Agribusiness Graduate Trainees-Moroto

at Mercy Corps
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 30, 2021
Category Farming & Outdoors
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Agribusiness Graduate Trainees-Moroto, Kotido, Kaabong, Karenga, Amudat, Karita (15), Moroto, Uganda

Increased domestic resource allocation into animal health services in Karamoja
Central and local government develop animal health services capacity-strengthening plan for the Karamoja region
Disease control plan for economically prioritized diseases (PPR and FMD) developed and implemented
Private sector animal health development strategy developed and rolled out
General Position Summary:

The Agribusiness graduate trainee will be at the forefront to learn as s/he take the lead in the implementation of proposed strategies under the Apolou program to support farmer groups and the livestock groups to become viable and profitable enterprises. Similarly, the incumbent with be responsible to enhance the capacity of the existing community level entrepreneurs and local level private sector partners so that they can work with the local government to provide the services sustainably. Through enhancing the capacity of active FEGs and LEGs based on the Producer Organization Viability Evaluation (POVE) results on five dimensions that is; i) Managerial organization, ii) Access to inputs and extension

Qualifications

Should have completed/ graduated with a bachelor's degree in Agribusiness management, Agriculture, Agriculture Economics, Business administration, Economics, or related fields.
Should not have spent more than 5 years outside school following attainment of the qualification.
Knowledge of computer skills is a necessity.
Should be proficient in written and spoken English.