Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program
Scope: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.
Online Course for Watchdogs
Scope: Grant to Online Course for Watchdogs.
PMR Colombia: Update & Consolidation of Sector GHG Emissions Scenarios and Assessment of Associated Abatement Costs
Scope: To engage the services of a consultancy company or a consortium of companies to (i) update the emissions scenarios (reference scenarios) in key sectors, (ii) assess mitigation options and update resulting low carbon scenarios, and (iii) assess the associated abatement costs (refine the corresponding marginal abatement cost curves).
Energy Matrix Diversification and Institutional Strengthening of the Department of Energy (emisde)
Scope: Develop a diversified energy matrix towards the introduction of cleaner energy sources and improving energy security.
Program To Stenghten the National Electricity Distribution System of Ecuador II
Scope: Operation shall develop the following components: component i: strengthening of national distribution system (us$30 millions) - this component supports the expansion and rehabilitation of snd to meet the projected demand electrification master plan. I) sub-component a: projects to improve the quality of service. Ii) sub-component b: expansion projects snd. Iii) sub-component c: projects to reduce electrical losses. Component ii: optimization of the operation of the snd (us$28 millions). This component supports the acquisition of control and monitoring equipment for operational optimization of the snd. Component iii: capacity building in the electricity sector (us$2. 0 millions). This component supports the operational capacities of the distribution companies electrical and includes the purchase of related equipment.
Strengthening of Colombias Ministry of Transport
Scope: The specific objectives and key tasks of this consultancy would entail the following:
1.Identify opportunities to develop a more integrated and coordinated approach to address global and local (Colombian) transport system challenges, including in terms of incorporating a multi-modal systematic approach, and in particular those actions that seek to improve the Colombian transport systems effectiveness, efficiency, reliability, sustainability, resiliency, and ability to support and drive the countrys competitiveness. This strategic realignment and reorganization of the Ministry of Transport should be supported and informed by a comparison and benchmarking of other developed and developing countries transport system-related challenges, plans and institutional arrangements.2.Propose a reorganization and transformation plan for the Ministry of Transport that details a revamped strategic vision and mission, along with the required institutional and organigram changes, staffing and work process changes, opportunities for added private sector participation and that suggests the lines along which the efforts should align. 3.Support the Ministry of Transport in the approval and implementation of the proposed reorganization and transformation plan, aligned with the Government of Colombia requirements for the approval of such institutional reforms (required technical studies, enactment of Decrees, operational manuals, etc.).
AID-514-C-15-00002 (09) - Notice of Intent to Modify the Rural Finance Initiative Contract
Scope: Notice of Intent to Modify the Rural Finance Initiative Contract
Digital Health Market Scan and Strategy
Scope: Digital Health market scan (e.g, trends, technology solutions, implications), case studies of successful models and framework for assessment, and the development of a digital health strategy for a private diabetes provider.
Cutzamala - Consultancy Services for Assessment of Energy Efficiency, Load Management and Renewable Energy Options for the Cutzamala Water Supply and
Scope: Consultant to conduct a detailed energy and water audit of the Cutzamala system to identify, assess and recommend opportunities for improving energy efficiency and load management. The assignment is expected to be conducted in three Phases:
Inception Phase Preliminary Assessment - Phase I Assessment of energy efficiency, load management & renewable energy opportunities, Phase II Identification and assessment of new technologies and financing options. The system uses eight main reservoirs, six main pumping stations, 322 kilometers of canals and tunnels, and the large Los Berros potable water treatment plant.
Strengthen Social Intersectoral Coordination Program
Scope: The objective of the program is to strengthen the intersector coordination of the social sectors, by physically grouping together all the social sector ministries as well as developing and implementing an intersector coordination model that integrates processes and systems, permiting a better articulation at the national and local level.
Program To Enhance the Efficiency of Tax Administration and Public Expendiance the Eture Management
Scope: Program To Enhance the Efficiency of Tax Administration and Public Expenditure Management.
Road Program for Logistic and Integration Ceará IV-B
Scope: The overall objective is to support sustainable economic development of the state, improving the integration of domestic productive regions or from other states, with regional consumer markets and export logistics nodes (ports and airports). The specific objectives are: (i) improve the mobility of key strategic corridors and their multimodal connectivity (ii) partially remove the discontinuities in the paved network, increasing capacity and efficiency, (iii) support the sustainability of investments by funding a result-driven maintenance pilot, and (iv) improve institutional capacity in managing the freight logistics system.
Program for Accelerating Progress of Education
Scope: Program for Accelerating Progress of Education.
Sustainable Forest Management
Scope: The general objective of the project is to recover and maintain forest ecosystem services in priority watersheds affected by the bark beetle. The specific objectives are: (i) to restore the areas affected by the bark beetle in both public and private forests; (ii) to strengthen the government's forest health system and create forest management alternatives adapted to the impacts of climate change and climate variability; and (iii) to expand access to climate financing to foster sustainable forest management (sfm)
Improvement of School Quality To Develop Capacities for the Employment: Youth Program
Scope: The objective is to contribute to the development of life and work skills for young Hondurans by improving middle school learning access and quality in municipios prioritized by the program.
National Tourism Development Program in Salvador (PRODETUR SALVADOR)
Scope: The program's general objective is to promote tourism development so as to increase income and formal employment generated for the population of salvador with emphasis on the local culture and people of african descent. The specific objectives are to increase tourist expenditure in salvador, as well as the portion of that expenditure benefitting the community and particularly the afrodescendant population, by promoting cultural as well as sun and sand tourism, infrastructure improvement, and institutional support for tourism management.
Development of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Electrification
Scope: This project will support the development of a legal and regulatory framework to promote the use of re (hydro, solar and bioenergy) and ee programs: technical, institutional and regulatory strengthening to promote the use of re technologies and support for pilot projects. Technical, institutional and regulatory strengthening for the local promotion and development of ee initiatives. Support the use of re for the electrification of the hinterlands. Dissemination of findings
Multisectoral Program for the Care of Determinants of Health in the Dry Corridor
Scope: The objective of the program is to improve the health and well-being of the population through the territorial management of health and its most significant determinants in priority areas, improving access and coverage to health services and health and quality, with a view to accelerating the reduction of maternal and infant morbidity and mortality and halting the progress of major chronic diseases.
Santo Andre Sustainable Urban Mobility Program
Scope: The program's overall objective is to promote the sustainable urban mobility, through: (i) the construction and rehabilitation of road infrastructure to enhance the integration of the msa and the metropolitan region, both internally and with the country's other regions, and with the port; and (ii) the implementation of a more efficient transportation system, giving priority to the operation of public and non-motorized modes of transportation. These objectives are also expected to contribute to the reduction of traffic accidents and polluting gas emissions.
Comprehensive Development of Urban Water and Sewerage Companies in Colombia
Scope: The general objective of this technical cooperation operation (tc) is to finance a program that improves the performance of water and sanitation (w&s) companies in colombia, in terms of service quality and financial sustainability. This would be achieved through attainment of the following specific objectives: (i) help at least 10 urban w&s companies improve their management capacity in terms of service quality, financial sustainability, enhanced organizational capacity, and continuous improvement processes; (ii) use aquarating1 as a baseline to determine the current status of w&s companies and identify potential opportunities for improvement, and, based on the results of the assessment, identify short- and medium-term actions aimed at improving the companies' performance, with special emphasis on their corporate development; and (iii) promote sector dialogue involving different entities in the sector.