Consultants Recruitment at Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps

Job Description / Responsibility

Rural Resilience Activity (RRA) is a Feed the Future initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Mercy Corps is the prime implementer and is in partnership with Save the Children International (SCI) and International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC).

The goal of Rural Resilience Activity is to ‘facilitate and protect economic recovery and growth in vulnerable, conflict-affected areas and sustainably move people out of chronic vulnerability and poverty via expanded opportunities.

Rural Resilience Activity’s Enterprise Innovation Fund is seeking co-investments in the above states and value chains. Investments should focus on the following objectives:

Objective 1: Increase last-mile access to agricultural inputs, including quality seeds, crop protection, fertilizers, post-harvest storage solutions and mechanization services and cultivable land especially for women and youths

Objective 2: Increase access to and use of improved technologies including time-saving, productivity-enhancing agricultural technologies and digital technologies such as agtech/fintech solutions and small-scale processing equipment

Objective 3: Increase access to tailored and appropriate formal and informal financing for smallholder farmers and MSMEs

Objective 4: Strengthen agricultural and business management practices resulting in improved competitiveness, productivity, income, gross margin and yields for smallholder farmers and MSMEs.

Objective 5: Expansion of market access for smallholder farmer commodities through improved services by off-takers, processors, and other institutional markets resulting in high-value prices for smallholder farmers and MSMEs

Objective 6: Diversification of products and or marketing channels enabling increased access to information, advisory and extension services at the last mile

Objective 7: Creation of new private sector, rural and urban employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.

The opportunity to participate in this program is open to all eligible institutions and private sector businesses.

Educational Requirements

    Candidate should possess relevant academic qualifications

Experience Requirements

    Candidates should possess relevant experience

Additional Job Requirements

    N/A



Company Information
Mercy Corps Address : Mercy Corps CONTACT US PO Box 2669, Dept W Portland, OR 97208-2669 , Portland , USA Web : Website

Job Summary

Mercy Corps
  • Category : Consultancy, Strategy & Change
  • Posted on : 05 Mar 2021
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 4
  • Employer : Mercy Corps
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Northern Nigeria
  • Application Deadline : 18 Mar 2021

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Instruction

Interested and qualified candidates should send an email (with all application requirements) to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note:-
Interested companies are also invited to attend an optional online information session on 8th March 2021 at 10:00 am. During this session, questions will be answered and the opportunity will be further described.
To book a spot, kindly send an email to: [email protected]

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Print at: 11 Apr, 2021 04:45 am

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