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Posted By in Jobs & Call for Proposals
Posted 12 April 2018 at 04:17

GOOD NATURE AGRO JOB VACANCY - SALES DIRECTOR 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Good Nature Agro is a social enterprise that invests in Zambia’s small-scale farmers to bring them out of poverty and into the middle class. We identify premium agricultural markets and contract our growing network of farmers to deliver reliable, flexible, and quality supply. Good Nature provides year-round support to growers including business and agronomic training, custom farm advice, input financing, and a premium price.

Our first company, Good Nature Seed, applies the Good Nature Agro model to the legume seed market. In four years, Good Nature has scaled from 40 growers to 5,000 growers and over 1,000 metric tons in sales, with 2,500 metric tons expected in 2018. We sell the output of our growers’ efforts to farmers around the region to ensure all smallholders have access to quality, affordable seed that can improve their farms and lives.

Good Nature is at an inflection point and exploring more diverse market opportunities.

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Posted By in Jobs & Call for Proposals
Posted 12 April 2018 at 04:11

GOOD NATURE AGRO JOB VACANCY - GROWER SERVICES ASSOCIATE

Good Nature Agro is a social enterprise that invests in Zambia’s small-scale farmers to bring them out of poverty and into the middle class. We identify premium agricultural markets and contract our growing network of farmers to deliver reliable, flexible, and quality supply. Good Nature provides year-round support to growers including business and agronomic training, custom farm advice, input financing, and a premium price.

Our first company, Good Nature Seed, applies the Good Nature Agro model to the legume seed market. In four years, Good Nature has scaled from 40 growers to 5,000 growers and over 1,000 metric tons in sales, with 2,500 metric tons expected in 2018. We sell the output of our growers’ efforts to farmers around the region to ensure all smallholders have access to quality, affordable seed that can improve their farms and lives.

Good Nature is at an inflection point and exploring more diverse market opportunities. The

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Posted By in Jobs & Call for Proposals
Posted 12 April 2018 at 03:48

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation Vacancies

SNV seeks talented, entrepreneurial, result-oriented and experienced professionals who will lead their Rwanda, Niger and Cameroon country teams in realizing the implementation of high-quality programs in SNV’s sectors. SNV offers the successful candidates a challenging position in a highly dynamic environment. 

APPLY HERE FOR RWANDA COUNTRY DIRECTOR

APPLY HERE FOR NIGER COUNTRY DIRECTOR

APPLY HERE FOR CAMEROON COUNTRY DIRECTOR

Deadline 29th April 2018

Thacien MUNYAMAHAME Dear Maumo Mubila, thanks for sharing the opportunity with us!

3 days 29 min ago

Maumo Mubila You're welcome! :-) 

7 hours 29 min ago

Posted By in Jobs & Call for Proposals
Posted 4 April 2018 at 07:08

MUSIKA IS RECRUITING FOR MULTIPLE POSITIONS!

1. Small Business Manager - Southern x1 & Western x1

2. Manager, Livestock Markets - Lusaka

3. Manager, Finance and Digital Markets - Lusaka

4. Research Officer

5. Knowledge Management Officer - Northern

6. Research Officer - Small Business Development

View full details at http://www.musika.org.zm/careers

Deadline: Sunday 7th April 2018

Posted By in SEAD
Posted 29 March 2018 at 07:00

UR/CAVM Career Day: show-casing education and private sector collaboration!

On February 28, the College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (UR/CAVM) organized a very successful Career Day at its Campus in Busogo under the theme: ‘Innovation and Creativity, the key to Sustained Youth Employability in Agriculture’. The day provided participants the opportunity to explore their career options and aspirations. An impressive number of students, both from their own college and secondary schools in the region, private sector representatives and government officials, participated in the day, making it a show case for collaboration between the education, private and public sector, which is so instrumental for a smooth transition from World of School to World of Work.

As UR/CAVM is one of the beneficiaries of the SEAD-project, SEAD was very happy to participate in this event, emphasizing the need for establishing/ the need to establish sustainable linkages between Higher Learning

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 7 March 2018 at 07:30

Job Opportunity for the position of Fund Manager for the Enable Youth Program

Background Information

Truvalu.startups runs several acceleration programs in different parts of the world. These programs enable SME entrepreneurs with an innovative product or service to enter emerging markets. Its shareholders are ICCO and Woord en Daad. Truvalu.Startups is selected to run a 3­‐ year program for the Enable Youth Challenge Fund in Uganda. This is a 2 million fund to run 5 acceleration rounds in Uganda. Our target group of entrepreneurs is between 18 and 35 years old.

Enable Youth

Enable Youth Uganda is a pilot challenge fund aimed at identifying and supporting, through training, mentoring and investment support, selected motivated youth in five districts in rural Uganda who wish to set up their own rural or agri-­sector-based enterprise. The Enable Youth Challenge Fund provides both a training program to early stage startups as well as a seed investment.

This assignment is for a

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 23 February 2018 at 07:55

Call for Applications of Trainers for the Enable Youth Challenge Fund

Truvalu.startups the enable youth fund manager is a business accelerator that provides the expertise, hands-on support and connections to help businesses enter emerging economies. We target to support a total of 150 young agripreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 years and women, from and around irrigation schemes in the areas of Nebbi (Wadelai), Gulu (Tochi), Kasese (Mubuku II), Butaleja (Doho) and Kween (Ngenge). We will introduce the selected candidates to new technologies and innovative business models and we will help them to build up the local ecosystem that can support them best. At the end of the 6 months of intensive business acceleration program we will provide seed investment of maximum $8,000 USD each to the most promising 90 agripreneurs.


Truvalu.startups is therefore seeking for trainers to train young agripreneurs for this program. If you are a trainer and interested in being selected to do

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Ismail Bakundana I have applied 

1 month 2 weeks ago

Gloria Kyomugisha Hi Ismail, your interest in being selected as a trainer is inspiring indeed. Good luck with your application.

2 hours 22 min ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 24 January 2018 at 03:17

Job Opportunities in Ethiopia

Dear all,

Please check out these job opportunities from Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA). 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!!

Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)

Senior Technical Expert -MLE (Feb 3, 2018)

Independent Contractor – EAAP Project Advisor (Feb 3, 2018)

Talent Management International Consultant (Feb 3, 2018)

Alemayehu Michael Jaba I need to join International Nutrition conferaence in Hawassa

2 months 1 week ago

Mahder Akalu Thank you for your comment Alemayehu Michael Jaba, I will send you email for the details. 

2 months 1 week ago

Marid Taddese I need to join International Nutrition conferaence

2 months 1 week ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 25 October 2017 at 12:14

1,000 JOBS IN TANZANIA IN FERTILIZER!

Azania post state that, the opportunity of a proposed project which will create a 1,000 jobs in the next one year and a half to produce organic fertilizer in Mabwepande area in Dar es salaam. Whereby construction of a plant which will turn solid waste into organic fertilizer.

The post says:

"Proposed organic fertilizer factory in Tanzania set to create thousand jobs few months from now
Construction of the plant which will turn solid waste into organic fertilizer is set to become a reality in Mabwepande, Dar es Salaam."

Read more about the project HERE.

Photo Credit: Azania 


Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 10 August 2017 at 10:59

  Looking for a Zambian Young Expert: Agronomist

Holland GreenTech (HGT) is looking for an agronomist based in Lusaka. HGT is a company established in Rwanda and Uganda and expanding to Zambia. They sell equipment and inputs and provides technical support and training for the high quality horticulture sector. Their suppliers are premium horticultural brands from Holland RijkZwaan (hybrid vegetable seeds), Rivulis (irrigation) BosmanvanZaal and Hoogendoorn (greenhouses), Koppert (B-IPM), Holland Farming (plant supplements) and SoilCares (soil analysis). They offer clients a business case in horticulture and work on the next step of horticulture in East- and Southern Africa (www.hollandgreentech.com). For the new expansion to Zambia, they are looking for a Lusaka based agronomist.

Requirements:

-Minimum of 2-3 year experience as an agronomist on commercial vegetable production (preferably protected horticulture)
-Minimum Bachelor of Science in Agriculture/Horticulture
-Strong in communi

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Simon Ngwira Is the deadline for applications still open??.

7 months 1 week ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 27 July 2017 at 02:23

JOB OPPRTUNITY AT AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (ADC)

Empowered by Rabobank Foundation & dfcu bank

Position Description – Business Advisor  

Position summary

The ADC is seeking qualified candidate for the position of Business Advisor to provide training in organisational development and financial literacy to farmer based organisations and SME’s in agribusiness. To make them strong organisations with the right expertise to access finance and markets. She/he will work closely with professionals from the Rabobank Foundation and the dfcu bank.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be responsible for the following duties:

 To facilitate training to FBO’s on good governance and internal management, communication and reporting.

 Provide training on economic principles and business concepts of cooperatives.

 Provide training on financial literacy and management. General proper recording (membership, volumes produce, minutes, etc.)

 Provide training on sup

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 24 July 2017 at 02:32

Are you our new business developer?

Mali - Bamako

Project Title: AgriProFocus West-Africa Network

Duration: 2 years


About AgriProFocus

AgriProFocus is an international multi-stakeholder network consisting of farmer organisations, private sector enterprises, government, knowledge institutions and civil society organisations, working together to create collective impact and transform agrifood systems.

Actively work with and for farmer entrepreneurs, who are change makers in agricultural transformation. The AgriProFocus network has strong Dutch roots and is active in 13 countries in Africa and South-East Asia, linking 22.000 agribusiness professionals worldwide.

The AgriProFocus network members collaborate to strengthen the position of farmers and other agri-entrepreneurs in agricultural value chains. Entrepreneurs, small and medium scale, who are market-oriented, business-driven and willing to learn, innovate and grow. Agripreneurs who together can, and will, make the difference for sustainable

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 19 July 2017 at 10:14

SAG-SEED Starter 

Happening on 14-16 September & 27-28 October 2017 Kampala, Uganda

What is the SAG-SEED Starter?

The SAG-SEED Starter is a programme that supports young teams of entrepreneurs in developing and implementing their innovative ideas.

What will participants do?

Future eco-entrepreneurs begin by forming teams and coming up with business ideas to tackle one selected main challenge in South Africa. Under expert guidance, the teams will come together in a workshop to develop and refine their ideas. Next, the teams get to test the ideas with potential customers and partners. After that, the teams get together again to present and refine their findings. At the end of the SAG-SEED Starter, the teams will have developed a solid concept and be ready to engage partners and investors in the real world. Who is eligible to apply? Individuals who have a basic business idea or a problem they want to solve and teams in the very early stages of setting up their enterpr

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Janine Schoeman Hey Jacob, Great event! Have you posted it as an event as well so it shows up in the calendar?

9 months 4 days ago

Jacob Olanya Hello Janine, its both an event and a call. I will post it as an event as well. :)

9 months 4 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 14 June 2017 at 08:09

VACANCY: CONSULTANT (VALUE CHAIN/ECONOMIC DATA GATHERING) FOR POSTHARVEST IN TANZANIA

World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) is a nonprofit, autonomous international agricultural research center with headquarters in Taiwan and regional offices around the globe. The Center conducts research and development programs that contribute to alleviating poverty and malnutrition in the developing world through the increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables. WorldVeg - Eastern and Southern Africa, located in Arusha, Tanzania, conducts vegetable research and training and provides information services for the benefit of its stakeholders in the horticultural sector in Africa. The Center is looking for a senior-level Tanzanian consultant for a postharvest assignment. The deliverable will be a reconnaissance level report for Tanzania.

Background: MSc level preferred; experience in postharvest preferred; experience in value chain and socio-economic analysis

Time frame: 1 July

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 6 June 2017 at 07:48

Vacancy Announcement: Network Assistant at AgriProFocus Rwanda

Deadline: 10th June 2017

Specification of the Job

AgriProFocus is an international multi-stakeholder network in the agri-food sector consisting of farmer entrepreneurs, private sector enterprises, governments, knowledge institutions and civil society organizations. By bringing these stakeholders together, their individual and collective impact increases. AgriProFocus is active in 13 countries in Africa and South-East Asia and link 22.000 agribusiness professionals worldwide. We are the go-to network for farmer entrepreneurs in agricultural value chains. AgriProFocus makes agribusiness work for development! The AgriProFocus network members collaborate to strengthen the position of farmers and other agri-entrepreneurs in agricultural value chains. Entrepreneurs, small and medium scale, who are market oriented, business driven and willing to learn, innovate and grow.

Following the developments, trends, opportunities and challenges

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Jean Damascene MUSANGAMFURA Thank you for sharing! let me try

10 months 2 weeks ago

AgriProFocus Rwanda Good luck Mr Damascene!

10 months 1 week ago

Jean Damascene MUSANGAMFURA Thank you

10 months 1 week ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 30 May 2017 at 06:58

The Energy Change Lab is currently hiring a part-time Senior Consultant to lead a programme on Productive Uses of Energy (PUE). 

The work is for 18 months, July 2017 – December 2018.

The deadline for applying is Thursday 1st June, 2017.


About the Energy Change Lab:

The Energy Change Lab works with pioneers and change-makers to build an energy system that is sustainable and people-centred. They do this by developing leaders, incubating prototypes for sector change, building evidence, connecting people and sharing ideas.

Jointly initiated by Hivos and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), and working with local partners, the lab started in Tanzania in 2015 (https://www.energychangelab.org/.) Under the Energy and Jobs theme, the Lab is starting a programme to unlock collaboration and innovation by decentralised energy providers and other stakeholders which promote the Productive Uses of Energy (PUE).

Read more about this opportunity on the PDF file below;


Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 30 May 2017 at 05:53

Vacancies at Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Dairy Development Authority is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. Its mandate is to develop and regulate the sector. It is established under the Dairy Industry Act, 1998 and its objectives are to provide proper coordination and efficient implementation of all Government policies which are designed to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency in the production of milk in Uganda by promoting production and competition in the dairy industry and monitoring the market for milk and dairy products.

In order to effectively fulfill the mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under-listed positions:

Position 1: Dairy Development Officer

Reports to: Senior Dairy Development Officer

Position 2: Dairy Inspector

Reports to: Senior Dairy Inspector

Position 3: Planner /Data Officer

Reports to: Senior Planning Officer

Position 4: Administrative Assistant

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 25 May 2017 at 08:46

New Job Opportunites - Ethiopia

Please find new job opportunities form different organizations. The date in the bracket is the deadline for application and click on the job to read more details and requirements. Good Luck!

Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)

Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Consultant (May 27)


One Acre Fund

Ethiopia Innovations Associate/Manager (May 31)


Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Senior Advisor, Supply Chain Management and Safety and Security (June 8)


Population Services International (PSI)

Strategic Information Director, Ethiopia (June 16)

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 18 May 2017 at 07:06

Jobs at PerspActive

Perspactive is a Dutch cooperative of nine Christian organizations working in the field of international cooperation. Perspactive looking for Sustainable Agriculture Experts in the field of Dairy Production, Plant Production and Soil and Water .

PerspActive in the Netherlands is hiring 3 sustainable agriculture experts for Uganda.

To Apply please follow the link;

https://www.woordendaad.nl/actueel/vacatures/perspactive-zoekt-drie-sustainable-agriculture-experts

Daniel Ikaaba Hi Jacob, let me hope the deadline is still open or otherwise it has passed. Thanks.


11 months 1 day ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 3 May 2017 at 12:10

CALL FOR ENTREPRENEURS SEEKING INVESTMENT LAUNCH EVENT MAY 12TH

BiD Network is looking for high potential growth SMEs in search of investment. Are you you an entrepreneur? Come to our investor trip Launch event on May 12th to be part of the official kick-off for our next investment readiness program. 

Join the Launch Event to find out how your business can benefit from our services. Send an Email to inquiries@bidnetwork.org or call us on 0393216435 and we will get back to you as soon as possible to confirm your registration. Please register by May 5 to join the Launch Event.