Request for Proposals: Four Market Studies in the Caribbean

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Canadian Hunger Foundation (CHF)

Brief Description: 







The Canadian Hunger Foundation (CHF) is currently implementing a project in the Caribbean called Promotion of Regional Opportunities for Produce through Enterprises and Linkages (PROPEL) project. Funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) and CHF, the aim is to increase the value of Caribbean fresh produce accessing high-value markets (HVM) in the Caribbean and internationally by CAD100 million 6 over six years. 


CHF is requesting proposals from consultants to undertake four market studies: Barbados; OECS; Suriname; and Belize. The methodology for each study is similar, in order for PROPEL to analyze information across all studies. Individual Terms of Reference (ToR) for each have been prepared and are posted on the CHF website at: 




The Request for Proposal (RfP) is open to both firms and individuals, with preference to those from the Caribbean region or Canada. An individual may only bid on one study given the short timeframe for completion of all studies. Firms may bid on more than one study. If the bid is for more than one study, the firm must have adequate qualified personnel to undertake the level work simultaneously in multiple studies. 


Proposal Requirements 


These are listed in individual ToRs found on the CHF website at: 


Submission of Proposal 


Proposals should be sent by email to Carmen Teichgraber [email protected] prior to the closing date of 23:59 (EDT) on Sunday March 22, 2015. As indicated in the ToRs, the proposals should have two components clearly marked as technical proposal and financial proposal and indicates which study. 




All questions pertaining to the Request for Proposals should be directed to [email protected] at least three days prior to the closing deadline. 

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