Deadline: 22-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The proposed program of interventions on and around Lake Victoria are expected to contribute to improve transport connectivity and sustainability. Whilst local impacts are identified and addressed in site specific ESIA, the lake ecosystem is large, complex, multi-dimensional and dynamic. Understanding the social and environmental issues thus requires comprehensive observation and management at the catchment scale in a holistic manner. Given the wider scope of the interventions on the Lake Victoria basin (both at the ports, but also with the lake itself), with knock-on or cumulative effects on the lakes overall catchment area, a strategic planning framework for the development and protection of the lake, its dependents, and associated infrastructure is critically important. This assignment is designed to support the LVBC do that. Continue reading →
Africa’s urban areas are booming, experiencing a high urban growth rate over the last two decades at 3.5% per year. This growth rate is expected to hold into 2050. With this growth, street food is going to become one of the most important components of African diets. The formal sector will just not be able to keep up!
Enter my company, Musana Carts, which tackles the #FoodRevolution challenge from the end of the food value chain. Musana Carts, which currently operates in Uganda, streamlines and improves the production and consumption of street food.
Deadline: 05-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
IFC is looking for a Consultant to help assess the impact of an investment project in Uganda, financed by IFC and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program.
The project is expected to be a senior loan to a bank in Uganda focused on the micro and small market segments. The purpose of the project is to support the expansion of the banks lending program to micro enterprises owned by women and in the agriculture sector.
Deadline: 24-Jul-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The overall objective of the assignment is to identify the most economic, climate resilient and environmentally sustainable dredging levels for key ports and shipping routes on Lake Victoria. Improving transportation on Lake Victoria is key to strengthening the Tanzanian Central Corridor, and is a priority for the Governments of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. The lake plays a pivotal role in connecting land-locked countries (DRC, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi) via its shipping and railway network and is a key part of the intermodal supply chains along the Northern and Central corridor linking to Mombasa and Dar es Salaam ports. However, in recent years port infrastructure and consequently maritime operations on Lake Victoria have declined significantly. Continue reading →
Deadline: 14-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The overall objective of this assignment is to review and update the current Draft National Transport Policy and Strategy 2014, and include logistics and green transport policy and strategy elements, in order to produce a revised National Transport & Logistics Policy and Strategy. The revised policy and strategy is envisioned to be more holistic, and one that would set the directions as to how transport can contribute to the countrys economic development and competitiveness. This should be developed in support of the achievement of Governments Vision 2040 middle income status goal in an inclusive and sustainable manner.
Deadline: 13-Dec-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of the assignment is to assess the capacity and infrastructure needs for improving the production quality and dissemination of agricultural statistics to inform policy makers and the private sector for agricultural transformation in Kenya.
KAMPALA, April 19, 2016 – By exploiting the power of social ties, social network interventions offer a lower-cost alternative to traditional agricultural training programs and can be particularly effective at improving the productivity of women, according to the results of a new study.
The Republic of Uganda has received a loan from the World Bank for a Water Management and Development Project, and intends to apply part of these proceeds to payments under the contract for construction works for water supply and sanitation in Rukungiri Municipality, Katwe-Kabatoro and Koboko Town.
Tender posted on DevBusiness website (www.devbusiness.com). Log on to DevBusiness to review full tender.
Borrower/Bid No: NWSC/HQ/WORKS/2014-2015/160541
Deadline: September 22, 2015
National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) hereby invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Bushenyi-Sheema Water Supply and Sanitation Project – Phase 1: construction of the following works which are located in and around Sheema and Bushenyi Districts in the Western region of Uganda: Continue reading →