Newsletter: Gearing towards Dutch Success
NL for World Bank - December, 2016

Success Story SCOPEinsight

Long term IFC partner SCOPEinsight shares their success in working with the IFC on farmer professionalization.

Presentations New Procurement Framework

Netherlands Enterprise Agency organized a procurement event in The Hague on November 2, 2016. You can find the presentation of the World Bank on the new procurement framework here.

IFC presentations on GAFSP and Climate Smart Agriculture

As part of the strategic partnership ‘Food for All’ between the World Bank Group and the Netherlands, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, IFC, and IUCN organized an event on GAFSP and the impact of Climate Smart Agriculture on October 28, 2016.

Curaçao signs MoU with World Bank

The World Bank and the Govenment of Curaçao signed a MoU focused on strengthening the relations and promoting the exchange of knowledge and expertise in areas of mutual interest.

Doing Business 2017: Netherlands ranks 28th

The World Bank published the report Doing Business 2017. In the global country ranking of business efficiency the number one spot was awarded to New Zealand and The Netherlands ranks 28th. The full report and datasets are available at

New Report on Carbon Pricing

Greater cooperation through carbon trading could reduce the cost of climate change mitigation by 32 percent by 2030, according to a World Bank report released in October.

Top Blog Posts

Three new ways to help cities reach their Climate Goals.

Five reasons why Big Data innovation is critical to address climate resilience.


All recent blog posts.
Latest Tenders

Improving Access to Water Supply, Energy, and Irrigation in the Rural Areas of Bolivia.
Deadline: December 12.

Development of a National Early Warning Platform for Rwanda and a Flood Early Warning System.
Deadline: December 19.

Building Resiliency to Climate Events in the Road Network of Paraguay.
Deadline: December 31.

All recent tenders.
Highlighted Events

December 12 - 14, 2016
Program-for-Results Financing for Sustainable Development Results
Washington, D.C.

December 13 - 15, 2016

Moving Forward with E-Procurement
Berlin, Germany

December 19, 2016
Transport and Development
Washington, D.C.

Won a tender? Contributed to a World Bank project?
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Learn more on doing business with the World Bank: guidebook
Learn more on the new procurement framework
of the World Bank, effective July 1st, 2016.
Questions? Contact the World Bank Liaisons.
Stephanie Broeder
+1 202 274 2698
Vincent Kooijman
+1 202 274 2621
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