Expression of Interest (EOI)

For hiring an organization/firm for the Development of Marketing Strategy & Tools for Rural Women SMEs


iDE is an international NGO with over 37 years of experience in designing and delivering market-based anti-poverty programs in 11 countries. We are a world leader in making markets work for the poor as well as the longest established market development specialist NGO in Bangladesh. iDE believes that markets can be a powerful force for improving smallholder prosperity by creating income and livelihood opportunities for poor rural households. iDE Bangladesh currently has eight projects in agricultural markets, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and access to finance with a focus on women’s economic empowerment and climate-smart technologies.


iDE Bangladesh invites a proposal for consultancy services to develop Marketing Strategy and Tools for rural women SMEs within the Women’s Economic Empowerment through Strengthening Market Systems (WEESMS) programme (2016-2021), designed to increase women’s participation in the labour market in rural and peri-urban Bangladesh, with a significant focus on reducing gender inequality in the country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem​.

Prospective applicants are requested to submit their proposals (both Technical and Financial) in electronic format emailed to ​bangladesh.procurement@ideglobal.org with the subject line reading “Development of Marketing Strategy & Tools for Rural Women SMEs” no later than ​23:59, September 19, 2020​, Bangladesh time​. All submitted proposals on or before the deadline shall be evaluated and only eligible firms deemed qualified will be shortlisted for further communication.

Please refer to the detailed TOR (attached here) for this assignment.

Deadline: 23:59, September 19, 2020

iDE reserves the right to accept or reject any submission without any prior explanation whatsoever.


iDE Bangladesh | www.ideglobal.org/country/bangladesh