eC2: Lighting Africa, Nigeria – Consumer Education: Below the Line Phase 3

Deadline: 03-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Solar-street-lights-in-Guinea1

Lighting Africa is a joint World Bank/IFC program aimed at helping 250 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa, especially rural, urban, and sub-urban consumers without electricity access to high-quality, safe and reliable lighting.
Launched in March 2015 and scheduled to end in June 2020, the Lighting Africa (Nigeria) Program has committed significant resources and worked closely with a range of key stakeholders to develop an off-grid energy market in Nigeria. The market is now in its early growth stage. As the program enters its final year, consumer education is focused on addressing the perception, knowledge and purchase barriers encountered by consumers. Accordingly, IFC is soliciting proposals from marketing communications firms to develop and implement a below-the-line consumer education program that builds on previous efforts to drive rapid consumer uptake of quality verified solar lighting products to at least 500,000 additional households in Nigeria by June 2020.

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eC2: Individual Consultant for Tanzania Pharmaceutical Competitiveness Strategy and Action Plan

Deadline: 06-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

The Light Manufacturing Component of the Tanzania Business Enabling Environment Support project (the project) is focused on supporting Tanzania to develop the competitiveness of its manufacturing sectors. Implemented by the World Bank Group and funded by the Government of Canada, the project works with public and private organizations to address the fundamental challenge of growing Tanzania’s manufacturing sector by facilitating the implementation of competitiveness initiatives and promoting investment in higher value-added manufacturing, acting as a catalyst for the acceleration of the country’s industrialization and its integration into global value chains. The work is being implemented over a period of four years in three phases.
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Technology for Social Good in India

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  • Mobile-based applications adopted in World Bank projects in India are helping farmers make informed decisions.
  • Technology is making it easier for health workers to track growth in children; it is providing doctors critical information about patients.
  • Digitization is making municipalities more accountable and accessible.

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eC2: ETHIOPIA SUGAR SECTOR HIGH-LEVEL ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIAL ASSESSMENT

Deadline: 04-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) sugarcane

The objective of this assignment is to help the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) identify and better understand any major environmental and social (E&S) risks, challenges and opportunities impacting the sugar sector as a whole and in particular, existing and planned/ greenfield State Owned Enterprises in the sector, and make recommendations at a strategic level on how such E&S risks and challenges can be managed and how any positive effects can be optimized. The findings of the study will provide the GoE and its development partners with relevant high-level information to develop, on a sound basis, a roadmap for reform and privatization of the sugar sector.

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eC2: Market level Assessment – Central Africa Republic

Deadline: 03-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

The objective of this study is to perform an assessment of financial inclusion in Central Africa Republic (CAR)and the state of play and potential of digital financial services across the CAR in order to understand the opportunities for digitization of financial transactions in the country.
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eC2: Lighting Africa, Nigeria – Consumer Education: Above the Line Phase 4

Deadline: 30-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Solar-street-lights-in-Guinea1

Lighting Africa is a joint World Bank/IFC program aimed at helping 250 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa, especially rural, urban, and sub-urban consumers without electricity access to high-quality, safe and reliable lighting.
Launched in March 2015 and scheduled to end in June 2020, the Lighting Africa (Nigeria) Program has committed significant resources and worked closely with a range of key stakeholders to develop an off-grid energy market in Nigeria. The market is now in its early growth stage. As the program enters its final year, consumer education is focused on addressing the perception, knowledge and purchase barriers encountered by consumers. Accordingly, IFC is soliciting proposals from marketing communications firms to develop and implement an above-the-line consumer education program that builds on previous efforts to drive rapid consumer uptake of quality verified solar lighting products to at least 500,000 additional households in Nigeria by June 2020.
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eC2: Support to harmonization of Azerbaijan seed certification regulations and procedures with international standards

Deadline: 27-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)ml-can-a-nation-build-its-future-if-it-cannot-feed-its-children-five-policy-actions-to-transform-crop-and-livestock-farming-in-mali-780x439

The objective of the IFC Azerbaijan Investment Climate and Agribusiness Competitiveness Project, is to support the Government of Azerbaijan [GoAz] to diversify and increase the competitiveness of the economy in line with its strategic objectives. The agribusiness component of the project aims at enhancing the market competitiveness of the agribusiness sector as a first priority in diversifying the economy by: (i) enhancing access to quality seeds, and (ii) streamlining regulatory frameworks along agribusiness value chains.
The objectives of the current assignment are to support the Government of Azerbaijan in: (i) harmonizing domestic seed certification rules, regulations and procedures with international OECD seed schemes; and (ii) carrying out capacity building activities on the new seed certification procedures for the National Designated Authority (NDA).
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eC2: ETHIOPIAN SUGAR SECTOR/ENTERPRISE ASSESSMENT & VALUATION

Deadline: 29-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)sugarcane

The objectives of the assignment are as follows:

i. Assessment of the sugar sector and companies (existing and greenfield companies) to serve as a basis to help the Government develop a strategy for the sector (including sector policy and privatization options).
ii. Identify the key value drivers and financial performance of the companies and carry-out an Independent valuation of the companies based on generally accepted valuation methodologies.
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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: Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Modeling for the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Peru, Mexico)

Deadline: 27-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) vn-communitybased-disasterrisk-780x439

The World Bank is seeking to engage the professional services of a firm specialized in the modeling of hydro-meteorological natural disaster risk in an international environment.
The AP seeks to continue evaluating risk transfer instruments, particularly for hydro-meteorological risk, as highlighted in the APs joint declarations in April 2018 and, to that effect, has mandated the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank Group) to provide technical assistance for identifying the most relevant hydro-meteorological risks, clearly defining them for the purposes of risk transfer, and evaluating potential financial instruments to provide coverage against such risks. The World Bank Group may act as an advisor to the Client Countries for assessing and developing potential risk transfer instrument, and might be the sponsor of a CAT Bond, should all or some of the Client Countries decide to issue one, via the World Bank.

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