Deadline: 04-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank is seeking a firm to prepare and undertake baseline data collection for a long-term impact evaluation survey in Niger. The survey is a large-scale and complex survey. The sample will include approximately 3,500 households. The instruments will include a household survey that will be provided by the World Bank team and will include anthropometrics measurement of children under 5 years of age and water quality testing.
Baseline data is expected to be collected in approximately 150 villages in Dosso, Maradi, Zinder, Tillaberi and Tahoua. The data collection is expected to take place in late February/ early March 2017.
Deadline: 12-Dec-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
A range of reasons is cited to explain gender differences in business performance in Africa.
Within those, the sector of operations is consistently identified as a major issue. The World Banks Africa Gender Innovation Lab and the World Bank Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice (henceforth the WB research team) is conducting an experiment to measure the impact of providing women entrepreneurs with adequate information, technical support, coaching and know-how, as well as necessary exposure, in succeeding as entrepreneurs in male dominated productive sectors.
In this context, the WB research team is seeking to contract a survey firm to develop and implement all aspects of a baseline survey of 1,000 women identified by the research team in the context of the Women Entrepreneurs and Crossing Over Impact Evaluation in Guinea.
Deadline: 21-Nov-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Tourism, Gender and Competitiveness survey is a World Bank initiative to evaluate the impact of the non-all-inclusive versus all-inclusive tourism models on youth and female employment and potential spillover effects to associate sectors such as agriculture in two pilot countries: St. Lucia and Grenada.
Deadline: 26-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
A reputed firm with extensive experience in household surveys and, preferably, expertise on energy sector including on-grid and off-grid solutions including mini-grid is sought to conduct the household, community/facility, and mini-grid operator survey to establish the baseline on energy access in the Myanmar using the multi-tier framework approach to track progress towards SDG7 and SE4ALL goal. The survey will be nationally representative and administered to both urban and rural localities. The firm will work with the World Bank-ESMAP to pre-test, finalize and implement the survey. Data collection should be carefully monitored to ensure high quality information. After completing the fieldwork, the firm will deliver the final dataset and summary report to the World Bank-ESMAP. Additional details on the scope of work will be available in the Terms of Reference (TOR).
Deadline: 07-Sep-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Global Investment Competitiveness Survey aims to capture business perceptions on the role of investment climate factors in guiding foreign direct investment (FDI) decisions. The survey aims to analyze the investment-decision process of FDI firms across all the steps of their investment cycle (e.g., investment plans, entry, expansion, and exit). The survey also measures the importance of investment climate variables in influencing FDI decisions (e.g., investment incentives, promotion, regulations, administrative processes, etc.). We have developed a preliminary draft survey comprises around 30 questions that should take around 20-30 minutes to complete.
The survey firm will be responsible for pilot testing and implementing the survey. In person (face to face) or telephone follow up interviews of selected respondents and write up of a small set of case studies will also be required to complete the assignment.
Deadline: 03-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
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.
Deadline: 27-Mar-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
WBG seeks EoI from highly qualified survey firms with strong presence in Saudi Arabia with proven track records related to the scope of this assignment.