SEED has opened the Call for Applications for the 2017 SWITCH Africa Green (SAG) – SEED Awards. The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies.
For the 2017 SAG-SEED Awards, the call for applications is open to enterprises within the six focus Countries; Uganda, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya and Mauritius South Africa active in the following four sectors:
Does your enterprise produce food in an unpredictable environment, while creating decent jobs and
Does your enterprise produce goods or provide services for the manufacturing sector while ensuring
energy and water efficiency and providing employment opportunities?
Does your enterprise promote... Read more
Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd. is one of the leading coffee exporters in Uganda. We contribute to the professionalization of the coffee value chain from field to cup. Our Farmer Support Teams work with coffee farming households to improve coffee production and livelihoods. We are expanding our gender programme and are looking for 2 Gender Field Officers to strengthen our team.
Location: Mbale and Paidha
Duration of contract: 4 years, with a try-out period of 6 months
Starting date: 1st February or March 2017
Deadline for application: Monday 23rd January – 5:00 pm
Main duties and responsibilities
-Contribute to the development of the gender strategy;
-Plan and execute gender workshops for champions;
-Follow-up implementation of household plans;
-Set-up and coordinate VSLAs;
-Monitoring and Evaluation; Technical reporting;
-Coordinate integration of the gender programme into Kyagalanyi’s Farmer Support Teams; and
-West Nile: Coordinate the stop chi... Read more
The East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP) Social Capital &Cluster Manager will be under the supervision of the EAYIP Country Program Manager and technical leadership and guidance from the Regional Gender and Social Capital Development Manager will be responsible for technical guidance to the Cluster coordinators on matters of gender, youth, group formation, group management, Cornerstones and project self-review and planning (PSRP) implemented using Heifer Project International’s (HPI’s) Values Based Holistic Community Development (VBHCD) approach. Working through the country program technical staff and other “partner” staff, he/she will provide support towards strengthening all the technical and social capital development (SCD) aspects. Additionally, he/she will provide leadership to the Cluster Managers in planning and implementing technical, gender mainstreaming and SCD strategies.
Heifer International (HPI) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
The East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP) Access to Finance Manager, under the guidance of the EAYIP Country Program Manager will facilitate access to finance for youth entrepreneurs to start or expand businesses, He or she will be the focal point person for the design and regular review of financial access strategies and modules. The incumbent will be responsible for building financial “partnerships”, develop/roll-out relevant financial solutions, and provide financial advisory services. S/he will also perform strategic analysis of the financial landscape, work
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Reporting to Senior Business Development Manager and working closely with the Field Operations Manager and Cluster Leaders, the Program Officer will oversee the pilot of the School Milk Feeding Project (SMFP) and will carry out both activities of dairy marketing as well as communications. He/she will also have to liaise with key the actors of the SMFP which include farmers (producers & parents), processors, District/LGA education officers and enrolled schools. S/he will oversee coordination on allocation and distribution of milk to schools on right time, quantities and quality. In collaboration with other ac
· SENIOR PROGRAMME MANAGER
· SENIOR MONITORING, EVALUATION, ACCOUNTABILITY AND LEARNING (MEAL) PROGRAMME OFFICER
Woord en Daad connects people throughout the world in their fight against poverty, from a Biblical perspective. In this way, we wish to contribute to sustainable change in the Netherlands and worldwide. Woord en Daad works in the following areas: education, technical and vocational education and training, job placement, inclusive agribusiness development, WASH, and emergency relief. In the Netherlands, Woord en Daad aims to make people, companies and the government aware of their responsibility with regard to poverty worldwide.
Woord en Daad is looking for a senior programme manager (click for more) and a senior MEAL programme officer (click for more) for the five-year programme Employable Youth in Ethiopia (EYE), which is a programme funded by the Addressing Root Causes of Migration (ARC) fund of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and... Read more
Category: Accounting and Finance
Location: Marti (Upper Awash, Bole Towon), Oromia
Career Level: Senior or Junior Level
Employment Type: Full time
BA Degree in Accounting or related fields.
How to Apply
Qualified & Interested candidates can send their CV within 10 days of this announcement online to firstname.lastname@example.org or can be submit hard copy of his/her CV to office (0911801076, 0961172981 or 0911223280). The job was announced online on 11 January 2016.
The Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) is a competitive grants program designed as graduate student internship to link thesis research findings and recommendations to application and use at community level. The FAPA grants are intended to provide opportunity for dissemination of research outputs with a view to inform policy development and hone students’ skills in working with communities to use the research outputs that have been generated.
The FAPA is exclusively targeting RUFORUM supported MSc students who are in the process of finalising (completed MSc thesis and submitted for examination) their MSc level training.
The Field Attachment Awards (FAPA) are designed to encourage students to follow through with the dissemination of their research and to enable them to link more closely with the agencies working in the area where their research was carried out. It is established for those students who have developed a usefu... Read more
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Please note that deadline is very tight (15 January) (apologies for that, I only discovered this today)
Since 1 August 2016, the PROLINNOVA network is implementing “Promoting local innovation for Food
and Nutrition Security” (Proli-FaNS), a three-year project in five countries in Africa: Burkina Faso,
Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana and Kenya. The project aims to strengthen the innovation capacity of rural
communities, particularly of women, and to increase the level of local resilience to change, as well as to
contribute to building functional multi-country PROLINNOVA platforms in two sub-regions in Africa: i)
West & Central Africa and ii) Eastern & Southern Africa. This may eventually lead to creation of a
PROLINNOVA platform in sub-Saharan Africa with th... Read more
The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies.
Is your enterprise small, locally driven and eco-inclusive with an ambition to be in the vanguard of green and inclusive growth?
Does your enterprise need tailored support to grow to its full potential? Apply!
The Call for Applications for the 2017 SWITCH Africa Green-SEED Awards will end on 8 March 2017!
Who can participate?
For the 2017 SAG-SEED Awards, the call for application is open to enterprises within Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South-Africa and Uganda and are active in agriculture, waste management, tourism or manufacturing.
What do you win?
No two enterprises are the same, either internally or as regards to their operating environment. SEED offers each SAG-SEED Award Winner a... Read more
AgriProFocus Zambia is looking for an intern. The intern will assist with implementing AgriProfocus Zambia network activities. Specifically the intern will assist in updating and maintaining the AgriProfocus website and social media accounts, marketing, event organizing, and reporting.
The intern will be tasked to:
For the full job description, click here.
Deadline for application is January 18th.
Applicants should send their CVs and cover letters to email@example.com and should copy firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOB VACANCY: PROGRAM ASSOCIATE
One Acre Fund is non-profit social enterprise based in East Africa that supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. We have job opportunities open in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi and Ethiopia.
Are you a bold, proactive go-getter, quick learner, open minded, focused, self-motivated team player? Are you willing to grow your career and grab available career growth opportunities based on key performance indicators in a fast growing African company?
The Hive Rwanda Ltd, a subsidiary of The Hive Group, is looking for a unique Individual to serve as its PROJECTS OFFICER to provide leadership and direction to its projects’ initiative in Rwanda! This unique individual should meet the following requirements, although ATTITUDE is everything!
« A beekeeping/agriculture/agribusiness related degree with a solid experience of working in Rwanda’s beekeeping/honey/agribusiness sector. Additional qualifications and experience in project management will be an added advantage.
« A solid experience as a salesperson handling individuals, organizations (public, private sector and NGOS) farmer cooperatives and groups etc.
« A solid experience in handling or takin... Read more
I wish every body happy festivities, and hope to see you in 2017. Start the year with an opportunity for entrepreneurs support under TEEP, (http://tonyelumelufoundation.org/programme/teep-programme-cycle/), for tips on how to fill your application contact us on; email@example.com or call 0752590802
AgriProFocus is een netwerkorganisatie waarin leden uit bedrijfsleven, maatschappelijke organisaties, kennisinstellingen en overheidsorganisaties samenwerken voor de betere ondersteuning van ondernemerschap bij boeren in Afrika en Zuid-Oost Azië. Het internationale secretariaat is gevestigd in Nederland en AgriProFocus heeft daarnaast 11 netwerk secretariaten in Afrika en 2 in Zuid-Oost Azië. AgriProFocus werkt in 2017 aan de implementatie van haar nieuwe strategie onder de titel ‘Making Agribusiness Work for Development’.
Wij zijn op zoek naar een enthousiaste en overtuigende ‘Coördinator Monitoring, Evaluatie & Leren (ME&L)’. In deze functie ben je verantwoordelijk voor het vertalen van de nieuwe strategie in een effectief en efficiënt ME&L-systeem op organisatie- en projectniveau binnen AgriProFocus. Als coördinator ben je in staat om de juiste data bijeen te brengen, maar nog veel belangrijker om te zorgen dat die data... Read more
Deadline: 14 February 2017
**Legal entities established in Tanzania are eligible to apply.
The European Commission is seeking applications for its program “Innovative Agri-Food Chains: Unlocking the Potential for Competitiveness and Sustainability” to provide in-depth insight into linkages and interactions between agri-food chain stakeholders, including understanding of their perception and behaviour with respect to sustainability objectives and cooperation, potentially resulting in the design of new processes within the agro-food chains and thus leading to new business models and better performing value chains.
The sustainability of food systems is challenged by various interrelated factors, such as the changing socio-economic and political context, the scarcity of natural resources, environmental degradation and climate change.
The Commission considers that pr... Read more
Deadline: 13 January 2017
The Global Championship is seeking applicants for its Future Agro Challenge (FAC), global competition that support agro visionaries, farmers, manufacturers, and distributors from countries across several continents.
Innovators have the opportunity to participate in sessions and hot discussions on the latest entrepreneurship trends & best practices, network with entrepreneurs, investors, startups, policy makers & stakeholders from all over the world and claim the title of “Agribusiness of the Year”!
FAC seeks ideas to advance Agtech, Agriculture Production and Processing, Nutrition & Health, Agriculture Biotech, Biofuels, Evergreen Practices, Robotics and Precision Agriculture, Agro Logistics, Farmer Incomes, Education, Agrotourism, Safety & Health, and Packaging.
The winner will have the opportunity to be awarded as the best agro innovator of the year and... Read more
Deadline: 1 January 2017
The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is currently seeking applications for its grant program with an aim to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in the developing world.
The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations and address a particular problem in the field.
Food grants support focused efforts to improve access to food for consumption in developing countries. Areas of interest include projects that:
BlueMoon is looking for amazing, out-of-the-box, highly innovative, scaleable, and potentially transformative ideas from youth interested in Ethiopian agribusiness. BlueMoon believes that, once in a blue moon, exceptional ideas can turn into great businesses that literally change the world. Once selected for the incubator program, BlueMoon takes a holistic approach to support young startups.
Click here to find more details on BlueMoon's program and the selection criteria. The application deadline is Friday January 6, 2017. For any questions regarding the application process, please contact BlueMoon by sending an e-mail to this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE FORWARD TO POTENTIAL CANDIDATES. THIS CAN BE A LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE!
HEKS-EPER is a Swiss based development organization, working in Ethiopia since 2003. Thematic areas include food security/ food sovereignty, market systems, water development, and pastoralist livelihoods development. Capacity development and resilient building are two major strategies of HEKS-EPER to realize sustainability of its projects. The organization is currently active in Oromia and SNPPR states of Ethiopia.
HEKS-EPER is now looking to recruit two officers in the capacity of:
1- Market Systems & value chain development officer
2- Water development (or WASH) officer
- relevant qualification in related discipline (preferably masters degree)
- a minimum of 5 years of experience in related field (preferably in an NGO environment)
- coaching and capacity buil... Read more