Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 December 2014 at 08:51

Employment Opportunity - Tractor Driver/Mechanic

We are looking for Tractor Driver/Mechanic.

1.  Must have at least 10 years of proven experience ploughing with tractor;

2.  Reliable, honest and trustworthy;

3.  Results driven and willing to go beyond the call of duty;

4.  Basic mechanic skills to be able to carry out first level tractor maintenance work;

5.  Ability to work with minimal supervision;

6.  Willingness to sweat it out in farmlands in Norther Uganda including Masindi & Hoima.

If you know of a good Tractor Driver/Mechanic looking for a job kindly ask them to apply via email to: or  Application package to include application letter, CV with 3 referees, copy of current driving licence as proof of valid qualification to drive tractor.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 December 2014 at 07:14

Vacancy Announcement: ICCO Cooperation

Program Manager

(Deadline: Friday December 12, 2014 17:00 hours)

The ICCO Cooperation is managing the program ‘I Can But I Won’t – I Decide’ program in Oromiya, Amhara and Afar in Ethiopia. The program has a three-year duration, of which nearly two years have passed. It is funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for an amount of € 1.9 million and aims to contribute to positive sexual behavior of young people in Ethiopia. The program implements a Comprehensive Sexuality Education program for youth in upper primary schools, lower secondary schools and out of school youth centers. The curriculum that is being used is called The World Starts With Me. The ICCO Cooperation is implementing the program together with its partners: DEC Ethiopia, Dorcas Ethiopia, Amref Ethiopia and YNSD.

For the management of this program and the effort of additional fundraising beyond 2015, the ICCO Cooperation is looking for motivated, dedicated and

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 28 November 2014 at 11:00

Consultancy opportunity -- Ware Potato Market Study

Deadline for application -- 8th December 2014

Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) Kenya and Centre for Development Innovation (CDI), Wageningen UR are jointly working in identifying information / knowledge gaps that exist in the marketing and consumption of ware potatoes in Kenya. SNV and CDI recognize improving the prevalence and enhancement of demand in ware potatoes will greatly boost food security in Kenya, increase smallholder farmers earnings, besides providing an excellent opportunity for expanding the business of the multipliers of seed potatoes.


The ultimate objective of the market study is to identify the key systemic issues in the ware potatoes that prevent farmers from investing in better inputs like the high quality seed potatoes. The consultant should assess necessary linkages, inputs accessibility, interrogate post-harvest issues and market dynamics in the ware potato sector in Kenya.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 24 November 2014 at 02:15

I would like to share the following in case anyone in the network is interested:

"The International Biochar Initiative (IBI) is seeking a mission-focused and entrepreneurial Executive Director to lead the organization to its next level of financial, programmatic, and organizational success. We thought this position might be of interest to someone in your professional network and hope you will help us spread the word about this great opportunity.

This is an excellent position for a collaborative leader with demonstrated experience in fundraising and growing an organization, and the drive, tenacity, and independence to thrive in and lead a young and evolving international nonprofit. The full position description is attached here and we have also provided a brief summary of the opportunity below.

CEA Recruiting is assisting us with this search. If someone you know is interested in this leadership opportunity, or if you have names or organizations you could suggest for additional out

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 24 November 2014 at 09:50




There is a Consulting opportunity to conduct a final evaluation for a renewable energy project in Tanzania. For more details on the post see related document attached.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 21 November 2014 at 11:57

Vacancy AgriProFocus Coordinator Indonesia

Our Agri-Hub Indonesia, hosted by HIVOS South East Asia in Jakarta, is recruiting a new coordinator for the hub. 

Check out the vacancy text here & apply !

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 18 November 2014 at 02:35

ICCO Rwanda is looking for a consultant to do a Mid-Term review of the Agri-Sector Development Facility (ASDF). 

For more, please see the Terms of reference attached herewith. Feel free to circulate them if you know someone who could be interested. Closing date of applications: December 11th 2014.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 13 November 2014 at 02:18

Dear Members, especially from Ethiopia, in recent email we sent you with relevant information on Jobs, Calls and Recent Activities, we mistakenly stated the Deadline for Agricultural Transformation Agency's (ATA) job application date. The Correct deadline is November 17, 2014. To see the full details of the jobs, please follow this: //    We apologize for the confusion.---- Agri-ProFocus Ethiopia

Mouhamad Souhayeb Saadeh Dear All, This is Mohamad Souhayb Saade, an agronomist based in Nigeria and Lebanon. I deal with agrochemicals, sprayers, feed additives, poultry products / farms and veterinary drugs. I would like to have some contacts with people, who deals with the same products and the registration of these products from Mozambique, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Tanzania. May you send your contacts' details to my below mentioned e-mail in aim to contact you. E-mail: Regards, Mohamad Souhayb Saade - See more at:

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 11 November 2014 at 05:02

SNV Kenya is hiring a Team Leader Horticulture 

Posted By in Page
Posted 10 November 2014 at 09:52

Kenya Rural Development Program is hiring. For details See attached Document 

Cheronoh Benedictor mmmh,thanks Jill

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Shadrack Oyugi thanks

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Jillian Kanaiza Makungu Most welcome Cherono and Shadrack and welcome to the new platform.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 10 November 2014 at 06:02


The Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), an agency focused on promoting agricultural sector transformation throughout Ethiopia. is introducing a groundbreaking initiative to drive agricultural transformation and rural industrialization – the Agricultural Commercialization Clusters.  The new Clusters project will leverage ATA priority interventions by focusing them in geographic clusters and is currently looking to fill several new positions listed below.

These are dynamic opportunities for passionate, driven problem solvers with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Agribusiness, Business/Management, Operations, Agricultural Economics, Economics or other relevant fields and at least 5 years’ (for Mobilization Officer, Program Manager and Policy Expert roles) or 15 years” (for Unit Lead role) experience with large-scale programs (preferably agro-processing and agribusiness initiatives) to join a

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Gizaw Legesse Denboba Thank you Elizabeth, for your useful information.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 4 November 2014 at 05:09

We act for and On behalf of a reputable Diary farm in Wakiso District with 28 Milking cows in Zero grazing unit.

Our client seeks to employ a full time residential farm manager to over see operations, coordinate, control and monitor operations of the entity.

Suitable candidate must be 25 years and above, have relevant experience with a zero grazing unit and have minimal qualificatio of a diploma in vet medicine or any other related discipline.

Interested candidates should send a CV and brief profile to the address attached below.

Deadline for submission of applications is 10th November 2014.

Send to:

+256 700 294 695