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.
International 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 International Market Assessment Consultant will 1) characterize current international end markets for AFDA’s priority agricultural sectors; 2) identify international end market opportunities where Myanmar, and AFDA ZOI producers and related firms in particular, can competitively expand, upgrade and diversify; and 3) 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 export sales; 4) identify international buyers interested in long-term partnerships and supply contracts with producers. The anticipated timeframe for this assignment is between June 2020 to July 2020 with up to 20 days of effort.