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U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC) brings together nine organizations committed to building a more prosperous world through cooperatives. Its mission is to champion, advocate, and promote effective international cooperative development. The International Cooperative Research Group (ICRG) is a division of OCDC, and its purpose is to develop evidence and create knowledge about effective cooperative development in developing countries. Its research is focused on issues related to the impact and effectiveness of cooperatives in developing countries and emerging markets. The ICRG designs, directly undertakes, and partners with academic and practitioner organizations and experts to carry out rigorous research that helps to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

Job Opportunities

  • Job Posting: For Organizations June 1, 2020 by Research Group Interested in partnering with OCDC and the ICRG? We work with international cooperative development organizations to research, facilitate, and promote best practices in programming for international development. Please email us researchgroup@ocdc.coop to learn more about potential partnership opportunities. Read More
  • Job Posting: For Individuals June 1, 2020 by Research Group Interested in working for OCDC? Check back to this page for future full-time positions available with OCDC and the ICRG! Read More

Proposal Requests

  • Request for Proposal: Remote Learning Event Design and Facilitation September 30, 2020 by Research Group Closing/Submission Date: October 14, 2020. Instructions for Submission of Proposals: In order for a proposal to be considered, one soft (electronic) copy of the complete technical and cost proposals must be delivered to OCDC’s Research Group (researchgroup@ocdc.coop) by close of business on the closing date specified in this RFP. See Section E of the RFP for detailed delivery instructions. Estimated Period of Performance: The estimated period of performance is October 15, 2020 – December… Read More
  • Request for Proposal: Peru Short Study June 2, 2020 by Research Group ** SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED** New deadline for submission of proposals is Wednesday, June 10, 2020, by 5 pm EST.  Please scroll down for link to Q&A The International Cooperative Research Group (Research Group) of the US Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC) has embarked on a multi-year, multi-country cross-sector regional research study on the effects that cooperatives have on the social and economic well-being of individuals and the broader effects that they have in the… Read More
  • Request for Proposal: Work with OCDC and the ICRG June 1, 2020 by Research Group We work with international cooperative development organizations to research, facilitate, and promote best practices in programming for international development. Currently, there are no additional RFPs. Read More

Call for Application

  • APS: Collaborative Research for Cooperative Resilience June 5, 2020 by Research Group The U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC), brings together nine organizational members committed to building a more prosperous world through cooperatives. Its mission is to champion, advocate, and promote effective international cooperative development. The RG is a division of OCDC that is spearheading the implementation of OCDC’s USAID-funded initiative, Cooperative Research, Education & Dissemination (CRED). The main goal of the Research Group, under the CRED umbrella, is to create greater support for international cooperative… Read More
  • Call for Applications: Roster for Training Designer/Curriculum Developer in International Cooperative Development March 20, 2019 by Research Group The deadline for submission of applications for the first round of consideration is March 31, 2019. Subsequently submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis through December 2019.   Application Instructions: Qualified candidates are requested to apply to OCDC Research Group at ResearchGroup@www.ocdc.coop with the reference “RG TrainingDesigner Roster_last name”. Applications should include: - Cover letter (include your proposed daily rate), CV, 1 sample of designed training. - Contact details for 3 references. The OCDC… Read More
  • Call for Applications: Roster for Research Analysts and Statistical Analysts in International Cooperative Development March 12, 2019 by Research Group Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis through December 2019. Application Instructions Qualified candidates are requested to apply to OCDC Research Group at ResearchGroup@www.ocdc.coop with the reference “RG Researcher Roster_last name”. Applications should include: - Cover letter (include your proposed daily rate), CV, 1 writing sample (relevant publications preferred). - Contact details for 3 references. The OCDC International Cooperative Research Group is inviting applications from highly qualified Research Analysts and Statistical Analysts with… Read More
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