Administrative and logistical support
The Consultants will report to the Project Manager – TREYL with technical oversight by the M&E team.
The project team will provide day to day support during the assignment to support the actualization of this assignment and within stipulated timelines
Practical Action will also provide the following:
All necessary program documents required.
Support in organizing/mobilizing consultation meetings and forums to ensure that the survey is undertaken successfully
Facilitate travel and accommodation for the lead & Co-lead consultant
The consultants on the other hand will
Recruit and train research assistants (if necessary)
Pay research assistants based on reasonable market rates
Facilitate field travel for the research team
Profile of potential consultant:
An organization/individual with demonstratable experience evaluating large scale agriculture programs with a good understanding of regenerative agriculture
A good understanding of evaluation methodologies/frameworks for assessing transition from conventional to regenerative agriculture e.g., Tool for Agroecology Performance Evaluation or The economics of ecosystem and Biodiversity
Extensive and demonstrated experience in the use of mixed methods approaches (integrating quantitative and qualitative data), statistical analysis and interpretation of results
Experience and a good understanding of market system development including private sector actors’ role in achievement of development outcomes
Team members comprising agricultural economists, Youth experts, Policy and Gender experts who possess more than 10+ of experience with Masters’ and above level education, lead consultant with PhD level education
Have a versed understanding and extensive knowledge of the two counties geographically, interns of terrain, local population, and other details of the two counties, and has carried some related or similar work in the lake region.
Method of Application
Interested consulting entities that have capacity to deliver this TOR are invited to submit a complete proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line TREYL Project Regenerative Agriculture Assessment to reach Practical Action on or before 2nd November 2022.
Guidelines for Submission of Expression of Interest A consulting entity that meets the above requirements and is available within the time limit indicated above should submit the following:
Proposal and capability statement with clear methodological approach (technical proposal)
Detailed financial proposal in Kenyan Shillings: If the team consists of several members, the professional fees should not just be a daily rate, but it should be based on clearly shown time allocation by each member of the team to the various activities.
Evidence of experience in similar work.
Annexed to the proposal should be CVs of the evaluators outlining previous evaluation experiences and accomplishment