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Kenya: Aquaculture Business Development Officer

Organization: Farm Africa
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 17 Jan 2018

Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture. We help farmers to increase their harvests, protect the environment and sell their produce in thriving markets.By providing support, training in effective farming methods and links to markets, we help to build more profitable farming businesses so that whole communities can lift themselves out of poverty. We work with different types of farmers in a range of regions.
Farmers' local situations vary, but the problems they face are all too familiar: lack of training and technology, inadequate inputs, no finance, vulnerability to climate change and poor links to markets.Farm Africa has an ambitious strategy to expand our work over the next five years. We’ll increase our impact. Lift more communities out of poverty. Work with more corporate partners who share our vision. Open up more agricultural markets. Provide more expertise.

Under Farm Africa’s KMAP Programme (Kenya Market-led Aquaculture Programme), the Aquaculture Business Development Officer will be responsible for supporting all players in the value chain, especially the fish farmers, in building their businesses with technical and entrepreneurial skills. The officer will be required to ensure that key deliverables are met in line with the programme logframe; such as engaging SME’s along the value chain to ensure increased business orientation and reinforcing market linkages, as well as conducting and coordinating training to increase capacity of stakeholders. For more information about the job visit https://www.farmafrica.org/jobs/jobs

How to apply:

If you are qualified, please apply by sending your application letter and CV of max. 3 pages via email to: kenyarecruitment@farmafrica.org and KMAP@farmafrica.org by 17th Jan 2018 12pm.

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