Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.
Benchmarking Extension Services and Knowledge Sharing Roundtable Consultant, Myanmar
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Benchmarking Extension Services and Knowledge Sharing Roundtable Consultant for the USAID-funded Agriculture and Food Systems Development Activity (AFDA) in Myanmar. The AFDA facilitates the transformation of agriculture and food systems by increasing productivity, inclusiveness, and competitiveness of the agricultural market system in the zone of influence (ZOI) such as Kachin State, Shan State, Mandalay Region, Sagaing Region and Magway Region.
The objectives for AFDA’s Benchmarking Extension Services and Knowledge Sharing Roundtable Consultant are to: 1) Investigate the existing Agricultural Extension Services in Myanmar, including the private sector involved, Government Extension Services, and NGO activities. 2) Provide a benchmark-analysis of Myanmar’s leading competitors in the international market in regards to business models and approaches employed in the provision of extension support services that enable countries to achieve comparative advantages in terms of agricultural export trade. 3) Share the results of this study with stakeholders through a forum or roundtable in which the consultant will be primary presenter and discussion moderator.
The anticipated timeframe for this assignment is between July to September 2020 with up to 40 days of effort. The primary location of this assignment is Yangon and the ZOI, Myanmar.
Interested organization or consultant should submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 6th, 2020:
Questions will be accepted by email up to June 30th, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.