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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 2 days 20 hours 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 1 week 18 hours 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 1 week 19 hours 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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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 week 4 days ago

Sustainable Livelihoods Senior Director

The Food for Peace (FFP) Development Food Assistance Program (DFAP) is implementing a USAID-funded initiative in Uganda focusing on the Karamoja sub-region with the primary goal to improve and sustain the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations working to address the underlying causes of chronic food insecurity and strengthen transformative opportunities. The project is planned to start in October 2017 and operate for a minimum of five years.

NCBA CLUSA is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of the Sustainable Livelihoods Senior Director (SLSD).

This will be a contract position pending award from USAID.

Position of: Sustainable Livelihoods Senior Directorender Advisor

Locations: Uganda

Job Category: Senior-level, Full-time staff position

Deadline: 13th April, 2017

Full Job details & how to apply here

Note:

NCBA CLUSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversit

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 2 weeks 19 hours ago

BoP is looking for Business Development Trainers!

The BoP Innovation Center is recruiting trainers with experience in agribusiness (preferably aquaculture) to deliver business development trainings to fish farmers and enterprises participating in the Kenya Market-led Aquaculture Program (KMAP), led by Farm Africa, in western and central Kenya.Selected trainers must be available to attend a 4-day training in April 2017 and deliver trainings under a short-term contract in 2017 (with a possible extension to 2018-2019 based on performance).

If you are interested in this position, apply here.


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

Job Advertisement

Coordinate and organize 1st Annual Stakeholder Forum of the Rwenzori Sustainable Trade Centre (RSTC) in Fort Portal
Consultancy Duration: April-September
Part-time: Approx. 4-5 days per month,
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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 3 weeks 3 days ago

Senior Dairy Production & Cluster Coordinator Job at Heifer International

East Africa Dairy Development-II (EADD-II) is the second phase of an ambitious five-year program designed to transform the lives of resource poor farming families through a competitive and inclusive dairy value chain in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Reporting to the EADD-II Field Operations Manager, and working closely with Business Development Manager, Social Capital & Gender Coordinator and MLE coordinator. EADD II is looking for a qualified person to fill the position of;

Title: Senior Dairy Production & Cluster Leader

Job Location: Mbarara, , Uganda

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Job Level: Senior Specialist

Client: Non U.S. Based Locations

Closing Date: 03/10/2017

Job details and how to apply can be found here

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 4 weeks 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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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 month 1 day 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 1 month 1 day 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 month 6 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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week 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 month 1 week 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 1 month 1 week 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 1 month 1 week 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 1 month 1 week 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 1 month 2 weeks 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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