed.
2. To share resources and networks that may enable IFCs clients to more effectively implement PS6 requirements related to supply chains.

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We must prepare supply chains for future COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics

Nothing would undermine delivery of successful COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccines and gs1_forumtherapeutic treatments faster than the emergence of fake vaccines.  Health development and financing institutions already have their work cut out to raise public awareness and acceptance of these potential pandemic ending-solutions. The proliferation of falsified versions in marketplaces around the world would make the job even harder. The likely diversion of these highly prized commodities away from priority or underserved recipients would also be tragic. COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics could be the catalyst to step up efforts around medicine traceability, but supply chains need to make fast progress. 

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eC2: Technical Assistance towards strengthening supply chain management of health products and technologies in selected counties

Deadline: 20-Aug-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

The Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Multi-Donor trust fund (MDTF) aims to enhance effectiveness in achieving sustainable RMNCAH results by strengthening the health systems and support progress towards universal health coverage. The overall objective of the MDTF supply chain management Technical Assistance for Health Products and Technologies (HPTs) is to build/strengthen HPT supply chain systems, with an emphasis on RMNCAH commodities, into efficient, effective, responsive and sustainable systems through the provision of targeted technical assistance and mentorship in 12 counties

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eC2: Digitization of Supply Chains and Distribution Systems Agricultural Technologies and Supply Chain Innovations (AgTech project)

Deadline: 10-Feb-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) agriculture-youth

IFC is seeking a Consultant to provide and customize already digital supply chain solution to suit the specific production and context of at least one exporting honey enterprise operating in Ethiopia. We are looking for existing solutions that are at least in part off-the-shelf to encourage replication of the technology in other agri-business projects in Ethiopia. In addition to the customization of the digital tool, the Consultant is expected to train the enterprises local staff to use and deploy the digital tool, train enterprise staff on data analysis and business management using traceability information and transfer the day-to-day operational management of the tool to the Client participating in the AgTech project. The Consultant will work closely with the Client to design the digital tool.

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eC2: Ethiopia Soufflet Heineken Malt Barley Supply Chain Development Project

Deadline: 25-Nov-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) farmers_working_in_their_fields_in_guinea

To assist the operations of its investment clients, IFC intends to support an advisory project to substantially increase the local sourcing of commercially available malt barley from smallholder and emergent commercial farmers in Ethiopia. The three-year project would facilitate the expansion of local sourcing from current levels (20KMT) to around 80 KMT of raw malt barley from 40,000 farmers by the end of the project. The project will be focused on 23 woreda in Arsi, West Arsi, Bale and Shewa zones. IFC requires consultant services to assist with improving the malt barley production capacity of farmers in these areas. The work will have the following subcomponents: Improving farmers access to improved seed varieties. Improving farmers access to other inputs such as crop protection products and fertilizer. Building the agronomic and technical capacity of barley producers.

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eC2: Assessment of the Supply Chain Finance Market in Indonesia

Deadline: 08-Sep-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)women-finance-blogpost

Supply Chain Finance SCF can be defined (Global SCF Forum 2016) as the use of financial instruments, practices and technologies for optimizing the management of the working capital and liquidity tied up in the supply chain of manufacturing and service sectors. The Supply Chain Finance Market Development program in Indonesia will support the development of the SCF market in Indonesia, providing clarity on opportunities and best practices for banks and non-banks alike. The study (project) will gauge the business, financial, market and regulatory environment to facilitate development of financial product through dialogue between important stakeholders, regulator, financial institutions, corporates and SMEs.

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eC2: Agricultural Technologies and Supply Chain Innovations (AgTech) Project. Use Case 2: Digitally Enhanced Agricultural Extension Service Delivery

Deadline: 29-Jul-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)agriculture-youth

IFC is seeking to introduce IT based solutions that help its agribusiness clients to increase the number of farmers they reach cost-effectively with consistent extension messages. IFC intends to contract a Consulting Firm who will use communication technologies to deliver standard and localized extension messages to Smallholder Farmers (SHFs) and agents participating in the AgTech project. This approach primarily entails the use of digital tools to deliver extension trainings and to receive feedback from trainees, thereby improving service and the quality of information delivered to SHFs. The required digital solution would be the use of videos integrating other communication channels, such as radio, mobile applications, SMS, and interactive voice response for the delivery of localized and consistent extension messages to SHFs/ agents.
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eC2: Technical Assistance towards strengthening supply chain management of health products and technologies in Kenya

Deadline: 24-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The RMNCAH TA MDTF is a multi-year trust fund intended to enhance effectiveness in ug-vouchers-that-make-having-a-baby-safe-and-cheap-for-some-ugandan-women-homepage-780x439achieving sustainable RMNCAH results by strengthening the health systems and support progress towards universal health coverage (UHC).

The MDTF is Bank-executed and provides effective and timely TA to develop capacity for efficient implementation of RMNCAH initiatives focusing on improving utilization and quality of essential RMNCAH services. This firm consultancy therefore aims to support selected counties to build/strengthen HPT supply chain systems into efficient, effective, responsive and sustainable systems with emphasis on the 13 lifesaving RMNCAH commodities according to the UN Commission for life saving Commodities through provision of technical assistance.

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eC2: Supply Chain Management Consultant

Deadline:  28-Feb-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) supplychain

IFC is seeking to contract a firm which has expertise in improving the productivity of raisin production by farmers and in developing raisin supply chain. The consultant will be working with an IFC client company and grapes farmers to improve the productivity and efficiency of clients raisin supply chain and to set in place a strong supply chain management and development capacity in order to ensure the long-term and reliable availability of raisins from farmers at competitive prices, in sufficient quantities and with the high quality required by the client.  The overall objective of the assignment is to improve the productivity and efficiency of the farmers producing and supplying grapes to the Client. The Consultant will also support IFC on collecting the data required for monitoring and evaluating the Projects impact on farmers and their livelihoods.

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eC2: Supply Chain Management Consultant

Deadline: 20-Feb-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) supplychain

IFC is seeking to contract a firm which has expertise in improving the productivity of raisin production by farmers and in developing raisin supply chain. The consultant will be working with an IFC client company and grapes farmers to improve the productivity and efficiency of clients raisin supply chain and to set in place a strong supply chain management and development capacity in order to ensure the long-term and reliable availability of raisins from farmers at competitive prices, in sufficient quantities and with the high quality required by the client.  The overall objective of the assignment is to improve the productivity and efficiency of the farmers producing and supplying grapes to the Client.

The Consultant will also support IFC on collecting the data required for monitoring and evaluating the Projects impact on farmers and their livelihoods.

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