vacancy

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 Business Opportunities
Posted 21 December 2017 at 09:31

Associate Policy Advisor Food & Nutrition Security at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Rwanda 

Deadline:01-01-2018

Background

 EKN Kigali is implementing the Aid, Trade and Investment policy letter of November 2014, in which the food security and nutrition policy spearhead features, in a balanced way. Aid projects are underway, starting or in formulation in the different result areas: nutrition, agricultural productivity, ecological sustainable production systems and the enabling environment. There is a close cooperation with the EKN water program which has an important IWRM project underway. Project managing and implementing partners are UNICEF, GoR MINAGRI, World Bank, GoR MININFRA, SNV/Agriterra/CDI-WUR/IDH/HollandGreentech, MottMcDonald (TA –IWRM). There is close cooperation with the Agricultural Office of the EKN Kigali (Agricultural Council) to identify and facilitate opportunities to introduce Dutch technology and innovation in the food security, nutrition and agribusin

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 21 December 2017 at 07:09

VACANCY OPPORTUNITY AT SAT

Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SATclosely with small scale farmers on organic farming and stakeholders like universities, companies and governmental extension officers. Its holistic approach establishes an Innovation Platform, where dissemination, research, application and networking are the main pillars. 

Two exciting opportunities with this dynamic and fast-growing organisation awaits the right candidates. This is a busy, high-volume but friendly environment that will suit organised and professional persons with, passion for sustainable agriculture, community development, a great eye for detail and plenty of team spirit.   

JOB TITLE:

1. Communication Manager

   -  The communication manager will be responsible for conveying Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT) its internal and external messages. He/she will draft written materials, prepare presentations and communicate with employees and stakeholders.

2. Program Manager

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 18 December 2017 at 02:55

Young Expert Business Development - East Africa 

Through the Young Expert Programme (YEP). This position is only open for Dutch Young Experts, local Young Experts are selected through the selection process of the specific companies. 


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 agri-food 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 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, bu

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 15 December 2017 at 03:00

Job Vacancy: Country Director 

Company: Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS) based in Hamburg, Germany, is an independent Foundation that designs and manages sustainable agricultural development projects worldwide. With over twenty years of experience, Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung contributes to improving the living conditions of smallholder coffee and cocoa farmers through a business approach to sustainable development. Financed by private and public donors, 

Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung is currently implementing 2 projects over a period of 5 years to promote sustainable smallholder robusta coffee production in South Sumatera Province (Oku Selatan District). The projects aim to improve the livelihoods of 15,000 smallholder coffee farming families through production increase, product quality improvement and improved market access. 

Job Opportunity HRNS is looking for a Country Director who will be based in South Sumatra Province, in charge of the following tasks: - Project cycle a

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AgriProFocus Indonesia Thanks for sharing opportunity from your organization, will spread the word.. Keep on posting!

1 month 6 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 8 December 2017 at 03:34

Rwenzori Sustainable Trade Centre is looking for a Manager!

Deadline for Applications 5th January 2018

Job Description

Title: RSTC General Manager

Start date: February 2018 - or after relocation (if needed)

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: £750-1,500 pcm subject to experience

Bonus: Performance related bonus is an option: to top up the base salary

related totargets the financial performance of RSTC

Pay basis: Payment in arrears, monthly

Relocation: Provision for relocation to Fort Portal as needed

Facilities:

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Agriculture Integrated Dev't Can people with back ground with agriculture and vast experience in project management also apply?

3 weeks 3 days ago

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 Rwanda
Posted 16 November 2017 at 03:57

Vacancy: SPARK Rwanda Project Manager IPoVaf

Deadline: 27 November 2017

SPARK is a growing, young, dynamic development NGO with 80 staff members in offices in Amsterdam, Belgrade, Bujumbura, Juba, Kigali, Monrovia, Mitrovica, Pristina and Ramallah. SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship, so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict society into prosperity.

SPARK is achieving its mission by organizing business plan competitions, business skills training, SME coaching & mentoring, business incubation, SME financing, intensive higher vocational summer courses, curriculum development and quality assurance at universities and higher vocational education institutions.

SPARK is currently looking for a Project Manager Irish Potato Value chain Financing (IPoVaF)

The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the Irish Potato Value chain Financing (IPoVaF) project in order to ensure a successful implementation.

IPoVaF is a 2 years pro

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BARWANISHYAKA Jean de Dieu thank you thacien for your link

2 months 1 week ago

Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 14 November 2017 at 12:35

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT SPARK!!

Deadline: 21 November 2017

SPARK is a growing, young, dynamic development NGO with 80 staff members in offices in Amsterdam, Belgrade, Bujumbura, Juba, Kigali, Monrovia, Mitrovica, Pristina and Ramallah. SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship, so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict society into prosperity. 

SPARK is achieving its mission by organizing business plan competitions, business skills training, SME coaching & mentoring, business incubation, SME financing, intensive higher vocational summer courses, curriculum development and quality assurance at universities and higher vocational education institutions.

SPARK is currently looking for a:

Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems (CDAIS) Coordinator (Expert supervision, event planner and logistics)

Background of the Position:

SPARK will provide services to CDAIS in the areas of coaching skills (building NIF capacities in coaching), l

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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 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 Myanmar
Posted 27 October 2017 at 11:00

Vacancy seed sector advisor

Welthungerhilfe (www.welthungerhilfe.de) is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of 

Seed Sector Advisor (m/f) in Pathein, Ayeyarwady Delta Region, Myanmar

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration until June 30, 2019. There are good prospects for an extension. The place of work will be Pathein, the provincial capital of the Ayeyarwady Delta Region, Myanmar. Travel for work will be required. 

Quality seed is a key input for increasing crop productivity, and experts generally estimate that 50% of the yield gap can be cl

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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 Business Opportunities
Posted 16 October 2017 at 01:31

CHECK OUT THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT!!

SNV Rwanda/Agriterra program is looking for a Business Advisor

Deadline: November 04, 2017

Agriterra aims to professionalize farmers' organizations and cooperatives worldwide, with advice from experts from the Dutch agricultural sector. Our opinion is that strong farmers' organizations and cooperatives lead to more participation, economic growth and a better distribution of income. We focus on economic development and work closely together with the Dutch agribusiness.

Agriterra Rwanda is registered as a program under SNV Rwanda and our team cooperates with farmers’ organizations and cooperatives, in the value chains of coffee, dairy, maize, rice, sugar cane, horticulture and Irish potato.

Agriterra is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Business Advisor to offer business advisory services to cooperatives that have been selected as Agriterra clients. The Business Advisor will be based at Agriterra’s office in Musanze, under the wings of farmer’s

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 9 October 2017 at 09:53

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT SNV RWANDA

Deadline: October 20, 2017

The Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) is an international not-for-profit development organization working in over 30 developing countries for more than 40 years. SNV has been working in Rwanda since 1980 and is active in all of SNV's three sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

SNV Rwanda in Dutch consortia led by BMB Mott MacDonald, and Capacity Development and Employment Services Board (CESB) of Rwanda are implementing the project “Education for Agricultural Development” (SEAD), contributing to sustainable food security in Rwanda (running until mid-2021). The project is funded through a grant from the Kingdom of the Netherlands under the NICHE 2 program (Netherlands Initiative for Capacity Development in Higher Education) which is managed by NUFFIC. The primary beneficiaries of SEAD project are the relevant universities of Rwanda and polytechnics/IPRCs and, ultimately, the private sec

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Niyungeko Remy Nice opportunity.

3 months 2 weeks ago

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 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 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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