This World Bank Procurement Guidance describes the different types of evaluation criteria that may be used to select contractors for Goods, Works and Non-consulting Services when using Request for Bids or Request for Proposals selection methods.
This Guidance should be read with reference to the World Bank Procurement Regulations for Investment Project Financing Borrowers (IPF), the Standard Procurement Document (SPD) and if applicable, the associated User Guide relevant to the Selected SPD. The specific application of evaluation criteria is detailed in each of the Bank’s SPDs. Evaluation criteria are a standard or test used in the evaluation of Bids/Proposals to select the Most Advantageous Bid/Proposal which best meets the requirements and offers the best value for money (VFM). Continue reading World Bank Procurement Guidance – Evaluation Criteria (2016)
This guidance document is intended to be used in conjunction with the companion document A common European methodology for Life Cycle Costing (the Methodology). It provides practical guidance on the potential uses and the benefits to be gained from using Life Cycle Costing (LCC) in construction, illustrated with a number of case studies from the use of LCC across Europe.
This USAID handbook will help water and sanitation institutions to build human and institutional capacity. The Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) Handbook was developed by the Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade (EGAT) to help USAID integrate Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) into its development assistance programs. It provides information on the evolution of HICD, implementation guidance, and tools for implementing HICD initiatives.
The paper, which was prepared for the World Bank by George E. Peterson in 1998, is a good primer on municipal credit risks and applicable to corporatized water and sanitation state-owned enterprises, especially in developing countries where tariffs often do not cover the full costs service.
This Loan Handbook for World Bank Borrowers (the handbook) sets out guidance on disbursement arrangements and debt services for loans or financing provided or administered by the World Bank. The handbook provides detailed information about the World Bank’s lending instruments, financial products and terms, policy on overdue payments and sanctions, partial waiver of loan charges policy, and billing
procedures. Continue reading World Bank Loan Handbook
Using some key messages, The Manager’s Non-Revenue Water Handbook leads the utility manager through the stages of addressing NRW—first, understanding and quantifying NRW, and then developing a strategy to address it. This handbook was jointly funded by Ranhill Utilities Berhad and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). AECOM International Development provided assistance.
This manual prepared by UN-HABITAT aims to provide a comprehensive description of the issues related to wastewater treatment through constructed wetlands. This manual has been prepared as a general guide to the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of constructed wetlands for the treatment of domestic wastewater as well as an introduction to the design of constructed wetland for
This version of the Guidelines integrates the fourth edition, which was published in 2011, with the first addendum to the fourth edition published in 2016. It supersedes previous editions of the Guidelines and previous International Standards.
Volume 4 of the Utility Management Series for Small Towns prepared by UN-Habitat Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative team and National Water and Sewerage Corporation of Uganda.
Volume 5 of the Utility Management Series for Small Towns prepared by UN-Habitat Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative team and National Water and Sewerage Corporation of Uganda.