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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 11 January 2018 at 08:23

I'm looking to learn about sustainable farming in Uganda on real farm.  I currently live in California, USA and I have plan to start sustainable farm to live on in Uganda.  I'm looking for someone is willing to teach me about sustainable farming.  I can pay for my own flight to Uganda.  Please contact me if you are interested in helping me out?

Thanks!


Dennis

Innocent Lawoko Muno Hi, Denis,You can google the profile of Gulu Country Dairy Farm in northern Uganda and you can contact us directly or me on ltlimtech@gmail.com 

1 week 2 days ago

Robert Bangizi PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSE (Saturday 27TH JANUARY 2018 from 8:30AM-5:00PM)   Data Capital International announces one day short course training in Project Planning and Management. Training will take place at Makerere University Main Campus (Pharmacy Building). Any project operates on three triple constraints that contribute to its failure or success. These constraints predominantly include time, cost and scope of the project. This training essentially helps in understanding project cycle management and assessment. It also combines the critical aspects of communication, human resource management, risk management, finance, administration and project design.   Benefits of Attending this Training This is a hands-on training program will help any participant to design and implement any project while taking care of all the externalities and stakeholders. The participants will be trained by project development practitioners familiar with project cycle dynamics. This training also exposes the participants to beneficial network opportunities especially job opportunities and development. Who Should Attend? This training is basically good for those managing any project and those intending to manage projects in future. The categories of participants may include, community development officers, social workers, project Managers, Project Officers, Program Managers, Operations Managers, Monitoring & Evaluation teams and finance officer especially working with NGOs. Any other professionals involved in managing projects or program will benefit from this course.   What you will learn ·   Understand project management and articulate the role of the project manager ·   Understand the factors that contribute to a successful project outcome and why a project may fail ·   Have an awareness of different project management techniques and how they may be useful projects ·   Identify areas of further personal development to enhance your skills as a project manager.   Training Content ·   Understanding project concepts, attributes and cycle ·   Developing a logical framework for implementing any project ·   Fund raising, donor mapping and alliance Building ·   Project monitoring and evaluation cycles ·   Managing communication among project stakeholders ·   Understanding basic human resource management skills ·   Developing acceptable projects budgets ·   Mastering the art and science of writing fundable project proposals   Course Certificate Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of course completion. Each participant is expected to pay Ugshs.100, 000 to attend this training. This cost involves breakfast, Lunch & Certificate   NOTE: For any booking contact: ROBERT on, +256701552979 or JUSTINE: +256774807272                                Email: info@datacapitalint.com; Or visit our website on www.datacapitalint.com

1 week 1 day ago

John Mark Tamale Thanks Denis for your Interest in Uganda and working with Ugandans.responding to your post .am very willing to host you on my farm and on my training centre .The centre is called Jorumat Climate smart agriculture training centre and am running a company called Jorumat agro Investments ltd . we do Commercial agriculture and we also train interested persons .please contact me on jorumatagro@gmail.com or call me on +256 779644015

1 week 23 hours ago

MUGISHA PAUL Hi Denis, check this out (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wAgricForMoney_6293936) 

6 days 1 hour ago

Kyewalabye Ronald KYEWALABYE RONALD MALE, Hi Denis,I can help you and I have helped some particularly in coffee production, Vegetables and fruits. Contact me at kyewalabyemale@yahoo.com or +256789152099

2 days 15 hours ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 19 December 2017 at 11:22

People Operations / Agile HR Coordinator 

Het AgriProFocus netwerk zit midden in een grote transitie. Het implementeren van onze nieuwe strategie ‘Making Agribusiness Work for Development’ vraagt om een flinke cultuur- en organisatieverandering, waarbij agile werken een drijvende motivatie is. Als onze People Operations Coördinator zorg jij dat onze HR die verandering mogelijk maakt, aanjaagt en ondersteunt.

Over ons 

AgriProFocus is een netwerkorganisatie van bedrijven, maatschappelijke organisaties, overheids- en kennisinstellingen, die een gezamenlijke ambitie hebben om via duurzaam en inclusief agri-ondernemerschap bij te dragen aan wereldwijde voedselzekerheid. AgriProFocus doet dat door samenwerking te organiseren (linking), leren binnen het netwerk te faciliteren (learning) en collectief leiderschap te katalyseren (leadership). AgriProFocus heeft naast het netwerk in Nederland ook netwerken in 13 landen in Afrika en Zuid-Oost-Azië. 

Wat ga je doen? 

Jij hebt als

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 7 December 2017 at 01:42

Vacancy announcement:Beekeeping Project Officer at AgriProFocus Rwanda

On behalf of our member (Enclude), AgriProFocus Rwanda is looking for a Project Officer to oversee day-to-day operations in the field. This PO will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the delivery of extension services by master beekeepers and providing feedback to SERUKA in Kigali.

  • The Project Officer, as delegated by SERUKA’s Executive Secretary, will also participate at Joint Action Development Forum (JADF) Meetings at the District Council to ensure effective coordination with Government authorities.
  • The PO will be provided with a motorbike to ease mobility and a mobile telephone to facilitate real-time communication with the extension service providers and SERUKA.
  • The PO needs to have expensive (hands-on and research) experience in the honey value chain in Rwanda, as well as value addition activities for honey
Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Category: Community and Gov

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Dative BAKOZIKI Thanks

1 month 6 days ago

Posted By in Youth in Agribusiness Kenya
Posted 7 December 2017 at 07:58

WE FARM opportunity -Field Coordinator, Kenya

Role: FIELD COORDINATOR-KENYA

Team: FIELD

Location: KENYA

Reports to: HEAD OF FIELD-KENYA.

Job Code: jobKEFT2

Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital network, enables farmers to connect with one another to solve problems, share ideas and spread innovation. Utilising the latest machine learning technology, Wefarm’s service works both online and over SMS. Knowledge shared on Wefarm can help farmers to produce higher quality product, increase yields, gain insight into market pricing, tackle the effects of climate change, diversify agricultural interests, and much more.

Since its founding in 2015, Wefarm has been named one of Africa’s Most Innovative Companies by FastCompany and has won Google’s Impact Challenge Award, TechCrunch’s Europas-Tech for Good Award, and the European Union Commission’s Ideas from Europe prize, among others. We’ve been covered on CNN, the BBC, Wired, TechCrunch, Forbes, the FT and more. The company is

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Posted By in AgriProFocus RD Congo
Posted 7 December 2017 at 06:42

Chers Membres/Partenaires du Réseau AgriProFocus en RD Congo,

Welthungerhilfe (WHH) /Bureau de Goma est à la recherche d'un Consultant ou Entreprise/organisation sociale économiquement viable pour l'accompagnement des jeunes qui vont gerer des centres Agro-Business (ABC) au Nord Kivu, RD Congo.

En collaboration avec son Business Lab du Bureau siège (localisé à Bonn), l'équipe PAYS de WHH/Bureau de Goma implemente un Projet pilote d'implentation d'une approche "Agri-Business Centre (ABC)" afin d'assister localement un groupe des jeunes entrepreneurs à mettre en place leurs propres petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) dans les chaines de valeur agricoles au Nord-Kivu.

Les individus / entreprise interessés par par cette consultance peuvent exploiter le TDR ci-joint pour leurs propositions technique et financiere à soumettre à WHH-Bureau de Goma au plus tard le 13 decembre 2017.

Cliquez sur le lien ci dessous pour telecharger le TDR

Cordialement,

Emmanuel BAHATI Cimanuka - Coordinateur Pays

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 6 December 2017 at 01:38

Job Description:

Application Deadline 5th January 2018

Interviews w.c. 15th January 2018

Title: RSTC: Craft Marketing and Production Manager

Start date: 1st February 2018

Location: Fort Portal

Terms: Full Time

Basis: Fixed-term Employment Contract (2 years); renewable based on

satisfactory performance. (Independent Contractor basis will be

considered)

Salary: £500-750 pcm subject to experience

Bonus: Performance related (option)

Pay basis: Payment in arrears, monthly

Relocation: Provision for relocation to Fort Portal as needed

Facilities: RSTC laptop will be provided, and airtime allowance

Probation period: 6 months


Job Profile

This is an exciting role for a person wishing to work based in Fort Portal in the heart of

Uganda, but able to operate globally, promoting and selling high quality hand-made

baskets, and a range of craft products from Women’s Groups in the Rwenzori Mountain

region. The work is meaningful and aiming for multi-faceted results: significant social impact,

original design and highest quality

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 29 November 2017 at 01:33

JOB VACANCY - REGIONAL OPERATIONS COORDINATOR, RTI 

RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research, development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park. 

The Regional Operations Coordinator is responsible for the operations and administrative activities of the Africa Regional Office in Nairobi. He / she will organize and coordinate office administration procedures to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency. This role is responsible for streamlining administrative procedures, coordination with projects on facilities management, supervision of administrative staff, management of the dispatch system, vendor engagement, facility management and procurement for the Africa Regional Office. In this capac

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 23 November 2017 at 10:17

Vacature Talent Coordinator AgriProFocus

Deadline 6 december 2018

Nederland staat wereldwijd bekend om onze kennis, innovatie en ondernemerschap in de agrifoodsector. Als Talent Coordinator bij AgriProFocus zorg jij dat jonge professionals die Nederlandse kennis, expertise en innovatiekracht optimaal kunnen inzetten voor de duurzame en inclusieve transitie van voedselsystemen in ontwikkelingslanden. Ben jij een echte netwerker, met een grote gunfactor en een passie voor de recruitment en coaching van jonge agrifood talenten?

Weet jij als geen ander hoe je mensen kan inspireren, overtuigen en motiveren? Ben je organisatorisch ijzersterk, zakelijk ingesteld en zorg jij ervoor dat alles op rolletjes loopt? Wil jij daarnaast werken in een netwerk waarin uiteenlopende organisaties en bedrijven samen werken aan meer duurzame impact op het voedselzekerheid vraagstuk? Dan ben jij de perfecte kandidaat! Ga​ ​jij​ ​de​ ​uitdaging​ ​aan?​ ​

Wat​ ​ga​ ​je​ ​doen?

Als Talent Co

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 14 November 2017 at 09:57

Opportunities Young Expert Programme

We would like to inform you that there is a fourth call for proposals for Young Expert Programmes (YEP) Water & Agrofood placements within the framework of the Netherlands-CGIAR Strategic Partnership.

The YEP programmes offers young Dutch and local professionals the opportunity to take their first steps in the international Agrofood or Water sector. The YEP placements will be one of the instruments available to strengthen the Netherlands-CGIAR Strategic Partnership.

The call is open until December 1, 2017 and offers two places for Dutch nationals and two places for local young experts. Since YEP professionals need to be employed by an organization that is registered by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce, applications are likely to involve a collaboration between a CGIAR Research Programme (CRP) and a Dutch private sector, NGO or knowledge institute partner.

You can find more details on this fourth call in the attached flyer, including the contact details of Paul va

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 13 November 2017 at 02:45

Job Vacancy

We are looking for:

· Men / women

· Bachelor or master degree in livestock feed / animal nutrition.

· Max. 4 year working experience (mandatory)

· Living in Uganda 

· Feeling for research about and distribution of the Feed Calculator; an app for poultry and pig farmers to formulate their own feed formulations.


Anne Marie Kortleve Thanks for sharing Peter! My colleague Marion Alyek can spread your request through our social media channels!

2 months 1 week ago

Peter Meijer That would be great

2 months 1 week ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 November 2017 at 08:39

Job Vacancy at TRIAS Uganda

Trias Uganda has been working in Uganda since 2002. Our focus is in supporting Member Based

Organizations (MBOs) in Agriculture, Micro Finance and Small Scale Entrepreneurship. Trias

supports them in Organizational Strengthening; Microfinance; Market Access; Sustainable

Development and Networking. The programme in which the Agribusiness Business adviser will

be employed is financed by the Belgian Federal Government and by a Netherlands Social Impact

Investor, MWH4Impact

The overall objective of this programme is to support family farmers and small-scale

Entrepreneurs to improve their livelihood. There are 11 partners in this programme: 4 District

Farmers Associations (DFAs in Bunyoro and West Nile), 3 Sacco’s, Hofokam, UNFFE, USSIA

and Tunado.

We are looking for a qualified person to fill the position of;

Position 1: Senior Agribusiness Development Advisor

Application Deadline: by 9th November 2017

Contract Duration: 2 years with possible extension

Salary: between 5M to

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ELYSEE NSHOKEYINKA hello members,good morning. nice work

2 months 3 weeks ago

Marion Alyek Dear ELYSEE NSHOKEYINKA, Thank you for appreciating!

2 months 1 week ago

ELYSEE NSHOKEYINKA Dear  Marion ,good morning. nice work

2 months 5 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 November 2017 at 07:24

Job Opportunities in Ethiopia

Dear all,

Please check out these job opportunities from different organizations. The date in the bracket is the deadline for application. click on each job title for more description and requirements. Don't forget to share!!

CAMRIS International

Nutrition Officer FEWS NET 7 (Nov 26)


Dexis Consulting Group

Senior Transition Advisor (STA) (Nov 18)


Panagora Group

Communications Specialist (Dec 1)

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 18 October 2017 at 02:40

Short term consultancy at AgriProFocus Kenya!

Background

AgriProFocus is an international multi-stakeholder network that brings together institutions and professionals in the agri-food sector and agribusiness that support agripreneurs. Our membership comprises of private sector, public sector, farmer organizations, knowledge institutions including research, and the development sector. Established in the Netherlands in 2005, AgriProFocus network has expanded to 11 country networks in Africa and two in South-East Asia. In Kenya, AgriProFocus has been in existence since 2009. AgriProFocus Kenya has a membership of over 110 organizations and over 7,000 professionals. The AgriProFocus network brings together stakeholders in the sector to strengthen their individual and collective impact. As a multi-stakeholder network, our members and partners bring together diversity of knowledge, expertise, practice and resources.

Goal

Youth in agribusiness is one of the focus areas within AgriProFocus Kenya network under t

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 October 2017 at 07:53

Vacancies at Send a Cow Ethiopia

Enterprise and Business Development Trainer | Monitoring & Evaluation Trainer | Junior Accountant / Receptionist

Send a Cow Ethiopia is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training, and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in Ethiopia. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident and thriving rural Ethiopia.

Enterprise and Business Development Trainer

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Salary as per the organizational scale

Full time Monday to Friday

Permanent

We are recruiting an Enterprise and Business Development Trainer, based in our Country Programme Office in Addis Ababa with frequent travel to our project sites in rural areas. We will only consider applicants who have a BA or BSc Degree in Agri-business Management, Economics, Enterprise and Business Development, or other related fields, and four years of work experience. Job descrip

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 27 September 2017 at 03:21

Job Opportunities

Maxwell Stamp

Team Leaders: Building Resilience (locations: Malawi and Ethiopia)

Maxwell Stamp are now recruiting for highly experienced Team Leaders to manage forthcoming donor-funded resilience projects in Africa.

Team Leaders are responsible for overall co-ordination and management of the programmes. This includes managing relationships with the donor, the government, any consortium partners and other key stakeholders. Team Leader positions are full time for the duration of the project, based in-country and typically last between four and six years.

Find details of job description and application procedure HERE.

Deadline for application: 1 November 2017


FHI 360 (Alive & Thrive Ethiopia)

Program Director and Deputy Program Director

Alive & Thrive (A&T) anticipates being awarded a new grant by the BMGF to advance the Government of Ethiopia (GoE)’s National Nutrition Program II and National Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Strategy. Under this new grant A&T will provide analyt

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 22 September 2017 at 07:47

Call for an individual consultant to make a documentary film

Deadline: October 01st, 2017  

The Civic Engagement Alliance (CEA) led by ICCO seeks the engagement of a producer to develop and film the documentary (Documentation of three path ways). In close collaboration with the Program Officer, the ICCO team and the teams of the various partner organizations, the consultant is expected to come up with a documentary that clearly answers the questions mentioned in the Terms of Reference.

Assignment Title: Documentation of three path ways

Assignment Dates: Maximum of 3 months (October – December 2017)

Assignment location: Uganda

The budget available for the full process is maximum Euro15,000

For more information, read the attached Terms of Reference


Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 19 September 2017 at 05:24

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (RE-ADVERTIZED)
(Deadline Friday 29th September, 2017 17:00 hours EAT)

Organization profile

Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international non-governmental organization working towards a world in which people can live with dignity and well-being, a world without poverty and injustice. Our core values are justice, compassion and stewardship.

ICCO Cooperation has four thematic focus areas including;

• Economic Empowerment

• Food Security and Sustainable Consumption

• Responsible Business and

• Humanitarian Aid.

To strengthen its operation, ICCO would like to invite qualified applicants for the following positions for Ethiopia Country Office.

Position 1:

Job Title: Microfinance Field Specialist

Job summary: The Microfinance Field Specialist will support the Microfinance advisor and be responsible for implementation of the agri-finance product development and value chain finance interventions under the STARS program.

Reports to: The Micr

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 8 September 2017 at 06:04

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor.

OPENING DATE: SEPTEMBER 06, 2017; CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Organization profile

Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international non-governmental organization working towards a world in which people can live with dignity and well-being, a world without poverty and injustice. Our core values are justice, compassion and stewardship.

To strengthen its operation, ICCO would like to invite qualified applicants for the following position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor. 

For more details about the vacancy announcement, please open the PDF file:



Posted By in Finance Worldwide
Posted 7 September 2017 at 02:04

Call for Consultants - Tanzania - Venture Capital Research

ICCO Cooperation, Rabobank Foundation and AgriProFocus, in cooperation with Food & Business Knowledge Platform, are conducting a research on venture capital for agri-food SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa. The objective of the research is to provide information on the current situation and state of the art developments in the area of venture capital / private equity for agri-food businesses in Sub Saharan Africa as well as evidence of successful financing strategies and mechanisms for related policy recommendations to governments, donor agencies, financiers, and the development community in a wider sense.

The research includes desk study, consultation of resource persons, analyses of selected cases of Agri-Food SMEs having obtained venture capital as well as of Venture Capital Suppliers & Mechanisms operational in the selected focus countries; Kenya, Zambia, Mali and Tanzania.

While local consultants from Kenya, Zambia and Mali have alrea

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Simon Ngwira Thank you.

4 months 2 weeks ago

Aart van den Bos Hi LIsette. you already  have the senior consultant?

4 months 1 week ago

Lisette van Benthum Hi Aart, in the Netherlands we already have a senior consultant who has started his research. At the moment we are only looking for a consultant located in Tanzania, who can be senior or somewhat junior.

4 months 1 week ago

ELYSEE NSHOKEYINKA hello

1 week 6 days ago

ELYSEE NSHOKEYINKA hello van  how  can you  help the Rwandan  exporters  to go to Benin and explore the new market  around the word as expert . please help me .be blessed

1 week 6 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 1 September 2017 at 06:59

Job vacancy - PROLINNOVA Coordinator 

PROLINNOVA Kenya (PK) is recruiting a Coordinator and is seeking qualified candidates to apply. 

Key responsibilities

  1. Coordination and implementation of PK activities according to the work plan
  2. Documentation, sharing and dissemination of platform experiences, outputs/results, outcomes and impacts
  3. Preparation of reports to be submitted to the NSC, international secretariat and donors in a timely manner
  4. Lead the process of resource mobilization through development of funding proposals and establishing strategic linkages with development partners.
  5. Managing the PK office - Maintaining office and inventory of PK assets, supervise hired PK staff, develop and up-date workplace policies etc.

Knowledge, skills and attributes

  • Minimum of first degree in a relevant field and preferably in Agriculture, Natural resource management, Economics or Social sciences. A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Working experience working in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Exp

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