Deadline: 20-Apr-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Assessment to further understand the sources of solid waste/marine litter in the Caribbean region and to provide a comprehensive picture of marine pollution at national and regional levels. The assessment will help inform policy makers to protect their valuable coastal and marine natural capital and to obtain the full benefits of a Blue Economy. The selected firm will carry out the following activities: (i)Solid Waste and Sewage Waste Sectors rapid assessment/roadmap for selected countries;(ii) Diagnostic of plastic management inventory in OECS countries; and (iii) Assessment of plastics abatement policies, investments, and regional solutions. Contract with selected firm is expected to be signed by May 1, 2020. Services are expected to be carried out between May 2020 and October 2020.
Deadline: 24-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this assignment is to conduct a strategic assessment of the Solid Waste Management (SWM)services, policies and systems in Kerala to inform the design of the proposed Kerala Urban Service Delivery Project (KUSDP). The consultant will be required to undertake a strategic assessment of policy, institutional, governance, technical/service delivery and financial aspects and provide recommendations on the potential solutions/models to fill the existing gaps to inform the project design of KUSDP.
Deadline: 08-Apr-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
IFC’s Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services team is seeking a consultant to provide support on an assignment for a major producer of alternative fuels for the cement sector (including RDF), or the Client. The Client is planning to expand operations in two governorates. The consultant is expected to support the preparation phase of this project. This gap assessment will help confirm the viability of the client’s business model, strength of the local supply chain and overall waste management operations, as well as the capacity of the Client itself to play the bigger role in integrated waste management operations.
“Waste not, want not.” This old saying rings so true today, as global leaders and local communities alike increasingly call for a fix for the so-called “throwaway culture.” But beyond individuals and households, waste also represents a broader challenge that affects human health and livelihoods, the environment, and prosperity.
And with over 90% of waste openly dumped or burned in low-income countries, it is the poor and most vulnerable who are disproportionately affected.
In recent years, landslides of waste dumps have buried homes and people under piles of waste. And it is the poorest who often live near waste dumps and power their city’s recycling system through waste picking, leaving them susceptible to serious health repercussions.
Deadline: 02-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank is seeking the services of qualified firm in to carry out an analysis for Kuwait Municipality Solid Waste Management sector. The main objective of this assignment is to collect up to date information on the services provided, and identify viable options for expansion and improvement of services.
Malawi, a small country in Africa, has a population of over 18 million. According to World Bank estimates, Malawi had 52.2% of the total population between 15 and 64 years as of the beginning of 2017. However, Malawi has a high level of unemployment among the productive population which is largely composed of young people.