eC2: Water Resources Option Study for Karachi (Pakistan)

Deadline: 09-Sep-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

Assignment Description: 

This study will provide the Karachi Water and Sanitation Board (KWSB) with strategic guidance by comparing different approaches to augmenting water supply for the rapidly growing city of Karachi. A particular focus will be on attracting private sector participation in service provision.

The scope of the study will include: (i) reviewing existing research on future raw water supplies in Karachi and defining KWSBs service territory; (ii) developing options for sequencing future water supply sources, with a view to promoting private sector participation in the sector; and (iii) reviewing the enabling environment for Private Sector Participation (PSP).

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Save the Date: Water Mission, Washington, DC, June 4-6, 2018

waterkraan-nieuws-headerThe Private Sector Liaisons of Spain, Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands invite you to mark your calendar for June 4-6, 2018 for a joint mission focusing on the Water sector opportunities at the International Financial Institutions: World Bank Group (WBG), Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

Please Save the Date Dutch  &  English

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eC2: Post of Short Term Consultant (STC)- Energy and Water Advisory

pexels-photo-831890.jpegDeadline: 18-Feb-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective: STC will require to do: Business Development and Client Support: data analysis, industry research, brand engagement of the Textile sectors in India, Sri Lanka and other countries as required and support the IFC business development efforts including negotiations with clients and acting as the client relationship manager; for selected projects/markets, undertake project preparation activities (e.g. feasibility studies) in order to support the development of projects which can be presented to the private sector for investment; Support the team to establish and maintain quality client relationships to ensure responsive client service and enhance new business opportunities; Maintain a good knowledge of IFC work programs to ensure timely delivery of tasks. Track project timetables, provide feedback and help with project team coordination. Perform various project related searches and prepare reports and respond quickly to queries from management and staff.

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eC2: Upscaling Nature-Based Flood Protection in Mozambique’s coastal cities

waterDeadline: 05-Feb-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective: 

The consultancy is expected to contribute to the upscaling of nature-based approaches for urban flood risk management in Mozambique. Specific objectives are to: (1) identify lessons learnt from a green infrastructure pilot project in Beira, as well as legal, regulatory, and institutional constraints and opportunities for mainstreaming nature-based solutions for urban risk management in Mozambique; and (2) identify various options for nature-based and hybrid solutions to manage urban flood risks in two Mozambican cities and assess their effectiveness, costs, and benefits. The two pilot cities that were selected for consideration are Quelimane in Zambezia Province and Nacala in Nampula Province.

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eC2: External Evaluation of Danube Water Program

Deadline: 03-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The World Bank is commissioning an external evaluation of the Danube Water Program (DWP) on behalf of the DWP Steering committee. The external evaluation will review progress against the results outlined in the DWP Work-plan and overall Program’s objective of supporting institutional capacity building and the development of regulatory and policy instruments in the water supply and wastewater sector in participating countries in the Danube region. Qualified candidates with at least 10 years of professional experience in program and/or policy design and evaluation (relevant experience includes project or program reviews, audits or evaluations in the area of international development) are invited to express interest and submit an updated CV. The work is expected to be undertaken by mid-November 2017, so interested candidates must be fully available from first week in September to engage full-time in the assignment. Please see TOR for more details.

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eC2: Benefit Sharing in Hydropower

Deadline: 28-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) HYDRO

Social license to operate is a critical issue for renewable energy projects, particularly in the hydropower sector which can pose significant environmental and social impacts. Numerous cases in developing and developed countries demonstrated that stakeholder support for hydropower projects is often closely interwoven with the perceived balance of impacts and benefits to the host communities. Perceived absence of benefit sharing can cause objection to the development and lead to stagnation of projects and loss of social license to operate. The objective of the study is to highlight benefit sharing frameworks and document lessons from global experiences. This will help the private sector understand the different models of benefit sharing and how its implementation can support gaining social license to operate for hydropower projects.

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eC2: Port Sudan Water Supply: Water resource management at Arbaat dam

Deadline: 01-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The State Water Corporation (SWC) for Red Sea State manages water supply for the city of Port Sudan. The city relies on two critical sources Arbaat Dam (which is under threat from siltation) and Arbaat well field. A new well field at Moj is also a potential source. This assignment aims to generate high quality data on the following: At Arbaat Dam & At Arbaat and Moj Wellfields. Outputs: A water resource monitoring report that includes a model of the sediment dynamics of the main catchment area (by Sep 2018). On-the-job-training and training manual for technical staff at SWC with responsibilities for the managing water resources for Port Sudan water supply (by Jun 2018)

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eC2:SUPPORT TO WATER SECTOR REFORM IN ANGOLA THROUGH A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TRANSACTION IN CABINDA

Deadline: 05-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The assignment is to assist the Government of Angola in defining the options and the strategy for structuring a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the province of Cabinda.

The expected results of the activity are to:

(i) Draw Lessons from Other PPPs in the Water Sector in Angola;

(ii) Undertake an assessment of Cabinda water utility operations;

(iii) Carry out a stakeholder engagement analysis;

(iv) Prepare options and strategy for structuring a PPP scheme in Cabinda;

(v) Support the preparation of the preferred PPP project option; and

(vi) Provide lessons learning and capacity building support

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eC2: Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management in the Trishuli River Basin

Deadline: 19-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The Project aims to facilitate collaborative assessment, monitoring and management of cumulative impacts via the participatory development and implementation of a Trishuli Basin Co-Management Platform (TCMP). The TCMP would be led by a team comprising the IFC, private sector HPP developers and the Government of Nepal – in permanent consultation with potentially affected communities, CSOs, NGOs and other relevant stakeholders. The TCMP is expected to significantly enhance governance in the Trishuli Basin and make planning and development of future HPPs and associated infrastructure more sustainable, efficient and transparent. The TCMP will support the mitigation of potential cumulative environmental and social impacts resulting from multiple or successive developments.
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