Agricultural Value Chains

at Palladium Group
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 1, 2021
Category Farming & Outdoors
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Furthermore, the TA will ensure the delivery of the project's result areas to the public and private beneficiaries of: Improving the policy and regulatory frameworks and their implementation Enhancing production and productivity Improving the post-harvest handling and marketing. Various contracts involving services and supplies are envisaged to be implemented through indirect management mode with various private and public sector institutions.

Duration: 36 months (01/03/2022 - 28/02/2025)

The Expert will provide technical leadership of work related to improving agribusiness post-harvest handling and marketing.

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills

A post-graduate degree in agriculture, natural sciences, business, economics, or other specialisation relevant to the assignment. Excellent written and oral communication in English.

General Professional Experience

Extensive professional experience in agribusiness / agricultural value chain development.

Specific Professional Experience

Proven experience market-based approaches for agribusiness development. Proven experience in supporting / developing agricultural market linkages. Proven expertise in supporting institutional capacity development to improve support service delivery for agribusiness private sector operators. Proven understanding of EU EDF procedures will be an asset. Experience undertaking assignments focusing on coffee and/or cocoa value chains will be a significant asset. Relevant experience in East Africa (Uganda in particular) will be a significant asset.

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