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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

  • CRED_42: Request for Expression of Interest- Creative Commons / Intellectual Property – Closing Date Extended April 15, 2022 by Research Group SOLICITATION TYPE: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST | SOLICITATION NO.: CRED_42 | DATE OF ISSUANCE: April 15, 2022 | CLOSING DATE: May 27, 2022 Consultancy on Creative Commons Licenses The International Cooperative Research Group (ICRG) of the U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC) is requesting expressions of interest from individual consultants and firms to provide advice on Intellectual property (IP) and Creative Commons Licensing and its use in the context of ICRG’s activities. View the full request here for submission instructions… Read More
  • CRED_36 Reissue: What Difference Do Cooperatives Make? For Migration Northern Triangle March 28, 2022 by Research Group RFP No: CRED_36 REISSUE | RFP Title: WDDCM For Migration: Northern Triangle | RFP Issued By: US Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC), implemented by OCDC’s International Cooperative Research Group, under a Cooperative Agreement funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Issuance Date: March 28, 2022  Registration for Information: To ensure you receive any modifications to the RFP, send an email to researchgroup@ocdc.coop requesting that your organization be put on the distribution list. Submission of… Read More
  • CRED_38:CRED Midterm Evaluation March 9, 2022 by Research Group RFP Title: CRED Midterm Evaluation |Closing/Submission Date: Friday, April 1, 2022 by 5pm EST RFP No: CRED_38 | Submission of Questions: Questions regarding the RFP should be submitted in writing to researchgroup@ocdc.coop no later than Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 5:00pm EST. OCDC will send answers to questions to all registered parties Monday, March 21, 2022 by 5:00pm EST. Registration for Information: To ensure you receive any modifications to the RFP, send an email… Read More

Call for Application

  • Call For Applications: Senior Executive Assistant April 12, 2022 by Research Group POSITION: Executive Assistant | LEVEL: Mid – Senior | NATURE: Half-time, remote | CLOSING DATE: April 29, 2022 – 6 pm Eastern Time | APPLICATION SUBMISSION: researchgroup@ocdc.coop This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to put their administrative and office management skills to work in support of an organization dedicated to improving the lives of people in low income and emerging economies, while maintaining flexibility. The position is remote and half-time. Background:… Read More
  • Call For Applications: Communications Manager April 11, 2022 by Research Group Position: Communications Manager Level: Mid – Senior Nature: Full-time, remote Application Submission: submissions.researchgroup@ocdc.coop This mid to senior level position is an ideal opportunity for an experienced communications professional ready to take the next step into a leadership role in international development advancing cooperative development in low income and emerging economies for equity and shared prosperity. Located in a small, collegial organization, this multi-faceted position will be filled by a person experienced in written, oral, and… Read More
  • CRED_41: Preferred Providers of Copy-Editing Services April 5, 2022 by Research Group SOLICITATION TYPE: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST | SOLICITATION NO.: CRED_41 | DATE OF ISSUANCE: April 5, 2022 | Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis | CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2022 The International Cooperative Research Group (ICRG) and OCDC are requesting expressions of interest from individual consultants and firms to provide copy/editing services for reports and other documents. Selected preferred providers will be engaged throughout the year for “on call” periodic assignments. View the full request here for… Read More
  • Data Analyst Consultant: for International Cooperative Research February 10, 2022 by Research Group The U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC) is an association comprised of cooperative development organizations committed to building a more prosperous world through co-operatives. The International Cooperative Research Group (ICRG) is a division of OCDC that conducts original, collaborative, academically rigorous research that bridges the gap between theory and practice. More specifically, the ICRG carries out original, solution-oriented research and supports the members of the OCDC through designing and executing on cooperative development programming… 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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