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Invitation to Submit Expression of Interest – Agriculture Digital Platform

The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, invites interested parties to respond to a Request for Expression of Interest (REI) for digital platform (comprising a backend decision-making mechanism and a pluggable frontend implementation) that would boost decision making in agriculture across Eastern Europe to Central Asia (ECA) by connecting data and decision-making algorithms for the ecosystem of stakeholders that influence the growth of the agriculture sector. 

Primary outcomes expected is the convergence of data to assist farmers to make on-farm decisions to increase productivity, profitability, and resilience in their agricultural operations.  A second outcome is to assist financial intermediaries to make faster, cheaper loans to farmers to facilitate growth in agriculture.

A third outcomes is to assist access to quality agriculture insurance by improving risk mitigation amongst farmers, financial intermediaries and others. 

And finally, enable the connection of farmers/farmer output to traders, processors, and other end users. This REI is issued for the purpose of obtaining information concerning market conditions and vendor (or consortium of vendors) capability in order to allow the World Bank / IFC to better understand what is currently available on the commercial market place in order to enhance advisory client solutions. 

Interested parties are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest.

Expressions of Interest should be submitted, in English, electronically through World Bank Group eConsultant2

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Assignment Title: 1273524 – ECA Agriculture Digital System

Responses Due: March 29, 2021