eC2: Senior Water Efficiency Expert

Deadline: 31-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

International Finance Corporation (IFC), through its Advisory Services in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) implements the ECA Energy and Water Solutions for Corporates program. The Program delivers IFC services in energy and resource efficiency area via two components: (1) firm level advisory engagements and (2) market/sector-level activities with groups of firms. The Program is looking to hire an individual short-term consultant senior technical expert – to strengthen the Program teams technical expertise in water efficiency.The consultant is expected to provide technical input in delivering individual client engagements and sector-level activities.
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eC2:Water Preparation, Use, and Waste Water Treatment Practices in Food Processing Development of a Tool

Deadline: 27-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

International Finance Corporation (IFC), through its Advisory Services in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) implements the ECA Energy and Water Solutions for Corporates program. The Program aims to catalyze uptake and increase investments in climate friendly energy and water efficient solutions, so that companies and municipalities in ECA become more productive and competitive. The Program delivers IFC services in energy and resource efficiency area via two components: (1) firm level advisory engagements and (2) market/sector-level activities with groups of firms.
The Program plans to develop a standardized advisory service to assess water efficiency, including water preparation and wastewater treatment, for its food processing clients in the region (the tool).
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World Water Day: Take Action around the World to Tackle a Water Crisis

Today we celebrate World Water Day around the world.WWD17-feature

  • In Marseille, young people are coming together to promote innovative projects by entrepreneurs for recycling water in households, agriculture, industry and the environment, and to focus attention on the shared responsibility to build water security for the future of the Mediterranean Region.
  • In Durban, the UN is launching the 2017 World Water Development Report (WWDR) titled “Wastewater: The Untapped Resource” and the High Level Panel on Water is unveiling the initiative on “Access to water and sanitation for 10 billion people” to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • In Rome, an unprecedented conversation is happening at the Vatican to shift how the world values and understands its single most precious resource: water.
  • In Indonesia, national television is focusing on good practices in fecal sludge management, highlighting the link between poor sanitation and stunting, and discussing how to meet the country’s target of universal access to water and sanitation by 2019.

World Water Day is about taking action around the world to tackle a water crisis.

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How to test water quality? Here are some low-cost, low-tech options

Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) calls for “universal and equitable access to safe waterand affordable drinking water” by 2030, which is quite different from access to an “improved” water source, which has been our primary focus with the Millennium Development Goals. This makes water quality monitoring essential: how can we assess progress towards #SDG6 without knowing whether water is safe to drink?

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Pulling the chain: business solutions for managing human fecal waste

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Private sector investment principles could make the fecal sludge management chain sustainable, says a new report released in time for FSM4

To understand why innovation in fecal sludge management matters, ask yourself this: In 15 years, when almost 5 billion people are using on-site sanitation, solutions like pit latrines and septic tanks, what will the world do with all the fecal waste? About half that many people use onsite sanitation today, and we already have a hard time keeping up.

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eC2:Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Water and Sanitation (Senegal) to improve sanitation services delivery in small towns

Deadline: 21-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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Pour être éligible, le candidat doit disposer de compétences avérées en matière détudes de définition de stratégie dassainissement dans les gros centres ruraux ou les petites villes, incluant lélaboration des schémas directeurs jusquà la réalisation des études techniques détaillées et la production des dossiers dappels doffres en vue de la réalisation des travaux. Les membres de léquipe de consultants choisie devront justifier chacun au moins de deux expériences concluantes en matière de projets similaires, particulièrement appliquées aux populations sénégalaises ou ouest-africaines. La gestion détudes sur des populations rurales de grande taille est aussi essentielle.

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eC2:Water Utility Prefeasibility Study for Private and Public Debt Financing to Enhance the WSS Service Delivery in the Urban Area of Tegucigalpa

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

Design a business plan (BP) based on existing information on the SANAA, which will need to be validated to build an interactive financial model (FM) that will guide UMAPS in decision making with respect to the operation, maintenance and investments that will improve the quality of water and sanitation services as well as achieve financial and environmental sustainability.

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Water, the economy, and development: New insights on a complex challenge

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In the World Bank Water Practice, we often talk about how issues like flooding and drought_creative_commons.jpgdroughts threaten our mission to end poverty and boost shared prosperity. But how much do we actually know about how these floods and droughts – “water shocks” – impact farmers, firms, and communities? Perhaps adaptation in the economy has limited such impacts. Or maybe policies have led to economies being more vulnerable to such shocks.

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eC2:Water Utility Prefeasibility Study for Private and Public Debt Financing to Enhance the WSS Service Delivery in the Urban Area of Tegucigalpa

Deadline: 08-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

Design a business plan (BP) based on existing information on the SANAA, which will need to be validated to build an interactive financial model (FM) that will guide UMAPS in decision making with respect to the operation, maintenance and investments that will improve the quality of water and sanitation services as well as achieve financial and environmental sustainability.

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Testing water quality: When labs don’t work

Drinking water utilities, water resource management agencies, and environmwater_quality_mason_jarental regulators across the world are required to establish laboratories to test water quality. Proper testing ensures that water is safe for its intended use, whether that be drinking, bathing, fishing, watering crops, or sustaining ecological health. Yet we routinely find poorly-functioning analytical labs. Failure to follow standardized procedures, maintain certification, and perform routine checks for quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) compromises the reliability of lab results. As a result, the data are of limited use for managing water safety.

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