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Conducting adoption assessment to assess smallholder farmers’ uptake of soil protection & rehabilitation measures promoted by the project

The Special Initiative ‘One World - No Hunger’ is a global initiative of the Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Federal Government of Germany launched in 2014. It addresses a wide variety of topics in the field of agriculture, food and nutrition security and rural development. The global programme ‘Soil Protection and Rehabilitation for Food Security’ has been commissioned under this initiative and is implemented in six countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, India and Madagascar.

In India, the GIZ- NABARD project ‘Soil Protection and Rehabilitation for Food Security in India’ (ProSoil) is integrated into the Natural Resource Management Portfolio of GIZ. ProSoil aims to implement sustainable approaches for the protection and rehabilitation of degraded soils.

The assignment aims to assess smallholder farmers’ uptake of soil protection & rehabilitation measures promoted by the project. TMG Research gGmbH has been tasked to develop a conceptual framework for a large-scale assessment of the target group’s Sustainable Land Management (SLM) technology adoption rates in all partner countries of the context of GIZ global soil programme. However, respective country packages implement different approaches, technologies and packages of measures respectively, which is further localized and contextualized at the project level. Therefore, for the country package India, the assignment must assess:

  • Adoption via direct approach: Adoption by the farmers of the activities directly supported or incentivized by the NGOs
  • Adoption via digital approach: Adoption by the farmers of the activities supported or promoted by the NGOs through niceSSM (without direct intervention)

The detailed documentation with regards to this call for proposals includes:

  • Terms of Reference for the Assignment
  • Grid for Assessing the Eligibility of Firms
  • Technical Evaluation Grid
  • Bidding Conditions
  • General Terms & Conditions of Contracts

Timeline

: 4th September, 2019
: 16th September, 2019
: 19th September, 2019


: 7th October, 2019, by 17.30hrs


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