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RE: ANNUAL AGRICULTURAL STUDY TOUR TO RWANDA FROM 24 -29 JULY 2017
We greet you from Uganda Agri-tourism Network, an organisation specialising in National and International Agro Tourism. This year 2017, we are conducting a series of agricultural study tours which are core, very specific and beneficial to our farmers in the sector. The tours will target Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe and other parts of the world, objectively exposing Uganda local farmers from the rural and urban areas, to new Agri-technology methods of farming & livestock malpractices (production, water harvest and irrigation), seed multiplication, post harvest handling, agro processing & value addition, branding & marketing and identification of various accesses to competitive African Agri-markets.
The study Agro-tours are among our rural and urban agricultural developmental strategic services, integrated with sustainable environment programs, a solution for alleviating poverty among the local farming c... Read more
The local business advisor will work according to the âJob description Business Advisorâ and under the direct responsibility of the manager Agri-Advice in the Netherlands. He or she will work in close collaboration with the other business advisors for Myanmar (currently 1 person) and of the Agriterra Asia Team. This person will provide expert advice, coordinate advisory trajectories with clients, and have an advisory and broker role in the closing of business deals aimed at building well-organised and operational cooperatives and farmersâ organisations. In order to achieve this, the successful candidate will initiate and maintain a network that will include cooperatives and farmersâ organisations, financial institutions, traders, service providers and other stakeholders in the value chain. He/she will initiate and guide change trajectories with clients, and will lobby, mediate and support negotiation processes, as well as prepare busine
Project, Monitoring and Evaluation-Hands-on Data Analysis capacity building Training
(With STATA)- Kampala and Kigali (May 1st -12th /2017)
This is to invite all those interested in gaining hands-on life living skills on project M&E statistical data Analysis with STATA to attend a one week, hands training âKampala (Uganda) and Kigali (Rwanda).
v Practical introduction to project management phases and project life cycle
v Practical training on project monitoring and evaluation (Types of M&E, M&E systems, M&E Frameworks, Performance indicators, and M&E Data Quality).
v Practical training on Statistics for project M&E (Descriptive and inferential Statistics)
v Practical introduction to Analytical software (STATA)
v Practical Database development with STATA
v Practical data Entry, Data cleaning
v Training on Importing data from other softwareâs like EXCEL, Epidata EPinfo, etc to STATA
v Practical Data Analysis training and use of STATA Commands... Read more
VACANCY: MARKETING SPECIALIST
Masindi District Farmersâ Association (Madfa) is the district farmersâ membership organization of Masindi District. Established in 1992 as district branch of Uganda National Farmersâ Association, MADFA decentralized in 1998 to become an independent organization. Our vision statement: ``A united and empowered farming community of greater Masindi``. Madfa is committed to improving agricultural production and achieving self-reliance of poor active men and women farmers so that they may increase their incomes and livelihood in a food secure and conserved environment.
MADFA in partnership with MWH Impact investors and TRIAS Uganda is implementing a 4 year project to upgrade the maize value chain in Masindi
Job title: Marketing specialist
Reports to: Coordinator MADFA
Duty station: Masindi
Expected salary: 24,000,000 P.a
Job Summary: The Marketing specialist will implement all aspects of the market systems developm... Read more
In Ethiopia, Farm Africa will be implementing
a project entitled âIntegrated approach to improve rural livelihoods,
empowering communities and partners
programmeâ which is funded by SIDA (The Swedish International Development
Agency). This project will be implemented by Farm Africa and the Union of
Ethiopian Women Charitable Associations (UEWCA). The overall goal of the programme is to
contribute to achievement of the Ethiopia's Growth and Transformation Plan II (GTPII)
through agriculture business development, capacity building in project implementation
and delivery, civil society strengthening and embedding climate smart practices
in identified development interventions.
For more information on the Programme Manager position for this project, please see the document attached. Deadline for application is April 25th.
Vacancy Announcement: Project Coordination Assistant â 3R Project
Deadline - 28 April 2017
As part of the transition strategy from aid to trade, Wageningen UR in collaboration with several Kenyan partners will implement a project that assesses and validates the lessons from the Netherlands Embassyâs agriculture and Food and Nutrition Security programmes on market-led approaches to supporting competitive and sustainable growth of selected agri-food sectors. The 3R Kenya project (Resilient, Robust and Reliable from Aid to Trade) will investigate whether these lessons relating to innovative interventions in the sectors can be transferred and scaled up, and as such better anchored within Kenya.
To support project implementation, we are recruiting a Project Coordination Assistant who will work under the direct supervision of the 3R Project Coordinator at the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS). The tasks include:
Monitoring and Evaluation tasks (35%)
+ Work closely with t... Read more
Are you a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) operating in or around Addis Ababa? Are you on the way to become a thriving business but you still struggle how to find your way to the top? Than is Cordaid/R&Dâs Resilient Business Development Support (RBDS) the right training program for you!
We will support your company to grow and become investment ready in our 6 months program. It consists of trainings, mentorships and (personal and group) coaching.And at the end of the program you will have an investment ready business plan.
We are recruiting new companies that will start the RBDS program in July/August 2017. We are looking for companies that already exist for at least 2 year, have between 5-50 employees and have an annual turnover of 700,000 ETB or higher.
If you are interested in the program, donât hesitate to contact Aklilu Abate: firstname.lastname@example.org or 011 55... Read more
AgriProFocus is pleased to inform you that SNV Zambia and the IAP2 Project Team formally launched the IAP2 Challenge Fund in Zambia on the 28th of March 2017.
Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) is a specialized fund with the specific mandate to identify and support innovative inclusive business models that deliver developmental benefits for the low income population while being commercially sustainable. IAP is funded by SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency) and managed by SNV Netherlands Development Organization in partnership with BoP Innovation Center and Inclusive Business Sweden.
Target sectors include WASH, Energy, Agriculture/Food and ICT. IAP will provide funding within the following range euro50, 000 up to euro 200,000. The funding will be grants and not loans, with pre conditions that have to be met.
The project is now calling for the private sector to submit applications for review and consideration. The process shall be a twostep process b... Read more
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fĂźr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.
GIZ International Services is going to submit a proposal for the EU-funded project âPromoting Commercial Aquaculture in Ugandaâ.
The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows: to contribute to a competitive, job-intensive, environmentally sustainable and climate-resilient agriculture sector in Uganda.
The specific objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows: to support the development of a competitive, job-intensive, environmentally-s... Read more
Trickle Up has been a pioneer graduating people out of extreme poverty since 1979. They have helped more than one million of the poorest, most vulnerable people move to greater economic self-sufficiency and connection with their communities.
Trickle Up provide the very poorest people with seed capital grants, skills training and coaching, and the support they need to create small businesses. We connect them to savings groups where they save money and access credit with others, create plans for the future and enact change in their communities. We help people connect with others in their villages build self-confidence and find their voice because poverty is about more than just moneyâitâs about exclusion.
The organization reaches the extreme poor, those living on less than $1.90 a day, who are most economically and socially excluded. Their focus is helping women, people with disabilities, refugees and other vulnerable people wh... Read more
Dear All, we are launching a call for Articles and Papers for the 4th Edition of Jeune Leader, please don't hesitate to share your issues and success with Great Lakes Youth in Agriculture
This program is a unique opportunity for exceptionally talented youth with a passion for international development to contribute to the world's most pressing needs.
The Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility is a grant programme of 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.
Administrative rules have been published in the Dutch Government Gazette (Staatscourant No. 13493, March 17, 2017)
The available budget for the G4AW call of 2017-2018 is 19.8 million euro.
Requests for an advisory opinion can be submitted from 15 April to 15 June 2017.
Applications may be submitted until 15:00 CET on 14 September 2017. If the application is submitted less than two weeks before the deadline of 14 September 2017, the applicant runs the risk that, if it is incomplete, the Minister will not use his or her discretionary powers to request... Read more
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. The nonprofit centre focuses on increasing and sustaining food and agricultural productivity in developing countries through the development and transfer of effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness expertise.
lFDC is recruiting staff tor a current call for proposal for a potential 46 month project, focusing on interventions in the potato value chain for the following positions;
Position 1: Nutrition and Communication Expert
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Position 2: Potato Expert & Team Leader
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Position 3: Short term Nutrition Expert
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Position 4: Short term Potato Expert
Job Details and how to ap... Read more
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. WFP works to help people who cannot produce or obtain enough food for themselves and their families. It assists 80 million people in and around 80 countries each year, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.
As the international community has committed to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition by 2030, one in nine people worldwide still do not have enough to eat. Food and food-related assistance lie at the heart of the struggle to break the cycle of hunger and poverty.
We are seeking qualified individual for the position of Logistics Officer at SC8 level, to be based at the WFP Warehouse in Nalukolongo - Kampala. Selected candidate will be employed on Ser... Read more
Are you a business person in the agribusiness sector and wish to be linked to buyers, suppliers and/or investors in form of equity financing, commodity financing, grants, loans or wish to have your products access markets? Do you fulfill the following requirements?
- You have a registered business or organization
- Are you in the sectors of horticulture, dairy & livestock, oil seeds and coffee
- Your business has been operational for at least 2 years
- You employ at least 10 people or work with at least 50 farmers
- Your cash flows are backed by a bank statement or audited books of accounts for the 2 years
- Your Annual return is above USD 30,000 (100,000,000 Ugx)
PAINT aims to bring together local, regional and international agribusinesses to build long term sustainable business relationships. The initiative shall support the growth of the agribusiness sector by linking investable and profitable agribus... Read more
CDAIS is a global partnership on capacity development for agricultural innovation systems, funded by the European Union. Launched in 2015, the overall objective of CDAIS is to make agricultural innovation systems more efficient and sustainable in meeting the demands of farmers, agri-business and consumers.
CDAIS operates in eight pilot countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. CDAIS communication plan aims to support the CDAIS project by sharing information and raising awareness of its activities and results, demonstrating the relevance of CDAIS for agricultural innovation and to the livelihoods of rural people in the tropics. The communication plan of CDAIS builds on the strengths of each of the project partners and their outreach capacity in specific (geographical and social) areas to interact with a wide range of relevant stakeholders.
CDAIS is looking for an individual who can support the development of its communicatio... Read more
SEARCH FOR A COMMERCIAL/LOGISTICS OFFICER (COFFEE)
Rwenzori Sustainable Trade Centre Ltd (RSTC) is a limited liability company (with no share capital) established in Uganda with the main objective of supporting some producer groups in the hard to reach areas in the Rwenzori region, western Ugand, to attain their development needs. The aim is to shift the communities from dependence on aid to trade as a means of securing sustainable development.
Rwenzori Sustainable Trade Centre (RSTC) would like to recruit a suitable person to work as the Commercial/Logistics Officer to support the producer groups to sell their coffee in premium markets. The officer will work closely with a small core team in Uganda and UK to achieve the set objectives.
The main objective is to find and document reliable coffee buyers and secure sales contracts for the coffee co-operative producers, the majority of whom are Fairtrade certified. As such, you will need to find and engage with coffee buyers and org... Read more
(Dutch nationality only)
Impact Terra is a fast growing start up technology company based in Yangon. We at Impact Terra develop and implement mobile solutions for farmers, agribusinesses, and other agricultural stakeholders. Our mission is to improve the livelihoods of rural population and improve food security and safety.
Our Mobile Application: Shwe Thee Nhan
Our mobile application Shwe Thee Nhan provides our users, whom are mostly farmers in Myanmar, with an easy-to-use visual interface and real-time, targeted content such as weather forecasts, input crop market prices, product information, farming best practices, news, risk announcements, and much more.
We are looking for a motivated, hard-working, social and entrepreneurial strong Project Manager. As Project Manager you will take part in the YEP programme, financed by the government of the Netherlands. As part of the programme, you will have a three weeks trainin