Jobs and Call for Proposals

Ethiopia

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On this page all vacancies and call for proposals throughout the whole network are displayed. When you post a vacancy or call, please use the tag: call, job or vacancy.


Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 18 January 2019 at 01:07

Vacancy: Knowledge Broker on Food Security

The Broker and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform are looking for a new medior Knowledge Broker on Food Security.

The Broker is looking for a knowledge broker on the theme food security (medior, 0.8-0.9 fte). The knowledge broker will work in the secretariat of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform, based in the Hague. We are looking for a medior professional with experience in knowledge management, preferably in the agriculture and food sector. Please send your application before 11 February 2019 to office@thebrokeronline.eu, mentioning ‘Vacancy Knowledge Broker’ in the subject line.

For the full job description, click HERE

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 17 January 2019 at 07:36

Job openings at AGRA

1. Senior Policy Officer – Regional Food Trade

2. Senior Program Officer: Markets – Regional Food Trade 

3. Senior Strategy Analyst 

4. Program Officer, Advocacy (Research & Data Analytics) – Policy and Advocacy

Deadline: 29th January 2019

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

If you are interested, kindly submit your application with a detailed CV (including your e-mail and telephone contacts) to recruit@agra.org. Please quote the job reference number in the subject line of the application e-mail.

For details; please access the following link: https://agra.org/careers/vacancies/

AGRA is an equal employer. Suitable internal candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Company brief

AGRA is an alliance led by Africans with roots in farming communities across the continent. We understand that African farmers need uniquely African solutions design

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 16 January 2019 at 05:51

Vacancy Announcement: Marketing and Communication Facilitator

Organization: AgriProFocus Myanmar

Position Title : Marketing and Communication Facilitator

Duration : 1 year (with possible extension)

Location : Based in Yangon and travel as required

Background

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

We are active in 12 countries in Africa and Southeast Asia, and link 26.000 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 of the rollout of our programs, AgriProFocus is looking for a Marketing & Commun

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 14 January 2019 at 12:41

Are you a Social Enterprise in need of investors? Look no further!


Are you a Social Enterprise? Do you want to prepare yourself for investment? R&D is excited to announce that they will be working on a collaborative project with the British Council and Challenges Worldwide. R&D is currently looking for qualified social entrepreneurs to join this years cohort for the RISE Programme (Readying Investable Social Enterprises).

Do you believe how you make money matters more than how you spend it? Social entrepreneurship equally values social environmental responsibilities and business sustainability. We are looking for 20 promising SME's that value social impact as much as the sustainability of their company? If your company is looking for the support to develop, expand, and gain the skills to obtain investment. 


What will RISE do for you?

• Training of local young professionals and embedding them into each organization as Junior Associates to provide on-site support.
• Group training or work

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 14 January 2019 at 09:09

One Acre Fund 

Logistics Associate - Kenya 

Working with our One Acre Fund Logistics team presents the opportunity to build upon strong operational foundations, deepen and extend geographic reach, and explore new ways to impact our well-established network of thousands of farm families.

Distribution is fundamental to One Acre Fund’s core model and the logistics team is a cutting edge, cost-efficient, and professional rural delivery system. The Logistics Associate will be an integral part of the team that delivers millions of kilograms of goods each year directly to hundreds of thousands of farm families across Kenya. Your work will have a tremendous impact on the organization’s key mission of serving smallholder farmers. Responsibilities will include:

  • Executing Input Distributions throughout the growing season - planning and executing the delivery of life changing agricultural inputs to over 400,000 rural farmers across Kenya.
  • Serving as a liaison between One Acre Fund department

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 14 January 2019 at 06:29

ASEAN Foundation - AFOSP is looking for knowledge management consultant to develop concept note about ASEAN Responsible Fisheries Management along the Value Chain for Agricultural Cooperatives

For further information, please download the ToR via http://bit.ly/KMFisheries 

Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 11 January 2019 at 06:54

CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY - EXPERT STUDY ON FISHERY SECTOR IN ARUSHA 

Tanzania Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture is a member based organization that was established on 1988 at national level and 1994 at regional level with the support of Tanzania government to strengthen the private sector.

The main aims of the establishment of TCCIA are to promote business, provide access to member services at discounted rates, to provide opportunities that are best for businesses and to provide access to networks between businesses and opportunities for dialogues between the public and the private sector.

The chamber of commerce of Arusha wishes to engage reputable consultancy firms/ consortium for an expert study in the fishery sector in the Arusha Municipality.

Terms of reference for this consultancy and the Request for Proposal (RFP) document can be obtained at http://www.tcciaarusha.org. All queries quoting the above Tender title should be emailed tcciaarusha@gmail.com

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 18 December 2018 at 10:28

Rwanda agribusinesses new opportunity to engage with DFID funded IMSAR programme:

We look forward to engaging with partners interested to expand, grow markets and scale up business models / interventions. Our opening portfolio shall be in Agri inputs, Aggregation and agri finance.

https://twitter.com/Noza_Isoko

 

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 17 December 2018 at 08:07

Sustainable Development Goals & Her Competition:

In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "create the future we want in 2030."

SDGs & Her is an online competition for women micro-entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the SDGs through their business operations.

Winners will receive leadership training, mentoring and will be flown to Washington DC, for an event at the World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings in April 2019 , where they will showcase their achievements.

To be eligible you must:

be a woman owner of a business that has been in operation for at least 3 years

own a micro-enterprise, with at least 1 and no more than 9 employees

have a loan eligibility of under USD $10,000 or annual sales of under USD $100,000

Application details

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 13 December 2018 at 03:41

2019 Call for P4G Partnership Applications

Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030

P4G is seeking to fund and support public-private partnerships with innovative sustainability projects in developing countries. Partnerships can apply for start-up funding of up to USD 100,000 or scale-up funding of up to USD 1 million for projects in five Sustainable Development Goal areas: food and agriculture, water and sanitation, energy, cities, and circular economy.

P4G facilitates partners through the development of business models and linking to the right organisations and people, funding, and generating exposure for partnerships during high-level events. 

For more information: https://p4gpartnerships.org/content/2019-call-p4g-partnership-applications


Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 6 December 2018 at 04:50

Invitation for Accreditation

Application Deadline: 21st December 2018

Non-refundable fee: 50,000ugx

A pre-accreditation meeting: 12th December 2018 at 10:00 am in the Ministers Boardroom     

The Government of Uganda has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Agriculture Cluster Development Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards a matching grant that will help finance the purchase of key production inputs and on-farm storage materials. MAAIF, therefore, requires accrediting agro-input dealers to supply inputs through the E-voucher system these include;

Lot 1. Bean Seed, Lot 2. Maize Seed, Lot 3. Rice Seed, Lot 4. Cassava Cuttings, Lot 5. Fertilizer, Lot 6. Pesticides and Lot 7. Post-Harvest Handling Materials and Farming Equipment 

See details attached


Kabunga James Thanks for sharing

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 5 December 2018 at 12:57

Beleidsmedewerker voedsel landbouw

Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken

Wil jij je inzetten voor een van de belangrijkste duurzame ontwikkelingsdoelen van de Verenigde Naties? Die kans krijg je als beleidsmedewerker voedsel landbouw. Jouw betrokkenheid en kennis dragen bij aan het tegengaan van honger. Je betekenisvolle advieswerk richt zich op een toekomstbestendige balans in productiviteit en duurzaamheid.

Als beleidsmedewerker voedsel landbouw draag je namens de directie Inclusieve Groene Groei bij aan het Nederlandse internationale duurzaamheidsbeleid. De directie is onderdeel van het ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken dat samen met het ministerie van Landbouw, Natuur en Voedselkwaliteit met kennis en kunde bijdraagt aan een van de belangrijkste doelen van de Verenigde Naties: het uitbannen van honger.

Speerpunten zijn: verhoging van productiviteit van familie-/landbouwbedrijven in ontwikkelingslanden, het tegengaan van ondervoeding en het verbeteren van het duurzaam beheer van landbouwgronde

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 4 December 2018 at 02:19

National ICT Initiatives Support Programme:

The Ministry of ICT and National Guidance has allocated funds for Support to ICT Innovators for the National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP). The overall goal of NIISP is to create a sustainable ecosystem for ICT Innovations and to support ICT Innovators and Application Developers.


The Ministry now invites eligible applicants to submit their applications for support under the NIISP Program.

The deadline for applications is 24th January 2019. Priority Sectors for this call include but not limited to the following:

Education

Education Management Information Systems

Business Process Tracking

Human Resource Management

Health

Hospital Management

Essential commodities and Medical equipment Management

Agriculture

Live Stock Management

Monitoring Operations Wealth Creation

Weather Management

Public Sector Management

Human Capital Management

Border Control and Management

Public Asset Management

Any other ICT Innovations or Applications

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 3 December 2018 at 03:24

Vacancy: Network Facilitation Expert at AgriProFocus

Specialty: Partnerships for Impact
Focus area: Circular Economy Agribusiness
Position: Full time (36 hours)
Location: Utrecht, the Netherlands with occasional travel
Reporting: Managing Director

AgriProFocus: Cultivating collaboration for collective impact

Few of the challenges humanity faces are as urgent and complex as food and nutrition security. To meet the needs of a rapidly growing world population, an unparalleled, worldwide effort is required. Members of the AgriProFocus Network are dedicated to meeting this challenge in collaboration. By working together, learning from each other and unitedly pushing for change. AgriProFocus brings together businesses, civil society, knowledge institutes and governments working towards food security. Rooted in the Netherlands, AgriProFocus is active in 12 countries in Africa and South-East Asia. Offering unique exchanges across cultures and disciplines. Cultivating collaboration for collective impact.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 21 November 2018 at 10:11

Searching for Pressing & Baling capacity / Equipment (Nairobi / Meru)                                                               

We are searching for Pressing & Baling equipment to test pressing and baling of dried stevia leaves.  We can rent capacity or even purchase equipment. Preferably in Meru, but any idea is welcome. Find here some pictures of similar equipment. 

We also welcome a contact of a local manufacturer who can build  this equipment. It is not rocket-science. 

If you have an idea please call:  Collins Mwenda : +254 (0) 722 870071 or email mwendaeco@gmail.com 

Thanks in advance !!  

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 8 November 2018 at 01:36

Job Opportunities in Ethiopia

Dear all,

Please check out these job opportunities from SNV. The date in the bracket is the deadline for application. Click on each job title for more description and requirements. Don't forget to share!!

SNV

CLUSTER COORDINATOR - Bora (Alem Tena), Oromiya Region (November 17,2018)


Woreda Coordinator - Zeway Dugda Woreda, Oromiya Region (November 17, 2018)


CLUSTER COORDINATOR - Zeway, Oromiya Region (November 17, 2018)

Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 31 October 2018 at 10:18

Internship Opportunity: Marketing and Communication Intern

Are you a Marketing and communication graduate looking for an opportunity to learn and gain experience in marketing and communication? Here is an opportunity you do not want to miss!

AgriProFocus Tanzania is looking for a young dynamic and creative individual  who is passionate and eager to gain experience in Marketing  and communications

About the Opportunity

As a network, our vision is to be the “go to network” in the agribusiness sector in Kenya. To achieve this, we need to position the network strategically in the sector. The main role of the marketing and communications intern is to profile AgriProFocus, both online and offline, through brand visibility, marketing the services of the network as well as develop and implement effective communication strategies both internally with the team and externally with network partners and stakeholders. This role supports the team to build and effective multi-stakeholder platform

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Gloriana Ndibalema I am looking for same internship position but for next year from mid April.Is there a possibility for this opportunity being it in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda or Rwanda?

2 months 3 days ago

Badylon KAWANDA BAKIMAN That's nice !

1 month 3 weeks ago

Badylon KAWANDA BAKIMAN We need more opportunities for agricultural journalists

1 month 3 weeks ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 31 October 2018 at 10:04

We are Hiring: Country Network Coordinator

AgriProFocus Tanzania is looking for a dynamic and creative individual to fill the position of Country Network Coordinator.

About the position

As a network, our vision is to be the “go to network” in the agribusiness sector in Tanzania. To achieve this, we need to position the network strategically in the sector. The main role of the Country Network Coordinator is to ensure that our strategy is implemented as well as develop the portfolio of the the Tanzania country Network. It entails building and maintaining relations with members, partners and donors in the country, identify thematic and financial opportunities for the network, and, spearhead resource mobilization for AgriProFocus services and products.

Download the job description HERE

If you fit the profile of candidate we are looking for, please send a copy of your CV and a motivation letter [indicating your current and expected salary] to recruitment.secaec@solidaridadnetwork.org and copy

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Niek Hoorweg Dear colleagues, so far I did not manage to download the job description for the Country Network Coordinator... your assistance is highly appreciated here, best, Niek

2 months 1 week ago

Hilda Okoth Niek Hoorweg i have updated the link and also sent you the Job description directly to your mail just in case.

2 months 1 week ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 26 October 2018 at 10:50

WUR and SNV look for a dairy research and innovation coordinator


JOB OPPORTUNITY IN ETHIOPIA


Job Description

Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and SNV Ethiopia will jointly implement the BRIDGE project (Building Rural Income through Inclusive Dairy Growth in Ethiopia, 2018-2023), which aims at strengthening the dairy value chain in four clusters in Ethiopia. The impact of the project is to contribute to an “improved performance in the dairy sector in Ethiopia”, for 120.000 farming households, with four main outcomes:

1) improved milk production,

2) improved milk collection, processing and marketing,

3) improved consumption of nutritious foods, and

4) Improved enabling environment.

The project will be implemented by a consortium of: SNV Netherlands Development Organization and Wageningen University & Research. SNV will be responsible for overall coordination and financial management as well as being the first accountable for implementation work at community development level in all the outcom

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 25 October 2018 at 09:21

AGOVA/SYNGENTA FARMS YOUNG TALENT INCUBATION PROGRAM

Location: Syngenta Farms Lusaka

Program Length: 6 months

Remuneration: K3,282 gross per month plus benefits

Anticipated start date: end of November

Number of Spots Available: 7

Application Process:

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding role, please follow the following steps by November 2nd:

1. Fill in the following survey: https://goo.gl/forms/BDHrvAv9hsGjlybg2

2. AND, send in only the following documents to admin@agovasv.com with the subject line ‘YTIP Trainee

Program’.

a. Your professional CV (maximum 2 pages including 2 references with their email addresses),

b. A cover letter address to Ms. Firth, and

c. A copy of your degree certificate.

See attachment for more details.