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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 day 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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Hiring Agribusiness Trainers in Kenya

BoP Innovation Center and Farm Africa are recruiting agribusiness trainers with experience in the aquaculture sector in Kenya to deliver business development trainings to fish farmers and enterprises participating in the Kenya Market-led Aquaculture Program (KMAP).  

Application deadline is 10 March, 2017.  

Interested? Click here for more information and to apply.



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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 4 days 16 hours 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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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 4 days 17 hours ago

Brac Uganda Job Opportunity

BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd is the largest Microfinance institution operating in Uganda covering 80 districts through 149 networked branches targeting Micro and small Entrepreneurs. BRAC boasts of promoting financial inclusion by extending financial services to the un served and underserved, now with over 212,000 borrowing clients, over 155Bn loan book with 98% recovery rate, operationally and financially self-sustaining. In order to serve our customers better with wider range of services and products, Board and Management has future plans of becoming a regulated financial institution in Uganda. We are looking for a competent person to fill the position of

Title: Credit (Loan) Officer at BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd

Reports to: Branch Manager

Purpose: To identify and screen potential borrowers, carry out appraisals, disbursing, monitoring, collections and keep high loan portfolio, carry out business development activities and ensure smooth and sustainabl

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 1 week 2 days ago

One Acre Fund Job Vacancy - Agronomist 

Location: Kakamega, Kenya 

More information and application link can be found here: https://www.oneacrefund.org/careers/job-openings#sec-594428

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 week 3 days ago

Vacancy at Uganda Youth Network (UYONET)

Uganda Youth Network (UYONET) is a leading national youth organization that works to mainstream young peoples’ engagement in development and governance processes in Uganda and East Africa. UYONET was started in 2002 to respond to the increasing demand for a collective platform for research, training and policy advocacy for young people by young people. UYONET is at an interesting stage of organization development and we are redefining our strategy and as such we are looking for an experienced executive director to provide leadership in strategic formulation and execution.

Job title: Executive Director
Employment typeFull time
CountryUganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Minimum degreeMasters degree
Closing date: February 24, 2017 - 5pm

Reports to: Board of Directors

Contact/How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below.
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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 week 3 days ago

Jobs at Catholic Relief Services, Uganda 

CRS has worked in Uganda since 1965, initially providing emergency assistance to Sudanese refugees living in the north. Over the years, CRS has expanded its programming to also address development needs in western, central and eastern Uganda. CRS’ projects in Uganda currently include agriculture, microfinance, peace building and youth. CRS Uganda implements its programs through partnerships with local organizations, including the Catholic Church, other faith-based organizations and community entities for maximum impact and sustainability.

CRS will be submitting a proposal in response to the 2017 USAID Food for Peace (FFP) Development Food Security Activities (DFSA) Request for Applications (RFA). CRS Uganda will serve as the prime on the application and will develop the proposal in consortium with other international non-governmental organizations, local implementing partners and international/national research institutions. The prop

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 week 4 days ago

Vacancy: Sustainable Land Management Expert - Oromia

Wageningen University and Research is looking for applicants for the position of Sustainable Land Management Expert in Bahir Dar 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 agricultural productivit

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 week 4 days ago

Vacancy: Sustainable Land Management Expert - Amhara

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

Projects and partnerships

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% incr

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 week 5 days ago

Gender Advisor Job at IRC - DRC

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.

In partnership with other stakeholders, the IRC will implement the anticipated Integrated Health Project (IHP) to be funded by USAID in South Kivu, Katanga, Kasai Oriental and Kasai Occidental. The project will provide support to the health system in several health zones and strengthen the performance of quality health services.

Within the overall framework of the project, the IRC will be responsible for providing technical leadership for the gender component, addressing cultural norms and barriers to care. Specific activities will be jointly designed with Ministry of Health at national level and decentralized health strictures at provincial and zone le

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

Project Manager Job at ZOA Uganda

ZOA Uganda has been contracted to implement a 4 year project in the West Nile Region of Uganda, particularly in the districts of Arua, Moyo, Koboko, Nebbi and Zombo. The projects title is, “Front a quality culture in the application and delivery of agro inputs to sustainably intensify agricultural production in West Nile sub-region. (SIAP — West Nile)". The project is business orientated and aims at strengthening the value chains of sesame, onions, cabbages and tomatoes to increase productivity, build quality input use and ultimately ensure expanded market access to commercially based small-holder farmers in West Nile sub-region.

ZOA Uganda is looking for a highly qualified,

Position of: Project Manager

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Project: Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda

Locations: Arua – West Nile

Salary Range: UGX2, 500,000 to 3,500,000 gross per month

Duration of the project: 4 years

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

Job Advert with Caritas Lira

Caritas Lira is a faith-based organisation operating in Lango Sub-region under the leadership of Lira Diocese. Its vision is to improve the standard of living of households in rural communities. Caritas Lira is implementing community targeted programmes such as livelihoods; social protection, environmental protection and economic empowerment targeting vulnerable people for example the orphans, widows and the marginalized among others.

Caritas Lira in partnership with World Education/USAID is implementing Better Outcomes project in Adekokwok, Adyel, Ogur and Barr Sub Counties and are looking for a suitable person to fill the

Position of: Youth Technical Officer

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Project: Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda

Locations: Lira

Deadline: 10th February, 2017

Full Job details & how to apply here

How to apply

Interested applicants should send their resume by email to: caritaslira@yahoo.c

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

2 Vacancies at CNFA

Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and Brussels, Belgium with offices in 16 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. We work with businesses, foundations, governments and communities to build customized local and global partnerships that meet the world’s growing demand for food. Since our inception in 1985, we have designed and implemented enterprise-based, agricultural development initiatives to facilitate market access, enhance agribusiness competitiveness, increase productivity and improve access to inputs and credit across 44 countries worldwide.

CNFA is preparing a proposal for an upcoming United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded food security project in Karamoja and we are currently seeking professional candidates to fill the position of

Position: Operations and Finance Director

Position: Gender Advisor

Locations: Karam

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

We are hiring! Business and Partnership Facilitator

AgriProFocus is a unique multi-stakeholder network that brings together institutions and professionals in the agri-food sector and agribusiness. Our membership comprises of private sector, public sector, farmer organisations, knowledge institutions including research, and the development sector. Established in the Netherlands in 2005, AgriProFocus network has expanded to 11 country networks in Africa and to Indonesia. The AgriProFocus Kenya network is part of the global AgriProFocus network since 2009. AgriProFocus Kenya has a membership of over 110 organizations and over 7,000 professionals.

Job context

One of the delivery areas within AgriProFocus Kenya network is business and partnership brokering. The network develops business linkages between members, coordinates the development of partnerships, provides a platform for partners and stakeholders to do business and manages the business networking and learning platforms within AgriPr

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

Program Associate Vacancies at One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund is growing quickly, and we plan to at least quadruple our farmer impact in the next five years. Program Associates play a major role in driving that growth and ensuring that this growth is stable and systematic – while also adding major innovations and improvements to our program quality. This offers Program Associates a strong career opportunity: the ability to learn from a successful field operation, contribute to aggressive growth, and also make improvements to our program.

We are currently seeking professional candidates to fill the position of

Position: Program Associates

Locations: Jinja - Uganda, Kakamega - Kenya, Rubengera - Rwanda, Muramvya - Burundi, Iringa - Tanzania and Kabwe - Zambia

Preferred Start Date: Flexible

Compensation

Starts modest however, this is a career-track role with fast raises for performance, paying a meaningful salary for long-term placement in developing nations

Benefits: Health ins

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

Country Director Job Opportunity

Self Help Africa is an international NGO which works with smallholder farmers, farmer associations, cooperatives and agribusinesses across Africa to help farmers grow and sell more food, improve diets, diversify incomes and make their livelihoods more sustainable and resilient to external shocks. Our sectors of expertise include food security, agricultural development, rural enterprise, village-level savings schemes, nutrition security and integrated livelihoods.

In Uganda Self Help Africa (SHA) has over 20 years’ experience in developing enterprising solutions that help Uganda’s rural poor to improve their food and livelihood security so that they can achieve a better quality of life.

Self Help Africa is looking for a Country Director who can lead our ambitious plans to grow our work in Uganda into a much larger programme

Position: Country Director

Reports To: Head of Region East Africa

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Effective Date: 31st March

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

WFP Job Opportunity

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on four priority areas to support the government to achieve zero hunger: saving lives in emergencies, building resilience through predictable safety nets, increasing market access for smallholder farmers and reducing post-harvest losses, and improving nutrition. In 2016, WFP procured more than 100,000 mt of food from local suppliers in Uganda.

The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide and therefore seeks to recruit competent persons for the following,

Position: Programme Policy Officer – Capacity Strengthening

Area of expertise: Programme & policy

Type of contract: Long term opportunities

Closing date: 16 February 2017, 21:59 GMT

Full Job details & how to apply here

Note:

WFP is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a Zer

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 2 weeks 5 days 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 By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 3 weeks 5 days ago

Moringreen GmbH is seeking a Plantation Mananger / Frarm Manager to oversee 1,000 hectare of Castor Oil production in Ethiopia

Closing Date: March 1, 2017

Currently Moringreen GmbH is seeking a Plantation Manager/Farm Managers to oversee 1,000 hectare Castor, Moringa, sunflower in Southern part of Ethiopia (around Derashe). We are now in the planing process.

Successful candidates will have a BSc in Agriculture with at least 8 years experience or an MSc in Agriculture with 5 years experience in plant Oil cultivation, Maiz, Coffee or Tea plantations and similar large scale agricultural activities (Both Field & Factory). Overall Labour Management exp. in Admin; HR; Production; Operations etc. Exp. in Liaison with various Government Regulatory bodies.

First task is to elaborate a detailed implementation plan. He or she has to identify the machines, labor costs and schedule etc in order to establish a mechanized commercial farming. After the project has been approved he o

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
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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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