Applications are open for SNV Internship Opportunity in Tanzania. SNV signed a contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) to implement a 5-year project, branded as Climate Resilient Agribusiness for Tomorrow (CRAFT), in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
SNV, in collaboration with the other consortium partners (Wageningen University & Research, CGIAR’s Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security programme-CCAFS, Agriterra, and Rabo Partnerships), as well as supply chain partners in several targeted agricultural value chains will promote climate-smart agriculture (CSA) as a way to transform and reorient agricultural systems to the new realities of climate change.
The project will apply an inclusive business development approach for CSA, focusing on arable farming systems in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. CRAFT project aims for improved food security by working towards climate-resilient farming systems which increase productivity under changing climatic circumstances while reducing food waste and losses throughout the supply chain.
The project will deliver sustainable impact in the following areas:
- Productive capacity and income increased for 300,000 smallholder farmers.
- Business performance improved for 50 agribusinesses SMEs and 30 cooperatives for climate-proof value chains.
- Climate-resilient sustainable food production is practiced on 600,000 hectares.
The intern will have the following opportunities
- Conduct field monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
- Assist business champions to capture data through mobile apps, including farmers’ registries, service providers’ information and farmer training.
- Collect and analyze routine data – quantitative and qualitative.
- Capture photos and video clips for evidence-based reporting.
- Provide inputs for developing project reports.
- Assist business champions in developing and managing their farmer database.
- Track performance of BC milestones, results and work plan.
- Track performance of Farmer Field Schools as conducted by BCs.
- Provide technical support to business champions in implementing their M&E plans.
- Conduct field supportive visits.
- Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Candidates must have the following qualifications for SNV Internship Opportunity in Tanzania
- Degree in M&E, social sciences, education, or agricultural-related fields.
- Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation activities.
- Good skills in data capture using “Open Data Kit” mobile applications.
- Skills in data collection, data analysis, and database management.
- Experience in data quality checks and assessment.
- Proven ability in reporting for development projects.
- Experience in working with agribusinesses or agricultural projects.
- Ability to interact with smallholder farmers for sunflower, common beans, sorghum and potato.
- Willingness to travel long distances in remote rural areas.
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