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Uganda

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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 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 Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 15 January 2019 at 04:17

Hello over here, I have produce of beans up to 5 tonnes and 3.7 tonnes of Soyabeans Located in Bulambuli. I need a buyer.

Arnold dein hello am more interested in the soya beans,feel free to reach me on 0775811774 

3 days 17 hours ago

Timothy Bisagati W I will let you know when i have access to Soybeans Arnold. Thank you for your feedback and request.

1 day 3 hours ago

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 11 January 2019 at 02:03

Digital Innovation challenge for Agriculture:

Agriculture is fundamental to Uganda’s economy, contributing 26% to GDP and employing about 69% of the population (Deloitte, 2016). Despite its huge potential, Uganda’s agricultural sector remains stifled by a number of challenges. It is still largely traditional, of subsistence and highly dependent on natural conditions such as rainfall and sunshine.

UNCDF, in partnership with the Innovation Village, Mukwano (AK Oils and Fats Ltd), National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Entreprises (NUCAFE), Welthungerhilfe and MTN Uganda are seeking for innovators with a passion for developing sustainable digital solutions that will transform agriculture and improve farmer livelihoods in Uganda.

Applications are open until 5pm on 21st January 2019. 

The challenge will see the development of solutions under three categories;

Building a ‘farmer loyalty program’ to enable better support framework to farmers.

Management of agriculture value chain

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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 Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 6 December 2018 at 01:44

Program Officer vacancy at Kilimo Trust:

Kilimo Trust (KT) is a not-for-profit organization working on agriculture for development across the East Africa community – in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi. Kilimo Trust has increasingly become the go to partner for market-led agricultural value chain development in the region. We seek to be an implementing partner of choice for EAC governments, the private sector, regional and international development partners. KT is registered in the Republic of Uganda as a fully-fledged Trust with subsidiaries in Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania.

Kilimo Trust is recruiting a Program Officer to join their Uganda team; with frequent travel within East Africa.

Purpose of the job

➢ Support the Programme execution and ensure effective implementation of the Project Deliverables;

formation of business clusters/ consortiums and improving the performance of the actors in the

consortium.

➢ To support Program Development through Fundraising Initiatives and effe

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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 Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 19 November 2018 at 08:15

Uganda National Farmers Federation Youth Agro innovation challenge:

The Uganda National farmers Federation has organized the first ever National Livestock, trade and Cultural Expo this December starting on 7th up to 16th, 2018. The show will bring together multiple organizations, companies and individuals to the trade, livestock and cultural industries in 9 days of business, networking and showcasing of new and different products.

The expo is expected to also host the first ever National Agribusiness Youth summit which is organized by UNFFE and intended to bring together different groups and individual youth in Agribusiness with other stake holders with interest in supporting youth in Agribusiness/ Agriculture. The National Agribusiness Youth Summit will foster an exchange of information among stakeholders (policy makers, development partners, the private sector, youth and women organizations, civil society organizations, research and academia) on knowledge and best practices regarding

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Humphrey Mutaasa wisdom...

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 23 October 2018 at 09:17

Call for Expression of interest for a job opportunity in Uganda!

BAP Finance is hiring a Head of Operations!

We are recruiting a Head of Operations to help BAP venture through an exciting time of rapid growth and scale throughout Uganda. Over the next three years BAP Finance aims to increase our reach by over ten times our current rate by growing our customer base, adding new products, and opening up new offices.

This role will be starting in November 2018 and is based in Kampala, Uganda with 50% travel required to field branches.

ABOUT US

BAP Finance is delivering the products and services to rural farmers to unlock potentials and propel communities forward. To catalyze farmers to realize their potential BAP offers asset financing directly to the BoP. Our first product, a bicycle, connects farmers to market and other basic life needs. Our portfolio is growing with new assets that push upward mobility.

To date we’ve disbursed over 3,000 loans that increase income by over 35% for our farming cu

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 22 October 2018 at 08:31

Vacancies at MAAIF

Call for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services for Studies, Detailed Engineering Design and Construction Supervision for proposed Irrigation schemes development of Igogero and Naigombwa in Bugiri and Bugweri districts. Details on National Agriculture Portal here: http://agriculture.go.ug/job/consultancy-services-for-detailed-engineering-design-and-construction-supervision-for-proposed-irrigation-schemes-development/

Kabunga James Thanks for sharing Mr. Kalema

2 months 4 days ago

MUWANGUZI SAMUEL I do apreciate 

1 week 2 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 22 October 2018 at 10:32

Vacancy: Program Officer at MADFA

Masindi district farmers Association (MADFA) is a membership based organization (MBO) operating in the Districts of Masindi, Buliisa, and Kiryandongo.

MADFA is seeking to employ to the position of:-

Position Title: Program Officer

Report to: Coordinator

Job Summary

The program officer is the operations manager and defacto number two of the organization. He works very closely with the coordinator to ensure that the organizational programs and Board resolutions are implemented.

He strives to accomplish MADFA’s relevance to her members by accomplishing her vision, mission and accountability to her diverse constituents.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Ø Deputy to the coordinator.

Ø Lead in generating and developing operational plans (annual, quarterly) activity plans and budgets.

Ø Carry out field monitoring, Supervision, coordination and technical backstopping to field staffs.

Ø Mobilize members into viable groups and

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 8 October 2018 at 05:27

Details of a job advertisement for the position of Principal, National Farmers' Leadership Center are available on the National Agriculture Portal (Official website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries). Usable link here: http://agriculture.go.ug/…/principal-national-farmers-lead…/

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 18 September 2018 at 11:45

CALL FOR JOINT RESEARCH PROJECTS IN UGANDA AND COTE D'IVOIRE: 

SUMMARY OF THE CALL:

The Uganda Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) and the Strategic Support Program for Scientific Research (PASRES) of Côte d'Ivoire supported by Theme 3 of the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) are pleased to announce the launch of a call for joint research projects in the fields of Agriculture and Health.

This call for joint research projects is the realization of the scientific partnership agreement between the Strategic Support Program for Scientific Research (PASRES) of Côte d'Ivoire and the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST), which will allow selected joint research teams to benefit from funding over a period of one year.

Purpose of the Program

The SGCI aims to design and implement joint research projects involving researchers affiliated with research institutions, public universities in Uganda and Côte d'Ivoire.

How to apply and submit

The joint pro

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 11 September 2018 at 06:29

Glinka World Soil Prize:

Take the opportunity to win a USD 15,000 check and the Glinka gold-plated medal! The Glinka World Soil Prize honors individuals and organizations whose leadership and activities have contributed, or are still contributing to the promotion of sustainable soil management and the protection of soil resources.

The Glinka Prize is a an annual award for dynamic change-makers dedicated to solving one of our world’s most pressing environmental issue: Soil Degradation.

Soil is an essential resource and a vital part of the natural environment from which most of the global food is produced. At the same time, soil provides living space for humans, as well as essential ecosystem services which are important for water regulation and supply, climate regulation, biodiversity conservation, carbon sequestration and cultural services. But soils are under pressure from increases in population, higher demands for food and competing land uses. Approximately 33% of our global soil

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 3 September 2018 at 11:39

Solicitation of qualified trainers for HORIZONT3000 training in Masaka, September 17th to 21st.

- Value Addition

- Agriculture Financing

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 23 July 2018 at 11:00

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries job vacancies to be filled through the Ministry of Public Service Application Procedures (For quick updates, follow on twitter @MAAIF_Uganda and Facebook @MAAIFUganda). The vacancies include the following.

1. Director Fisheries Resources

2. Director Crop Resources and

3. Assistant Commissioner Planning 👉https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors/Advert/Index/5

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 17 July 2018 at 03:08

Hi every one,

I need to buy sunflower meal for poultry. Where can I get it in large quantities at a relatively cheaper price?

PERLEX ENTERPRISES UGANDA Hi Daniel,we can do biz together. We have it in plenty ,well branded and packed. at what quantity would you love to have it in?,where would you love it to be delivered to? all these determines your bargaining power,but as long as you are with in  vicinity of kampala, we will sell it to you at 1200/=. For more details reach us through +256772235756 or +256783539126. Thank you. Kind regards  

5 months 3 weeks ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 16 July 2018 at 12:33

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR YOUTH AGRIPRENUERS INTERESTED IN STARTING INNOVATIVE ENTERPRISES


The Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) under the Farm Income Enhancement Program-Project 2 (FIEFOC-2 Project) whose specific objective is to improve household incomes, food security, and climate resilience through sustainable natural resources management and agricultural enterprise development. MWE with support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Nordic Development Fund (NDF) is piloting the Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment for Youth in Uganda’s Agriculture (ENABLE) Youth Program in Uganda. ENABLE Youth is a program concept developed by AfDB to focus on young entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector and promote the start-up and growth of youth-led agro-enterprises in member countries.


It aims at creating opportunities for young ‘agri-entrepreneurs’ to upgrade technical skills, adopt innovative agricultural business management practices and access expansion capita

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Jacob Olanya Hello akwap john paul. The program is a Pilot and will start in 5 Districts and which it will be spread countrywide.

6 months 6 days ago

PHIONAH KYOMUHENDO Hi. Wat age group r they targeting? 

6 months 6 days ago

Jacob Olanya Hello PHIONAH KYOMUHENDO We are targeting youth from the ages of 18-35

6 months 6 days ago

Patrick Ocaka Which districts are they Jacob?

6 months 3 days ago

Jacob Olanya Hello Patrick, the focus is currently on Kasese District. You could find out more by visiting our website on www.enableyouth.ug 

5 months 4 weeks ago

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 12 July 2018 at 01:49

The Hunger Project- Uganda, a global Non-profit strategic Organisation committed to the sustainable end of World hunger and poverty is partnering with Participatory Ecological Land-Use Management Uganda (PELUM Uganda) a network of Civil Society Organisations working to improve the livelihoods of small scale farmers and the sustainability of rural communities, through the fostering of ecological land use management, on a four (4) year project on Agroecology farming, funded by the Swedish Post Code Lottery.
To
implement the project we seek to fill 2 positions:

Position: Agroecology Field Officer (2)

Based in Iganga or Namayumba Reports to: Head of programs - TPH-U &

Program Officer: Sustainable Farming Systems - PELUM Uganda

Job Purpose: This job exists to spearhead provision of community based technical support towards implementation of agroecology interventions at the THPU Epicenters

Job summary: The job holder will support the joint project team from THPU and PELUM Uganda to implement the Agroecolo

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Chuye Giyoh Jude Hi, is this job open to foreigners ?

5 months 1 week ago

Gloria Kyomugisha Hello Chuye; yes this job is open to foreigners. Good Luck!!

5 months 1 week ago

Chuye Giyoh Jude Hi Gloria, thanks for responding. Is there an email address to contact the employer?

5 months 1 week ago

Gloria Kyomugisha Mailing Address:P.O.Box 26393 Kampala, Uganda6 - 8 Off Kyaggwe Road, Kisozi ComplexNakasero, Kampala 26393 Phone: +256 414 232 060Fax: +256 414 232 236Country Director: Dr. Daisy OwomugashoEmail: info@thp.com

5 months 1 week ago

Chuye Giyoh Jude Thanks Gloria

5 months 1 week ago

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 28 June 2018 at 07:02

Call for Concept Papers: Apiculture

The Uganda National Apiculture Development Organisation (TUNADO) brings you the 1st apiculture congress in the country. The event is organised under the theme: “Turning beekeeping into a Business: Inclusive Apiculture development for improved livelihoods."

Call for concept papers:

TUNADO therefore extends the call for papers to all potential participants who wish to make an oral or a poster presentation relevant to the Congress theme Format for the concept. The concept paper should be brief and concise and cover the following in two pages or less.

The format is the Times New Roman font 12 and 1.5 spacing.

1. Title (15-20 words).

2. Topic. (2-3 lines)

3. The issue /challenge/best practice /findings (one paragraph)

4. Literature review (half a page, 3-4 authors cited).

5. Scope (one short paragraph on the subject content of the paper

3.2. Themes for concept papers:

The concept papers should be derived from the themes l, below


Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 25 June 2018 at 11:46

RUCODE is looking for partners to promote value chain production, marketing business for women and youths entrepreneurs involved in agriculture. RUCODE is currently working with 1,642 Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) saving groups (membership of 50,000 members), with cumulative savings of over USD $ 2.85. RUCODE Women and Youth Empowerment project won a Global award of Women for results UNFCCC Momentum for Change Light House Activities   2016. Contact me at menya.muzamiru@yahoo.com  and telephone number +256772593513

Godfrey Ssekabira Dear Muzamir, reach out to YLA-USAID project, they will partner with you.

6 months 4 weeks ago