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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 Inclusive Agribusiness
Posted 3 July 2018 at 01:23

Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop at foodFIRST Conference

June 1st 2018

“Considering youth only as ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ no longer holds. They can be ‘Leaders of Today’ if they are given space and support. Key areas in this connection are training, incubation and financing mechanisms such as grants and loans.” - Dr Kwesi Atta-Krah, Director of Country Alignment and Systems Integration at IITA

On June 1, a large international foodFIRST conference was held in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The conference focused on the challenges and opportunities for African farmers and agripreneurs, with as main question: How should the Dutch Diamond actors connect to these challenges and opportunities, establish partnerships for reinforcing rural-urban linkages, and develop the food chain?

AgriProFocus, The Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) and the Young Expert Programmes (YEP Agrofood and YEP Water) organized a workshop during this  with a focus on youth entrepreneurship in agricult

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Mukamusoni Marie Louise Hi, thanks for information. we need a partner in agriculture of carrots. we have land ,seeds , we needs a partner who can support in workers payment. Thank you.

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Posted By in Inclusive Agribusiness
Posted 3 May 2018 at 07:58

Youth and Agripreneurship workshop during the Food First Conference - June 1st, 2018

The foodFIRST conference “Team Up with African Agripreneurs” is an international conference and takes place on Friday, June 1, in Utrecht, The Netherlands. During this conference, AgriProFocus, together with YEP and Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP)  will facilitate the workshop “Youth entrepreneurship in agricultural transformation”. 

The workshop starts at 11.00 with a macro perspective on the topic of 'youth agripreneurship in Africa'. This will be followed by a 'Youth Caravan', a Q&A session with several young entrepreneurs/ young professionals active in the field of agribusiness in Africa.

HERE You can register online for both the conference and the workshop and find more details about the programme. Be quick, because registrations are going fast! 

We hope to see you in Utrecht!


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FoodFIRST: Team Up with African Agripreneurs

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  01 June 2018, All Day Event
  Duisenberg Auditorium, Rabobank, Croeselaan 28, Utrecht

This conference is about the challenges and opportunities for African farmers/agripreneurs to provide the urban population with fresh and healthy food, such as vegetables, fruit, poultry, dairy products and meat; with a special focus on the farm-to-market trajectory. The leading question is: How should the Dutch Diamond actors (government, research institutions, business and civil society organizations) connect to these challenges and opportunities, establishing partnerships for reinforcing rural-urban linkages and developing the food chain?  

Register HERE


Programme

09.00h Registration, coffee

09.30h Short words of welcome by Berry Marttin, Member of the Managing Board Rabobank; Cees Veerman,president foodFirst Coalition; Wachira Kariuki, ClassicFoods

10.10h Keynote speech: Jose Graziano da Silva, director-general FAO

10.35h Keynote speech: Louise Fresco, President of the Executive Board WUR

11.00h Walk to workshop locations

11.10h Workshops

1 Silent revolution – Organized farmers taki

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Mali
Posted 17 January 2018 at 09:47

Bienvenu au  Young Expert Business Development Afrique de l'Ouest

C’est avec une grande joie que le réseau AgriProFocus Mali vous annonce l’arrivée de notre collègue Romy Appelman

Romy est de nationalité néerlandaise et vient de rejoindre le Réseau AgriProFocus Afrique de l’Ouest (Mali-Niger-Benin) avec pour résidence Bamako. Elle a donc pour mission de co-animer et co-développer des proposi

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ADA MAHAMANE Habou bienvenu en Afrique l'Ouest à madame!

9 months 1 week ago

Anne Marie Kortleve Good luck in Bamako Romy Appelman! Keep us updated about your activities through the platform!

9 months 6 days ago

Philippe AKPAKI Welcome Romy 

8 months 4 weeks 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 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 Netherlands
Posted 23 November 2017 at 10:17

Vacature Talent Coordinator AgriProFocus

Deadline 6 december 2018

Nederland staat wereldwijd bekend om onze kennis, innovatie en ondernemerschap in de agrifoodsector. Als Talent Coordinator bij AgriProFocus zorg jij dat jonge professionals die Nederlandse kennis, expertise en innovatiekracht optimaal kunnen inzetten voor de duurzame en inclusieve transitie van voedselsystemen in ontwikkelingslanden. Ben jij een echte netwerker, met een grote gunfactor en een passie voor de recruitment en coaching van jonge agrifood talenten?

Weet jij als geen ander hoe je mensen kan inspireren, overtuigen en motiveren? Ben je organisatorisch ijzersterk, zakelijk ingesteld en zorg jij ervoor dat alles op rolletjes loopt? Wil jij daarnaast werken in een netwerk waarin uiteenlopende organisaties en bedrijven samen werken aan meer duurzame impact op het voedselzekerheid vraagstuk? Dan ben jij de perfecte kandidaat! Ga​ ​jij​ ​de​ ​uitdaging​ ​aan?​ ​

Wat​ ​ga​ ​je​ ​doen?

Als Talent Co

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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 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 Netherlands
Posted 30 March 2017 at 08:24

Project Manager Myanmar 

(Dutch nationality only)

Impact Terra:

Impact Terra is a fast growing start up technology company based in Yangon. We at Impact Terra develop and implement mobile solutions for farmers, agribusinesses, and other agricultural stakeholders. Our mission is to improve the livelihoods of rural population and improve food security and safety.

Our Mobile Application: Shwe Thee Nhan

Our mobile application Shwe Thee Nhan provides our users, whom are mostly farmers in Myanmar, with an easy-to-use visual interface and real-time, targeted content such as weather forecasts, input crop market prices, product information, farming best practices, news, risk announcements, and much more.

Responsibilities

Project Manager

We are looking for a motivated, hard-working, social and entrepreneurial strong Project Manager. As Project Manager you will take part in the YEP programme, financed by the government of the Netherlands. As part of the programme, you will have a three weeks training in th

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Mali
Posted 14 July 2016 at 04:35

Présentation de Mme Geling Alinta

Chers membres du réseau,

C’est avec un grand plaisir que nous vous présentons Mme Geling Alinta , du Programme des Jeunes Experts en Agrobusiness . Notre nouvelle collègue est une néerlandaise Issue donc d’un pays d’entrepreneurs, et d’une famille d’agriculteurs, elle a grandi entre la Guinée-Bissau et le Mali.

Alinta a travaillé en 2015 à International Crisis Group , comme Assistante de Recherche au bureau de Dakar, et a occupé le poste d’assistante de gestion et communication à Near East Foundation , Sévaré –Mali.

Elle obtient de 2014-2016, un Master en Sciences Po Paris, France en Sécurité Internationale spécialisation: Afrique et Agriculture.

De 2010-2013 à l’Université Leiden, Pays-Bas, elle obtient un Bachelor en Paix, Justice et Durabilité Concentration : Développement.

Elle est maintenant de retour en Afrique pour appuyer l’équipe AgriProFocus, tout particulièrement dans le cadre de l’entreprenariat jeunes qui

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Tania Attiba Welcome Alinta

2 years 3 months ago

ADA MAHAMANE Habou Bon retour en terre africaine!

2 years 3 months ago

Fructueux APLOGAN welcome Mrs

2 years 2 months ago

Meggy d'ALMEIDA welcome Alinta

2 years 3 weeks ago

Jean Bosco Senani I am new like him !!We hope to get more here

2 years 6 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 11 May 2016 at 02:10

YEP Annual Report 2015!

The YEP Programme Bureau proudly offers you their 2015 annual report. Currently over 60 organisations have applied to the programme, resulting in 150 Young Experts positions with a duration of 1 or 2 years. Since the programme started in 2013, already 40 Young Experts made the transition from Young Expert to alumni and are now part of a growing YEP alumni network. See our young experts here.

As a Dutch based organisation you can apply to YEP. New deadlines for proposals are 1 June and 3 October. Are you interested in the YEP programme for your organisation do the self-test to see if you fit the criteria.

More information on YEP can be found on the website: www.yepprogrammes.com

 

Georges Djodji Akibodé Le Bureau du Programme YEP vous offre fièrement leur rapport annuel 2015 . Actuellement, plus de 60 organisations ont adhéré au programme , ce qui a entraîné 150 postes pour jeunes experts pour 'une durée de 1 ou 2 ans . Depuis le début du programme en 2013 , déjà 40 jeunes experts ont fait la transition de Young Expert aux anciens et font partie d'un réseau d'anciens de YEP croissante . Voir nos jeunes experts ici . Comme une organisation néerlandaise vous pouvez appliquer à YEP . Nouveaux délais pour les canditures sont fixés du 1er Juin au 3 Octobre . Vous êtes intéressé par le programme YEP pour votre organisation?faites l'auto-test pour voir si vous correspondez aux critères . Plus d'informations sur YEP peuvent être consultés sur le site : www.yepprogrammes.com

2 years 5 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 4 May 2016 at 08:03

NEW YEP ROUND! - Apply before 1st of June 2016

Co-funding opportunity for Dutch organisations and their partners, that are interested in a Young Expert position for min 1 or max 2 years for their international Water and/or Agrofood project.


Are you a Dutch organisation registered in the Netherlands or do you collaborate closely with a Dutch organisation and you are interested to recruit a Young Expert for 1 or 2 years on your Water and/or Agrofood project, YEP might provide you an opportunity. 

Take the test here to see if you are eligible to apply. Countries in which the young experts can placed are mentioned here. Next to financial support the YEP programme provide an intensive learning and coaching trajectory for the Young Expert.

Young Experts have a BSc or MSc degree and a maximum of 8 years work experience of which 4 relevant. For more info on www.yepprogrammes.com or contact me directly.

Wycliffe Ondoro A chance for the young experts. This is a worthwhile opportunity. Thanks for sharing.

2 years 5 months ago

Georges Djodji Akibodé NEW YEP RONDE! - Appliquer avant le 1er Juin 2016 possibilité de cofinancement pour les organisations néerlandaises et leurs partenaires, qui sont intéressés par une position Young Expert pour min 1 ou max 2 ans pour le projet de Agrofood leur eau internationale et / ou. Êtes-vous une organisation néerlandaise enregistrée aux Pays-Bas ou vous collaborez étroitement avec une organisation néerlandaise et vous êtes intéressé à recruter un jeune expert pour 1 ou 2 ans sur votre et / ou projet Agrofood Eau, YEP peut vous donner l'occasion. Faites le test ici pour voir si vous êtes admissible. Les pays dans lesquels les jeunes experts peuvent etre placés sont mentionnés ici. A côté de l'appui financier du programme, YEP va fournir une formation et de coaching trajectoire intensive pour les jeunes experts. Jeunes Experts ont un BSc ou MSc degré et un maximum de 8 ans d'expérience de travail dont 4 pertinent. Pour plus d'informations sur www.yepprogrammes.com ou me contacter directement. - Voir plus: http://www.agriprofocus.com/mali#sthash.oppsFQeJ.dpuf

2 years 5 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 15 April 2016 at 09:42

Newsletter (12) of Food & Business Knowledge Platform

Recommended reading about a/o. Applied Research Fund, SMEs, Micronutrients, Youth, World Bank, and the Extensive Livestock Expo.


This newsletter includes interesting highlights: the launch of the third call of the Food & Business Applied Research Fund; and several knowledge products and event reports. Those include the complete report of the successful Food & Business Applied Research projects workshop held in Uganda (in collaboration with AgriProFocus), an essay on micronutrient management, an exploration on youth in agriculture, a report of the “Food for All Partnership” learning journey on food safety, and the report about the Extensive Livestock Expo (which AgriProfocus Kenya co-organised).

Please draw your attention to the proposal deadline for the Young Expert Programmes (YEP). Until June 1, Dutch companies, knowledge institutions and social organizations can submit a proposal for the deployment of a Young Expert in Agrofood. Please v

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Georges Djodji Akibodé Ce bulletin comprend les faits saillants intéressants: le lancement du troisième appel du Fonds de la recherche appliquée de l'alimentation et des affaires; et plusieurs produits de la connaissance et les rapports d'événements. Ceux-ci incluent le rapport complet de la réussite de l'alimentation et des affaires de la recherche appliquée Projets atelier tenu en Ouganda (en collaboration avec AgriProFocus), un essai sur la gestion des micronutriments, une exploration sur les jeunes dans l'agriculture, un rapport de la "Food for All Partnership" parcours d'apprentissage sur la sécurité alimentaire, et le rapport sur l'Expo de l'élevage extensif (qui AgriProfocus Kenya a co-organisé). S'il vous plaît attirer votre attention sur la date limite de proposition pour les programmes d'experts Young (YEP). Jusqu'au 1er Juin, les entreprises néerlandaises, les institutions du savoir et des organisations sociales peuvent soumettre une proposition pour le déploiement d'un jeune expert en agroalimentaire. S'il vous plaît visitez le site Web de YEP pour plus d'informations. S'il vous plaît suivez ce lien: http://knowledge4food.net/twelfth-fbkp-newsletter/ Aimer lire! Les réactions sont les bienvenues! - Voir plus: Agri Pro Focus

2 years 6 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 4 February 2016 at 11:43

AN EXPERIENCE IN A DAIRY FARM IN NETHERLANDS!

My stay in Netherlands has been an amazing experience despite the cold and the intense program. I have had different experiences and am indeed going back home with lots of new ideas as well as new information. One of my takeaways home is indeed the clear difference in the use of technological innovations in enhancing food production as well as water management. One Sunday aft

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Mathai Mathai N. Interesting read. Its always good to empower others with such information. Thanks and keep sharing such and other relevant information.

2 years 8 months ago

Alphaxrd Gitau @ Mathai most welcome.Let us keep in touch and for sure it is always good to keep sharing information.

2 years 8 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 13 January 2016 at 01:16

For Organisations in Water & Agri Sector: Apply for Young Expert Programmes before 1 February 2016

Subsidy for Dutch organisations (and their direct partners) in 68 Countries


Since 2013 more than 140 Young Experts have been deployed within more than 60 organisations in over 30 countries worldwide. Young Expert Programme (YEP) supports Dutch organisations that want to promote young professionals within their company for their international activities and projects. The YEP programme can support this in 68 countries. The YEP Programme contributes to a dynamic international network of experts in the Water and Agri & Food sectors and opens it up to a new generation of professionals, incentivising the sectors to invest in young talent.

For more information contact me directly or send an e-mail to info@yepprogrammes.nl


Deadline next round: 1st of February 2016

Application documents:  http://www.yepprogrammes.com/en/projects/forms


Main criteria applicant

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 18 December 2015 at 08:50

10th newsletter Food & Business Knowledge Platform


Are you interested in knowledge and innovations in the area of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture!?

Newsletter no. 10 of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform is now available and recommended reading to all! It also includes a brief update on the AgriProFocus & partners Regional Horticulture Event in Rwanda (November 25-27).

http://knowledge4food.net/tenth-fbkp-newsletter/

Enjoy reading!

P.S. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can also do so through the link on the Food & Business Knowledge Platform website. http://knowledge4food.net/subscribe-newsletter/ 

Emile NSENGIYUMVA Merci de l'information et elle est bien reçue

2 years 10 months ago

ADA MAHAMANE Habou merci de l'info

2 years 8 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 30 November 2015 at 02:31

YEP VACATURES MALI, BURKINA FASO EN NIGERIA

We zijn zoek naar Nederlandse jonge professionals voor AgriProfocus in Mali, voor Akvo in Burkina Faso en voor DADTCO in Nigeria. Zie voor meer info http://www.yepprogrammes.nl/vacatures_nigeria_mali of stuur een mail naar info@yepprogrammes.nl

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 30 October 2015 at 10:33

Youth in Agribusiness thematic facilitator position AgriProFocus

Country: Kenya

Title of project: Youth in Agribusiness thematic facilitator East Africa

Duration: 2 years

Start: January 2015

Background

AgriProFocus is an international network with Dutch roots that promotes and drives entrepreneurship among farmers and other actors in the agricultural sector as well as their organisations. At present AgriProFocus facilitates 13 country networks in 11 African countries, Indonesia and the Netherlands.

Worldwide, people engaged in the agricultural sector are ageing as young people, often better educated than their parents, have ambitions outside the agricultural sector and move away from rural areas. The general disinterest of young people for the sector has different causes in different places. AgriProFocus focusses the coming two years specifically on knowledge sharing, linking and learning within the network around the question how to engage young people, both women and men, in the agricultural

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