Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS) is looking for: Resource person for training on Social Enterprise and Business Development to train and create awareness among farmers in Punjab and Haryana to improve their lives and livelihoods.

We invite Expression of Interest (EoI) from individuals to come up with a project proposal along with their individual portfolio, reports of similar assignments (if any) and honorarium (fee inclusive of GST). The individual will be selected on Technical aspect i.e. experience and education besides the fee/honorarium quoted.

Background

IGSSS is working with WHH- Switch Asia project on organic food promotion. The one of the major highlights of the programme is to support farmers to ensure better income for their livelihoods. Hence, we are looking for resource person on social enterprise development who can help us with the training programmes to be organized by IGSSS in different locations. The objective is to train the farmers and share knowledge on Social Enterprise with different examples of social enterprise and importance of social enterprise in country. The strategy under this output would target identified farmers Etc.

It is been found that there is a lack of business planning among the famers situated at the villages or remote parts of the country due to lack of education or proper knowledge about business planning, mapping, strategies and lack capacities to innovate and reach out to a larger number of consumers in term of healthy, organic or eco food. Bhoomi Ka project is also helping the farmers working on organic farming by providing them technical support and capacity building with a hope to improve their lives and livelihood.

Objectives of the programme and priority issues

The overall objective of the action is to contribute to sustainable local food systems that safeguard public and environmental health and promote sustainable smallholder agriculture.

The specific objective of the action is – Demand for, and supply of ‘clean, green and fair’ foods increased in selected Indian towns, promoting the switch to sustainable food consumption and production patterns. When we say ‘clean, green & fair’ it means:

Clean: Organically grown foods which are free from potentially harmful substances.

Green: Seasonal, local, natural foods grown in a way that protects environment and biodiversity.

Fair: Appropriate prices for consumers and fair conditions and payment for producers and employees).

The objective of the assignment is to aware the farmers in different locations selected by Bhoomi-Ka, Switch Asia Project about the social-enterprises and business development. To engage and inform the audience/ consumer and promote the campaign we invite social enterprises consultants person for below category.

Assignment Responsibilities:

To give speech and demonstration in English/Hindi/Punjabi language on Social Enterprise. To meet the objectives of the project, resource person is requested to submit quotations for deliverable/s. This assignment is not a one-time engagement. There will be multiple trainings over the period of six months depending on programme schedule of the project. The specific requirements under the category will be as followed:

Deliverables

Remarks

1.      Training on Social Enterprise and Business Development (by Presentation, speech etc.)

2.      Submission of Report

Proposal should detail out the training module; duration and fees per training.

The last date for sending the proposal, inclusive of fee (incld GST) and other details as mentioned above is June 30, 2021, at hr@igsss.net. Shortlisted individuals will be contacted for detailed discussion. Following which final selection for the assignment will be conducted.