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Call for agribusiness and smallholder agriculture consultants

Job Summary

Farm Africa Tanzania is currently recruiting international and national development experts for short and long-term roles with senior technical expert

  • Minimum Qualification: Postgrad
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description/Requirements

Call for Experts

 

Farm Africa Tanzania is currently looking to engage international and national development experts for short and long-term assignments with significant technical expertise in the following areas:

 

·         Agriculture value chain analysis and development

·         Market systems analysis and M4P

·         Investment, business climate reform, policy

·         Agribusiness (esp. MSMEs), cooperative, and farmer group capacity/enterprise development

·         Access to finance

·         Youth and gender specialists

·         Job creation

·         Technology and digital solutions for agriculture development

·         Monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management and communications

 

Aligned with the Government of Tanzania priority areas, we specifically are seeking experts with experience in the following value chains: Coffee, Cotton, Cashew, Grapes, Oil Palm, Sesame, Dairy, Beef, Bee keeping, and Fisheries. 

 

Your profile would likely include:

 

·         Minimum of seven years’ experience working in agricultural development, value chains, enterprise, access to finance and/or agribusiness;

·         In-depth technical knowledge related to value chain development;

·         Professional experience in Tanzania is highly preferred. Experience in sub-Saharan Africa is required;

·         Post-graduate degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Business administration/management, Economics, Rural development / livelihoods, or other relevant fields;

·         Fluency in Swahili and English required;

 

This work is contingent upon funding for existing and future assignments. Specific Terms of Reference will be developed for each assignment. This call aims to establish a roster of interested experts capable of providing additional technical expertise and surge support. We are predominantly seeking individual experts, however are willing to consider collaborating with local consulting firms and organisations.

 

About Farm Africa

Farm Africa is non-governmental organisation delivering agriculture, natural resource management, and market system projects across Sub-Saharan Africa. The organisation works with key development actors, including smallholder farmers, pastoralists, communities, governments and the private sector to catalyse rural transformation in Africa. The organisation has a deep commitment and long-term presence in the region, with over 35 years’ experience of supporting rural communities across sub-Saharan Africa to lift themselves out of poverty through interventions focused on improving production and productivity of crops across agricultural value chains, reduced aid dependency through improving the livelihoods of fragile communities, improved climate change governance and disaster and risk management, empowering communities to manage their natural resources sustainably, and increasing access to profitable markets.

 

Register your interest

 

If you are interested in being considered for future opportunities with Farm Africa, please submit your current CV, availability, and anticipated fee rate or salary expectations to: consulting@farmafrica.org

 

Please subject your email, “Experts Tanzania – Name”

Deadline: Thursday 19th November 2020 11:59pm EAT  

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