Consultant For Ginger and Turmeric Value Chain

Heifer Project International Nepal

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Call for Applications

Desk Study on Ginger and Turmeric Value Chain

Heifer Project International Nepal (HPIN) is a non-profit organization working in Nepal since 1998 with the aim of ending hunger and poverty and caring for the earth through agriculture-based livelihood and market system development programs. Heifer is seeking qualified organization/individuals to study the past initiatives in production, marketing and processing, major constraints and export potentiality of ginger and turmeric. 

Term: 5 working days

Nature of Research: Desk Study

Major Roles and Responsibility

  • Conduct desk study on past work and initiatives by government and non-government organization in Ginger and Turmeric value chain.  
  • Conduct desk Study on major constraints and hurdles of ginger/turmeric production, processing, and export.
  • Conduct desk Study on current scale of ginger/turmeric production, processing, and export import scenario of Nepal.
  • Conduct Study on present status of ginger/turmeric processing facilities, their capacities and niche market. 
  • Conduct desk Study on regional and international markets for processed Nepalese ginger and market requirements. (Sanitary and Phyto sanitary standards)
  • Conduct desk Study on policy, acts and regulations of ginger/turmeric export and import.

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

  • Individuals with Master’s or PHD in Agriculture, Economics, Development Studies, Business Management, Agri Marketing or other relevant subjects. At least 5 years’ working experience in spices related cash crop value chain, high preference for Ginger/Turmeric value chain. Firms/companies with similar expertise as mentioned above. 

Details: TOR (https://document/d/1g9GJtXa4HWzqZLrOLBh87F1f0pMKMdem/export?format=doc)

Qualified applicants can send their application to procurement-np@heifer.org with the Title “Study on Status of Production, Processing and Marketing of Nepalese Ginger and Turmeric." along with the following documents.

  • Cover Letter.
  • Concept note with research methodology and timeline 
  • Financial proposal
  • CV of applicant/team member
  • Organization Registration & Renewal certificate
  • Copy of VAT/PAN Registration Certificate
  • Latest Tax clearance certificate (for organizations)

Deadline for submission of Application: 1st December 2021 before 5 PM.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Experience 5+ years
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 24 Nov, 2021
Apply Before 01 Dec, 2021
City Lalitpur