Agricultural - Value chain development adviser at Enabel - Belgian Development Agency, June 2018

Posted by | June 9, 2018 | Jobs In Tanzania


Vacancy Enabel - Belgian Development Agency
Agricultural - Value chain development adviser
Strengthening of farmer producer groups in Kigoma Region.
NAFASI ZA KAZI/AJIRA ENABEL


Background of the job position
The Belgian Development Agency, Enabel, mobilizes its resources and its expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. ENABEL contributes to the efforts of the international community and works towards a society that provides present and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and fair world. 
Enabel employs worldwide 800 employees in 19 countries.
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In Kigoma Region, Enabel implements 3 bilateral projects: water, natural resources and agriculture. These projects are executed in collaboration with the Kigoma Regional Secretariat and the responsible ministries. The agricultural project SAKIRP focuses on the cassava and bean value chain in the 6 rural districts of the region. The value chain development approach relies on the private and public sector and follows market and business principles.

SAKIRP’s objective is to increase and diversify smallholder farmer incomes in Kigoma region, especially for women, through pro-poor value chains development. This specific objective will be achieved through the following results:
1. Value chains management and coordination mechanisms are installed and steer cassava and beans value chain development.
2. Sound financial mechanisms are developed and financial organizations are strengthened to support value chains development.
3. Public and private chain supporters provide functional services to value chains actors.
4. Stronger position of smallholders in the value chain through improved productivity, economic integration and empowerment.
5. Improved market access and sustainable trade.
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This post holder is directly responsible for result 4.

The SAKIRP technical team consists of 6 district focal points and 6 technical advisers. In 2018, 6000 farmers in 200 producer groups are supported. The ultimate aim is that 20.000 farmers in 600 groups have increased cassava & bean production and aggregation. SAKIRP works together with the local government extension system for production and with the private sector for marketing and aggregation.

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