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The project supports a series of programmatic activities aimed at increasing awareness and access to agricultural credit in rural
communities. The proposed activities will assist in building capacity at Development Finance Institutions (DFI's) interested in
supporting the agriculture sector, while also establishing a better understanding and commitment at board and management level.

The target beneficiaries of this project will be farmers, agribusiness owners, members of District Development Assemblies (DDAs)
and Community Development Councils (CDCs), Departments of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (DAIL), and Development
Finance Institutions (DFIs).

The objectives of the Program are twofold:

 To raise awareness on financial services – specifically credit - amongst relevant government authorities, farmers, community
leaders, DFIs and other stakeholders;

 To enhance the capacity of DFIs on different aspects of agricultural lending.

The followings are the main project activities:

 AMA will hold a series of awareness workshops in eight selected provinces at which representatives of DFI's will present and
provide information on their financial service offerings (with a focus on agricultural credit) to farmers and representatives of the
 AMA will design and disseminate a collection of promotional materials including informational brochures on agricultural credit,
standing banners and using its existing media network to publish news, success stories and other relevant information on
agricultural credit.

 AMA will implement specific capacity building initiatives that will induce and support the entry of DFI's into agricultural
financing through structured trainings, an in-country and international study tour. This will help to equip providers of agriculture
credit to address the needs and challenges they face in the areas where they operate.

 To achieve the objectives of the project, AMA intends to organize two trainings for its members DFIs on

 Agriculture credit, hence is looking for an experienced trainer to conduct the trainings in Kampala, Uganda.

The objective of the training program is to enhance the capacity of DFIs’ middle management staff on different aspects of agricultural
lending especially on Agricultural Credit Risk Management, and Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management.


The principal duty of the Trainer will be to conduct two trainings
Agricultural Credit Risk Management.

Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management in Agriculture Lending. Each training will be for five days for DFIs middle
management staff in Kampala, Uganda. The assignment is expected to be completed in two phases;

1. The first training to be conducted in August 2019.

2. The second training to be conducted in November, 2019. Specific dates for each training will be identified later.
The Trainer will be responsible to develop the training plan and material and deliver the training as per the agreed timelines.

Specifically, the Trainer will be responsible for the following tasks:

 Develop a training plan for five days on Agricultural Credit Risk Management and five days on Financial

 Analysis and Portfolio Management in Agricultural Lending.

 Develop the training details and outline including the sub topics to be covered under each training.

 Develop the training curriculum, specifying the training method for each section.

 Develop the training presentations in slides, divided by days/topics.

 Identify training material (flip charts, markers, stationery, flash cards, etc.).

 Develop pre-test, post-test and evaluation forms for the training and conduct them accordingly.

 Deliver the training based on approved training plan and material.

 Apply principles of adult learning throughout the five days training.

 Evaluate trainees at the end of training and record its outcome.

 Prepare the training report, focusing on post-test and evaluation results, and share it with AMA with specific recommendations
for future trainings.

The Consultant will be responsible for the following deliverables:

 Training plan, curriculum, and power point presentations for both trainings.

 Pre-test, post-test, and evaluation forms.

 Training reports including training evaluation reports.


 Proven expertise and experience in conducting trainings especially Agricultural Credit trainings.

 Ability to analyze financial statements to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit

 Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices

 Experience or knowledge of microfinance and agriculture credit is required.

 Excellent written and oral communications skills

 Should be able to travel to and stay in Uganda

 Knowledge of Dari and Pashto (local languages) will be an advantage

 Prior working experience in Uganda is an advantage

15 participants from the middle management of AMA member DFIs are expected to participate in each of these trainings.

The Trainer will report to the AMA Project Manager and will be expected to have regular discussions with AMA, ACE II, and AMA
members, if required, during the assignment.


Interested candidates should send their CVs along with a cover letter to jobs@ama.org.af.

A Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a decomposition of all the work necessary to complete a project. A WBS is arranged in a
hierarchy and constructed to allow for clear and logical groupings, either by activities or deliverables. The WBS should represent the
work identified in the approved Project Scope Statement and serves as an early foundation for effective schedule development and
cost estimating. Project managers typically will develop a WBS as a precursor to a detailed project schedule. The WBS should be
accompanied by a WBS Dictionary, which lists and defines WBS elements.

Project SN-1: Rural Agro-enterprise Development Project – Work Breakdown Structure


To improve the livelihoods of rural populations in Latin America, Africa and Asia by enhancing the capacity of
support institutions to promote competitive and environmentally responsible agroenterprises that equitably link
smallholder farmers to growth markets


To develop methods and tools for use by local practitioners in the participatory design and execution of decentralized
rural agro- enterprise development schemes aimed at diversifying and adding value to the production of smallholder
Output 1 Output 2 Output 3 Output 4 Output 5

Tools, methods, and Tools, methods, and Information, options, and Institutional models Alliances consolidated with a
information for identifying and information systems that can be recommendations for the and policy options for range of strategic
developing market used in the selection and local design of efficient and establishing and stakeholders, with whom the
opportunities, as an input for development and adaptation of effective organizational and strengthening rural project carries out research
the design of economically appropriate post-harvest business schemes for small- agro-enterprises and and training to enhanced the
viable and sustainable rural technologies for small-scale scale rural agro-enterprise and their support systems capacity to design and
agro-enterprises rural agro-enterprises their support services within a territorial develop successful agro-
context enterprise projects

Activity 1.1
Activity 2.1 Activity 3.1
Activity 4.1 Activity 5.1
Develop inventories and Design options and
Develop methods for Design conceptual frameworks Train national personnel in
systematized information recommendations for the
identifying market opportunity for products and processes and methodological options the design and execution of
organization and operation of rural enterprise development
at the ecosystem and micro with market potential to for organizing and integrating
rural agro-enterprises projects
regional levels, adapted to the define information and production, processing, and
needs of small agro-enterprises technology needs marketing functions for the
Activity 3.2 Activity 5.2
establishment and/or
Activity 1.2 Activity 2.2
Design options and strengthening of rural agro- Enhancement of the awareness
Adapt and refine recommendations for enterprises of the potential of rural agro
Develop information system enterprises to contribute to
participatory methods for enterprise linkages in the
on alternative trade (ATIS) Activity 4.2 rural development
improving processing agribusiness chain
efficiency and product
quality for existing and new Develop guidelines for the Activity 5.3
rural agro-enterprises design of local support
systems for promoting agro- Consolidate and establish
enterprises that contribute to collaborative links and
sustainable development at the strategic alliances
micro-regional level
Activity 5.4

Project development
and promotion

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