Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.
Consultant for Seed Sector Constraints Analysis and Comparative Study (Oilseeds and Pulses), Myanmar
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Consultant for Seed Sector Constraints Analysis and Comparative Study (Oilseeds and Pulses) for the USAID-funded Agriculture and Food Systems Development Activity (AFDA) in Myanmar. The AFDA facilitates the transformation of agriculture and food systems by increasing productivity, inclusiveness, and competitiveness of the agricultural market system in the zone of influence (ZOI) such as Kachin State, Shan State, Mandalay Region, Sagaing Region and Magway Region.
The objective(s) for the consultant will be to identify the main factors constraining the seeds sector of oilseeds and pulses crops to make available and accessible to oilseeds and beans & pulses producers good quality seeds of the right variety that will meet requirement of end market.
The anticipated timeframe for this assignment is between August 31 to September 30, 2020 with up to 25 days of effort. The primary location of this assignment is Myanmar.