Pim Marijs


Debre zeit, Ethiopia

About Me

In the last 8 years I have worked for different organizations and companies as Agricultural expert in Ethiopia. At the moment I am working with AgriProFocus Ethiopia as a consultant.

Skills and Expertise


Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 14 January 2019 at 12:41

Are you a Social Enterprise in need of investors? Look no further!

Are you a Social Enterprise? Do you want to prepare yourself for investment? R&D is excited to announce that they will be working on a collaborative project with the British Council and Challenges Worldwide. R&D is currently looking for qualified social entrepreneurs to join this years cohort for the RISE Programme (Readying Investable Social Enterprises).

Do you believe how you make money matters more than how you spend it? Social entrepreneurship equally values social environmental responsibilities and business sustainability. We are looking for 20 promising SME's that value social impact as much as the sustainability of their company? If your company is looking for the support to develop, expand, and gain the skills to obtain investment. 

What will RISE do for you?

• Training of local young professionals and embedding them into each organization as Junior Associates to provide on-site support.
• Group training or work

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 28 November 2018 at 09:42

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 27 November 2018 at 12:39

Youth Business Challenge Launched

During our Annual Network Day the pilot project of the Youth Business Challenge was also launched. Just the day before the teams went on a company visit to the two companies who are participating in the project, Senselet Food Processing and Chico Meat.

Seada Redi We will work hard to show how potential and motivate we are! Thank you for invited us this opportunity .

1 month 2 weeks ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 8 November 2018 at 05:49

Youth Business Challenge Launch

During the annual network day of AgriProFocus we will officially launch our new program "Youth Business Challenge". The Youth Business Challenge is developed by AgriProFocus and the Ethio-Netherlands Trade for Agricultural Growth (ENTAG) in support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Ethiopia. The Youth Business Challenge seeks to bridge the gap between university graduates and agrofood private sector actors in Ethiopia.

In the past weeks we have done the selection of five teams, who will participate in this program. They are fresh graduates and will focus on a waste challenge of a poultry and a potato processing company. The teams will be supported by training and coaching in order to complete the assignment as expected. 

On November 22 the partners in this program will present themselves, including their role in the Youth Business Challenge. You will be able to meet the teams who are selected and talk to the companies who partner

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 14 December 2013 at 08:02

Dear Members,

As some months ago the workinggroup started with the topic: A-TVET, we are trying to identify the gaps between the A-TVET and the private sector.

My question is: what do you see as a big gap between A-TVET and private sector?

Everybody is invited to give their commends, but I am really interested in the vision of the private sector.