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
Empowered by Rabobank Foundation & dfcu bank
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.
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... Read more
Mali - Bamako
Project Title: AgriProFocus West-Africa Network
Duration: 2 years
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
The work is for 18
months, July 2017 – December 2018.
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;
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... Read more
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!
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;
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Trickle Up has been a pioneer graduating people out of extreme poverty since 1979. They have helped more than one million of the poorest, most vulnerable people move to greater economic self-sufficiency and connection with their communities.
Trickle Up provide the very poorest people with seed capital grants, skills training and coaching, and the support they need to create small businesses. We connect them to savings groups where they save money and access credit with others, create plans for the future and enact change in their communities. We help people connect with others in their villages build self-confidence and find their voice because poverty is about more than just money—it’s about exclusion.
The organization reaches the extreme poor, those living on less than $1.90 a day, who are most economically and socially excluded. Their focus is helping women, people with disabilities, refugees and other vulnerable people who... Read more
In order to facilitate the design of a targeted and relevant project, GIZ seeks the services of a consultant who will provide a comprehensive understanding of the project setting and DML’s extended value chain for 5selected SACCOs in Tororo, Iganga, Butaleja, and Bugiri, which will be part of the pilot project.
The consultancy will provide detailed information on all actors, organizational structures, and processes along the value chain from the individual farmer up to DML and its buyers, and will provide the basis for specifying the approach, activities and targets of the planned project. It will thus fill the persisting information gaps which currently impede the targeted and specific design of the project.
The assignment aims to achieve a detailed identification and mapping of t... Read more
SNV Tanzania and partners Jackson Group, WOPATA and AgriProFocus, received funding from Agricultural
Markets Development Trust (AMDT) to implement the Inclusive Business in the Sunflower Value Chain
project in the Southern Highlands (Mbeya, Songwe, Rukwa and Katavi regions) of Tanzania. The project
uses an M4P approach in order to increase the sustainable income of smallholder sunflower farmers
through increased access to services, markets and inputs enabled by structural and behavioural change
triggered among the actors in the sunflower market system.
The project is looking for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer to support and coordinate project
in Monitoring and Result Measurement (MRM) and Learning activities with partners and market actors on
the Inclusive Business in the Sunflower Value Chain project and ensure the effective measurement and
strategic utilisation of intervention results as well as the targeted dissemin... Read more
The Irrigation Development Support Project (IDSP), an initiative of the Government of Zambia financed by the World Bank, will finance and establish irrigated farming developments at multiple sites in Zambia. A procurement process has now begun to select an irrigation manager and commercial farm investor for three priority sites in Chirundu, Mulfira and Chisamba districts.
Read more here , also for contacts at IDSP
Module II: Finance and Technical Resource Mobilisation
The objective of this session is to introduce delegates to various institutions providing various types of funding for agriculture and agribusiness in Africa. The program will also discuss the importance of business plan development in securing finance and review key components of comprehensive business plans and investment memoranda. Lastly, the program will discuss the value of joint ventures, mergers and acquisition as a method of expansion and resource mobilization.
The program will feature speakers from various types of financial institutions and also delegates will be asked to write down and, in small groups, develop a short action plan indicating the type and amount of funding they need to expand their business/ meet current needs and develop a 6 – 9 month (or faster if desired by the delegate) strategy to acquire these funds. The program wil... Read more
The AgriProFocus network in Zambia is a multi-stakeholder network which serves as a neutral marketplace for professionals from agri-businesses, producer organizations, NGOs, government, research institutions to share expertise and do business.
The Coordination team is hosted by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Zambia and supported by the AgriProFocus Netherlands secretariat. Its responsibility is to create opportunities for multi–stakeholder action and to facilitate connections and business links between professionals and organizations through business platforms, learning and networking events, market research and publications.
The Country Coordinator is responsible to develop a strong multi-stakeholder platform for sustainable agri-entrepreneurship in emerging and developing markets for food security through
1. Coordination and implementation of the AgriProFocus country strategy and annual plan
2. Managing the coordi... Read more
Consultancy Duration: April-September
Part-time: Approx. 4-5 days per month,
The RSTC Introduction:
The Rwenzori Sustainable Trade Center was first established in 2013 and formally registered in November 2015. The Center promotes harmony at home, and in, and between villages in an area of conflict, displacement and violence
The Centre markets handcrafts, coffee, cotton, and cocoa made by people living and working in communities in hard-to-reach mountainous villages. The Center works with local cooperatives, craft groups, many vulnerable families and with local and global buyers and partners of like mind.
The RSTC aims to carry forward the amazing and innovative work supported under the TJX Sustainable Trade Programme since 2012 in twelve Rwenzori communities. RSTC is building on the progress achieved to date by:
Sustaining the areas of progress in education
... Read more