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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 email@example.com. 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.
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... Read more
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... Read more
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
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
➢ To support Program Development through Fundraising Initiatives and effe
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 Management Information Systems
Business Process Tracking
Human Resource Management
Essential commodities and Medical equipment Management
Live Stock Management
Monitoring Operations Wealth Creation
Public Sector Management
Human Capital Management
Border Control and Management
Public Asset Management
Any other ICT Innovations or Applications
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... Read more
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.
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... Read more
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/
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
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... Read more
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…/
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... Read more
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... Read more
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
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... Read more
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... Read more
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and telephone number +256772593513