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.
Consultant for Seed Sector Constraints Analysis and Comparative Study (Horticulture), Myanmar
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Consultant for Seed Sector Constraints Analysis and Comparative Study (Horticulture) 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 objective(s) for the consultant will be to identify the key constraints preventing the horticulture seed sector from supplying high quality seeds in sufficient quantities that meet requirements of the end market. The assignment will support the strengthening of networks of seed suppliers and help to improve the capacity of existing private sector actors and seed producers.
The anticipated timeframe for this assignment is between August 1 to September 15, 2020 with up to 25 days of effort. The primary location of this assignment is Yangon, Myanmar.
Interested consultant should submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 15, 2020 COB:
Please include the position title in the subject line. The resume and related application documents shall be provided as a single attachment and list long-term employment history and any relevant short-term consulting work. Please highlight results of work done relevant to this scope of work.
Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone or email. 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.