Youth Participation in Finance and Markets Explorative Research Consultancy

Share and send to your friends !

Youth Participation in Finance and Markets Explorative Research Consultancy :


  • Masvingo
  • Full Time

Job Summary

The study aims to identify challenges and barriers to youths participation in selected value chains, and livelihoods activities and proffer recommendations to enhance youth inclusion and participation.

Specific Objectives of the Consultancy

Duties and Responsibilities

The objectives of this consultancy are:

To establish why youths do not actively participate in agriculture (primary production) and other agricultural value chain activities (barriers, challenges, limitations, and effects)
To establish why youth are not actively participating in Village Savings and Lending (VSL) groups (barriers, challenges, limitations, and effects).
To explore the benefits of participation and effects of non-participation, of youths in livelihood activities
To explore youths’ preferences on livelihoods activities in rural areas (barriers, challenges, and limitations).
To conduct a policy analysis matrix for youth participation in economic activities.
The consultant/s will explore in this regard, further investigating what drives youth to change their behaviour, and what messages and communication channels the projects can most effectively use to foster participation.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years of experience in consulting, conceptualization, designing and/or managing projects in the area of Agriculture, Development and Youth Programming of which at least two were in a practical / field tested context.
Proven previous experience in designing YPS strategies and programmes with focus on most marginalized and excluded groups (sample of previous work will be required). Experience in other sectors (e.g., Food systems, Energy and Water management) will be accepted.
Excellent command of English, both written and oral, including report writing skills
Previous experience in designing YPS strategies and programmes in Zimbabwe is a strong asset, but not required
Previous work with SNV or other International or UN agencies is an asset, but not required
Proficiency in Shona and or Ndebele language is an asset

How to Apply

Click View More Information Button

View more information

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation Jobs SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation that makes a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty by helping t...

Description : About Fambidzanai Permaculture Centre (FPC) is registered under the Zimbabwe Institute of Permaculture (ZIP) as a local Private Voluntary Organization (PVO number 12/92). It is governed by a…
Coded Welder Artisan : Harare Full Time Job Summary Tongaat Hulett is a focused agro-processing business, which includes integrated land management, property development and agriculture with business operations throughout the…
Head Gardner : HARARE Full Time Job Summary An exciting opportunity has arisen for suitably qualified, passionate, and self-driven individuals in a leading diversified conglomerate for the position of a…
Agriculture Teacher : Zvishavane Full Time Job Summary Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions based in Zvishavane AGRICULTURE TEACHER Duties and Responsibilities Job Related…
Agronomist : Harare Full Time Job Summary Organic Africa, with its partners B’Ayoba, KaZa, La Rochelle Centre and Stevia Zimbabwe, embodies the future of farming in Africa. Organic Africa is…