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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 32: Rwanda GIS Firm for Data Mapping July 29, 2021 by Research Group Scope of Work (SoW) GIS Pilot Study  The ICRG is seeking GIS and data analysis expertise for a pilot study in Rwanda. This pilot study is intended to explore whether and how GIS data visualization can be cost effectively used in determining the productivity and commercial viability of primary cooperative societies. It will draw on newly generated or derived GIS data and on data sets the OCDC/ICRG has from past studies. The successful bidder… Read More
  • CRED 31: OCDC/ICRG website user experience and user interface July 3, 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 or company to… Read More
  • 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 Updated Closing Date for English to Spanish translator: Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 5pm EST. Due to a lack of responsive proposals, the ICRG has elected to extend the deadline for translation services. OCDC will collaborate with successful proposals in identifying ideal individuals to be interviewed. 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… Read More
  • CRED 29-RFP- English to Spanish Interpreter “What Difference Do Cooperatives Make?” Global Summit April 15, 2021 by Research Group Updated Closing Date for English to Spanish Interpreter: Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 5pm EST. Due to a lack of responsive proposals, the ICRG has elected to extend the deadline for interpreter services. OCDC will collaborate with successful proposals in identifying ideal individuals to be interviewed. 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… Read More
  • Request for Proposal – Website user experience and user interface (UX/UI). April 13, 2021 by Research Group Updated Closing Date for UX/UI: Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 5pm EST. Due to a lack of responsive proposals, the ICRG has elected to extend the deadline for UX/UI services. OCDC will collaborate with successful proposals in identifying ideal individuals to be interviewed. 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… 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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