Deadline: 18-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
A key objective of the project in Tanzania is to promote financial inclusion, by increasing access to mobile money and by digitizing payments to merchants. Although mobile money access has improved in Tanzania, levels of usage of digital financial services, including payments, in general remains low. To address this challenge and offer a mass market payment solution, IFC and its partner, a mobile network operator, are building on a merchant proposition to increase the number of merchants offering the product and increase customer usage of the product. This project will build capacity and improve performance of the MNO in creating a sustainable and vibrant mobile money ecosystem in Tanzania.
Deadline: 15-Nov-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The consultant will develop and deliver the websites that are appealing and communicate PPP Program effectively and efficiently. The website must comply with the Government Website Framework (GWF). The consultant shall work with TPSP Communication Advisor in close collaboration with TPSP team members, the PPP Centre, the PPP Node, the Zanzibar PPP Department plus the Units respective IT Units.
Deadline: 15-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Assignment Description: The overall purpose of this initiative is to provide the Government and people of Dar es Salaam (and possibly Zanzibar City) with the evidence-based data, information and analysis tools to help significantly reduce the negative impacts of flooding within the city. This will be achieved through the development of a robust and science-based understanding of flood risk, and by providing a platform of evaluation and communication tools that supports incorporation of risk information into all levels of decision making. This platform will comprise a dashboard system that provides both customized and flexible access to data and tools for a range of use cases. It will support a systematic and more strategic approach to flood risk reduction, contributing to a more appropriate and sustainable response at a range of institutional and government levels, leading to more justifiable public and private investment. An outline of the scope of work is attached. A more detailed Terms of reference will follow in the request for proposals.
Deadline: 24-Sep-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Assignment Description: The World Bank partners with the Government of Tanzania and DFID to support research and adaptive learning around PbR. As part of the research partnership, the World Bank will conduct an impact evaluation of a complementary intervention, which will be overlaid onto PbR. The goal of the complementary intervention is two-fold. First, it aims to augment the projects impact by addressing possible challenges. Second, the complementary interventions impact will be evaluated through econometric methods, thereby providing the Government of Tanzania and DFID with nuanced and actionable findings on how to increase PbRs impact, and rural water sustainability more generally. The intervention is expected to last two years in parallel with PbRs roll-out.
Deadline: 26-Apr-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: The objective of this consultancy is to support Zanzibar Government in strengthening the planning and design of ICT-based urban governance activities and systems, namely, GIS-based revenue collection system and ZAN-SDI, and enhance the capacity of the Zanzibar stakeholders and the Property Tax Implementation Unit to operate and manage these developed systems. This will assist to improve e-Governance system in related areas such as land and property management and valuation, revenue collection, land use planning, and urban resilience/disaster risk management. The activities will include assessment of the current systems and gaps of the ICT and geo-spatial capacity, provision of technical assistance and complementary initiatives, and recommendations to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the ICT-based governance tools supported by ZUSP or other donor-funded projects. It will also include capacity building and knowledge dissemination activities.
Deadline: 27-Feb-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: IFC seeks to hire the services of a firm (the Consultant) to conduct a market research on productive use opportunities in Tanzania, utilizing standalone solar photovoltaic products. The primary objective of the research to help to give informed decisions on the best approach to address the productive use opportunities and challenges as well as to inform the associates to the program of the existing opportunities for supplying the products and the market potential. For the purposes of this assignment, the working definition of a stand alone solar products productive use is the use of solar products ranging from solar pico products up to solar home systems that are 300 watts for income and welfare enhancing economic activities (such as fishing, agriculture, small enterprises, health and education) in rural Tanzania that is not currently connected to either a mini-grid or main grid.
Deadline: 08-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: The primary objective of the assignment has is to undertake an evaluation of the short/medium and long-term human resources, delineated by gender where possible, needs of the maritime transport sector in Tanzania, and prepare a time bound and costed business plan for each institution to meet those needs.
Deadline: 17-Feb-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: The objective of this assignment is to develop Municipal Disaster Response Plans, Community Disaster Response Plans, and Community Risk Reduction Plans in flood affected areas of Dar es Salaam. These fit into existing frameworks such as the Disaster Management Act of 2015, the Emergency Response Plan of the Dar es Salaam Multi-Agency Emergency Response Team (DarMAERT), the Tanzania Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan, and other local level initiatives. Expected outputs over the two-year contract period also include: creation of toolkits to support the development of the plans; onboarding of Subward Community Disaster Management Committees; and collection of monitoring and evaluation data. The assignment forms part of broader efforts to mainstream risk management principles across government and civil society stakeholders. The toolkits and plans developed are can serve as a template for other cities in Tanzania.
Deadline: 07-Nov-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: Design and implement a probabilistic flood loss evaluation for the city of Dar es Salaam and Flood Hazard and Risk Scenarios Dashboard for use by basin and municipal authorities as well as local universities. The risk model is expected to evaluate hazard, vulnerability and losses to flooding including storm surges at river basins and possibly ward administrative boundaries for the entire metropolitan area. This is expected to cover 400km2 with more details areas of interest to be defined in the terms of reference. The scenarios dashboard is intended as a decision making and planning tool for local authorities and universities to visualize and query the hazard and risk information and generate selected flood risk scenarios include reference climate scenarios. Design and development is expected to follow an iterative process with government stakeholders and academia and include a strong focus on training and knowledge transfer. Outputs will include detailed loss evaluations reports for the municipal authorities as well as the training in and handover of a locally appropriate Scenarios Visualization Dashboard.