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Poultry Production and Marketing Project

In March 2013, Farm Africa partnered with the Kitui Development Fund (KDC) to implement the Poultry Production and Marketing Project (PPMP) with funding from the Big Lottery Fund.

The project aims to develop a model to support improved indigenous poultry production, turning it into a viable economic enterprise beyond traditional subsistence levels. The project is working with 60 producer group, within which 180 members have been identified and trained community based trainers (CBTs). CBTS received training on group dynamics, management and improved poultry management techniques which they then disseminated to group members as well as non- group members.

This project is due for completion in February 2016 and Farm Africa are seeking to hire a consultant to conduct the project end-term evaluation.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in carrying out household baseline surveys, project evaluations and value chain studies, with a focus on agriculture and nutrition related interventions.
  • Demonstrate academic and practical experience in qualitative and quantitative research methodology, baseline and evaluation design and implementation.
  • Strong analytical, facilitation and communication skills.
  • Excellent reporting and presentation skills.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • The lead researcher should possess an advanced degree in statistics, agricultural economics, agriculture, sustainable rural development, economics, gender development, business development or related subjects.

More details about this consultancy can be found in the Terms of Reference. For those wishing to apply, please submit a completed Expression of Interest form and relevant documents outlined in the ToR to maryb@farmafrica.org, richardm@farmafrica.org and joyceb@farmafrica.org by 23:59pm, Friday 22nd January 2016.