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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 12 July 2018 at 01:49

The Hunger Project- Uganda, a global Non-profit strategic Organisation committed to the sustainable end of World hunger and poverty is partnering with Participatory Ecological Land-Use Management Uganda (PELUM Uganda) a network of Civil Society Organisations working to improve the livelihoods of small scale farmers and the sustainability of rural communities, through the fostering of ecological land use management, on a four (4) year project on Agroecology farming, funded by the Swedish Post Code Lottery.
To
implement the project we seek to fill 2 positions:

Position: Agroecology Field Officer (2)

Based in Iganga or Namayumba Reports to: Head of programs - TPH-U &

Program Officer: Sustainable Farming Systems - PELUM Uganda

Job Purpose: This job exists to spearhead provision of community based technical support towards implementation of agroecology interventions at the THPU Epicenters

Job summary: The job holder will support the joint project team from THPU and PELUM Uganda to implement the Agroec

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 9 July 2018 at 11:28

Executive & Office Assistant - 32 hours per week  

- Dutch speaking applicants only - 

AgriProFocus is an international network with Dutch roots that supports Agripreneurship to contribute to food security and economic development. Our network is active in the Netherlands as a partnership with 35 member organisations consisting of private sector, civil society organisations, knowledge institutes and government. Outside the Netherlands we have 12 country networks in Africa and Asia.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Executive & Office Assistant for our dynamic team in Utrecht, The Netherlands. This vacancy is a maternity leave replacement, from August 1, 2018 until February 1, 2019, with a possibility of extension. You will work closely together with the Operations Officer.

Job description

  • You liaise with the AgriProFocus Board, Participants Council, Working Groups and external contacts as extension of the Managing Director.
  • Provide executive support for Management (ca

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 4 July 2018 at 03:12

Vacancy: Country Network Coordinator AgriProFocus Myanmar – YEP AgroFood Position

Introduction

Project title: Promoting agri-entrepreneurship Myanmar

Duration: 2 years

Background

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. All members 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 12 countries in Africa and South-East Asia, linking 24.000 agribusiness professionals worldwide.

Organisation

The AgriProFocus network members collaborate to strengthen the position of farmers and other agripreneurs in agricultural value chains. Entrepreneurs, small and medium scale, who are market-oriented, business-driven and willing to learn, innovate and grow. Entrepreneurs who t

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 28 June 2018 at 07:32

CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY AT ICCO COOPERATION/STARS PROGRAM

ICCO COOPERATION/STARS program is looking for an individual experienced consultant in quality and food safety management, with practical experience in Rwanda standard board (RSB) and regional standards requirements (EAC, COMESA and ARSO standards) and International Standards requirements (Codex and ISO standards ) to train rice processors on quality and food safety management in rice milling industry for 10 days. 

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV with relevant experience as well as certificates on training done in quality management and food safety by 30 June, 2018 to SHYAKA Francis (r.shyaka@icco.nl) and copy to Patrick BIRASA ( p.birasa@icco.nl).

Find more information in the attached terms of reference.


Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 22 June 2018 at 10:47

We are hiring! Marketing & Communications Facilitator

AgriProFocus Kenya is looking for a dynamic and creative individual to fill the position of marketing and communications facilitator.

About the position

As a network, our vision is to be the “go to network” in the agribusiness sector in Kenya. To achieve this, we need to position the network strategically in the sector. The main role of the marketing and communications facilitator is to profile AgriProFocus, both online and offline, through brand visibility, marketing the services of the network as well as develop and implement effective communication strategies both internally with the team and externally with network partners and stakeholders. This role supports the team to build and effective multi-stakeholder platform that promotes our core mission of making agribusiness work for development. The nature of the role dictates vibrancy, energy, self-drive and creativity.

Download the job description HERE


The Marketing and Communications Facili

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 22 June 2018 at 08:47

Call for Expression for Interest:  

Consultant – Trainer for Advocacy Training


The Sustainable Diets for All program is organizing a training for its local partners in Indonesia using Hivos-IIED's Advocacy Toolkit


If you're interested to become a consultant/facilitator/trainer, please click the following link for the more detailed Term of Reference (ToR):  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1G44CvevjLJlS02fbM8tpHLMznR22wmwy/view?usp=sharing 

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 18 June 2018 at 06:14

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation Uganda is hiring

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is looking to hire qualified professionals for the Climate Smart East Africa Project for the following vacancies;

Position 1: Agronomist/Climate Smart Agriculture Advisor

Position 2: Senior Agribusiness Expert

Position 3: Transport Facilitator

Position 4: Manager Climate Innovation and Matching Grant Facility

Position 5: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Deadline: 21st June, 2018

Contract Duration : 3 years

Contract Type: Local (open to Ugandan nationals only)

Duty Stations: Kampala

Desired Start Date: July 2018

Note:

For qualifications and how to apply, please refer to the job profiles.


Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 5 June 2018 at 07:41

Job opportunity at Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Value Chains (REACH) powered by Reign Group Limited:

Recruiting for an upcoming short term consultancy assignment from the Embassy of Netherlands funded Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Value Chains (REACH) project that is being implemented by International Fertiliser Development Centre (IFDC)

Position: Business Advisor/Field Officer (14 Positions)

Reports to: The Chief Executive Officer.

Duty Station: Rubanda and Kisoro District

Contract duration: 6 months

Deadline: Friday 7th June 2018.

Reign Group Limited is, through its development arm/social enterprise, engaged in the provision of business development services and solutions to Small, Medium and large enterprises both in the start-up and expansion phases. We are recruiting for an upcoming short term consultancy assignment from the Embassy of Netherlands funded Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Value Chains (REACH) project that is being implemented by Int

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Kabazi herbert Thank you Gloria for sharing. Kindly advise on whether applications are to be hand delivered or submitted online. 

1 month 1 week ago

Gloria Kyomugisha Hi Herbert, please send your CV and academic documents strictly by email to reign.groupltd@gmail.com NOT LATER THAN 5.00 PM on Friday 7th June 2018.Gud Luck!!

1 month 1 week ago

Kabazi herbert Great thanks.

1 month 1 week ago

Ajuna Patrick Kinyata Hi Gloria, thanks for sharing. No need for cover letters? Thank you!!!

1 month 1 week ago

Gloria Kyomugisha Hello Patrick, there is definitely need for a cover letter-spelling out your reason for applying; do not forget to attach one to your application. All the Best!

1 month 1 week ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 30 May 2018 at 07:03

Job Opportunities in Ethiopia

Dear all,

Please check out these job opportunities from two 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!!

Green Way Farms PLC

Senior Admin & HR Officer (Jun 7, 2018) 

Finance & Admin Manager (Jun 5, 2018)

NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council)

Livelihood and Food Security Project Officer (National Position) two (Jun 6, 2018)

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 29 May 2018 at 09:34

Job opportunities for TVET graduates

Selam Children Village (TRIAE) is looking for six young passionate dairy service providers. Required educational background is Certificate in animal science or related agricultural fields of TVET Level 3 or 10th grade complete.

It is highly encouraging if:

- Has work experience in agricultural sector

- Knowledge computer and smart phone usage

- Experience with MS Office and Excel

- Good Communication and Writing skills

- Ability to speak both Oromifa and Amharic

- Ability to drive motor cycle and has license

Place of work: areas surrounding Addis Ababa

Condition of employment: Contract (for 10 months)

For more information and on how to apply please call 0118 69 18 46

Also Please find the job advert below.


Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 29 May 2018 at 07:55

Vacancy - CIAT Research Assistant - Social Economist 

 The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) – a member of the CGIAR Consortium (www.cgiar.org) – develops technologies, innovative methods, and new knowledge that better enable farmers, especially smallholders, to make agriculture competitive and profitable as well as sustainable and resilient. CIAT conducts research for development in tropical regions of Latin America, Africa, and Asia (www.ciat.cgiar.org).  

Position summary

The Research Assistant-Social Economist has the responsibility to support field activities, data management, data analysis and scientific writing. He/she will work in close collaboration with experts in various projects to deliver on the required duties. 

Main duties and responsibilities include:   

Support development of survey tools for qualitative and quantitative data collection 

Designing study tools in Survey CTO or ODK for data collection 

Supervising data

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 29 May 2018 at 06:23

Vacancy: Junior Programme Officer, Green Energy 

Hivos East Africa seeks qualified candidates for the position of:
Vacancy Name: Junior Programme Officer, Green Energy
Number of hours: Part time
Region: East Africa
Office: Nairobi, Kenya

Job Context

To push the transition towards green and inclusive energy systems, Hivos, ENERGIA, IIED and national civil society organisations (CSOs), are partnering with the Dutch government in a five-year lobby and advocacy programme called: Green and Inclusive Programme. The programme kicked off in 2016 and aims to influence energy policies and practices by executing effective lobby and advocacy strategies.

The programme links and influences the energy policies at international, regional and national level. East Africa as a region as well as Kenya and Tanzania are part of this programme. The programme is led from the global Hivos office and implemented in close collaboration with the regional offices. In East Africa, the programme is working

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 16 May 2018 at 02:47

Vacancy: Country Network Facilitator (Medior/Senior) Myanmar National 

AgriProFocus Myanmar is hiring! We are looking for a Country Network Facilitator to strengthen our team. 

The Country Network Facilitator will be the team’s multistakeholder process specialist and works directly with our Myanmar and Dutch partners to develop strong joint programmes that contribute to making agribusiness work for development in Myanmar. Other important tasks include the management and implementation of our current inclusive agribusiness projects, facilitation of networking and learning events and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL). 

Are you interested? Please find more information in the vacancy attached. You can apply before May 28 by sending your motivation letter and CV to Bente Meindertsma bmeindertsma@agriprofocus.com. 


Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 15 May 2018 at 03:55

Job opportunity at Agribusiness Development Centre (ADC) powered by Rabobank Foundation & dfcu bank

Agribusiness Development Centre Ltd (ADC) is looking for qualified personnel to fill the following positions; 

Position 1: Business Advisor

Location: ADC Mbarara office to serve the South West and Western regions of Uganda.

Job Details & how to apply here

Position 2: Business Advisor

Location: ADC Head office Kampala.

Deadline: 25th May, 2018

Job Details & how to apply here

Who we are

The agricultural sector in Uganda is considered by banks to be high risk. This is caused by multiple factors, including lack of knowledge, markets, good organizational and financial management. In May 2017 dfcu bank and Rabobank Foundation established the Agribusiness Development Centre Ltd (ADC) and in October 2018 the Agribusiness Development Centre opened its doors in Uganda. The ADC aims to support farmers to increase their income and self-reliance through strengthening their, preferably member bas

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 11 May 2018 at 10:11

Vacancy Announcement: ICT Manager at Care International

(Deadline: May14,2018)

CARE International in Rwanda is seeking to recruit an “ICT Manager” to be based in Kigali.

Job Purpose statement

The ICT Manager is responsible for ensuring the seamless availability of ICT resources necessary for CARE Rwanda to run efficiently. The main purpose of this position is to manage all aspects of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) of CARE Rwanda under the supervision of the respective Manager. Information Communications Technology covers computers, software, storage, and audio-visual systems, which enable users to access, store, transmit, and manipulate information, as well as the networked equipment (LAN/WAN) that allows for intra- and inter-network communication via the local network or the Internet.

The ICT Manager is responsible for protecting the computers, networks and data against threats, such as security breaches, computer viruses or attacks by cyber-criminals and works with CO

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Posted By in Gender in Value Chains
Posted 11 May 2018 at 07:50

Youth and Gender Specialist Position Malawi (18 May)

UIUC is soliciting expressions of interest in this position and this position is contingent on funding. We recommend submitting your application ahead of application deadline.

Summary of Position:

AgReach at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) seeks qualified Visiting Youth and Gender Specialist candidates for an anticipated four-year USAID-funded higher education program in Malawi. The primary objective of this initiative is to increase Malawi’s skilled, employable workforce by expanding access to higher education, especially for vulnerable populations including youth and women in rural areas by focusing on high-demand employment subjects and training programs for increased economic impact. Over the longer-term, this will result in increasing economic opportunities for youth who stay in school.

The Visiting Youth and Gender specialist will be responsible for design and implementation of activities to enhance adolescent

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 3 May 2018 at 01:21

Vacancy announcement ICCO Truvalu Myanmar! Please find a new vacancy announcement at ICCO/Truvalu Myanmar attached. The position is Project Officer Inclusive Business Acceleration. Deadline for applying is Friday 11 May 2018. Especially for young professionals to apply!


Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 30 April 2018 at 01:51

MORE JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

DAIRY ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA

Digital Information Management System


Project Digital Services IT Officer

Roles and Responsibilities.

The Project Digital Services IT Officer will be responsible for:

i) Coordinating hard and soft ware procurement, installation of all digital solutions to be promoted by the project;

ii) Continued staff and user training on all digital solutions to be promoted by the project;

iii) Ensuring smooth digital platforms operations and facilitating backup services and troubleshooting on all digital solutions to be promoted by the project; and

iv) Monitoring digital systems performance and supporting routine updating and maintenance.

Qualifications

S/he will be expected to possess requisite IT qualification and demonstrate necessary hands-on skills and experience.

Savings and Credit Officer

The Savings and Credit Officer will be in charge of designin

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 30 April 2018 at 12:04

Dairy Association of Zambia

Job Opportunity

Digital Information Management System

Background

The Dairy Association of Zambia (DAZ) is a membership based industry Association, largely comprising of small, emergent and large scale dairy producers and dairy processors. However, membership is open to other industry players such as inputs and equipment suppliers; extension and information services providers; and financial services providers, among others. The mission of the Association is to develop the dairy industry through advocacy, empowerment and partnerships.

In order to improve operations of the dairy value chain by supporting small scale dairy farmers’ access to services, such as inputs and equipment services; information and extension services; and financial services (among other services), the Association is partnering with Mobile Payment Solutions (MPS) in the implementation of a digital information management and transaction platform, called AgroPay, over a 2 year pilot p

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 18 April 2018 at 12:34

CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY AT SPARK

(Deadline: 22nd April 2018)

Organizational context and scope

SPARK is an International NGO that offers a variety of business and entrepreneurship programmes around the world. We believe that sustainable, economic growth is essential for the alleviation of poverty. We therefore partners with local organisations to provide existing SME’s and new entrepreneurs with tools they need to flourish. We also work closely with various governments in fragile states to improve conditions for entrepreneurs and job creators.

It is in this context that SPARK Rwanda is currently implementing Irish Potato Value Chain Financing project, with the aim of supporting smallholder farmers to increase access to financial services to enhance productivity, income and job opportunities for Irish Potato smallholder farmers. The project is implemented in partnership and collaboration with different partners including financial institutions, service providers, and the Rwanda

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