Position: Poultry Husbandry And Enterprise Advisor
Type: international position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location: Tanzania, Africa
Start Date Apr - Jun 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement 9 Months
Language Requirements English
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.
The Volunteer’s Role
The Poultry Husbandry and Enterprise Advisor will work as part of the T-LED team, which aims to increase the benefit to local SMEs in Tanzania of investment in the extractives and agriculture industries.
The advisor will work directly with SMEs to coach and mentor local companies in the extractives and agriculture supply chains, developing their capacity to be considered as a supplier. To achieve this, SMEs will need to have the right technical skills, knowhow and equipment to meet the market needs in terms of packaging and labelling.
She/He will also coach relevant Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO), Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA) and Tanzania Women Chamber of Commerce (TWCC) staff in providing technical training in poultry production to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to improve the quality of trainings provided.
Ultimately the role will contribute to local companies accessing new markets and employing more people and therefore ensuring a greater proportion of foreign investment benefits local people.
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
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GoodWork ID: 39251 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Mar 28 2017