EXTENDED DEADLINE: Provision of Consultancy Service – ISPOT


Provision of Consultancy Service to Undertake an External Review of Biovision-Funded Project Entitled Integrated Sustainable Production of Tomatoes (ISPOT) in Kenya

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) is an intergovernmental organisation headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya that carries out research and training in sustainable management of insects (arthropods) for improving comprehensive health and agricultural productivity in the tropics (www.icipe.org).

icipe seeks to engage two (2) reviewers (IPM Specialist and Socioeconomist) with experience in assessing change in complex systems and with expertise and knowledge in the fields of agriculture, (in particular vegetables), capacity building and social science. The reviewers are expected to develop an analytical framework of questions and sub-questions, based on the review questions defined in this ToRs, and consistent with the project Results framework and Theory of Change. The terms of reference set out in the following URL describe the work to be carried out by the consultants that will be awarded the assignment.  Click here to download the TOR

icipe now invites interested qualified person(s) who are able to demonstrate technical capability to successfully deliver the above-mentioned assignment.

Interested parties should have:

IPM Specialist (reviewer 1) - at minimum, a PhD in Entomology with at least 5 years working experience on vegetable pests. Please attach detailed CV and copies of certificates.

Socioeconomist (reviewer 2) – at minimum, a PhD in Agricultural Economics and/or Rural development with at least 5 years working experience agriculture related. Please attach detailed CV and copies of certificates.

At least 5 years’ experience as an evaluator with demonstrated quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis skills.

Proven experience in evaluating similar projects.  Attach two (2) samples of previous work.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Provide a competitive fee quote in KES or US$ to perform the assignment.

Technical and Financial proposals should be addressed to the address below and submitted electronically through e-mail at icipe@icipe.org and a copy to icipetenders@icipe.org on or before 11:00 hours East Africa Time on 31st October 2022. The submissions should be clearly marked: ‘Provision of Consultancy service to undertake an external review of Biovision-funded project - Integrated Sustainable Production of Tomatoes (ISPOT) in Kenya’. Late submissions will be rejected.

Procurement Manager

icipe Duduville campus, Carroll Wilson Building, Off Thika Road, Kasarani,

P.O. Box 30772-00100, NAIROBI