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Seeking expressions of interest for Mid-Term Review of CANTEEN program in Savannakhet Province.

MCNV Lao is an international non-government organization working in the areas of health, nutrition, inclusion, education and sustainable development in Southeast Asia. MCNV is implementing an EU funded project called “Collaboration and Networking To Enhance Education and Nutrition (CANTEEN). MCNV is looking for a consultant to lead the mid-term review for this project.

The CANTEEN project has been implemented in 20 villages in Nong district, Savannakhet Province with the overall objective of strengthening the capacity of Lao Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and Local Authorities (LA) to work in partnerships to contribute to the achievement of national development goals. Specific objectives include: building the capabilities of 6 Local associations, 1 non-profit association and 20 village development committees to work together to deliver nutrition sensitive services, to strengthen capacity in policy dialogue and promote participation, transparency and accountability in multi-sector partnerships, and to encourage the uptake of successful models and to increase involvement of CSOs in the development processes.


The consultant will have the following responsibilities:

·       Conduct the Mid-Term Review Evaluation and prepare an evaluation report in English

·       Prepare a presentation of the results and present recommendations based on findings


Required Qualifications of consultant:

1.       Fluency in Lao and English required; Mang kong and Ta-Oiy language considered an advantage

2.       Experience in working with multisector and multi-ethic communities for nutrition sector

3.       Previous experiences conducting field surveys and Evaluations for INGOs

4.       Experience working Civil Society Organizations-CSO’s


Expression of interest must include:

1.       Cover letter demonstrating that the applicant meets the competencies above

2.       Updated CV

3.       Sample of a least one previous evaluation report completed by applicant

4.       Budget and timeframes


Deadline for applications is August 15th, 2019.

The expected outputs for this review are due in November 2019.


Submission of expression of interest should be sent to via e-mail to with the subject line: CANTEEN consultancy. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Jul 8th 2019

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