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Rwanda

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Posted 36 min 12 sec ago

Opportunity for Training in Meat Processing 

The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods Rwanda has recently concluded the selection of grantees for its first and second call for proposals with 10 companies selected to receive investment grants for the implementation of several agricultural value addition projects including meat processing, flour blends and processing, egg production and Tilapia fish cage farming and physallis (gooseberry) production. The Marketplace project is now calling for applications from qualified companies or Individuals within meat processing to be provided with two day training. A maximum of 25 companies producing meat products will be selected by GAIN.

Objective

GAIN has hired a consultant to provide training to 25 selected meat processing companies. GAIN thereby wishes to invite eligible and interested meat processing companies in Rwanda to apply for this two training opportunity.

Outcome of the training

Company delegates will be trained on:

- How to p

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Posted 5 days 22 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 Business Opportunities
Posted 1 week 4 days ago

Consultancy services for the Agri BDS Network on the legal set ups for a paid service provider function and developing administrative and financial procedures

Deadline: 22th February 2017 midnight (Kigali time)

The requested services are aimed at assisting the recently formed agri BDS network to have a legal set up in terms of services provision functions and profits sharing scheme with its members. The assignment should also assist the network to acquire adapted managerial and administrative instruments which shall guide it to operate in a transparent manner, attract new membership and retain the existing ones with an insured loyalty. Advisory and guidance should cover practices related to Organizational Structure, services provision, relations with Partners, operational roles and responsibilities for its members and board committees, recruitment procedures, Purchasing management, capital management and much more. This advice should be legally, practical and be carried by the develop

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Posted 3 weeks 22 hours ago

Consultancy Opportunities at SPARK Rwanda / CSP Programme Evaluation   

1. Consultancy services for Final Program Evaluation Cooperative Support Program (CSP)

Deadline: 28 February 2017

SPARK is recruiting a qualified and experienced firm or independent associate consultants to make a final evaluation of the Cooperative Support Program (CSP) Implemented by SPARK – Rwanda.   

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2. Consultancy Services to document success stories and capitalize lessons learnt from the Cooperative Support Programme (CSP) through a professional E-booklet and audio visual tools

Deadline: 13 February 2017

SPARK is seeking the services of consultant (s) to document the project’s achievements through case studies, photography and e- videos compiled into a series of web articles and /or CSP e-booklet to capitalize lessons. 

The main objective of this assignment is to analyse, document, capitalize and share the knowledge gained in the Cooperative Support Programme in Rwanda

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Posted 3 weeks 3 days ago

USAID/PSDAG - Annual Program Statement and Request for Applications

From: Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth (PSDAG) 

Issuance Date: December 16,2016

Closing Date: September 30,2017

1.Overview of Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth Project

The Rwanda Private Sector Driven Agriculture Growth (PSDAG) project is a 5-Year project funded by USAID Rwanda that started in August, 2014. The project is implemented by IRG, an Engility Company. The goal of PSDAG is to increase smallholder farmers’ incomes by promoting private sector investments that contribute to the Government of Rwanda’s (GoR’s) Vision 2020 aim of “transforming agriculture into a market-oriented, competitive, and high-value sector.” PSDAG has two main objectives: 1) Assist the GOR to Increase Private Sector Investment; and 2) Facilitate Increased Private Sector Investment in Upgrading Agricultural Value Chains. The project’s Private Sector Engagement Strategy is based on a fa

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Posted 1 month 5 days ago

Rwanda - Job Opportunities (January - February 2017)

1.  Chief of Party – Dutch Embassy Value Chain Project, Rwanda

Closing Date for Application: N/A

The Value Chain Project is anticipated to start in 2017 and will seek to improve market engagement for market-oriented farmers, strengthen household resilience, and increase availability of agricultural services for farmers and businesses in select value chains, which are of strategic importance to both the Government of Rwanda and EKN. Working in select districts of Rwanda, the project will help rural smallholders move from subsistence farming to commercial farming and supply agricultural products for local, national, regional and international markets. The project will partner with national and multinational agro-food companies as drivers to increase productivity and to improve efficiency and sustainability of supported value chains. The project is anticipated to run between 4 and 5 years, with a total budget of about Euros

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

JOB VACANCY:  INTERNSHIP AGRIPROFOCUS ZAMBIA

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:

  • Assist the operations of the online platform (agriprofocus.com), and update and maintain AgriProFocus social media accounts (facebook and twitter).
  • Assist in developing the minutes/reports of AgriProFocus meetings/events.
  • Assist the coordination in organizing networking events and fairs.
  • Develop and maintain AgriProFocus member database.
  • Assist the coordination in data collection for monitoring and evaluation.

For the full job description, click here.

Deadline for application is January 18th. 

Applicants should send their CVs and cover letters to zambia@agriprofocus.com and should copy phiri@snvworld.org. 

Claire van der Kleij Hi Iwipa. We do offer frequent internships. Keep an eye on the website during the second half of the year. 

1 month 2 weeks ago

lwipa puma f thats great, Thanks

1 month 2 weeks ago

Joseph Mpampa how about those with diploma are they also eligible apply.


1 month 2 weeks ago

Claire van der Kleij If you have a diploma you can also apply. 

1 month 2 weeks ago

Joseph Mpampa alright good to hear that



1 month 2 weeks ago

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

A Job Opportunity!

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

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 3 months 1 week ago

Job Title: Business Support Assistant - Procurement SC4 

Requisition # 3162 - Posted 17/11/2016 - Short Term-SC WFP - Africa, Central & Eastern - Rwanda - Kigali - (English; French) - PROCUREMENT


POSTING AND CLOSING DATES

Posting Date: 17 November 2016

Closing Date: 23 November 2016


JOB PURPOSE

To deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Gather information with clear direction to support the drafting of documents and preparing reports by other staff.
2. Respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
3. Support processing and managing routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources.
4. Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documenta

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 5 months 2 days ago

Consultancy Opportunity at SPARK - Evaluating the pilot phase of an Agri BDS capacity building trajectory

Deadline: 07 October 2016

SPARK is looking for qualified and competent consultants to evaluate the pilot phase of an Agri BDS capacity building trajectory implemented jointly with RICEM (Rwanda Institute of Cooperative Entrepreneurship & Microfinance Management).

For more information, find the ToRs attached herewith


Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 5 months 1 week ago

Rwanda -Job & Consultancy Opportunities / September - October 2016

1. Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) 

CNFA is a not-for-profit international agricultural development organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and dedicated to increasing rural incomes by empowering farmers and rural entrepreneurs. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations, and strengthened linkages to markets. CNFA has a successful track record of implementing agricultural development programs in 43 countries.

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for different positions:

a) Value Chain and Marketing Specialist (Deadline for submission is September 30, 2016)

b) Water Harvesting and Management Expert (Deadline for submission is September 30, 2016)

c) Post

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 5 months 1 week ago

Consultancy opportunity - Analysis of ICT Solutions for Smallholder Farming  

Smallholder platform at IFC/MAS is looking for consultant(s) to conduct the analysis of ICT solutions available on the market that would address the following core challenges for integrating smallholder farmers in value chain:

  • Supply chain data and traceability;

  • Extension, field staff training and management;

  • Supplier aggregation and benchmarking;

  • GIS and precision farming.

Ideally, we are looking for one person for the entire assignment however GIS part can be performed separately. We are primarily looking for candidates with the experience in working with smallholder farmers as well as ICT4D knowledge.

Whoever interested, please, send your CV to lpestun@ifc.org before Oct 3rd, 9 am.

Detailed TOR will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 7 months 6 days ago

Funding Opportunities (with deadlines: August 2016 - January 2017)

1. German Academic Exchange Service Scholarships (Germany)

Deadline: 31 Jul 2016

The German Academic Exchange Service (Deuscher Akademischer Austauschdienst -DAAD) offers scholarships in many disciplines related to sustainable development including agricultural and environmental sciences, land management and landscape ecology. Topic to study include: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Poverty reduction/Development. This programme targets students willing to pursue their master's or PhD degrees in Germany in the fields related to development studies and listed in the "List of all Postgraduate courses with application deadlines".

Application date:Depending on chosen study programme; Exception is Cameroon: July 31, 2016

2. International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) -- Training Course for Professionals in Agricultural Education

Deadline: 

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 7 months 1 week ago

Job Opportunity: Youth for Work (YfW) Program Manager at Help A Child - Kigali, Rwanda.

Deadline: 30 July 2016

Organization 

Help a Child (HaC) is a Christian international NGO specialized in community development with its headquarters in the Netherlands and operating in Rwanda since 2008. Founded in 1968, HaC’s mission is to improve the wellbeing of children through supportive communities. Main sources of income are child & family sponsorship, foundations and institutional donors. Main activities are early childhood development and education, vocational training, work and income, with special attention for the position of girls and women, and child’s rights. HaC’s strategy is to empower marginalized children, youth, parents and the broader community, and other stakeholders to grow out of poverty. This is also reflected in the anticipated changes:

A. Children are able to overcome barriers to participate successfully in life;

B. Parents are able to take care of themselves and

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 7 months 2 weeks ago

Seed Cooperative Alliance “SCA”

Communication in Cooperatives: Strengthening communication channels & networks in SCA Cooperatives

Scope of Work

Date: June 22, 2016

Subject: SCA - Land O’Lakes is seeking experienced individual consultant to design and facilitate workshops aimed at promoting discussion on communication and trust among members of its supported maize growers cooperatives

Assignment Title: Communication in Cooperatives: Strengthening communication channels & networks in SCA Cooperatives

Assignment Dates: August 2016

Level of effort: TBD: 8-12 days

Assignment location: Rwanda

Assignment Manager: Willy Nyirigira

Scope of Work

I. Project Overview

Land O’Lakes is currently in the third year of implementing a USAID funded program called the Seed Cooperative Alliance. The proje

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Aimable UWIHANGANYE well let's try

7 months 2 weeks ago

Fortunatus MLYANDENA hi all

7 months 1 week ago

Anatole Majyambere Hi Fortunatus

7 months 1 week ago

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Posted 7 months 2 weeks ago

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS CONSULTANCY / Icco Cooperation

Deadline: 14 July 2016

ICCO Cooperation is launching a call for expression of interest for Value Chain Analysis consultancy in the framework of the STARS program “Strengthening African Rural Smallholders” implemented by ICCO Cooperation in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation in 4 African countries (Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal and Burkina Faso).

In Rwanda we have selected two specific value chains: rice and maize, clustered in 10 sub-value chains (according to their market channels and geographical area) as follows:

6 maize sub-value chains:

- Nyagatare - Gatsibo ( 2 cooperatives)

- Ngoma - Kirehe ( 2 cooperatives)

- Burera (1 coop)

- Muhanga-Ruhango (4 cooperatives)

- Nyanza-Huye (3 cooperatives)

- Karongi - Rutsiro : (3 cooperatives)

6 rice sub-value chains:

- Nyamasheke (2 cooperatives)

- Bugesera ( 3 coop

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 8 months 5 days ago

Consultancy Opportunity at SPARK:  ''The Assessment of the growth and Sustainability of Cooperatives Business Performances''

Deadline: 1st July 2016



Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 8 months 2 weeks ago

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) 

2nd Call For Proposals—Companies Producing Nutritious Foods in Rwanda 

Deadline for submission: July 07th , 2016

The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods (“The Marketplace”) fosters innovation and drives investment in the production, marketing, and consumption of nutritious foods made from locally produced agricultural products. The Marketplace provides access to knowledge, networks, and technical and financial assistance to help businesses in poor countries use local agriculture to contribute to the fight against malnutrition.

“The Marketplace” will provide business planning, technical, and financial assistance to companies in Rwanda that have innovative ideas for transforming Rwanda’s agricultural potential into nutritious foods available to low-income consumers across the country.   

For more information on eligibiliy requirements, CLICK HERE

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 9 months 3 days ago

FEED THE FUTURE INNOVATION LAB FOR LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS
Call for Grant Applications

The Feed the Future Livestock Systems Innovation Lab (LSIL) is based at the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida and it works in partnership with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). The LSIL is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through a five-year Leader with Associates Cooperative Agreement Award No. AID-OAA-L-15-00003.

The aim of LSIL is to improve the nutrition, health and incomes of the poor by sustainably increasing livestock productivity and marketing and consumption of animal-source foods. This aim will be achieved using by introducing new location-appropriate technologies, by improving management practices, skills, knowledge, capacity and access to and quality of inputs across livestock value chains, and by supporting the development of a policy environment that fosters sustainable intensification and increased p

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 9 months 3 weeks ago

Call for consultancy to Support IAKIB& NDFU in development of internal policies & Procedures and related capacity building

Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), CDP project is implemented by Land O'Lakes International Development and is designed to increase access to self-reliant cooperative enterprises that meet the needs of their members and contribute to improved quality of life for members.

The CDP project is testing the development hypothesis that dairy cooperatives which achieve and leverage economies of scale through horizontal and/or vertical integration increase their commercial viability and competitiveness, and provide greater socio-economic returns to farmer- members.

Among the activities in support of the cooperatives, is the implementation of innovative solutions that will spur higher levels of profitability that will stabilize or increase farmer prices and/or reduce cost of production at the farmer level thus increasing farmer income and

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