Consultancy for "Intensive Training on Canna Production and Processing”

Country:                 Vietnam
Organisation:         SNV – Netherlands Development Organisation
Project:                  Inclusive Business Accelerator
Abstract:                Intensive training on canna production and processing
Duration:                December 2017 - April 2018

I. Background

SNV ( is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 38 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

SNV has been working in Vietnam since 1995. Using market based approaches, SNV is committed to reducing poverty by catalysing environmentally sustainable solutions for the poor in agriculture, energy, water & sanitation, and REDD+.

In Vietnam, SNV manages the Inclusive Business Accelerator program (IBA, Inclusive business is a strategic, innovative, commercially- viable business initiative, which unlocks entrepreneurial opportunities for low-income markets to engage in the value chain. Inclusive business creates shared value for the businesses, low-income markets and the environment.

The first one-stop shop in Vietnam for various services needed by businesses which include low-income groups in their operations. We use innovative acceleration models to make the businesses investor-ready. Our scope of services, including Market Intelligence & Opportunity Identification, Business Design & Readiness, Investor – Investee Match making, Impact Measurements & Scalability.

II.          Consultancy service description

1.    Objectives

The IBA Vietnam is currently supporting one of our clients in developing sustainable canna production material zone in Quang Binh province. SNV is looking for a national consultancy to provide technical service on sustainable canna production.

The main objective of the consultancy is i) to provide intensive training for key agronomists of IBA client in Quang Binh province; ii) develop guideline and leaflets on sustainable canna production at farm level.

We are seeking an experienced consultant(s) to work under the guidance of IBA Program Manager to execute following works:

2.    Scope of work

The consultant(s) will fulfil the following tasks, in cooperation with IBA client and under the supervision of IBA Program Manager

  • Design an 30-day intensive Training of Trainer (ToT) curricula on canna production with participatory method and course agenda for the training courses;
  • Provide a 30-day intensive TOT training on canna production for 04 staff of IBA client;
  • Support 04 staff of IBA client in developing Training of Farmer (TOF) training materials;
  • Collaborate with 04 staff of IBA client in conducting 4-5 training courses in Quang Binh province for farmers of IBA clients; and
  • Develop a set of leaflets on canna production at farmer level.

3.    Deliverables

  • One set of 30-days intensive ToT training documents on sustainable canna production including training agenda and training materials.
  • Short ToT report (English and Vietnamese) highlighting training results
  • One set of 5-day ToF training documents on sustainable canna production at farmer level including training agenda and training materials.
  • Short ToF report (English and Vietnamese) highlighting training results and recommendations for canna production
  • A set of leaflets on canna production at farmer level

4.    Timeline


Tentative time


Week 4 of Nov 2017

ToR Advertising & Receiving CVs and proposal

Week 5 of Nov 2017

Interviewing selected candidate, finalization of work-plan & contracting

Week 1 – 2 of Dec 2017

ToT Training material development

Week 3 of Dec 2017 – Week 2 of Jan 2018

ToT training

Week 3 of Jan 2018 – Week 2 Feb 2018

ToF Training material and leaflet development

Week 1 – 3 Mar 2018

ToF training

Week 1 Apr 2018

Writing report, finalize documents and final submit


III.        Qualifications, skills and experience required:

The consultant and/or group of consultants should meet the following requirements:

  • Having good understanding on canna production; 
  • Experience with training and developing training materials for canna production and processing;
  • Significant and intensive practical experience in supporting and facilitating farmer groups in different agriculture value chains from establishment to operation and sustainable management in Vietnam;
  • Having experienced in supply chain management in private sector/enterprises;
  • Being fluent in research methodologies (qualitative and quantitative methods);
  • Being able to deliver the committed outputs on time;
  • Having excellent analytical skills and report writing skill in English;

How to apply: Interested candidates should send (1) CV(s), (2) Technical proposal; (3) Financial proposal; (4) a minimum of two referee contacts. The budget proposal should also include logistics and administrative support to organize trainings. 

Email to [email protected] by 17.00 20th December 2017 or by post to SNV Netherlands Development Organization
Add: 3rd Floor, Building D, La Thanh Hotel, 218 Doi Can Street, Ba Dinh Ha Noi, Viet Nam; Tel: 84-4 38463791   Fax: 84-4 38463794
With the title: “Intensive training on canna production and processing”

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SNV - Netherlands Development Organisation
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2017-11-20