Midterm Evaluation Consultant or Firm

The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is the trade association for cooperative businesses in the United States and an international development organization. NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector education, technical assistance, and advocacy that helps co-ops thrive. For over 100 years, NCBA CLUSA has sought to advance and protect cooperative enterprises, highlighting the impact that cooperatives have in bettering the lives of individuals and families. In the last 60 years, NCBA CLUSA has worked in more than 85 countries in the areas of food security, agricultural development, strengthening of communities and farmer organizations, community-based health, natural resources management, and empowerment of smallholder farmers, women, and youth. We currently work in 18 countries in Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

NCBA CLUSA is currently seeking a qualified consultant or firm to conduct a midterm evaluation This Request for Proposal (RFP) is aimed at soliciting proposals from qualified individuals/organizations interested in implementing a mid-term evaluation of the “Senegal Millet Business Services Project”, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and implemented by NCBA CLUSA.

ESSENTIAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

This request calls for a technical firm with demonstrated abilities to design and implement evaluation and research studies and collect data from multiple stakeholders along millet value chain. The purpose of the mid-term evaluation is to assess:

  1. project accomplishments in relation to goals and objectives
  2. relevance of project activities
  3. early signs of project effectiveness
  4. efficiency of systems and processes
  5. sustainability efforts; and
  6. recommend actions for mid-course correction

Consultants and companies wishing to carry out this mission must submit:

  1. Technical proposal
  2. Financial application
  3. Organization Description
  4. Personnel
  5. Proof of Experience

If you wish to apply, please read the full Terms of Reference for background and detailed instructions.  Applications are due November 10. 2017.

To apply, please send all proposal application materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line “USDA Millet Midterm Evaluation.” No phone calls, please. NCBA CLUSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, and legally protected characteristics for non-merit factors.

NCBA CLUSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, and legally protected characteristics for non-merit factors.

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