Jobs and Call for Proposals


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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 Ethiopia
Posted 18 hours ago

Big Bite: Food Sustainability in Cities

Urbanization is growing at an alarming rate.

How are cities coping with feeding their populations?

Join the Thomson Reuters Foundation and Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Twitterchat! Be part of the conversation by following @TR_Foundation and #GoodFoodMedia on Twitter.

The online discussion will include topics such as:

• Infrastructure

• Waste

• Urban farming

• Nutritional value and food miles

• Food deserts and processed food

• Urban food security and policy

This chat is part of the Food Sustainability Media Award project.

The Food Sustainability Media Award aims to recognise excellence in reporting and communicating issues relating to the great food paradoxes of our time:

• Hunger & Obesity

• Food & Fuel

• Starvation & Waste

Applications are open until May 31, 2018!

Find out more:

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 22 hours ago

Call for Concept Papers for Potential Private Sector Partners 

Kenya Feed the Future – Crops and Dairy Market Systems Development Activity  

Program Background 

The Kenya Crops and Dairy Market Systems Development Activity (KCDMSD) is a five-year (Oct 2017– Sept 2022) program of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It is funded as part of Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative that helps to increase agricultural production and reduce poverty and malnutrition in Kenya. 

The project is being implemented by RTI International. It is operational in 12 counties including; Kitui, Makueni, Taita Taveta, Homa Bay, Migori, Kisii, Kisumu, Siaya, Kakamega, Bungoma, Busia and Vihiga. The applicant need not be located within one of these counties but must be in a position to work with, sell to, or buy from, the population located within those counties. The Activity will focus on strengthening the followin

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Simeon Lumbe This is great, I would only request they include Oranges as well

21 hours 48 min ago

Dorina Prech Hello Simon, it may be worth writing to RTI directly to see if there is a possibility of including oranges as well. The email is provided above. 

21 hours 26 min ago

Simeon Lumbe Thanks Dori, am doing that

21 hours 10 min ago

Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted yesterday at 12:34


(Deadline: 22nd April 2018)

Organizational context and scope

SPARK is an International NGO that offers a variety of business and entrepreneurship programmes around the world. We believe that sustainable, economic growth is essential for the alleviation of poverty. We therefore partners with local organisations to provide existing SME’s and new entrepreneurs with tools they need to flourish. We also work closely with various governments in fragile states to improve conditions for entrepreneurs and job creators.

It is in this context that SPARK Rwanda is currently implementing Irish Potato Value Chain Financing project, with the aim of supporting smallholder farmers to increase access to financial services to enhance productivity, income and job opportunities for Irish Potato smallholder farmers. The project is implemented in partnership and collaboration with different partners including financial institutions, service providers, and the Rwanda

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 17 April 2018 at 10:46

Young leaders between 18 and 30 years working in an NGO, health and/or care-giving sector, social entrepreneurship, medical facility to underserved communities, then you can get an opportunity from the Johnson & Johnson Company to attend the One Young World Summit 2018 to be held in the Hague, the Netherlands (17-20 October 2018) and the 2018 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Program.

Anne Marie Kortleve Thanks for sharing Humphrey! Is there a link available where people can find more information?

2 days 15 hours ago

Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 16 April 2018 at 03:32


SNV Rwanda is seeking a qualified consultancy firm/consultant to conduct an Identification of buyers of fruits and vegetables for the HortINVEST Project in the six targeted districts. 

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit the proposal, all documents in English to the following email address: not later than Friday 20thApril 2018, by COB.

N.B.: Please send proposals that contains three referees as you apply with position title as subject.

Use the PDF file attached to find the expected deliverables with details: 

Posted By in Jobs & Call for Proposals
Posted 16 April 2018 at 10:10

Pitch AgriHack 2018: Inviting Young and Female Entrepreneurs to Grow Start-Up!

Deadline: 21 May 2018

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRA), Women in Tech Africa, Wennovation Hub (Nigeria) and Suguba (regional), has launched a program entitled “Pitch AgriHack 2018” to contribute to the transformation of the agricultural sector and promotion of youth employment.

The theme for this year’s edition is “Women entrepreneurs innovate for agricultural transformation in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific”.


Two categories are available:

Early stage platform: This is for e-agriculture applications and platforms that have already been developed but that may still need software or business model improvements. Participants must be able to demonstrate the business potential and functional features of their applications or platforms.

Advanced pl

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 16 April 2018 at 09:08

Calling for Applications: ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship

Co-organised by ASEAN Foundation and USAID, the ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship 2018 aims to foster and institutionalize a culture of scientific-based policy making throughout ASEAN region. It offers unique career advancement opportunity for early and mid career scientists who are ASEAN citizen to be placed for a year in government line ministries within their home countries, where they can influence and contribute to policy formulation. 

Applications are open until April 20, 2018. Fellows will get monthly stipend $1,200, capacity building and other interesting opportunities. Candidates from academic/research, industry, government, NGOs or others are welcome to apply! 

For more information, visit us at

Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 16 April 2018 at 09:00 is hiring!

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 13 April 2018 at 01:04

Vacancy Announcement: Country Network Facilitator at AgriProFocus Rwanda

Deadline: April 22, 2018

Specification of the Job

The AgriProFocus network is an international multi-stakeholder network with Dutch Roots representing agri-entrepreneurs, private sector enterprises, governments, knowledge institutions and civil society organisations in the agribusiness sector. We are active in 13 countries in Africa and Southeast Asia, and link 25,000 agribusiness professionals worldwide. AgriProFocus network in Rwanda has been active in since 2010 and hosted by ICCO Cooperation Organization in Rwanda. It is supported by the AgriProFocus Netherlands secretariat.

AgriProFocus offers concrete network building, Linking, Learning and Leadership solutions to identify opportunities and address challenges in the agribusiness sector. Through network building, AgriProFocus creates a culture of collaboration for sharing information, opportunities, challenges and exploring potential for joint action. The Linking solutio

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Posted By in Jobs & Call for Proposals
Posted 12 April 2018 at 04:17



Good Nature Agro is a social enterprise that invests in Zambia’s small-scale farmers to bring them out of poverty and into the middle class. We identify premium agricultural markets and contract our growing network of farmers to deliver reliable, flexible, and quality supply. Good Nature provides year-round support to growers including business and agronomic training, custom farm advice, input financing, and a premium price.

Our first company, Good Nature Seed, applies the Good Nature Agro model to the legume seed market. In four years, Good Nature has scaled from 40 growers to 5,000 growers and over 1,000 metric tons in sales, with 2,500 metric tons expected in 2018. We sell the output of our growers’ efforts to farmers around the region to ensure all smallholders have access to quality, affordable seed that can improve their farms and lives.

Good Nature is at an inflection point and exploring more diverse market opportunities.

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 12 April 2018 at 03:38

Job Vacancy: Senior Program Manager Coffee & Cocoa

To support the scale-up of the Indonesian coffee & cocoa sectors, Inisiatif Dagang Hijau (IDH) is recruiting  Senior Program Manager Coffee & Cocoa. This role is based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Senior Program Manager (SPM) is an essential component of coffee & cocoa programs and will be crucial for continued development of the programs. The position reports directly to the Indonesia Program Director and will focus on convening in multi-stakeholder platforms, implementing existing projects and developing additional projects in line with the existing Coffee & Cocoa Programs strategy. The Senior Program Manager will provide leadership and strategic guidance to the Coffee & Cocoa Programs by building networks and partnerships that result in effective implementation, and through developing the capacity of the existing team. The SPM will develop and implement strategies in Coffee & Cocoa Programs in close collaboration w

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 10 April 2018 at 12:01

Job Opportunities in Ethiopia

Dear all,

Please check out these job opportunities from different organizations. 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!!

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Ethiopia

Value Chain expert (1) - (Apr 20, 2018)

Senior Agricultural Expert (1) - (Apr 20, 2018)

Cooperative and development expert and assistant project manager - (Apr 20, 2018)

Desa Plants Plc.

Production Manager – (Apr 20, 2018)

Green Way Farms PLC

Farm Production Officer – (Apr 17,2018)

Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 10 April 2018 at 08:10

Scholarships for MSc and PhD at GENES

The GENES Project was established in anticipation of the need to increase the number of plant breeders who can use genomics. GENES is funded by the Intra-Africa Program of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission. The consortium intends to:

1) Produce for Africa 10 world-class PhD holders molecular plant breeders who will accelerate cultivar development to adapt to current and future challenges related to climate change and food and nutrition security;

2) Train 36 MSc holders genomics scientists and 8 support staff with strong capacity in cultivar development and new molecular breeding approaches to increase knowledge and prospects of improving major crops including cereals, pulses, vegetables, fruits, and bio-fuels used in Africa for food and nutrition security and the crop production industry;

3) Harmonize training programs and research agenda of the consortium members (universities) on the use of geno

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 9 April 2018 at 11:37

General Manager

Posted By in Emplois et Appels a Propositions
Posted 9 April 2018 at 11:02


Information sur le poste

ICCO Coopération, dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre de ses programmes en Afrique de l’Ouest, recrute un (e) Coordinateur (e) Technique Programme chargé(e) d’appuyer le Directeur Régional Adjoint dans le développement et la mise en œuvre des projets et programmes au Sénégal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, et Benin.

Titre du Poste : Coordinateur (e ) Technique de Programme

Lieu d’affectation : Bamako-Mali

Type et Durée de contrat : contrat à durée déterminée un (01) an avec possibilité de renouvellement

Date d’affectation : Immédiate

Date de Publication : 05 Avril 2018

Date limite de dépôt : 20 Avril 2018

Pour plus d'infos sur le poste cliquez ici

Posted By in Pertes post-recoltes
Posted 9 April 2018 at 10:18

Food Connection Challenge, une opportunité de 13.000.000 FCFA à gagner !

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 5 April 2018 at 12:02

Position Details: Project Manager Irish Potato Value chain Financing

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Openings: 1

Description: Our client,a dynamic and growing international not-for-profit development organisation is looking for a skilled, experienced project manager to manage the Irish Potato Value Chain Financing Project.

Position: Project Manager Irish Potato Value chain Financing

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Duration: Full-time

The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the Irish Potato Value chain Financing project in order to ensure a successful implementation.

The Irish Potato Value Chain Financing is a 2 years project, to be funded by Access to Finance Rwanda and implemented by the organisation and its partners, that aims to Increase access to financial services to enhance productivity, income and job opportunities for Irish Potato smallholder farmers in Rwanda.

Project specific objectives:

• New and increased effective, affordable, cost efficient and clie

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 3 April 2018 at 12:05

Latia Agribusiness Solutions Is looking to recruit a senior Agronomist with the below qualifications;

POSITION: Senior Agronomist

INDUSTRY: Agribusiness

EDUCATION: BSc. in Agriculture/Agronomy or related field

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years’ experience in agronomy management

DEADLINE : 7th April 2018

For detailed job description and to apply, please reach,

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 30 March 2018 at 07:46

International Intern- Gender and Humanitarian

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

The United Nations General Assembly created UN Women - the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in July 2010, as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates of parts of the UN system working on all aspects of gender equality and empowerment of women (GE/EW). The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender eq

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 29 March 2018 at 03:30

DEADLINE EXTENDED to APRIL 16th - Seeking Research Consultant

Fair & Sustainable Ethiopia ( in collaboration with AgriProFocus, ICCO Cooperation and Edukans seek a consultant to assess and map agri-skills services in two parts of Oromia region (Arsi and West Shewa zones).

This person will be responsible to conduct a study on public and private agri-skills and agricultural extension services. The consultancy includes developing research tools, conducting field research, and reporting on results. 

Key competencies sought:

- At least 5 years of working experience in the agricultural sector in Ethiopia

- Knowledge of agricultural development; vocational training or skills development expertise and familiarity with the agricultural extension service and network is a pre

- Awareness of inclusive agriculture development challenges from the perspective of women, youth and persons with disabilities.

- Excellent research and report writing skills.

- Ability to collaborate and work j

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