HEIFER AFRICA REGIONAL OFFICE, LAGOS, NIGERIA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Heifer International is seeking proposals from interested Business Development Service Providers (BDSP) to manage Post-Investment Technical Support for AYuTe 2022 winners.
Heifer International is an international development organization with a mission to end hunger and poverty in a sustainable way by supporting and inverting alongside local farmers and their communities. Heifer works in about 21 countries across the world, and these countries are managed under the 3 regions of Asia, the Americas and Africa.
As Heifer projects on programmatic delivery and sustainable impact over the next ten years, it is focusing on catalyzing the strategic shift needed to secure a sustainable and dynamic future for Africa’s smallholder farmers and agricultural sector by working with young African entrepreneurs to develop innovations and technological solutions. As part of this process. The AYuTe Africa Challenge is an agribusiness innovation competition designed to catalyze ground up innovation from young Africans who would otherwise not innovate in the agricultural sector. The competition awards cash grants to the most promising young agritech innovators across Africa. Visit https://ayute.africa/
The overall objective for the post-investment support is to ensure that the awarded companies receive the proper technical support (Product Improvement, team capacity building, improve distribution efficiency and fund management) to efficiently utilize the funding to deliver on the projected impact and scale up the growth of their business. This consultancy is to conduct a comprehensive assessment study; to understand the existing gaps between the current condition and desired outcome while providing strategic operation and human resources support to de-risk from the post-investment support should enable Heifer International to decide if the resources (financial and in-kind) have significantly benefited the organization.
All interested consultants/firms are expected to submit a proposal or an inception report of not more than 10 pages. They must have minimum of 10 years work experience, strong virtual project management skills and capacity to deliver digital marketing and social strategies that support AYuTe’ vision for Africa. Proposal should include capacity statement, reference form three existing clients, a clear and comprehensive technical methodology for project delivery, profile for project personnel, and financial proposal.
Estimated dates of service: December 1, 2022 to November 31, 2023
Proposals should be sent to Procurement at [email protected] please send any additional questions to the same e-mail address no later than 5:00pm WAT, Monday, November 7, 2022 to receive response by Thursday, November 10, 2022.
The proposals are due no later than 5:00pm WAT, Tuesday, 15th November, 2022.
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