This Request for Proposals (RFP) is aimed at soliciting proposals from qualified individuals/organizations interested in implementing a final evaluation of the “Safe Agriculture / Food Export (SAFE) Project”, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and implemented by NCBA CLUSA. This request calls for a technical firm with demonstrated abilities to design and implement evaluation and research studies and collect data from multiple stakeholders along the Dominican beef and dairy value chains. The purpose of the final evaluation is to assess 1) project accomplishments in relation to its goals and objectives, 2) relevance of project activities, 3) signs of project effectiveness and impact, 4) efficiency of systems and processes, 5) sustainability efforts; and recommendations for USDA, project participants, and other key stakeholders for future food assistance and capacity building programs.
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About the Organization
The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is the primary voice for people who use cooperative businesses to build a better world and a more inclusive economy in the United States and an international development organization. NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector education, technical assistance, and advocacy that helps co-ops thrive. For over 100 years, NCBA CLUSA has sought to advance and protect cooperative enterprises, highlighting the impact that cooperatives have in bettering the lives of individuals and families. In the last 60 years, NCBA CLUSA has worked in over 85 countries in the areas of food security, agricultural development, strengthening of communities and farmer organizations, community-based health, natural resources management, and empowerment of smallholder farmers, women, and youth. We currently work in in Africa, Latin America, and Asia.