Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. With its head quarter in Ireland, Concern has been working in Bangladesh since 1972.

Since the influx of refugees into Cox’s Bazar, Concern has been taking capacity building initiatives to improve the status of Rohingya and affected host communities.

Currently, Concern Worldwide is inviting Expression of Interests (EOIs) from reputed and experienced consultancy firms/consultants for the following consultancy on “Build Capacity and Support Establishment of Fish and Poultry Rearing in Rohingya Refugee Camps and the Host Community” under DFID funded Strengthening Humanitarian Response and Preparedness (SHRP) phase V/III project. The title of the project is ‘Integrated Emergency Humanitarian Response to the Rohingya and Host Community Population in Cox’s Bazar’ from August 2019 to April 2020:

Purpose of the Consultancy: The purpose of the consultancy is to support the delivery of project output 2: Maternal, infant and young child feeding practices are promoted at household and community level for Rohingya populations. The Consultant’s specific area of focus will be linking Rohingya women to food system focused livelihood interventions particularly poultry and fish farming within the camps.

Specific Tasks to be undertaken by the Consultant(s):

  • Conduct a rapid assessment of the prevailing situation in Camp 14,15 and 18, as well as a desk review of relevant literature and recent surveys.
  • Develop curriculum/module on poultry and fish farming in the available space to suit the camp context, as well as requirements and processes for poultry and fish farming.
  • Conduct training of trainers for project staff on the Module, and supervise cascading practical sessions with the mother care groups of mothers at the household level.
  • Establish linkage for project staff and beneficiaries with services such as sources of feeds, vaccinations, supply chain as well as opportunities for selling products, to ensure continuity and knowledge transfer even after the project ends.

Qualification Requirements for the consulting firm/lead consultant(s):

  • Masters or Degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness studies or related field
  • 3-5 year experience in small scale farming with a bias of Fish and Poultry with sound technical background on these trades
  • Ability to create linkage between producers and supply chain
  • Capacity and experience on development of small scale business
  • An understanding of poultry and fish farming value chain
  • Experience in content development to train audiences at different literacy levels.
  • Experience in conducting TOT and Cascading trainings
  • Experience in practical adult learning facilitation techniques

Terms of Reference: Click here to download.

Consultant’s Relevant Experience: Click here to download.

Financial Proposal – Poultry and Fish Farming: Click here to download.
    

Interested consultants with relevant experience can submit a Technical and a Financial proposal along with the completed Consultant’s Relevant Experience Form and Financial Proposal Template with TIN Certificate, detailing the suitability for the assignment and current contact information by email to recruitment.bgd@concern.net

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Deadline: 13 October 2019

Any form of persuasion shall result disqualification of the EOI

Concern Worldwide, Bangladesh reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of the proposals without showing any reason whatsoever.

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