Gijs Boers

Primairy and secondairy agriculture

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 23 October 2018 at 02:38

VACANCY: Grounded is looking for an operational manager for the Simalaha Incubator Farm

This primary agri-business envisaged is of a regenerative high input ‘incubator’ farm focused on cash crops and high value crops which can be processed (specifically spices). This farm will provide the best performing subsistence/smallholder farmers with a pathway to commercial production. The idea is that the development of such a company fits into the wider landscape vision of the SCC and will be a key example of best practice in the landscape.

As the farm is in its infancy, the role will concentrate on spearheading up the necessary training, inputs, and infrastructure acquisition, start-up processes, relationships and market linkages to get the business off the ground before moving into operational and general management over time.

More information attached. 


Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 9 August 2018 at 02:34

Dear AgriProFocus network,


Grounded is looking for suppliers of solar dryers in Zambia. If you know companies that can help us out, please let me know. Your help is much appreciated. 

Thank you once more!


Warm regards,

Gijs, Grounded

Anne Marie Kortleve Hi Gijs, maybe my APF colleagues Lawrence Shonga or Yvonne Mtumbi in Lusaka can help you out! Lawrence or Yvonne, what do you think? Good luck Gijs!

5 months 1 week ago

Lawrence Shonga Hi Gijs. You can check with TDAU (Technology Development Advisory Unit) located at the University of Zambia. You can find their contact details via this link https://www.unza.zm/l/units/tdau/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=85&Itemid=78

5 months 1 week ago

Gijs Boers Thank you very much!! We will check it out. 

4 months 4 weeks ago