Iraqi agricultural experts (10) required for a potential project to develop the agribusiness sector of Iraq. The project objectives: with the endeavor of “Knowledge transfer for Agribusiness innovations, Training of innovation coaches, International technology networking and Creation of business linkages”, Iraqi actors, in particular agribusiness companies, associations and chambers of the target areas Baghdad, Basra, Diwaniyah, Diyala, Erbil and Mosul, should be linked with international agribusiness actors and technology companies. At the same time MSMEs from the Iraqi Agribusiness sector should get support in strengthening and further developing their businesses. The aim is that Iraqi local actors from the agribusiness sector learn from best practices and examples of international agribusiness actors, gain knowledge and benefit from business linkages.
Qualifications: university qualification in agriculture, agri-food sector, agribusiness, food technology or any other discipline relevant to the assignment
Language: All experts need very good language skills in English. Very good language skills in Arabic. 1 expert with very good language skills in Kurdish
General professional experience:
Professional experience in agri-food and agribusiness sector within Iraq. Solid experiences in private sector networking, exchange formats, etc.
Experiences in capacity development adult learning and e-learning methods, providing trainings and training materials. Experience in providing consultancies, counselling and mentoring
Specific professional experience:
Experience in networking structures and landscape of Iraqi Agribusiness companies, business organizations and associations and relevant stakeholders. Experience of working in the agribusiness value chains in Iraq. Experience in gaining and strengthening relationships with stakeholders from the agri-food value chain in Iraq
Consulting experience. Knowledge of financing topics / access to finance in Iraq
Regional experience: 10 years of professional experience, 5 years of working experience in Iraq
Development Cooperation (DC) experience: 3 years of experience in DC
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