eC2:Niger Delivery of water treatment options and behavioral interventions

Deadline: 10-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Waste water plant

The World Bank is seeking to hire an experienced and qualified social marketing organization to (i) deliver chlorine inputs to about 150 selected rural villages in Dosso (22), Maradi (69), Zinder (41), Tillabéri (31) and Tahoua (35); (ii) adapt and implement behavioral supports for water treatment/ chlorine use designed in collaboration with the World Bank (iii); deliver training around sanitation behaviors in a sub-set of the villages where the intervention will be implemented. The intervention will take place in approximately 150 villages in and is expected to start in June 2017, at the end of the Ramadan. The assignment will be part of a WASH pilot intervention to augment the World Bank Niger Safety Nets project.

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Chickens don’t use toilets: Why we should deal with animal feces for better sanitation


<!– <!– /sites/all/themes/blogs/templates/header/js/jquery-1.4.4.min.js –>Those who have tried toilet training a pet dog or cat know that it is a difficult proposition.

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How about toilet training a flock of 30 chickens?

“Why would I want to?” Because in poor countries, chickens are everywhere, they are pooping wherever they want, and chicken feces is dangerous for young children.

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eC2:Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Water and Sanitation (Senegal) to improve sanitation services delivery in small towns

Deadline: 21-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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Pour être éligible, le candidat doit disposer de compétences avérées en matière détudes de définition de stratégie dassainissement dans les gros centres ruraux ou les petites villes, incluant lélaboration des schémas directeurs jusquà la réalisation des études techniques détaillées et la production des dossiers dappels doffres en vue de la réalisation des travaux. Les membres de léquipe de consultants choisie devront justifier chacun au moins de deux expériences concluantes en matière de projets similaires, particulièrement appliquées aux populations sénégalaises ou ouest-africaines. La gestion détudes sur des populations rurales de grande taille est aussi essentielle.

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eC2: Capacity Building Services for Egypt Water and Sanitation Sector

Deadline: 08-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)wash-hands-98641_640

The objective of the assignment include capacity building services in the areas of Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Asset Management, Operations and Maintenance, Procurement, Citizen Engagement, Financial sustainability, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The World Bank now invites eligible academic Institutes (Consultants) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Local Academic Institutes should provide a covering letter, institute profile and all information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

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How to provide sustainable water supply and sanitation to Indigenous Peoples

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Extending the human right of access to water supply and sanitation (WSS) services to Indigenous Peoples represents the final step for many countries to reach universal coverage in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). As the 7th Rural Water Supply Network Forum is underway in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, we must remind ourselves what “inclusion” means in the WSS sector. Poverty levels among Indigenous Peoples are more than twice those found among other Latin Americans, and they are 10 to 25 percent less likely to have access to piped water and 26 percent less likely to have access to improved sanitation.

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Korea: a model for development of the water and sanitation sector

Can a sustainable water sector be developed simultaneously with a country’s growth? Can the water sector continue to expand and achieve cheonggyecheon_stream-seoul-south_korea.jpgcomprehensive coverage and financial sustainability goals to become a recognized global model for water sector management and performance? Can a country without a single sewer line in 1958 have 90 percent of its wastewater treated by 2012?

The answer is yes! The example is Korea.

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eC2: Options Analysis for WASH PPP in Tanzania

Deadline: 28-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The objective of the assignment and anticipated outputs is to support the MoW in public-Private-Partnershipexamining Public Private Partnership (PPP) options for improving provision of water supply and sanitation services for the larger urban areas, as well as looking at the potential projects that have already been the subject of studies in Tanzania, both as set out below:

Priority Urban Areas
1. Regional Towns -Arusha, Singida and Dar es Salaam
2. District Towns -Kisarawe, Mkuranga and Namtumbo
3. National Project for PPP- HTM, Wangingombe, Makonde and Mugango Kiabakari

Potential Projects
1. Handeni Trank Main (HTM) Development of Business Case Options and Analysis of Involvement of Private Sector Xs-Axis Consulting GmBH
2. Detailed design and Tender documents for Kisarawe, Mkuranga, Namtumbo, Mugango Kiabakari and Wangingombe National Project.
3. Feasibility Studies Report for Makonde and HTM National Project

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eC2:Technical Assistance to Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) Services in Rivers State, Port Harcourt

Deadline: 05-Jul-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

This assignment aims at supporting Rivers State to conduct an assessment of the urban sanitation situation for the city of Port Harcourt and to develop appropriate sanitation solutions for improving the waterstandard of fecal sludge removal, transport and disposal services by developing sustainable and affordable fecal sludge management solutions at city level and in low incomes areas. These solutions will inform the future development of a comprehensive and integrated sanitation master plan for the whole city. The present assignment is divided into two (2) components as follows: Component 1: Updated diagnostics and preliminary recommendations at city level and in low income areas; and, Component 2: Detailed pilot project design in selected areas.

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Climate-Driven Water Scarcity

Climate-Driven Water Scarcity Could Hit Economic Growth by Up to 6 Percent in Some Regions, Says World Bank

WASHINGTON, May, 3 2016 – Water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could cost watersome regions up to 6 percent of their GDP, spur migration, and spark conflict, according to a new World Bank report released today.*

High and Dry: Climate Change, Water and the Economy, says the combined effects of growing populations, rising incomes, and expanding cities will see demand for water rising exponentially, while supply becomes more erratic and uncertain.

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eConsultant2: Design Review for a Phased Rehabilitation & Extension of Monrovias Sewerage System

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

This consultancy has three main objectives: (a) Update the information about the current waterpiped sewerage system and treatment plant of Monrovia (Liberia), in particular carry out a customer enumeration, compile a map of the existing system as well as estimate the demand and willingness to pay for piped sewerage; (b) Assess the technical options and associated costs for a rehabilitation of Monrovias piped sewerage system, and its phased extension to priority areas, recommending a technical solution;(c) For the recommended approach, prepare a detailed design and costing, including draft safeguard and tender documents, for Phase 1 i.e. the rehabilitation of the existing system and important minor extensions up to a budget of US$ 20m.

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