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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 4 hours 19 min ago

Job Vacancy: Agriculture Specialist, Program Support for USAID Kenya East Africa

Project Summary:

The project objective is to evaluate the performance and progress of the USAID/Kenya and East Africa (KEA) Kenya Feed the Future Innovation Engine (KIE) program. The KIE activity aimed to bring new and innovative technologies in horticulture, dairy, maize and staple food crop to market through identifying, incubating and scaling innovative agriculture value chain, private sector led businesses. The purpose of the evaluation is to assess the project’s design, in order to inform relevant future designs for innovation activities.

Position Summary:

The Agriculture Specialist will contribute to the evaluation from a technical perspective, including examining whether the technologies promoted are viable and scalable along the agriculture value chain. In collaboration with the Team Leader, he/she will contribute to the development of the evaluation methodology, develop the data collection instrume

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 3 days 13 hours ago

Vacancy: Network officer AgriProFocus Myanmar 

Position: Full time

Period: June - 31 September (with possibility to extend the contract when performing well )

Location: Yangon

The AgriProFocus network is an international multi-stakeholder network with Dutch Roots representing entrepreneurial farmers, private sector enterprises, governments, knowledge institutions and civil society organisations in the agrifood sector.

We are active in 13 countries in Africa and South East Asia, and link 22.000 agribusiness professionals worldwide. We are the go-to network for innovative entrepreneurs in agricultural value chains, that effectively link agribusiness and development.

In November 2016 we started setting up our network in Myanmar. To develop relationships with Myanmar stakeholders from all different sectors and support the rollout of programs , AgriProFocus is looking for a network officer.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Promote the network among Myanmar partners

  • Establis

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 1 week 15 hours ago

Job opportunity for Myanmar National at Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Myanmar project

Executive Assistant – ISSD Myanmar Project 

Department of Agriculture (DOA), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI) Integrated Seed Sector Development Programme in Myanmar (ISSD Myanmar) 

Duty station: Seed Division, DOA, Nay Pyi Taw 

Closing date of application: 29 May 2017 

The position 

The job advertised by this vacancy is for the position of Executive Assistant in the Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) in Myanmar Project. You will work in a small team based at the Seed Division, consisting of a national project coordinator (fulltime), a project officer early generation seed (EGS) production (fulltime), two EGS advisors (part-time), a platform advisor (part-time) and a project advisor (part-time).The team closely collaborates with a second team based in Mandalay, consisting of four seed business experts (full-time). You will be supervised

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 1 week 15 hours ago

Job opportunity for Myanmar National at Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Myanmar project 

National Project Coordinator ISSD Myanmar 

Department of Agriculture (DOA), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI) Integrated Seed Sector Development Programme in Myanmar (ISSD Myanmar) 

Duty station: Seed Division, DOA, Nay Pyi Taw 

Closing date of application: 29 May 2017 

The position 

The job advertised by this vacancy is for the position of national project coordinator. You will lead the project on a day to day basis. You will provide guidance and oversight to a small team of fulltime and parttime staff based at the Seed Division. Staff include a project officer early generation seed (EGS) production (fulltime), two EGS advisors (part-time), a platform advisor (part-time), a project advisor (part-time) and an executive assistant (fulltime). Moreover, you will ensure close collaboration with another project team based in Mandalay, consisting

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 1 week 4 days ago

Position Junior Consultant Food Security and Nutrition at FAO regional office for Asia and the Pacific (Bangkok) 

The Junior Consultant will work on the Regional Initiative on Zero Hunger Challenge (RI-ZHC) in the Social-Economic, Development and Policy Support Group (ESP). 

Expected starting date is June 1, 2017. Expected end date of the assignment is November 30, 2017.  

Please find the TOR attached. 



Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 weeks 6 hours ago

Project Manager Job at Farm Africa

Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively.

Job Summary: The Project Manager will support a three-year project by taking responsibility to managing and delivering it to improve livelihoods and incomes of 1,000 farmers in Teso sub-region through developing the production and marketing of orange-flesh sweet potatoes (OFSP). It will be for a period of 31 months.

Position: Project Manager

Job Details and how to apply here

Deadline: Sunday 12th May 2017

Duty Station: Sor

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 2 weeks 2 days ago

Vacancy: Trainer/Capacity Builder at MDF Asia Myanmar 

  Under the Young Expert Programme of the Netherlands Government, MDF Asia Myanmar office in Yangon is currently seeking to fill the following position: Trainer / Capacity Builder. 

The YEP programme is an excellent opportunity for medium-level professional with Myanmar nationality as it involves extensive training and coaching in the Netherlands and in Myanmar. 

The trainer is expected to (assist with) preparing, conducting / facilitating training and capacity building sessions for (middle) managers in the agriculture and water sector (amongst others). The topic of these trainings is diverse, and depends on the expertise of the trainer. Examples include project and program management skills, management skills, and communication skills Under the close guidance of the country director, the (junior) trainer will also be asked to assist with workshops, research, data collection, reporting. 

This position will be u

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 2 weeks 3 days ago

Project Manager Required (Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes)

 

Location: Soroti Field Office, Uganda

 

Duration: 31 month fixed-term contract

 

Farm Africa is currently seeking an experienced project manager to join our team in Uganda. The post-holder will responsible for managing and delivering a three year project to improve livelihoods and incomes of 1,000 farmers in Teso sub-region through developing the production, processing and marketing of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP). 

 

The project manager will be based in Soroti, and will be working independently although they will receive some administrative and logistical support from the wider team who are engaged on other projects. This is a varied and hands-on role which includes project planning and reporting, hands-on delivery and working with our partner organisation to build their business capacity.

 

Suitable candidates will have a degree in agribusiness or a related field, and a minim

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 3 weeks 4 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 month 6 days ago

Farm Africa Seeks a Programme Manager for Integrated Approach to Improving Rural Livelihoods

In Ethiopia, Farm Africa will be implementing a project entitled ‘Integrated approach to improve rural livelihoods, empowering communities and partners programme’ 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.


Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

Job opportunities at GIZ Uganda

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für 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 “Promoting Commercial Aquaculture in Uganda”.

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

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

Gender Advisor Job opportunity at Trickle Up

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 money—it’s 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

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

4 Job opportunities at the international Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

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

Job Details and how to apply here

Position 2: Potato Expert & Team Leader

Job Details and how to apply here

Position 3: Short term Nutrition Expert

Job Details and how to apply here

Position 4: Short term Potato Expert

Job Details and how to ap

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

Logistics Officer Job at the UN World Food Programme (WFP)

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

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

SEARCH FOR A COMMERCIAL/LOGISTICS OFFICER (COFFEE)

The Job:

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

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

Project Manager Myanmar 

(Dutch nationality only)

Impact Terra:

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.

Responsibilities

Project Manager

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

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 2 months 8 hours ago

Job announcement: CIAT Knowledge Management and Communications Assistant

The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) – a member of the CGIAR Consortium (www.cgiar.org) – develops technologies, innovative methods, and new knowledge that better enable farmers, especially smallholders, to make agriculture competitive and profitable as well as sustainable and resilient. CIAT conducts research for development in tropical regions of Latin America, Africa, and Asia (www.ciat.cgiar.org).

CIAT is seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Knowledge Sharing and Communications Assistant to formalize and support internal knowledge sharing mechanisms within the PABRA network, to improve internal coordination and information sharing within the network and raise awareness of the network’s research activities.

Applications should be received by 7 April 2017.

For details on requisite qualifications, skills and how to apply, click here

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 2 months 5 days 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 Uganda
Posted 2 months 1 week 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 2 months 1 week 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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