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.
Domestic Market Assessment Consultant, Myanmar
The USAID Agriculture and Food Systems Development Activity (AFDA) in Myanmar 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 Domestic Market Assessment Consultant will 1) identify domestic market opportunities where AFDA ZOI producers and related firms in particular, can competitively expand, upgrade and diversify and be inclusive of women, youth and ethnic minorities; 2) recommend product upgrades (specifications), terms (buyers’ requirement) and other relevant steps needed by suppliers of products from the AFDA ZOI to enter new markets and increase domestic sales; 3) identify buyers interested in long-term partnerships and supply contracts with producers and their requirements. The anticipated timeframe for this assignment is between June 2020 to August 2020 with up to 28 days of effort.