eC2: Value Chain Diagnostic for Plastic in Vietnam Plastics Circularity Opportunities and Barriers

Deadline: 17-Apr-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)eu-plastic-regels-2019

World Bank Group (WBG) is supporting Vietnam to address plastic waste issues, including ocean plastics, through enhanced knowledge on plastic pollution and value chains and the identification of policies and public and private investments. In support of these programmatic advisory interventions, the WBG is seeking to engage the services of a consulting firm to conduct a private-sector-focused market assessment of plastics value chains and the recycling market in Vietnam. WBG is now inviting qualified consultants to express their interest in providing this comprehensive advisory service.

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eC2: Textiles sector Assessment and Feasibility study to implement wastewater reuse

Deadline: 20-Apr-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) textile

The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), hosted at The World Bank , promotes multi-stakeholder platforms across 14 countries globally bringing public-private-civil society sector to work together to meet water sector challenges. 2030 WRG is working with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Vietnam Environmental Protection Administration to develop projects related to promoting water treatment, reuse and recycle. This solicitation is intended to invite competent consultants to carry out an assessment of reuse potential and develop a prefeasibility report.

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eC2: Solar Competitive Bidding – Technical Support Substation and Solar Park Selection

Deadline: 28-Nov-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)scaling+solar+main+banner

Objective: The assignment objective is to provide technical support to the Government of Vietnam to select the substation where there will be the minimal impact if solar PV where to be connected as well as provide a list of investments/upgrade needed to integrate such VRE projects. 2.2 Outputs: The Consultant shall be responsible for delivering the following tasks. All outputs (reports, ppts) will be provided in English and Vietnamese. The Consultant will need to be highly flexible in meeting the government as the data will not be given to him after contract signature.

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eC2: Agricultural Technology Solutions for IFC Clients in Vietnam

Deadline: 07-Nov-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

As part of its efforts to build its leadership in providing access to Ag tech solutions to smallholder farmers that help improve their overall agricultural production practices and sustainability, the Ag Tech Vietnam project aims to: 1) develop and apply ag tech innovations in up to 3 crops in Vietnam to inform precise farming response resulting in reduced input use and costs; and 2) roll out a commercially viable model for at least 1,200 smallholder farmers usage of Ag Tech services and achieve scale.

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eC2: Acceleration Services for AG Tech Project in Vietnam

Deadline: 29-Oct-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)scaling-up-innovations-in-agriculture-lessons-from-africa-780x439

As part of its efforts to build its leadership in providing access to ag tech solutions to smallholder farmers that help improve their overall agricultural production practices and sustainability, IFCs Ag Tech Vietnam project aims to: 1) develop and apply ag tech innovations in up to 3 crops in Vietnam to inform precise farming response resulting in reduced input use and costs; and 2) roll out a commercially viable model for smallholder farmers usage of Ag Tech services and achieve scale.

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The World Bank Group Exceeds 2020 Climate Targets for the Second Year in a Row: Here’s How It Was Done

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  • In fiscal year 2019, the World Bank Group committed nearly $17.8 billion to climate-related investments, surpassing current targets for the second year in a row.
  • Three country snapshots illustrate some of the ways climate change considerations were integrated in the project design: building climate resiliency into transportation systems in Sierra Leone; improving irrigation to address food security in Pakistan; and mitigating flood risk in Vietnam’s urban infrastructure.
  • Going forward, the World Bank Group will invest and mobilize $200 billion in climate-related financing from 2021-2025, doubling what we did in the last five years and significantly ramping up support for adaptation.

eC2: Creating an Enabling Environment for Private Sector Investment in Agriculture and Aquaculture in the Mekong Delta

Deadline: 23-Sep-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

The aim is to assist with informing efforts to promote greater private sector investment in the Mekong Delta region. The work includes: A: SCOPING:
i. Classifying the domestic private firms operating in the Mekong Delta;
ii. Conduct rapid review of ongoing support for the different groups of domestic private firms;  iii. Identify three global value chains (GVCs) that domestic firms could link with;
B. SITUATION ASSESSMENT
Conduct a situation assessment of:  i. Opportunities / challenges for the different segments of domestic firms independent of GVCs; ii. Opportunities / challenges for the relevant segments of domestic firms if they aim to join one or more of the three GVCs and rank these; iii. Map opportunities/challenges faced by domestic firms (independent of GVCs) and to join the three GVCs and existing support (domestic and international).
C: PATHWAY FOR STRENGTHENING LINKAGES ACROSS SEGMENTS OF THE VALUE CHAIN D: ROADMAP FOR AN ENABLING ENVIRONMENT (CENTRAL & PROVINCE)

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eC2: Air Quality Management in Vietnam, Air Emission Sectoral Data Verification

Deadline: 27-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

The scope of work described here focuses on the verification of the modelling data that has been used and subsequently additional collection and validation of activity data and characteristics for key emission sources at the regional level of larger Hanoi region. This work shall be done mostly in close cooperation with Hanoi and secondly in cooperation with MONRE and Bac Ninh and Hung Yen. The objective of the assignment under this Terms of Reference is to assess and collect the data gaps and propose the best set of regionally attributed activity data for the key sources of air pollution in the different sectors. The final datasets shall be suitable for incorporation in the Vietnam GAINS model and discussed and consulted with IIASA, CEMM, MONRE, Hanoi, Bac Ninh and Hung Yen and their respective Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DONRE) as well as World Bank. The World Bank will support and facilitate the consultations with MONRE, Hanoi, Bac Ninh and Hung Yen.

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eC2: Vietnam Climate Smart Urbanization

Deadline: 05-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)climate

Vietnam is urbanizing at a rapid pace. Cities, particularly those in low-lying delta areas are especially vulnerable to extreme weather events and impact of climate change. The rapid pace of urbanization is expected to intensify the economic costs related to extreme events. Urbanization in Vietnam has also been accompanied by rising air and water pollution, inadequate solid waste management and wastewater treatment, urban sprawl, and loss of green space threatening urban livability. Cities are also major users of energy and major contributors of GHG emissions. The proposed activity is being carried out in collaboration with the Government of Vietnam to enhance climate smart urbanization in the country.

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eC2: Technical Advisory Services on Universally Accessible Infrastructure Design – Vietnam Scaling up Urban Upgrading Project

Deadline: 21-Jan-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) vietnam

This assignment aims to provide capacity building support and technical assistance to seven participating cities in the Mekong Delta under World Bank SUUP Project to incorporate universal accessibility to urban planning and infrastructure design. There are three main tasks: 1) Provision of advisory services on detailed design for universally accessible infrastructure (provide recommendations for each subtype of infrastructure), 2)Preparation of design guidelines to incorporate universally accessible infrastructure principles and design and 3) Provision of training on universally accessible infrastructure principles and design. Supporting tasks include a rapid review of Vietnamese legal and regulatory framework on universally accessible infrastructure design and development, assessing baseline and needs in the cities and sharing global experiences on universal accessibility. The duration of the assignment is for 12 months.

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