Request for Proposal (Digital Platform Provider) at the International Labour Organization (ILO)

Posted by Future on Tue 19th Oct, 2021 -

The International Labour Organization (ILO) invites reputable and experienced service providers to tender RFP documents for the following works:

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards. Founded in October 1919 under the League of Nations, it is the first and oldest specialised agency of the UN.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Recruitment of a Digital Platform Provider to Support the Livelihoods of Smallholder Cocoa Farmers and Gold Miners as part of the Fight Against Child Labor in Ondo and Niger State.

The International Labor Organization is implementing a project-“Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa), funded by the Government of the Netherlands. The goal is to support on-going efforts by ILO and partners to eliminate child labour in Global Supply Chains in Africa. The ACCEL Africa project in Nigeria seeks to collaborate with civil society organizations as well as financial and non-financial service providers based in Niger and Ondo States for the execution of some of the project activities in cocoa and gold mining supply chains.

Project Interventions
In line with established project objectives and approach, four market sector development interventions necessary for addressing the root causes of child labour amongst smallholder cocoa farmers and ASGM miners, have been identified. These include:
  • Livelihood support
  • Bundled services
  • Stakeholder advocacy and community engagement
  • Stronger cooperatives
Main Selection Criteria
Firms are welcome to partner. They are also welcome to sub-contract specific activities to other local or international firms if and where deemed necessary. All proposals will be evaluated based on the criteria listed in the table below:
Criteria Weights
Ownership of a digital platform with the required functionality to support project approach 20
Demonstrated experience using the digital learning platform - with national coverage and operational interoperability, to support similar projects in Nigeria 15
Experience with serving rural population, cooperatives, and able to facilitate access to value-added services beyond the project  10
Quality of proposal: Technical understanding, approach proposed, innovative approaches to enabling the required collaboration for bundled services, embedded M & E mechanisms for continuous process improvement, assessment of risks and contingency planning 25
Budget - good value for money with comprehensive breakdown and justification  30

N/B: Proposals must obtain a minimum score of 70 points out of 100 points. 

Application Closing Date
6:00 pm, 24th October, 2021.

Submission of Documents
Interested organizations should submit technical and financial proposals by email to the following email addresses: and

For more clarification on this RFP, please Click Here (PDF).