eC2: IFC Grainpulse Uganda Smallholder Farmer Baseline Data Collection

Deadline: 19-Oct-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) farmers_working_in_their_fields_in_guinea

IFC is seeking to hire a Firm to collect baseline data from smallholder farmers for this specific project. To estimate the impact of the IFC Grainpulse project interventions on smallholder farmers, a farmer panel survey will be conducted, collecting baseline and endline data.  The objectives of this baseline survey are to: a) Create a profile of smallholder farmers, their household characteristics, including poverty and food consumption estimates as well as nutrition related indicators; farming practices; access to and utilization of agricultural inputs and services; access to finance; yields; sales; gender roles; and others. b) Establish a baseline for farmer livelihood and farming related indicators before the start of project implementation.Scope of work
Please note that the information noted here only refers to the baseline data collection for this project and that the Firm will be responsible for the implementation of all data collection activities linked to this initial survey round.

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Deadline: 18-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Survey

The external firm is to conduct the following:

Step 1: Brief desk review of existing project documents and external documents that are identified as relevant. The end result of this will lead to the inception report which provides a detailed plan for completion of the assignment

Step 2: Hiring and training of enumerators with IFC Staff and DSCL Staff invited to attend (attendance will be at the discretion of IFC and DSCL)

Step 3: Finalization of questionnaire: review and translation as well as pilot testing of questionnaire which can be done as part of enumerator training

Step 4: Data collection in the field which will include capturing of GPS data points through tablet (CAPI) technology (GPS data points need to be taken at the respondents home or farm.)

Step 5: Code and clean data set prior to transmission to IFC

Step 6: Allow time (7 business days) for IFC to conduct quantitative analysis.

Step 7: Synthesize the analysis completed by IFC into a report for the client
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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.

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eC2: Conducting M&E Baseline for the Livestock Micro Reform in Agribusiness (L-MIRA) Project

Deadline:  22-Jul-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The WBG seeks a firm (preferably located in Tanzania) to assist with carrying out M&E Surveybaseline survey in relation to the Livestock Micro Reforms in Agribusiness (L-MIRA) project. The baseline information will be critical to measuring the success of L-MIRA project in achieving its objectives, which are: (i) to improve dairy and poultry farmers’ access to quality inputs; and (ii) to reduce regulatory compliance cost for dairy and poultry SMEs (processors, off-takers etc.). The outcome of this assignment will also be used to support policy reforms /advocacy in the future. Therefore, a firm with experience in successfully linking M&E with policy reforms and/or program improvements will have an advantage.
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eConsultant2: Ghana – Baseline Data Collection for Community Performance Based Financing (CPBF) Impact Evaluation

The EOI is for a baseline data collection (currently maternal-and-child-healthcare-shofco-dec18-4489planned for Nov. and Dec. 2015) for the CPBF IE, as part of a WB-supported Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Project.

The survey includes 8 districts in 4 regions: Northern: North Gonja, West Gonja; Upper East: Bawku West, Talensi; Upper West: Lawra, Nandom; Volta: Agortime Ziope, Kadjebi Continue reading