Identify and prioritize existing/potential enterprises/commodities in agriculture and non-agriculture sectors. Develop their complete profiles;
Carry out detail market assessment of the products and services within identified value chains, identify niche market opportunities and suggest practical interventions for value chain strengthening and development;
Jointly with agriculture and livestock department and other associated departments, undertake diagnostic studies, identify bottlenecks in the production system and suggest improvement plan;
Organize farmers/producers into business interest groups (BIGs). Execute all project activities through these BIGs;
Develop close liaison between the value chain actors and project stakeholders at micro, meso and macro level of engagement;
Identify the knowledge gap and strengths of the targeted communities regarding improved practices of production and marketing like grading, sorting, packing and packaging etc;
Develop market linkages and synergies with relevant government/non-government/ private sector organizations for smooth implementation of the proposed project activities;
Assessment of the demand and supply dynamics in the project area in regard to available products and services;
Monitoring and reporting of value chain interventions, and provide technical feedback to team members in the region and country office;
Identify and represent organization effectively on all forums and networks related to value chain programming.
Socio-economic disciplines, preferably in life and management sciences, agribusinesses, entrepreneurship development and/or other related disciplines
3 Years (The ideal candidate should demonstrate a minimum of 03 years progressive experience in value chain analysis and development programming. Candidates from same or nearby districts will be preffered.)
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