In Somalia VSF Germany is directly implementing a 58 months (1st July 2016- 30th April 2021) project funded by BMZ. The overall coordination of the project at the county level is conducted by Ministry of Livestock and with technical guidance of Veterinary Department in Hargeisa. In addition, the project collaborates closely with District Authorities in the three districts of operation to ensure the success and attainment of its objective.

Purpose of the evaluation


To assess the impact of the project on the lives of direct beneficiaries and its contribution to the principle objective: Improvement of livelihood of dairy and meat-producing agro-pastoralists and of members of the milk and meat value chain through increased income and, hence, all year improved access to animal products at local markets for consumers to access high-quality protein; outputs, outcomes, innovative practices and key learnt from the action.

The specific objectives of the evaluation are:

a)      Assess whether or not this Action, in design and implementation strategies, was consistent with the overall goal of BMZ programme the extent to which the various interventions have contributed to priorities set national government priorities, policies and the targeted project beneficiaries.

b)     Examine to what extent targeted communities and the Government have participated in dairy value chain and income generating activities undertaken under the Action and how this has contributed to improved food safety, food security through enhanced income and resilience to drought of beneficiaries in Salxley, Cadaadley, Dacarbudhuq, Gebiley, Kalabaydh and Tog-Wajaale districts.

c)      To assess improvement on the quality dairy and meat products traded by actors.

d)     To assess the milk and meat chain actors’ behavior change on adoption of hygienic standards practices through the decrease of use of unhygienic materials (plastic containers for milk vendor & meat vendors) among dairy and meat chain actors directly.

e)      Examine the extent to which key result areas has been achieved as per the set result and indicators in the project document.



How to apply

Interested consultant/firms should submit both technical and financial proposals by Sunday, 11th April 2021, addressed to Head of HR & Admin, VSF-G, by e-mail to:to: Recruitment(at) , with CC to  Kassim and mkiboye(at)  . Please indicate “Final Evaluation Consultant-BMZ” in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Find the full purpose of the evaluation here.