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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.

Proposal Requests

  • CRED 30-RFP- English to Spanish written translation for What Difference Do Cooperatives Make – Peru Report and What Difference Do Cooperatives Make Synthesis Reports.  April 15, 2021 by Research Group Overview.The US Overseas Development Council (OCDC) is a member association of cooperative development organizations (CDOs) working internationally, principally on the Cooperative Development Program (CDP) in USAID-assisted countries. The International Cooperative Research Group (ICRG) is a division of OCDC and serves as a learning center for the CDOs and an innovative research institution. The ICRG performs research, education and dissemination activities to strengthen their programming and international cooperative development globally. The ICRG carries out original,… Read More
  • CRED 29-RFP- English to Spanish Interpreter “What Difference Do Cooperatives Make?” Global Summit April 15, 2021 by Research Group Overview. The US Overseas Development Council (OCDC) is a member association of cooperative development organizations (CDOs) working internationally, principally on the Cooperative Development Program (CDP) in USAID-assisted countries. The International Cooperative Research Group (ICRG) is a division of OCDC and serves as a learning center for the CDOs and an innovative research institution. The ICRG performs research, education and dissemination activities to strengthen their programming and international cooperative development globally. The ICRG carries out… Read More
  • Request for Proposal –OCDC user experience and user interface. April 13, 2021 by Research Group Overview: International Cooperative Research Group (ICRG) of the US Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC) carries out research on the effectiveness and other aspects of cooperative development. One of the pillars of activity under our current USAID award – CRED – involves dissemination of research, tools, and learnings related to international cooperative development. The main point of dissemination for these materials is our website: ocdc.coop. The ICRG is seeking a qualified UX/UI expert to perform a… Read More
  • Request for Proposal –Transformational Stories: Cooperative Members Describe what being a part of a cooperative has meant for their lives and their future. Part of the What Difference Do Cooperatives Make? Research Initiative. February 9, 2021 by Research Group RFP Issued By: US Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC), under a Cooperative Agreement funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) carried out by its International Cooperative Research Group (Research Group).  This activity is part of a Multi-Country Research Initiative examining the role of cooperatives in the economic and social well-being of members and communities. Issuance Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Closing Submission Location: U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council. researchgroup@ocdc.coop Closing/Submission Date:… Read More
  • 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
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