Expression of Interest (EOI) for

Consultancy Work for

For developing a training manual/handbook on market oriented agricultural products processing and preservation for rural women

ActionAid Bangladesh invites applications from interested consultant (s)/ agencies to do the following task as part of the Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment and Rights (POWER) project.

  1. Develop training manual/ handbook aims to guide small holder women farmers on how market oriented agricultural products can be processed, preserved and marketing and also give idea about processing and preservation techniques and technologies.

ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB) is implementing Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment and Rights known as POWER project which is a multi-country project implementing in Ghana, Rwanda, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. The long-term objective of the project is to contribute to increase economic empowerment of women. The specific objective of the intervention for Bangladesh is to increase the income of 5000 women and their ability to control their income, through practicing Climate Resilience Sustainable Agriculture (CRSA), accessing markets and reducing, recognizing and redistributing Unpaid Care Work (UCW) by 2020. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is funding for this five-year long project started from January 2016. In Bangladesh, the project is implementing at Fulchori upazila under Gaibandha district and Sadar upazila under Lalmonirhat district. The implementing partner of the project is SKS Foundation. In POWER project working areas the small-scale women entrepreneurs are facing challenge of agricultural processing and preservation which also prevent them to have access into the market with their agriculture crops and products. It is also barrier for running the small business profitably. Hence, POWER project takes an initiative to develop a training manual/ handbook to support women small holder farmers to build their capacity on processing, preservation and marketing of their agricultural products.

The detailed ToR of the consultancy can be found at the Link: Click here

Submission of Proposal:

Interested Consultant(S)/Consultancy Agencies are requested to submit their Technical and Financial Proposals through e-mail or hard copy in a sealed envelope & should include the name and detail contact address of the consultant/team. Detailed CVs of the team members should be included in the annexure of the technical proposal. Technical proposal should be no more than 4 pages. The proposal must clearly demonstrate the capacity of the consultant (s) / agency in terms of their knowledge on the market situation across local and national level and enterprise promotion through the lens of human rights.

The deadline for submission of applications is Saturday, 10 November 2018. Please send your application to:

Attention: HROD Team
ActionAid Bangladesh
House # SE(C)5/B (New) 8 (Old), Road # 136,
Gulshan-1, Dhaka – 1212