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 Kenya
Posted 18 October 2017 at 02:40

Short term consultancy at AgriProFocus Kenya!

Background

AgriProFocus is an international multi-stakeholder network that brings together institutions and professionals in the agri-food sector and agribusiness that support agripreneurs. Our membership comprises of private sector, public sector, farmer organizations, 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 two in South-East Asia. In Kenya, AgriProFocus has been in existence since 2009. AgriProFocus Kenya has a membership of over 110 organizations and over 7,000 professionals. The AgriProFocus network brings together stakeholders in the sector to strengthen their individual and collective impact. As a multi-stakeholder network, our members and partners bring together diversity of knowledge, expertise, practice and resources.

Goal

Youth in agribusiness is one of the focus areas within AgriProFocus Kenya network under t

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 16 October 2017 at 01:31

CHECK OUT THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT!!

SNV Rwanda/Agriterra program is looking for a Business Advisor

Deadline: November 04, 2017

Agriterra aims to professionalize farmers' organizations and cooperatives worldwide, with advice from experts from the Dutch agricultural sector. Our opinion is that strong farmers' organizations and cooperatives lead to more participation, economic growth and a better distribution of income. We focus on economic development and work closely together with the Dutch agribusiness.

Agriterra Rwanda is registered as a program under SNV Rwanda and our team cooperates with farmers’ organizations and cooperatives, in the value chains of coffee, dairy, maize, rice, sugar cane, horticulture and Irish potato.

Agriterra is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Business Advisor to offer business advisory services to cooperatives that have been selected as Agriterra clients. The Business Advisor will be based at Agriterra’s office in Musanze, under the wings of farmer’s

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 13 October 2017 at 09:04

Applications Open for MasterCard Foundation’s Fund for Rural Prosperity 2017 Competition!

Deadline: 30 November 2017

Is your business working to scale up a financial product or service to transform more lives in Africa? If yes, then apply for the MasterCard Foundation’s Fund for Rural Prosperity Competition.

The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) is seeking applications for the third collection period of its 2017 Competition to support innovative financial products, services or processes from organizations that will design, pilot and test new ideas, as well as those that aim to expand proven ideas into new geographies or a new customer segment in rural and agricultural areas.

Applications made to the 2017 Rolling Competition should be for support of between US$250,000 and US$2,500,000.

For more information visit; Fund for rural prosperity

Eligible Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, DRC, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi,

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 9 October 2017 at 09:53

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT SNV RWANDA

Deadline: October 20, 2017

The Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) is an international not-for-profit development organization working in over 30 developing countries for more than 40 years. SNV has been working in Rwanda since 1980 and is active in all of SNV's three sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

SNV Rwanda in Dutch consortia led by BMB Mott MacDonald, and Capacity Development and Employment Services Board (CESB) of Rwanda are implementing the project “Education for Agricultural Development” (SEAD), contributing to sustainable food security in Rwanda (running until mid-2021). The project is funded through a grant from the Kingdom of the Netherlands under the NICHE 2 program (Netherlands Initiative for Capacity Development in Higher Education) which is managed by NUFFIC. The primary beneficiaries of SEAD project are the relevant universities of Rwanda and polytechnics/IPRCs and, ultimately, the private sec

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Niyungeko Remy Nice opportunity.

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 3 October 2017 at 09:56

Eric Bleumink Grant Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries to Study in Holland

 (Deadline: 1st December 2017)

The Eric Bleumink Fund, established on 23 May 2000, provides financial support to Master’s students from developing countries wishing to study in Holland at the University of Groningen a Master’s degree. This initiative will not only improve the cooperation between the University of Groningen and universities in developing countries, but will also raise the level of academic expertise in these countries.

Eligibility

Candidates for the Eric Bleumink Fund scholarships to study in Holland should:

 Have obtained conditional admission to the program of choice (see: www.rug.nl/masters/alphabetical )

 Have excellent academic performance, preferably to be confirmed by letters of recommendation

 Have excellent grades during their bachelor/undergraduate studies;

 Have excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the progr

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 October 2017 at 07:53

Vacancies at Send a Cow Ethiopia

Enterprise and Business Development Trainer | Monitoring & Evaluation Trainer | Junior Accountant / Receptionist

Send a Cow Ethiopia is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training, and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in Ethiopia. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident and thriving rural Ethiopia.

Enterprise and Business Development Trainer

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Salary as per the organizational scale

Full time Monday to Friday

Permanent

We are recruiting an Enterprise and Business Development Trainer, based in our Country Programme Office in Addis Ababa with frequent travel to our project sites in rural areas. We will only consider applicants who have a BA or BSc Degree in Agri-business Management, Economics, Enterprise and Business Development, or other related fields, and four years of work experience. Job descrip

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 27 September 2017 at 03:21

Job Opportunities

Maxwell Stamp

Team Leaders: Building Resilience (locations: Malawi and Ethiopia)

Maxwell Stamp are now recruiting for highly experienced Team Leaders to manage forthcoming donor-funded resilience projects in Africa.

Team Leaders are responsible for overall co-ordination and management of the programmes. This includes managing relationships with the donor, the government, any consortium partners and other key stakeholders. Team Leader positions are full time for the duration of the project, based in-country and typically last between four and six years.

Find details of job description and application procedure HERE.

Deadline for application: 1 November 2017


FHI 360 (Alive & Thrive Ethiopia)

Program Director and Deputy Program Director

Alive & Thrive (A&T) anticipates being awarded a new grant by the BMGF to advance the Government of Ethiopia (GoE)’s National Nutrition Program II and National Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Strategy. Under this new grant A&T will provide analyt

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Building agribusiness relations for sustainable profit

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  25 June 2018 to 06 July 2018 - All Day Event
  Ibadan, Nigeria

ICRA course:

This course is for agribusiness service providers and coaches working with smallholder farmers and agro-entrepreneurs.

As a professional in business support services, you want to contribute to local entrepreneurial development and food security. By offering professional capacity support and coaching and assisting in accessing startup capital you try to help small-scale producers and processors move towards farming as a business.

In two weeks you will learn how to build trust to establish sustainable business relationships, to improve your negotiation skills and you will get tips on how to secure a steady income.

This video shows the two steps necessary to negotiate a win-win situation.

For more information and application, see the course webpage.

Scholarship application deadline is 19 October 2017
Application deadline for candidates with f

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 22 September 2017 at 07:47

Call for an individual consultant to make a documentary film

Deadline: October 01st, 2017  

The Civic Engagement Alliance (CEA) led by ICCO seeks the engagement of a producer to develop and film the documentary (Documentation of three path ways). In close collaboration with the Program Officer, the ICCO team and the teams of the various partner organizations, the consultant is expected to come up with a documentary that clearly answers the questions mentioned in the Terms of Reference.

Assignment Title: Documentation of three path ways

Assignment Dates: Maximum of 3 months (October – December 2017)

Assignment location: Uganda

The budget available for the full process is maximum Euro15,000

For more information, read the attached Terms of Reference


Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 20 September 2017 at 07:10

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY AT SPARK

Spark is a non-profit organization that develops higher education and entrepreneurship so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict societies into prosperity.

SPARK has launched the 'Rebuilding Futures: Startup Competition' for entrepreneurs in fragile states. There is a trip to the Netherlands and a €10,000.00 startup grant available for the winner! 

Interested applicants (entrepreneurs/startups) might fit the following criteria:

-Business idea or existing business under 1 year old

-An idea that addresses 'rebuilding futures' (aka a social enterprise, contributing to rebuilding of post-conflict -communities)

-Based in one of the countries SPARK works in (http://www.spark-online.org/)

More information and the application form are available here on our website (link: http://bit.ly/2x1Im56)



Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 19 September 2017 at 05:24

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (RE-ADVERTIZED)
(Deadline Friday 29th September, 2017 17:00 hours EAT)

Organization profile

Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international non-governmental organization working towards a world in which people can live with dignity and well-being, a world without poverty and injustice. Our core values are justice, compassion and stewardship.

ICCO Cooperation has four thematic focus areas including;

• Economic Empowerment

• Food Security and Sustainable Consumption

• Responsible Business and

• Humanitarian Aid.

To strengthen its operation, ICCO would like to invite qualified applicants for the following positions for Ethiopia Country Office.

Position 1:

Job Title: Microfinance Field Specialist

Job summary: The Microfinance Field Specialist will support the Microfinance advisor and be responsible for implementation of the agri-finance product development and value chain finance interventions under the STARS program.

Reports to: The Micr

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 18 September 2017 at 01:56

The INNOVATE Call for Proposals (the Call) is seeking applications from eligible organizations, companies and institutions: to pilot a NTF product/service focused on rapid testing and learning to document through a case study an ongoing or completed initiative related to NTF. The initiatives should demonstrate the potential and/or ability of products, services, or delivery channels that can catalyze and/or foster the adoption of agricultural innovations. For more info visit http://www.meda.org/innovate-the-call

Hadijah Ssekyondwa N. Thank you Humphery 

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 18 September 2017 at 01:28

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) is seeking proposals for its 2018 Research Grants Program that address the resiliency of organic systems to challenges like climate change and/or have economic and social considerations to complement on-farm research. OFRF offers funding for research on organic farming and food systems and the dissemination of these research results to organic farmers and the greater agricultural and research communities  

http://www.ifoam-eu.org/en/news/2017/01/18/registration-open-organic-world-congress

Humphrey Mutaasa This is the Organic World Congress this November

1 month 4 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 8 September 2017 at 06:04

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor.

OPENING DATE: SEPTEMBER 06, 2017; CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Organization profile

Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international non-governmental organization working towards a world in which people can live with dignity and well-being, a world without poverty and injustice. Our core values are justice, compassion and stewardship.

To strengthen its operation, ICCO would like to invite qualified applicants for the following position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor. 

For more details about the vacancy announcement, please open the PDF file:



Posted By in Finance Worldwide
Posted 7 September 2017 at 02:04

Call for Consultants - Tanzania - Venture Capital Research

ICCO Cooperation, Rabobank Foundation and AgriProFocus, in cooperation with Food & Business Knowledge Platform, are conducting a research on venture capital for agri-food SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa. The objective of the research is to provide information on the current situation and state of the art developments in the area of venture capital / private equity for agri-food businesses in Sub Saharan Africa as well as evidence of successful financing strategies and mechanisms for related policy recommendations to governments, donor agencies, financiers, and the development community in a wider sense.

The research includes desk study, consultation of resource persons, analyses of selected cases of Agri-Food SMEs having obtained venture capital as well as of Venture Capital Suppliers & Mechanisms operational in the selected focus countries; Kenya, Zambia, Mali and Tanzania.

While local consultants from Kenya, Zambia and Mali have alrea

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Simon Ngwira I recently graduated from from Natural Resources Development College  (NRDC) studied agriculture and majored in crop science science with more than 3 year work experience do i stand a chance??.

1 month 1 week ago

Lisette van Benthum Dear Simon, thank you for your question. We are looking for consultants who have 5-10 year experience with Financial Service / Venture Capital and SME development.... If you have that experience, please do not hesitate to apply.

1 month 1 week ago

Simon Ngwira Thank you.

1 month 1 week ago

Aart van den Bos Hi LIsette. you already  have the senior consultant?

1 month 1 week ago

Lisette van Benthum Hi Aart, in the Netherlands we already have a senior consultant who has started his research. At the moment we are only looking for a consultant located in Tanzania, who can be senior or somewhat junior.

1 month 1 week ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 5 September 2017 at 09:02

Ongoza Youth entrepreneurs mentorship and coaching intake in on!

        ++ Are you an entrepreneur aged 35 and below?  

        ++ Does your business have a turn over of minimum 100,000 per month?  

        ++ Do you believe mentorship and coaching will lead to doubling your turnover and increasing your                      competitiveness? 

Ongoza is recruiting high-potential young social entrepreneurs who will be provided with up to two years of customized weekly business advisory, market linkages, and debt financing to scale their employment and social impact.  

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Apply and be part of the September 2017 cohort today! Get in touch with Lucy on lucyk@ongozayouth.org or call 0724 456 101.


Read more about Ongoza in this brief


Dorina Prech Hi Lucy Kerei, thanks for sharing this information, which I have slightly edited. I am also sharing this in our newsletter for wider circulation. Best regards, Dorina

1 month 2 weeks ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 4 September 2017 at 08:09

International short courses for mid-career professionals

We offer a wide range of courses which will help you to develop the capacities, leadership qualities needed to be creative, adaptive and responsive to the dynamics of a rapidly changing world. In our courses we connect WUR’s technical and scientific expertise with cutting-edge processes of innovation and learning.

Whether you are a development practitioner, an entrepreneur, or a policy-maker, our highly interactive training methods stimulate you to reflect and share your experiences to generate new insights. In our courses we offer a rich mixture of state-of-the-art theoretical insights and practical expertise.

See all our courses on our website: www.cdi.wur.nl/en

Thacien MUNYAMAHAME Waow! this is an interesting course! Let's hope that the application process is direct and simple!!

1 month 2 weeks ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 1 September 2017 at 06:59

Job vacancy - PROLINNOVA Coordinator 

PROLINNOVA Kenya (PK) is recruiting a Coordinator and is seeking qualified candidates to apply. 

Key responsibilities

  1. Coordination and implementation of PK activities according to the work plan
  2. Documentation, sharing and dissemination of platform experiences, outputs/results, outcomes and impacts
  3. Preparation of reports to be submitted to the NSC, international secretariat and donors in a timely manner
  4. Lead the process of resource mobilization through development of funding proposals and establishing strategic linkages with development partners.
  5. Managing the PK office - Maintaining office and inventory of PK assets, supervise hired PK staff, develop and up-date workplace policies etc.

Knowledge, skills and attributes

  • Minimum of first degree in a relevant field and preferably in Agriculture, Natural resource management, Economics or Social sciences. A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Working experience working in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Exp

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 29 August 2017 at 04:35

Business Innovation Window

ၿမန္မာဘာသာၿဖင္႔လည္းေအာက္တြင္ဖတ္ရႈေလ႔လာႏိုင္ပါသည္။

The DaNa Facility’s Business Innovation Window (BIW) will provide grant funding to innovative business projects that empower the poor, women and other disadvantaged groups to better participate in, and benefit from, Myanmar’s economic development, and help shape the growth of more inclusive, competitive and wealth-creating markets.


Eligible sectors

  • Garments and textiles;
  • Agribusiness;
  • Community forestry; and/or
  • Financial inclusion.

Funding size and duration

Matching grant co-funding for projects will be between GBP 150,000 and GBP 750,000 (British pounds sterling).Each application will be expected to clearly justify the level of funding that is being requested, particularly in terms of the anticipated development impact the business project aims to deliver.The duration of grant funding by the DaNa Facilit

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 28 August 2017 at 02:29

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

(Deadline Friday 8th September, 2017 17:00 hours EAT)

Organization profile

Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international non-governmental organization working towards a world in which people can live with dignity and well-being, a world without poverty and injustice. Our core values are justice, compassion and stewardship.

ICCO Cooperation has four thematic focus areas including;

· Economic Empowerment

· Food Security and Sustainable Consumption

· Responsible Business and

· Humanitarian Aid.

To strengthen its operation, ICCO would like to invite qualified applicants for the following positions for Ethiopia Country Office.

Position 1:
Job Title: Finance and Administrative Officer (FAO)

Job summary: The FAO is responsible for the content of budgets of the programs and country budgets as well as overseeing the financial management and administration of the country office.

Re

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