eC2: Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Modeling for Zimbabwe

Deadline: 07-Jun-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) climate

Climate change is a major risk to good development outcomes, and the World Bank Group is committed to playing a role in helping countries integrate climate action into their core development agendas. The Country Climate and Development Reports (CCDRs) aim to help countries shift from addressing adaptation as an incremental cost and isolated investment to systematically incorporating climate risks and opportunities at every phase of policy planning, investment design, implementation and evaluation of development outcomes.

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eC2: Consulting Services: Disaster Risk Quantification, Financing and Policy Reforms for Resilience Building in Tonga

Deadline: 15-Jun-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

The objectives of this assignment is to conduct Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and risk financing policy reforms at the national and island levels, specifically to assist with technical inputs on the National DRM Policy; support the design of indicators for monitoring of the DRM Act and DRM Policy Implementation; support the design of strengthening activities and reporting procedures for Island and Village Disaster Risk Management Committees; and provide technical advice on establishing stronger coordination mechanisms between DRM stakeholders and the Ministry of Finance. The assignment will also identify risk quantification and investment needs for resilience-building in one select outer island in Tonga (either Vavau or Eua).This will require the: (i) development of detailed multi-hazard risk information for the select outer island, (ii) prioritization of investment needs in line with the DRM Policy framework, and (iii) identification of risk financing strategies and funding mechanisms for investments in disaster risk reduction and climate resilience in outer islands.

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eC2: Building Back Better, Greener, Sustainable, and Inclusive Management and Growth in the Development of Coastal and Marine Recreational Areas for supporting Coastal Livelihoods in Balochistan and Sindh

Deadline: 31-May-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) blog-in-benin-can-resilient-investment-solutions-save-a-battered-coast-780x439

Develop an analytical basis and a set of policy, institutional and investments recommendations in support of a strategic and operational dialogue with the counterparts (national and provincial) in Pakistan to find the coastal blue assets pathway integrated into the broad blue economic development and decision-making

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Fact Sheet: An Adjustment to Global Poverty Lines

Why did the World Bank decide to update the International Poverty Line, and why now?

As differences in price levels across the world evolve, the global poverty line has to be periodically updated to reflect these changes. Since 2015, the last update, we have used $1.90 as the global line. As of fall 2022, the new global line will be updated to $2.15.

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Coming out of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Doing business with the International Financial Institutions (IFI’s) / Multilateral Development Banks (MDB’s)

After a bit of a break we are excited to share this latest Newsletter with you and reintroduce image8326522ourselves!

We hope all of you got through the COVID-19 pandemic safely and well. Although, life is getting back to (the new) normal, travel is still somewhat difficult and many offices are not fully open yet.

The World Bank Group Headquarters is currently at 50% capacity and slowly opening up to visitors again, the recent Spring Meetings were still held in a hybrid format. Nonetheless, business must go on albeit via email/Zoom/Teams etc.

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eC2: Agricultural specialist / Agriculture Economist (Consultant)

Deadline: 23-May-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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The International Finance Corporation: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.
We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges. In addition to its investment work, IFC provides advisory services to a number of its clients to support them in meeting specific development goals. IFCs advisory support to the financial sector is implemented via its Financial Institutions Group and is organized around the following main themes:
Innovation/Base of Pyramid: including Microfinance, Mobile Financial Services, Housing Finance, Rural Finance.
Banking Services: SME Finance, Sustainable Energy Finance, Insurance, Agri finance, Leasing, Trade Finance, Gender, Risk Management and Corporate Governance.
Financial Infrastructure: Credit Reporting, Collateral Registries and Secured Transactions, Securities

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