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Geospatial Data Access

  • Solicitation Number: RFI 20-0750
  • Issue Date: Jan 07,2020
  • Closing Date: Feb 20,2020
  • Institution:  IBRD


The World Bank Group (WBG) is requesting market information for enterprise level access to geospatial data sources and services that can be used for analysis of local context both through the recent past (10 years plus) as well as tasking and collecting new near real time data. WBG is gathering this information to implement a new strategy to meet its future business needs. This RFI aims to gather information on capabilities for collection of data from streetview cameras, cellphones (GSM), smartphones (App-based), drones, airborne and satellite platforms (EO, LIDAR, SAR, Thermal, Microwave), as well as other remote and in-situ data sensors and means not otherwise listed.

WBG is also interested in value added data processing services packaged with such access to include, but not limited to spatial, spectral and radiometric analysis, elevation modeling, object tracking, vehicle and foot traffic, Call Detail Record (CDR) analysis, and artificial intelligence tools (machine learning and computer vision) for object detection, feature extraction and mapping, material typing, and persistent change detection at scale. This includes products and services that provide geospatial data and insight about places outside the United States, Canada and the European Union.

The solicitation may be obtained by sending an email to the designated Contracting Officer, referencing the following information:

1. Solicitation Number

2. Company Name

3. Contact Person Name and Title

4. Address

5. Telephone Number

6. Fax Number

7. Contact's Email Address

A copy of the solicitation will be sent to organizations that have replied to and are eligible to receive this advertisement. All requests and questions regarding this solicitation shall be directed to the following designated Corporate Procurement Contract Officer(s): Keith Garrett, kgarrett@worldbank.org and Dianne Seetahal, dseetahal@worldbank.org

Subject to the exceptions of the respective information disclosure policies, for any contract award valued at and over US$250,000 made after July 1, 2013, the World Bank Group reserves the right to publicly disclose contract award information – specifically, the name of vendor receiving the award, a brief description of the contract goods or services, and the contract award amount. Vendor's proposal and contractual documents will remain confidential and therefore not subject to disclosure. 

The World Bank reserves the right to reject any or all responses without recourse. 


The World Bank reserves the right to reject any or all responses without recourse.