IFC would like to invite firms meeting the following criteria to submit an expression of interest for this consultancy:
Experience with conducting rigorous impact evaluations in developing countries;
Experience in the agribusiness sector a strong plus.
The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) is a multi-lateral financial intermediary fund. GAFSP Private Sector Window (PrSW), which started in 2012, focuses on increasing and improving the commercial potential of small- and medium-sized agribusinesses and linking smallholder farmers to market by improving their access to finance, technology, expertise and inputs.
The International Finance Corporation, which is the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is the implementing entity of the fund. Both GAFSP donors and IFC are committed to rigorous evaluations of GAFSP PrSW operations, and are launching an impact evaluation in Rwanda. The objective of the evaluation is to assess impacts on farmer income, poverty, food security, nutrition, gender empowerment, and/or other measures as appropriate.
See full tender here: #1195773 GAFSP Rwanda Evaluation – Evaluation Firm
Expression of Interest Deadline: 27-Aug-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (EST)
eConsultant2 website: https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org
Tender notification: # 1195773