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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 9 hours 55 min ago

Agriterra Myanmar is hiring

Job Description

The local business advisor will work according to the ‘Job description Business Advisor’ 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 farmers’ organisations. In order to achieve this, the successful candidate will initiate and maintain a network that will include cooperatives and farmers’ 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

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 1 day 23 hours ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 1 week 2 days ago

Vacancy Announcement: Project Coordination Assistant – 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 Embassy’s 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

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 3 weeks 4 days 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 Tanzania
Posted 4 weeks 1 day ago

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor 

SNV Tanzania and partners Jackson Group, WOPATA and AgriProFocus, received funding from Agricultural

Markets Development Trust (AMDT) to implement the Inclusive Business in the Sunflower Value Chain

project in the Southern Highlands (Mbeya, Songwe, Rukwa and Katavi regions) of Tanzania. The project

uses an M4P approach in order to increase the sustainable income of smallholder sunflower farmers

through increased access to services, markets and inputs enabled by structural and behavioural change

triggered among the actors in the sunflower market system.


The project is looking for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer to support and coordinate project

in Monitoring and Result Measurement (MRM) and Learning activities with partners and market actors on

the Inclusive Business in the Sunflower Value Chain project and ensure the effective measurement and

strategic utilisation of intervention results as well as the targeted d

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 1 month 1 day 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 AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

Vacancy - AgriProFocus Zambia Country Coordinator

The AgriProFocus network in Zambia is a multi-stakeholder network which serves as a neutral marketplace for professionals from agri-businesses, producer organizations, NGOs, government, research institutions to share expertise and do business. 

The Coordination team is hosted by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Zambia and supported by the AgriProFocus Netherlands secretariat. Its responsibility is to create opportunities for multi–stakeholder action and to facilitate connections and business links between professionals and organizations through business platforms, learning and networking events, market research and publications.

The Country Coordinator is responsible to develop a strong multi-stakeholder platform for sustainable agri-entrepreneurship in emerging and developing markets for food security through

1. Coordination and implementation of the AgriProFocus country strategy and annual plan

2. Mana

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 1 month 2 weeks 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 1 month 2 weeks 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,
The RSTC Introduction:
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- a well attended, successful and memorable event enjoyed by a

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

Rwanda - Job Opportunities (March - April 2017)

1. Job Opportunity: National Director at World Vision Rwanda

Deadline: 12 March 2017

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.  

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2. Project Officer / FXB Rwanda

FXB Rwanda is a Harvard-affiliated local NGO operating in 10 Districts of Rwanda. FXB is the leading implementing partner of a research initiative, Strong Families “SugiraMuryango.” Which focuses on home-visiting to promote early childhood development (ECD) for families living in extreme poverty. By joining a dynamic team of FXB staff, the position will offer uniqu

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 months 2 days 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 Business Opportunities
Posted 2 months 4 days 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 AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 1 week ago

Uganda Agribusiness Alliance (UAA) is hiring an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist immediately. CVs including contacts for 3 referees must be received by 9 am Monday 20th February. Only emailed CVs and references are accepted, no walk-ins; and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Email CVs and references to Steve Hodges, COO, at stevehodges2011@gmail.com. See job description below: 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST

Job brief

As an Administrative Assistant you will be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. You will support UAA managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to the organisation. You will communicate via phone and email ensuring that all administration tasks are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

· Welcome visitors.

· Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive mai

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

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH TANZANIA HORTICULTURE ASSOCIATION (TAHA)

Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA) is an apex private sector member based organization mandated to develop and promote horticultural crops (flowers, fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs and horticultural seeds) in Tanzania. TAHA's goal is to improve the growth and competitiveness of horticultural industry in the country for social and economic gains, TAHA is a strong voicing platform, representing farmers at all levels, processors, exporters and service providers In the horticultural industry in Tanzania TAHA is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the following positions:   

1. Programs Coordinator

2. M&E Officer 

3. Membership Services Officer 

4. Database and Information System Manager 

5. Communication Assistant 

6. Office Administrator

7. Agronomists - Mwanza, Dodoma, Manyara, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam

8. Business Development Coordinator

9. Marketing Officers -

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 2 months 2 weeks ago

Coordinator Planning and Logistics

Logistics & Operations

Details
Employer Name: Rijk Zwaan Q-Sem Ltd.
Organization Type: Private Sector
Role: Team / Middle Management
Position Type: Full Time
Application Deadline: 14-02-2017


Description
Rijk Zwaan is active worldwide as a vegetable breeding company that focuses on the development of high-quality vegetable varieties for professional growers. Mutual respect, a strong sense of responsibility and a high degree of employee involvement are the important starting points for our company. Rijk Zwaan is active in Tanzania in seed production and breeding support (Rijk Zwaan Q-Sem, in Tengeru Arusha) and in breeding and product development (Rijk Zwaan Afrisem, in Usa River, Arusha). Currently we have 308 employees and as we continue to grow we have the following vacancies for dedicated diligent Tanzanians:Are you good in project management and planning, who can do monitoring and evaluation and be our new Coordinator Planning and Logistics, who helps to do

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

One Acre Fund Job Vacancy - Kenya Product Innovations Analyst 

More information and application link: https://www.oneacrefund.org/careers/job-openings#sec-567358

Wanted

Exceptional professionals with 2+ years of work experience for a role that combines rigorous data analysis, expertise on the design of trials for innovative products and services for smallholder farmers, and significant staff mentorship.

Job Location

Kakamega, Kenya

Duration

Minimum 2-year commitment, full-time job

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

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 months 3 weeks 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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