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Youth Entrepreneurship Program in Myammar

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Application Deadline:

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Feed the Future Agriculture
and Food-Systems Development Activity (AFDA) will facilitate the transformation of
agriculture and food systems by increasing productivity, inclusiveness, and competitiveness of
key sectors in the Zone of Influence: Shan, Kachin, Mandalay, Sagaing, and Magway. It has four
intended outcomes:
• Outcome 1: Increased economic interdependence among market actors of different ethnic
backgrounds
• Outcome 2: Increased access to agricultural support services
• Outcome 3: Increased availability of improved inputs
• Outcome 4: Smallholder supply chains expand domestic and international market access

Eligibility

Have interest in promoting youth economic empowerment in agriculture through youth
entrepreneurship intervention.

  • Possess the Application Procedureability to generate resources and willingness to develop and implement innovative
    approaches towards youth inclusion in agriculture targeting AFDA’s ZOI.
  • Relevant track record and successful experience (Minimum five years – can be relaxed
    if extensive experience and evidence of strong success is presented.) in
    entrepreneurship, particularly capacity building, business development service provision
    for entrepreneurs and MSMEs, and/or developing business incubators/accelerators focused
    on youth entrepreneurs within the Myanmar agricultural sector.
  • Possess technical experience in training, mentoring and coaching smallholder youths and
    youth entrepreneurs in agriculture.
  • A good understanding and demonstrated experience of facilitating market linkages
    between youth entrepreneurs and other market systems actors in Myanmar highly
    preferred.
  • Experience of working with ethnic minority youth in diverse communities.
  • Applicants should be registered in Myanmar; foreign organizations may apply provided
    the project is carried out in Myanmar (within AFDA ZOI) and that they possess appropriate
    license for operating in Myanmar.
  • Those affiliated with political parties, groupings, or institutions or their subsidiaries and
    affiliates will be ineligible.
  • Those promoting anti-democratic policies or illegal activities will be ineligible.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit the EOI (as per the given template) to this email address:
afdaprocurement@acdivocamm.org by 17 April 2022) but we will continue to accept
applications until suitable candidates are identified.
Please note that the USAID-AFDA fully respects the confidentiality of proprietary information
of all participating organizations.
Submit all inquiries and requests for information regarding requests for RFP to
afdaprocurement@acdivocamm.org.
Condition: Issuance of this Request for proposal in no way constitutes a commitment by the
USAID AFDA or by USAID to execute any agreement or to pay any costs incurred by any
applicant for application submissions.

Official Website: Youth Entrepreneurship Program in Myammar

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