eC2: Baseline Survey on Women Entrepreneurs in Guinea

Deadline: 12-Dec-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

A range of reasons is cited to explain gender differences in business performance in Africa.

Within those, the sector of operations is consistently identified as a major issue. The promotionalWorld Banks Africa Gender Innovation Lab and the World Bank Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice (henceforth the WB research team) is conducting an experiment to measure the impact of providing women entrepreneurs with adequate information, technical support, coaching and know-how, as well as necessary exposure, in succeeding as entrepreneurs in male dominated productive sectors.

In this context, the WB research team is seeking to contract a survey firm to develop and implement all aspects of a baseline survey of 1,000 women identified by the research team in the context of the Women Entrepreneurs and Crossing Over Impact Evaluation in Guinea.

The firm will be responsible for:
Activity 1: Action plan for data collection.
Activity 2: Translation, testing, and formatting of the electronic version of the questionnaire.
Activity 3: Preparation of interviewer training curriculum and materials, manuals and implementation of personnel training, field test.
Activity 4: Recruitment, contracting, and payment of experienced enumerators and supervisors, the number of which should be approved by the research team.
Activity 5: Implementation of the baseline survey using tablets, including organization and provision of logistical support (transport, per-diem, etc.) to interviewers and supervisors while data are being collected.

The overall engagement will span 6 months starting March 2017.

See full tender here: guinea-women-entrepreneurs-and-crossing-over-baseline-survey

eConsultant2 website:

Tender notification:  # 1232169

Assignment Countries:

  • GN – Guinea