Business Opportunities


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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. 

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Posted 12 June 2017 at 06:33

Ambassador’s Small Grants (ASG) Program (Deadline: 15th July 2017)

U.S. Embassy Rwanda- Ambassador’s Small Grants Program

Office: Political/Economic Section
Announcement Type: Fixed Amount Award
Funding Opportunity No.: DOS-RWANDA-PE-2017-01
Date Opened: June 2, 2017
Deadline for Applications: July 15, 2017
Award Ceiling: U.S. $15,000.00
Award Floor: U.S. $5,000.00
CFDA Number: 19.700 – General Department of State AssistanceSubmission: All applications can be submitted electronically via email to:

Awards are subject to the availability of funding and Congressional Notification


Eligibility is limited to cooperatives registered with the Rwandan Cooperative Agency (RCA). Direct funding for NGOs (international or local) is not available under this announcement.

All projects must begin no later than September 30, 2017 and should be completed within one year of the award date.

The U.S. Embassy Kigali reserves the right to award less

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Posted 25 May 2017 at 07:36

Call for an individual consultant to train cooperatives

Deadline: May 26th 2017  

Land O’Lakes is seeking an individual cooperative development expert to provide advisory services in cooperative management, governance and business oriented solutions to maize cooperatives .

Assignment Title: Cooperative Management and Business Coach 

Assignment Dates: May-July 2017

Level of effort: 32 days 

Assignment location: Rwanda 

Assignment Manager: Willy Nyirigira/LuAnn Werner  

For more, read the attached document

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Posted 16 May 2017 at 12:16

Vacancy Announcement: Policy Officer Private Sector Development (40 hours per week)

Deadline: 30 May 2017

The Netherlands embassy in Kigali is implementing a substantial Aid and Trade program in Rwanda.

Trade and Investment, which includes Private Sector Development, has become over the past years an important policy theme within the embassy’s programming, which will be developed further in the next years. The policy officer Private Sector Development will be part of a multi-disciplinary embassy team, which consists of more than 30 staff of which 11 expatriates.

The embassy is looking for a dynamic person with extensive knowledge of, and experience in the private sector in Rwanda, as well as working experience in an international environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

· To identify, develop and follow-up business leads for Dutch companies in particular related to the energy, infrastructure and transport, water supply and agri-food sectors;

· To act as the

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Posted 16 May 2017 at 09:27

Call for proposals: Green Technologies to Facilitate Development of Value Chains for Perishable Crops and Animal

Deadline: 6th June 2017

This Call for proposals is intended to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive IFAD grant financing to implement a project on Green Technologies to Facilitate Development of Value Chains for Perishable Crops and Animal

Potential recipients or consortiums of recipients are being invited to develop a project proposal based on the background and guidance detailed in the Call for proposal document.

For more, read HERE

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Posted 12 April 2017 at 03:16


ICCO Cooperation is launching a call for expression of interest for Rice Value Chain Finance Analysis consultancy in the framework of the STARS program “Strengthening African Rural Smallholders” implemented by ICCO Cooperation in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation in 4 African countries (Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal and Burkina Faso).

The details are described in the Terms of Reference attached here. We invite you to send in your expression of interest, a well written technical and financial proposals in English, properly bound and presented in two copies containing the following information: a cover letter, which should indicate the applicants’ expertise area; budget (number of days and fee per day in Euro currency (transport and accommodation will not be taken care of by the project)), 2 pages CV for all proposed consultants, and at least 2 references for similar work achieved. All applications m

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Posted 17 March 2017 at 12:10

Grant Opportunity: ICT for Social Good

Deadline: 30th April 2017  

 Hi everyone,

I'm glad to invite you to apply for - ICT for Social Good - a grant for creative ideas, using digital technology for social aims.

If you are a local innovator, using ICTs for facing social issues with a bottom-up approach, you probably are the right person to apply!

In order to apply for the Grant, developing a new technology is not necessary. You only have to provide the use of an existing technology - in one of the geographical areas as specified in the guidelines:

Food security, water and sanitation, health, education, human rights and citizen activism are the central themes of the Grant. Any initiative regarding these sectors promoted by any local entities (association, cooperative, NGO, small and medium enterprises) with the support of ICTs will be more than welcome. All the projects, including those that won’t reach the final selection, will be presented on the

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Gizaw Legesse Hi Didier, thank you for sharing this interesting opportunities, also saw your other posts. Thanks.

4 months 2 days ago

Didier MUYIRAMYE Hi Gizaw, you're the most welcome. All the best, Didier

4 months 2 days ago

Cibarani Cibarani It would have interested us to take part to that event but it's doesn't make no room for project not yet tested on fiels.We'll take time to launch the one we 're now finalising and c u on a next opportunity...

3 months 4 weeks ago

Didier MUYIRAMYE Good luck with your project Mr Cibarani

3 months 4 weeks ago

Mukamusoni Marie Louise Merci Didier pour l 'information.

3 months 3 weeks ago

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Posted 14 March 2017 at 08:12

Call for individual consultant to develop strategic plans for Cooperative Unions / USAID- Land O' Lakes

(Deadline: 20th March 2017)

Scope of Work Assignment Title: Strategic planning for GILICU and IAIBU cooperative unions - Support in development of their long-term strategic plans, and provision of associated relevant training to the unions’ leaders.

Assignment Locations: Rwanda (Gicumbi and Bugesera)

Assignment Manager: Willy Nyirigira Duration (LOE): 30 days

Intended Dates: March-May 201

The main objective of this consultancy assignment is to develop 5 year strategic plans for GILICU& IAIBU cooperative unions, and facilitate associated strategic meeting for the boards, management and or general assembly where possible.

This task will be executed in two phases: with regard to the beneficiary unions

- Phase 1: The consultant will work with GILICU, develop their strategic plan and deliver all required documents & materials, along with their respective reporting.

- Phase 2: Upon successful com

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Posted 7 March 2017 at 09:56

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 unique career de

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Posted 6 March 2017 at 12:07

2017 AWARD AgTech Innovation Challenge

Dear Partner/s,

We would like to draw your attention to the upcoming 2017 AgTech Innovation challenge brought to you by African Women In Agriculture Research and Development (AWARD).

To participate in the GAIA AgTech Innovation Challenge, Please complete the application form via the link below in its entirety by 9th March 2017. Winners will be announced on 13th March, and will benefit from participation in an intensive, 2-day boot camp, which will culminate in a showcase to potential investors, partners, and other key players in the agriculture sector in Accra Ghana.

Cibarani Cibarani Thanks for drawing our attention...we hope we are not yet late///

4 months 2 weeks ago

Didier MUYIRAMYE My pleasure Cibarani Cibarani. Good luck!

4 months 1 week ago


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Posted 3 March 2017 at 07:35

Funding Opportunities (March-April)


Deadline: 21 Mar 2017

Canada’s IDRC calls for proposals to support novel ideas or pre-existing innovations to respond to the challenges of existing livestock vaccines in Sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia. The research should focus on vaccine improvement for one or more of the eligible livestock diseases identified in the announcement. Eligibility to participate in the call for proposals extends to applicants from research-focused organizations in the private sector, academia, and research institutes anywhere in the world. The program will fund up to six research projects at a maximum of CA$1 million each. The deadline for proposals is 21 March 2017.

More information


Deadline: 13 Mar 2017

SFIAR annually awards a prize to scientists working at or in association with a Swiss institution in agricultural research for development. For 2017, the best team project will be awarded CHF

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Posted 28 February 2017 at 07:08

Opportunity for Training in Meat Processing 

The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods Rwanda has recently concluded the selection of grantees for its first and second call for proposals with 10 companies selected to receive investment grants for the implementation of several agricultural value addition projects including meat processing, flour blends and processing, egg production and Tilapia fish cage farming and physallis (gooseberry) production. The Marketplace project is now calling for applications from qualified companies or Individuals within meat processing to be provided with two day training. A maximum of 25 companies producing meat products will be selected by GAIN.


GAIN has hired a consultant to provide training to 25 selected meat processing companies. GAIN thereby wishes to invite eligible and interested meat processing companies in Rwanda to apply for this two training opportunity.

Outcome of the training

Company delegates will be trained on:

- How to prod

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Posted 22 February 2017 at 09:18

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 proven bus

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Posted 16 February 2017 at 04:48

Consultancy services for the Agri BDS Network on the legal set ups for a paid service provider function and developing administrative and financial procedures

Deadline: 22th February 2017 midnight (Kigali time)

The requested services are aimed at assisting the recently formed agri BDS network to have a legal set up in terms of services provision functions and profits sharing scheme with its members. The assignment should also assist the network to acquire adapted managerial and administrative instruments which shall guide it to operate in a transparent manner, attract new membership and retain the existing ones with an insured loyalty. Advisory and guidance should cover practices related to Organizational Structure, services provision, relations with Partners, operational roles and responsibilities for its members and board committees, recruitment procedures, Purchasing management, capital management and much more. This advice should be legally, practical and be carried by the developme

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Posted 6 February 2017 at 09:04

Consultancy Opportunities at SPARK Rwanda / CSP Programme Evaluation   

1. Consultancy services for Final Program Evaluation Cooperative Support Program (CSP)

Deadline: 28 February 2017

SPARK is recruiting a qualified and experienced firm or independent associate consultants to make a final evaluation of the Cooperative Support Program (CSP) Implemented by SPARK – Rwanda.   

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2. Consultancy Services to document success stories and capitalize lessons learnt from the Cooperative Support Programme (CSP) through a professional E-booklet and audio visual tools

Deadline: 13 February 2017

SPARK is seeking the services of consultant (s) to document the project’s achievements through case studies, photography and e- videos compiled into a series of web articles and /or CSP e-booklet to capitalize lessons. 

The main objective of this assignment is to analyse, document, capitalize and share the knowledge gained in the Cooperative Support Programme in Rwanda, best

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Posted 3 February 2017 at 07:51

USAID/PSDAG - Annual Program Statement and Request for Applications

From: Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth (PSDAG) 

Issuance Date: December 16,2016

Closing Date: September 30,2017

1.Overview of Private Sector Driven Agricultural Growth Project

The Rwanda Private Sector Driven Agriculture Growth (PSDAG) project is a 5-Year project funded by USAID Rwanda that started in August, 2014. The project is implemented by IRG, an Engility Company. The goal of PSDAG is to increase smallholder farmers’ incomes by promoting private sector investments that contribute to the Government of Rwanda’s (GoR’s) Vision 2020 aim of “transforming agriculture into a market-oriented, competitive, and high-value sector.” PSDAG has two main objectives: 1) Assist the GOR to Increase Private Sector Investment; and 2) Facilitate Increased Private Sector Investment in Upgrading Agricultural Value Chains. The project’s Private Sector Engagement Strategy is based on a facilitative

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Posted 24 January 2017 at 07:00

Rwanda - Job Opportunities (January - February 2017)

1.  Chief of Party – Dutch Embassy Value Chain Project, Rwanda

Closing Date for Application: N/A

The Value Chain Project is anticipated to start in 2017 and will seek to improve market engagement for market-oriented farmers, strengthen household resilience, and increase availability of agricultural services for farmers and businesses in select value chains, which are of strategic importance to both the Government of Rwanda and EKN. Working in select districts of Rwanda, the project will help rural smallholders move from subsistence farming to commercial farming and supply agricultural products for local, national, regional and international markets. The project will partner with national and multinational agro-food companies as drivers to increase productivity and to improve efficiency and sustainability of supported value chains. The project is anticipated to run between 4 and 5 years, with a total budget of about Euros 20

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 10 January 2017 at 06:27


AgriProFocus Zambia is looking for an intern.  The intern will assist with implementing AgriProfocus Zambia network activities. Specifically the intern will assist in updating and maintaining the AgriProfocus website and social media accounts, marketing, event organizing, and reporting.

The intern will be tasked to:

  • Assist the operations of the online platform (, and update and maintain AgriProFocus social media accounts (facebook and twitter).
  • Assist in developing the minutes/reports of AgriProFocus meetings/events.
  • Assist the coordination in organizing networking events and fairs.
  • Develop and maintain AgriProFocus member database.
  • Assist the coordination in data collection for monitoring and evaluation.

For the full job description, click here.

Deadline for application is January 18th. 

Applicants should send their CVs and cover letters to and should copy 

Claire van der Kleij Hi Iwipa. We do offer frequent internships. Keep an eye on the website during the second half of the year. 

6 months 1 week ago

lwipa puma f thats great, Thanks

6 months 1 week ago

Joseph Mpampa how about those with diploma are they also eligible apply.

6 months 1 week ago

Claire van der Kleij If you have a diploma you can also apply. 

6 months 1 week ago

Joseph Mpampa alright good to hear that

6 months 1 week ago

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 3 January 2017 at 03:46

A Job Opportunity!

Are you a bold, proactive go-getter, quick learner, open minded, focused, self-motivated team player? Are you willing to grow your career and grab available career growth opportunities based on key performance indicators in a fast growing African company?

The Hive Rwanda Ltd, a subsidiary of The Hive Group, is looking for a unique Individual to serve as its PROJECTS OFFICER to provide leadership and direction to its projects’ initiative in Rwanda! This unique individual should meet the following requirements, although ATTITUDE is everything!

« A beekeeping/agriculture/agribusiness related degree with a solid experience of working in Rwanda’s beekeeping/honey/agribusiness sector. Additional qualifications and experience in project management will be an added advantage.

« A solid experience as a salesperson handling individuals, organizations (public, private sector and NGOS) farmer cooperatives and groups etc.

« A solid experience in handling or taking part i

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 23 November 2016 at 07:05

Job Title: Business Support Assistant - Procurement SC4 

Requisition # 3162 - Posted 17/11/2016 - Short Term-SC WFP - Africa, Central & Eastern - Rwanda - Kigali - (English; French) - PROCUREMENT


Posting Date: 17 November 2016

Closing Date: 23 November 2016


To deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Gather information with clear direction to support the drafting of documents and preparing reports by other staff.
2. Respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
3. Support processing and managing routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources.
4. Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation.
5. T

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 29 September 2016 at 07:34

Consultancy Opportunity at SPARK - Evaluating the pilot phase of an Agri BDS capacity building trajectory

Deadline: 07 October 2016

SPARK is looking for qualified and competent consultants to evaluate the pilot phase of an Agri BDS capacity building trajectory implemented jointly with RICEM (Rwanda Institute of Cooperative Entrepreneurship & Microfinance Management).

For more information, find the ToRs attached herewith