Land O’Lakes International Development ( is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit helping communities around the world build economies by strengthening agriculture from farm-to-fork, helping businesses grow, and linking farmers to markets. Since 1981, we have been leveraging nearly 100 years of expertise in dairy, animal nutrition, crop inputs and agricultural insights from our affiliate, Land O’Lakes, Inc., a farmer-owned agribusiness with a purpose of feeding human progress. Our worldwide team is committed to market-led approaches, and passionate about collaborating locally to create lasting inclusive economic growth.


Land O’Lakes is implementing a USAID-funded agribusiness competitiveness project in Lebanon: Lebanon Investment in Quality (LINQ). LINQ will partner with high-potential processors and growers of fresh produce (destined for further processing) to improve productivity, product safety and quality, and product innovation, as well as build appropriate market linkages.


The objective of this assignment is for the Contractor to work with project-identified businesses to conduct a  business capacity assessment (BCA) that objectively analyzes the business partner’s market, financial, operational, and human resource practices and projections. This BCA will be used to both understand the business and their prospects for further project partnership and to assist the business in setting and/or refining their growth goals.

How to apply

All proposals must be submitted to Land O’Lakes Lebanon by February 20th, 2019. Please submit electronic proposals to with a copy to , with RFP - BCA referenced in the subject line.  Late proposals will not be accepted.


Finalists will be asked to make a presentation to Land O’Lakes the week of Febraury 25th, 2019.


Proposal Costs

The costs associated with submitting a proposal in response to this RFP are to the account of the bidder.  Land O’Lakes will not reimburse any costs associated with the preparation of this bid.


Right to Cancel

Land O’Lakes reserves the right to accept any or none of the proposals submitted. Land O’Lakes reserves the right to cancel or reissue this RFP without assigning any reason.


Wednesday, 20. Feb 2019
Type of Call
Call for proposals
Intervention Sector(s):
Training & Capacity Building