Consultancy to Conduct Market Scan for “Promoting Economic Empowerment for Disadvantaged Youth in Ha Giang and Lai Chau” Project

1.  Introduction:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights, with a special focus on equality for girls. Plan International has over 80 years experience and works in more than 75 countries across the world.

Plan International has been working in northern and central Vietnam since 1993. Our work supports marginalised children and youth, especially adolescent girls, to start life and grow up physically and mentally healthy and as adolescents so they are leading the way to shape their own future. We believe girls have the power to change the world. Our ambition is to work alongside them and together take action so that 2 million girls in Vietnam can learn, lead, decide and thrive by 2022.

Plan International Vietnam (PIV) is going to implement a 3-year project named “Promoting economic empowerment for disadvantaged youth in Ha Giang and Lai Chau”, which is funded by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and Plan International Japan. The project duration is March 2021 to February 2024 and will take place in 13 communes in Ha Giang and Lai Chau provinces.

There are 3 components to achieve this project which are (1) economic empowerment, (2) promotion of gender equality, and (3) partnership development and create a supportive environment for youth’s economic development. All the components mainly target youth (aged 15 to 30) in ethnic minority areas, along with district agriculture service center staffs and people living in the areas. It expects to reach 3,706 direct beneficiaries and 60,000 indirect beneficiaries.

2. Objectives of Market scan:

The purpose of the market scan is to identify market trends and demands of processed foods so that ethnic minority youth from the area who have been enrolled in/completed Plan’s SOYEE (Skills Opportunities, Youth Economic Empowerment) training programs and/or running their business/livelihood models can see it as a new/potential career path. Specifically, it will help identify industries and gaps in the market, opening up new opportunities. The market scan also helps provide input for the training courses or proper interventions of project to strengthen selected products in coming time for selected youth in target areas.

3. Timeframe: The market scan will be conducted during the period from August to October 2021. The final report should be completed by October 15th, 2021.

4. Location: In Lai Chau and Ha Giang

5. How to apply: Please access this link for detailed TOR. The consultants or consultancy companies who are interested in offering these consultancy services, please submit the proposal package for providing the works along with the latest CVs of all members the following email: [email protected]  

6. Contact at Plan: Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc, Project Assistant, email: [email protected]

7. Deadline of submission: the application should be sent before 23:59 13/08/2021

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Plan International
Lai Chau and Ha Giang
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2021-08-13