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On this page all vacancies and call for proposals throughout the whole network are displayed. When you post a vacancy or call, please use the tag: call, job or vacancy.


Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 1 day 21 hours ago

Grant Opportunity:  Geo-data for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility - 3rd round

Deadline for Application: September 14, 2017  

Dear members,

With this notice we would like to inform you on the third call of the Geo-data for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility.

The Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility is a grant programme that started in 2013 and is supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It falls under the policy priority of food security, which focuses on increasing and enhancing sustainable food production as well as achieving more efficient agricultural water use, particularly in irrigated areas and water basins in the G4AW partner countries.

The G4AW Facility stimulates public-private partnerships and is supporting initiatives to set up large-scale, demand-driven, and user-tailored satellite-based service chains.

The ultimate goal is to improve the output of the agricultural and fishing sector by providing food producers with relevant inform

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 2 days 20 hours ago

Agribusiness Consultant for Schooner Africa Fund

About Schooner Africa Fund

Schooner Africa Fund is a start-up impact investment fund that seeks to support early stage companies that are innovating and addressing inefficiencies within the agricultural value chain in East Africa. Our mission is to help bring smallholder farmers into the marketplace. We believe that a more inclusive agricultural ecosystem is the answer to the challenges of food insecurity and poverty in the region.

Schooner Africa Fund works with a broad range of asset classes though PRIs (Program Related Investments) to grow and develop promising companies that are using technology and business-based innovations within the fields of sustainable agriculture, agroforestry, and related fields of biotechnology.

We have a medium to long-term investment horizon and social, environmental and financial return expectations. We bring to bear, not only ‘patient’ capital, but experience, a strong network of partners and collabora

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 2 days 22 hours ago

Joint SDG research initiative - Tackling Global Challenges through Use-Inspired Research  (Call with deadline 23 May) 

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has joined forces with seven Dutch research organisations to make funding available for use-inspired research tackling global challenges to the benefit of the most vulnerable people in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Applications can be submitted by a senior researcher at one of the seven co-funding Dutch research organisations (Delft University of Technology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, UNESCO-IHE, University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University, VU University Amsterdam, Wageningen University & Research).

The main applicant must collaborate in a consortium executing the project and consisting of at least: one of the co-funding Dutch research organisations, and; one research organisation or practitioner organisation located in the Low and Middle Income Country (ies) that t is (are) targeted.

Members of this platfo

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 week 18 hours ago

Project Manager Youth Leadership Development Project Job at The international institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)

The international institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) is a community development and hands-on training organization with more than 50 years of experience. IIRR has implemented people centered; sustainable development programs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and today, maintain a strong presence in East Africa and South East Asia.

IRR believes in inspiring, building capacity, and supporting people to fight poverty in their own communities. To do this, we work directly with partners in the community to implement sustainable, community development projects, to test innovations, and to document and widely share our joint work through publications, videos, and conferences.

Vacancy title: Project Manager Youth Leadership Development Project

Deadline of this Job: Sunday March 26th, 2017

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job details can be found here

Job applicati

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 week 19 hours ago

Program Director Job at The international institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)

The international institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) is a community development and hands-on training organization with more than 50 years of experience. IIRR has implemented people centered; sustainable development programs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and today, maintain a strong presence in East Africa and South East Asia.

IRR believes in inspiring, building capacity, and supporting people to fight poverty in their own communities. To do this, we work directly with partners in the community to implement sustainable, community development projects, to test innovations, and to document and widely share our joint work through publications, videos, and conferences.

Job Title: Program Director

Job location: Kampala, Uganda, with extensive travel to Programme sites

Reports To: Country Director

Works directly with: Program/Project Managers, Financial & Administration Manager, and all prog

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 1 week 2 days ago

Embassy of the Netherlands in Indonesia calls for climate adaptation and mitigation proposals!

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands partners with the Dutch private finance challenge (www.MoMo4climate.org) for the ‘MoMo challenge Indonesia 2017’: a country wide competition of ideas how to attract private investment for mitigation or adaptation projects in Indonesia. The two most promising proposals of 2017 stand to win 25,000-Euro to further their business case.

MoMo4Climate is an initiative of IUCN Netherlands, ECN and the Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs and was started to bring climate ideas and private climate finance together. The bridge to private finance is a good business case. The initiative tests the business cases presented with financial experts, offers advice and awards grant support to the most promising ideas.

See www.momo4climate.org for criteria and past winners.

Today the first of three calls is launched for climate ideas in Indonesia. The panel of experts will m

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 1 week 2 days ago

MOMO CHALLENGE 2017

MOBILISING MORE FINANCE FOR CLIMATE ACTION

CALL FOR PROPOSALS, DEADLINE: 1 APRIL 2017

€ 25.000 for the best climate business cases

The MoMo challenge 2017 has been launched! Also this year, organisations and companies that have an innovative business case focused on promoting either climate change mitigation or adaptation in a developing country can compete to receive € 25.000 seed finance for further developing their business case. Project proposals can be submitted on-line through this link. This round closes on 1 April.

MoMo is looking for promising projects that fulfill the following criteria:

* The project is focused on the clean tech, food, agro, or water sector

* The project’s intervention is aimed at a developing country

* The project contains the involvement of at least one Dutch organization

* The project is realistic and actionable

* The project is concrete and has potential for up-scaling

The Dutch private climate finance challenge ‘MoMo4Climate’ cal

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 1 week 3 days ago

Vacancy - AgriProFocus Zambia Country Coordinator

The AgriProFocus network in Zambia is a multi-stakeholder network which serves as a neutral marketplace for professionals from agri-businesses, producer organizations, NGOs, government, research institutions to share expertise and do business. 

The Coordination team is hosted by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Zambia and supported by the AgriProFocus Netherlands secretariat. Its responsibility is to create opportunities for multi–stakeholder action and to facilitate connections and business links between professionals and organizations through business platforms, learning and networking events, market research and publications.

The Country Coordinator is responsible to develop a strong multi-stakeholder platform for sustainable agri-entrepreneurship in emerging and developing markets for food security through

1. Coordination and implementation of the AgriProFocus country strategy and annual plan

2. Mana

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 week 4 days ago

Sustainable Livelihoods Senior Director

The Food for Peace (FFP) Development Food Assistance Program (DFAP) is implementing a USAID-funded initiative in Uganda focusing on the Karamoja sub-region with the primary goal to improve and sustain the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations working to address the underlying causes of chronic food insecurity and strengthen transformative opportunities. The project is planned to start in October 2017 and operate for a minimum of five years.

NCBA CLUSA is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of the Sustainable Livelihoods Senior Director (SLSD).

This will be a contract position pending award from USAID.

Position of: Sustainable Livelihoods Senior Directorender Advisor

Locations: Uganda

Job Category: Senior-level, Full-time staff position

Deadline: 13th April, 2017

Full Job details & how to apply here

Note:

NCBA CLUSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversit

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 1 week 4 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 week 4 days ago

TOR for the GIZ Project: Promotion of nutrition-sensitive potato value chains in Uganda

German International Cooperation (GIZ) provides services worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development with over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is our main commissioning party, but we also work with the private sector, fostering successful interaction between development policy and foreign trade.

Overview of the potato sector in East Uganda

In Uganda the Irish potato (solanum tuberosum) is an important staple food. On a total area of 135.000 hectares farmers cultivate potatoes. The production areas are the highland areas of Uganda (1.500 – 3.000 meters aSI) and are located in the Southwest (Kigezi districts) and in the East around Mt. Elgon (districts of Mbale, Kapchor

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 2 weeks 19 hours ago

BoP is looking for Business Development Trainers!

The BoP Innovation Center is recruiting trainers with experience in agribusiness (preferably aquaculture) to deliver business development trainings to fish farmers and enterprises participating in the Kenya Market-led Aquaculture Program (KMAP), led by Farm Africa, in western and central Kenya.Selected trainers must be available to attend a 4-day training in April 2017 and deliver trainings under a short-term contract in 2017 (with a possible extension to 2018-2019 based on performance).

If you are interested in this position, apply here.


Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

Job Advertisement

Coordinate and organize 1st Annual Stakeholder Forum of the Rwenzori Sustainable Trade Centre (RSTC) in Fort Portal
Consultancy Duration: April-September
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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

Call for Application: FemBioBiz Programme

Are you an ambitious female leading a business in the Biosciences arena? Would you like to speed up your business growth, receive training and mentoring, marketing exposure, funding and a Southern Africa Network for Bio science (SANBio)/BioFISA II sponsored trip to Slush (Europe’s leading start up event in Finland) and the 2017 South Africa Innovation Summit (Cape Town)?

If you answered YES to these questions, we invite you to apply now to participate in the FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme. Don’t miss out on the chance to elevate your business to the next level with this unique opportunity to gain enormous exposure, training, ongoing mentorship and funding!

The Programme, FemBioBiz, is an initiative of NEPAD SANBio, (The Southern African Network for Biosciences) with the support of the BioFISA II Programme (the Finnish Southern African Partnership to support NEPAD SANBio) and aims to empower female-owned bio-businesses by developing

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 2 weeks 3 days ago

Rwanda - Job Opportunities (March - April 2017)

1. Job Opportunity: National Director at World Vision Rwanda

Deadline: 12 March 2017

As National Director – Rwanda, you will oversee the development and strategy of all country operations. World Vision Rwanda was founded in 1994 and serves more than 600,000 children, their families and their communities across 29 programme areas. Currently the office has a team of 320 staff with 87,000 registered children through the World Vision sponsorship programme. The office has a budget of $ 39 USD million made up of Sponsorship and Grants.  

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2. Project Officer / FXB Rwanda

FXB Rwanda is a Harvard-affiliated local NGO operating in 10 Districts of Rwanda. FXB is the leading implementing partner of a research initiative, Strong Families “SugiraMuryango.” Which focuses on home-visiting to promote early childhood development (ECD) for families living in extreme poverty. By joining a dynamic team of FXB staff, the position will offer uniqu

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Posted By in Gender in Value Chains
Posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

SHIFTING SOCIAL NORMS IN THE ECONOMY AT SCALE

Practitioner Learning Group (PLG): Call for applications

Shifting social norms, alongside economic interventions, is crucial to achieve women’s economic empowerment. However, expertise around social norms change is limited across the sector. Oxfam, in collaboration with BEAM Exchange and the SEEP Network are convening convening a group of actors to better understand how to address social norms through the application of the Practitioner Learning Group (PLG) methodology.

Are you working on shifting social norms in the economy for promoting sustained women’s economic empowerment (WEE)? Are you facing challenges on how to change social norms at scale? Interested in teaming up with other experts facing similar challenges? Then, this initiative is for you!

Deadline for applications: March 10th, 2017 Find out more on the initiative and how to apply here. 

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 3 weeks 3 days ago

Senior Dairy Production & Cluster Coordinator Job at Heifer International

East Africa Dairy Development-II (EADD-II) is the second phase of an ambitious five-year program designed to transform the lives of resource poor farming families through a competitive and inclusive dairy value chain in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Reporting to the EADD-II Field Operations Manager, and working closely with Business Development Manager, Social Capital & Gender Coordinator and MLE coordinator. EADD II is looking for a qualified person to fill the position of;

Title: Senior Dairy Production & Cluster Leader

Job Location: Mbarara, , Uganda

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Job Level: Senior Specialist

Client: Non U.S. Based Locations

Closing Date: 03/10/2017

Job details and how to apply can be found here

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 4 weeks 15 hours ago

Vacancy - Deadline Extended to 28th Feb

Sustainable Land Management Expert - Oromia

Wageningen University and Research is looking for applicants for the position of Sustainable Land Management Expert in Oromia for the period of February 2017 until December 2017. The Expert will be implementing a partnership between the by Wageningen coordinated projects CASCAPE and the DFID funded Land Investment for Transformation Program (LIFT).

PROJECTS AND PARTNERSHIP

CASCAPE

CASCAPE (Capacity Building for Scaling up of Evidence-based Best Practices in Agricultural Production Programme) is a project of Ethiopia and the Netherlands to improve agricultural productivity in Ethiopia. The project is jointly executed by researchers from six Ethiopian universities (Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Haramaya, Hawassa, Jimma and Mekelle) and Wageningen University and Research Centre. CASCAPE was part of AGP I - and is now extended into AGP II. During CASCAPE I (2010-2015), the project has achieved a 30% increase in agricu

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 1 month 20 hours ago

Job Opportunity: National Director at World Vision Rwanda

Deadline: 12 March 2017

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As National Director – Rwanda, you will oversee the development and strategy of all country operations. World Vision Rwanda was founded in 1994 and serves more than 600,000 children, their families and their communities across 29 programme areas. Currently the office has a team of 320 staff with 87,000 registered children through the World Vision sponsorship programme. The office has a budget of $ 39 USD million made up of Sponsorship and Grants.

You are a highly accomplished visionary leader who combines prov

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 month 1 day ago

Vacancies at ISSD Uganda

The lSSD Plus project aims to strengthen the development of a vibrant, pluralistic and market-oriented seed sector that is able to address key challenges that hamper the seed sector development such as seed quality assurance and availability of foundation seed. In addition, the project has four field based stations at 4 NARO zonal offices. The project supports farmer groups to become local seed businesses producing quality declared seed in those zones.

The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a Public international Organization governed by an international board of directors with representation from developed and developing nations. IFDC is implementing a 4-year REACH-Uganda Project, funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kampala.

These two projects are cohoused in the same building at Studio House plot 5 Bandali Rise Bugolobi.

Wageningen UR Uganda is recruiting:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Duty Post: Kamp

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