eC2: Opportunities and Benefits of Decarbonization through Enhanced Regional Electricity Trade in Central Asia

Deadline: 10-Aug-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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The objective of this assignment is to review and assess country level energy demand and supply resources for the period of 2022-2060, develop/update regional power system optimization model, examine potential and benefits of electricity trade among Central Asian countries, and identify interconnection upgrades and potential new cross-border transmission projects that would support decarbonization in the region through scaling up of regional electricity trade in Central Asia. The assessment has to be carried out through comparison of the nationally optimized plan and the regionally optimized plan on each countrys generation development, including considering the latest commitments to carbon neutrality/NDCs, as , as well as World Bank Country Climate and Development Reports (CCDR) where applicable, nature of energy security considerations vs integration of regional options.

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eC2: Consultancy services to Deliver a Gender Capacity Building [ToT] to a team of agronomists in Uganda and Zimbabwe

Deadline: scaling-up-innovations-in-agriculture-lessons-from-africa-780x43908-Aug-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC is seeking a firm to support an advisory project in the Rwenzori region of Uganda that will complement an IFC investment transaction. The advisory project will support smallholder farmers to improve coffee production and productivity through the sustained adoption and application of good agronomic practices and enable the Client and its partners to improve the sourcing capacity of high-quality coffee. IFC is therefore seeking a vendor firm to deliver a gender capacity building program [Training of Trainers] to a team of agronomists/field in each of the origin using a transformative change methodology. The training on the gender transformative approach will be delivered by a vendor firm and will target:
up to 23 trainees in Uganda
up to 7 trainees in Zimbabwe

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eC2: Technical Assistance Program on Cambodia Sustainable Cities Initiative

Deadline: 04-Aug-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)sust-cities-banner-940x240

The World Bank is providing technical assistance to Cambodias Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC) and Phnom Penh Capital Authority (PPCA) to conduct the Phnom Penh Capital City Diagnostic aimed at updating the Phnom Penh Green City Strategic Plan (the Strategic Plan). The Strategic Plan will identify opportunities for low-carbon and resilient development under climate change. The project is funded by the City Climate Finance Gap Fund, which aims to help cities in low- and middle-income countries transition towards low-carbon and climate-resilient pathways in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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eC2: Country Assessment to promote unconventional water resources and resource recovery from wastewater under circular economy principles to enhance financial sustainability, water security

Deadline: 14Waste water plant-Jul-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) 

The World Bank is supporting with the Government of South Africa to promote the prioritization and design of investments that leverage unconventional water sources and that recover resources from wastewater and fecal sludge to make the water sector more financially and environmentally sustainable, while increasing water security and resilience.

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eC2: Guidelines and tools for the economic appraisal of desalination and reuse initiatives using modern portfolio theory

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

The present Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) encompasses consulting services for the development of guidelines and toolkits for the economic appraisal of desalination and wastewater reuse initiatives using modern portfolio theory. The consultant shall develop detailed guidelines and actionable Excel-based toolkits for the determination of the most cost-efficient weight (in economic terms) of desalination and reuse in the water resources mix of urban utilities and basin authorities to achieve the appropriate level of reliability in the system.
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