eC2:Sustainable Community Engagement for Public Private Partnerships

Deadline: 26-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

The objective of these terms of reference is to formulate a model community engagement framework for local government (LGA) PPP in Tanzania, provide provisions for the Model LGA PPP Agreement ( PPPA) to implement this model framework and provide a module for the draft LGA PPP operating guidelines for the practical application of community engagement and in particular this framework to PPP projects in Tanzania. The framework will be based on global best practices adopted in community engaged PPPs and will embody the lessons learned from different country engagements (both successful and failed), for example the World Banks citizen engagement for smart cities program and IFC’s stakeholder engagement: a good practice handbook for doing business in emerging markets.

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Three Roles Cities Play in Building a Sustainable Future

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  • The global productivity slowdown, increasing climate and disaster risks, among other factors, have brought unprecedented challenges to poverty reduction and economic growth.
  • Amid rising uncertainties, cities can provide renewed sources of growth to help improve livelihoods, drive growth, and build a sustainable future for all.
  • The World Bank is working with countries worldwide to ensure that cities and metropolitan regions excel in the three critical roles they play—matchmakers, drivers, and anchors—for people and businesses alike.

Time is Money: Transforming Dar es Salaam’s Road Transport to Reduce Dense Traffic

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  • World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and Tanzanian President John Magufuli unveiled the foundation stone for the Ubongo Interchange, which will ease transportation bottlenecks and help businesses.
  • The interchange is supported by a $225 million concessional credit from the International Development Association (IDA), in addition to an IDA Scale-up Facility Credit of $200 million.
  • Under the first phase of the Bus Rapid Transit system, roundtrip travel time on the corridor was reduced by 90 minutes a day, saving commuters 16 days of sitting in traffic.

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eC2: Community Mapping Facilitation and Training for Tanzania Urban Flood Risk Exposure

Deadline: 10-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water
To extend the community mapping planning, training, coordination and analytical support of the Ramani Huria program of Tanzania into a new phase for 2017 2019. Support to 200+ university students on placement in industry program in deploying openstreetmapping with local government and communities in Dar es Salaam and Mwanza with a focus on unplanned and flood-prone urban environments. 

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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:PPP VIABILITY STUDIES FOR 8 MUNICIPAL PROJECTS

Deadline: 22-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)PPPs

Under the terms of this consultancy, it is envisioned that the consultant will support the relevant Contracting Authorities (CA) and undertake studies that will consider the projects in light of the economic, legal, financial, market, socio/environmental, affordability and value for money factors. The studies will allow the CA to determine the projects viability, whether they should pursue a PPP solution for the selected facilities, and what form of PPP should be developed.

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eC2:Technology Partner Required for Conversational Two-way Text Message Intervention to Improve Financial Behaviour in Zambia

Deadline: 09-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) 

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DIME is a global program in the Banks Research Group that carries out Impact Evaluations (IEs) to test innovations and find solutions to make policy work. As a bridge between research and development operations, DIME provides a substantial knowledge contribution by generating high-quality evidence across a set of strategic development areas. The IE Text Messaging for Behavior Change in Zambia is part of the DIME program and aims to use a novel text-messaging-based intervention to: 1) identify behavioral barriers that lead to low engagement with formal financial services amongst those using the services; and 2) test strategies to help people overcome those barriers to increase engagement and financial security. To implement this IE, DIME is seeking proposals for a technology partner to operate a two-way conversational text-message system to improve savings account usage and improve loan repayment rates for financial sector clients in Zambia

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eC2:Climate change impacts on the transport sector on Lake Victoria and mitigation strategies

Deadline: 16-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Climate-Change-Story-Banner

The proposed study will investigate the risks created by lake level fluctuation now and under climate change for transport on and around Lake Victoria, and identify solutions to reduce these risks. It will answer the following questions: how would different lake water-level scenarios (e.g., overall increase, overall decrease, and status quo. and associated variation range) impact transport operations (port infrastructure and operations and access roads) given different scenarios on shipping demand growth? What could be good investment strategies given that we cannot predict future lake level fluctuation or transport demand on the lake?

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eC2:Tanzania-Procurement Value Chain Analysis

Deadline:  15-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The study will be carried out through a combination of face to face interviews, review of rw_gender_ag_blogreports and literature and survey of selected procuring entities. The scope of work will include:
a) Obtain and review available reports and Procurement Guidelines and Regulations that will include Bank Guidelines, Bank PROCYS reports, Government Procurement Regulations, Independent Procurement reviews, procurement audits by government agencies etc;
b) Conduct interviews with Bank staff, selected government agencies staff, consultants , suppliers and contractors to identify processes that are vulnerable to bottlenecks and/or redundant;
c) Explore the value added to efficiency, transparency and economy resultant from adherence to best practices/government/Bank procedures;

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eC2:Community Urban Risk Mapping – Cookbook

Deadline: 16-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

Consultancy for the review and documentation of the Ramani Huria urban flood risk mapping project, methodology and lessons and the introduction of this documented methodology in university curricula for Tanzanian university students. Ramani Huria is a Dar es Salaam based partnership of Ardhi University, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam City Councils, Disaster Management Department, Red Cross, and with support from the World Bank.

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