Call for Proposals

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Deadline has been extended to March 15, 2021. 

The Agricultural Training Institute invites the private sector and state universities and colleges to submit a proposal for the Young Filipino Farm Leaders Training Program in Japan (YFFLTPJ) Tracer Study. 

The YFFLTPJ aims to develop deserving young Filipino farmers to become farmer leaders and agricultural entrepreneurs. Specifically, it seeks to a) provide technical knowledge and skills in agricultural and cooperative management, b) provide modern Japanese farming techniques and marketing strategies, c) offer opportunities for an exchange of agricultural information of mutual interest among participants, and d) provide opportunity for Filipino farmers to imbibe Japanese culture and work values. 

ATI, being the implementer of the Program, wants to keep track of the status and performance of YFFLTPJ graduates as well as to determine whether or not the program has a significant effect in the individual, in the institution, or in the country. The study will cover the 592 YFFLTPJ graduates nationwide from 1986 to 2019 and must be implemented over a seven-month timeframe. Sampling method is expected.

This call for proposals is intended for market study purposes to determine the appropriate mode of procurement according to Republic Act 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Act. Interested proponents shall adhere to the eligibility and requirements as specified under the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the said law. They are expected to submit a capsule proposal with a clear rationale, objectives, methodology, log frame, proposed budget and timetable following the prescribed format. Click here for the prescribed format of the capsule proposal. 

For individual applicants:

  • must possess credible academic qualifications - a graduate of any BS course preferably social science related
  • must have established good track record to successfully conduct / implement a research / study
  • participated in the conduct / implementation of at least two policy researches either as project leader, assistant project leader or project staff. 

For institutional applicants:

  • must be identified as a professional / scientific / academic institution by a commission / agency / organization mandated to do so. 
  • must have established credible reputation and good track record to successfully implement a policy research / study as reflected in the company / agency / institution profile.
  • participated in the conduct / implementation of at least four policy researches as the general project manager. 

All proposals must be with a cover letter addressed to Alfredo S. Aton, MPS-DM, Director IV of ATI. Email proposals to @ati. da. gov. ph.

For inquiries, contact Ms. Cindy C. Alfonso through telephone no. (02) 89298541 to 49 local 267 or 265.

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