eC2: Assisting Tunisie Autoroutes in exploring management and financing options of highway Infrastructures and identifying a pipeline of potential PPP projects

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

The objective of the assignment is to determine the best course of action to encourage sustainable participation of private sector in the management and financing of Tunisias highway network.

As sub-objectives, the study will:

1. Determine the appropriate institutional structure to manage private investment in Tunisias highway network, including reviewing whether the current operational model of STA is fit-for-purpose. Based on the questions below, prepare operational recommendations and an action plan, that would answer the following questions: i) How effective and efficient is the current management of the highway assets? ii) should STA retain all its responsibilities (e.g. construction; O&M; tolling)? iii) would another structure be better? iv) what does international best practice say?

2. Determine broader sector investment needs to achieve service levels needed by the economy and the users;

3. Identify a pipeline of viable PPP projects in highway sector and prepare a road map for their preparation and implementation.
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eC2: Designing Manual of Electricity Connection Procedures for Tunisia

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

 

The MoCP will be designed and aligned in compliance with all requirements under the India EnergyTunisian Law. It will consist of the two following separate phases: (i) Establishing and developing electricity connection procedures’ principles and (ii) establishing connection charging methodology for Tunisian Company for Electricity and Gas (STEG):
Task 1: developing of electricity connection procedures, containing the principles of the connection procedures.
Task 2: developing charging methodology by designing the principles of the charging methodology.

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eC2:Feasibility Study for Public Service Delegation of Drinking Water Supply (DWS) in Rural Areas

Deadline: 30-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

The Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources, and Fisheries of Tunisia requested the World Bank’s assistance to conduct this project and mobilize a grant for its funding. The mission relating to the development of the study addressed by these terms of reference is funded by a Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) grant. The contracting authority for this mission is the World Bank. The beneficiary is DGGREE of the Ministry of Agriculture of Tunisia. The purpose of this consultation is to recruit a firm or grouping to conduct a mission of due diligence, feasibility study, and design of a Pilot Project for the private management of rural DWS systems.

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eC2:Institutional Feasibility Study for the Management of Irrigation Schemes’ Hydraulic Systems

Deadline: 31-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

For Step 1: The study will cover all existing public Irrigation Schemes of Tunisia
For Steps 2, 3, and 4 (intervention zone of the World Bank-funded project): The study will cover the irrigation schemes of Northern Tunisia located in the Governorates of Siliana, Jendouba, Béja, and Bizerte. The Irrigation Schemes planned under the 2016-2020 development plan will be considered for the forecasting of the business development of the entity in charge of the selected management arrangements in the Governorates covered by the project. The study area includes the Public Irrigation Schemes benefiting from the “Irrigated Agriculture Intensification Project” proposed for funding to the World Bank and located in the Governorates mentioned above.

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Sanitation DSP – ONAS Institutional strengthening

Deadline: 31-Oct-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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The objective of this consultancy is to help strengthen the capacity of the national sewerage utility of Tunisia (Office National dAssainissement or ONAS) to implement the progressive delegation of the operation and maintenance of a portion of its infrastructure to the private sector.

See full tender here: #1202470 Tunisia – Sanitation DSP – ONAS Institutional strengthening

eConsultant2 website: https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org

Tender notification #1202470

Assignment Countries:

– Tunisia

Tunisia Road Transport Corridors – Update

On June 29 we reported about the Tunisia Road Transport Corridors. This project, worth a total of $231 million, has now been approved by the World Bank Board of Directors.

The Project Development Objectives are (i) to reduce transportation cost and time and improve road safety on select road corridors between lagging regions in Tunisia and more developed areas and (ii) strengthen the Ministry of Equipment’s capacity in road asset management.
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Tunisia Road Transport Corridors Project

The World Bank’s Board of Directors will soon be discussing the proposed Tunisia Road Transport Corridors Project. This project involves a total of $231 million, of which $200 million is provided by the World Bank.

The Project Development Objectives are (i) to reduce transportation cost and time and improve road safety on select road corridors between lagging regions in Tunisia and more developed areas and (ii) strengthen the Ministry of Equipment’s capacity in road asset management.

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