Due Date: October 21, 2018

Applications are open for the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) Internship Program 2018/2019 CTA is trying to find an extremely inspired and result-oriented intern to support the ICT4Ag group.

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint global organization of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its objective is to advance food security, strength and inclusive financial development in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific through developments in sustainable farming. CTA runs under the structure of the Cotonou Contract and is moneyed by the EU.

Internship Obligations

Under the assistance and guidance of the ICT4Ag group leader, the intern will help in the following activities:

  • Assistance the execution of activities connecting to youth, entrepreneurship, ICTs and farming consisting of the following jobs:.
    • AgriHack Skill effort which supports ICT developments and entrepreneurship in Farming;-LRB- ***************).
    • The “Youth Economic Empowerment in Agribusiness in Kenya (VijaBiz) job;-LRB- ***************).
    • The Perfect Burkina job which allows shipment of digital services to young farmers and agripreneurs in Burkina Faso;-LRB- ***************).
    • Blockchain for farming;-LRB- ***************).
    • ICT-enabled mechanisation in Africa.
  • Stimulate CTA’s youth agripreneurship exchange platforms and other Dgroups:.
    • Management of the web 2.0 areas of CTA’s youth focused Facebook Page, Twitter accounts and subscriber list;-LRB- ***************).
    • Assistance animation of other social networks accounts such as twitter and Dgroups of Apps4Ag Database, ICT4Ag, UAV4Ag, and so on;-LRB- ***************).
    • Organisation of thematic e-debates as part of capability structure and networking systems for young digital agripreneurs when needed;-LRB- ***************).
    • Assistance the organisation of social reporting activities when needed.
  • Add to understanding capitalisation for all job carried out and fundraising:.
    • Collection, recognition of outcomes and effect aspects on all activities carried out;-LRB- ***************).
    • Preparing short articles and activity reports;-LRB- ***************).
    • Arrangement of inputs for the modifying and productions of publications;-LRB- ***************).
    • Making infographics, video animations, and other online interaction products.
    • Assistance other ICT for farming jobs as asked for by the Group leader


  • Involvement in CTA activities will offer you an indispensable experience at global level;-LRB- ***************).
  • Internship stipend (EUR800 monthly for holder of a Bachelor’s degree, EUR1,000 monthly for holder of a Master’s degree);-LRB- ***************).
  • Payment of travel expenses when signing up with and leaving the Centre;-LRB- ***************).
  • Medical protection for emergency situation cases of illness and mishap, throughout of the internship.


  • Open to current graduate, in between 21 and 29 years of ages (optimum);-LRB- ***************).
  • National of among the ACP or EU States signatory to the Cotonou Contract (79 African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Union Member States);-LRB- ***************).
  • University (or comparable organization of college) degree in farming, details and interaction or other discipline appropriate to the tasks to carry out;-LRB- ***************).
  • Experience in online network animation and understanding of essential ICT4D concerns;-LRB- ***************).
  • Abilities and experience with the advancement of ingenious interaction tools such as animations, infographics, etc;-LRB- ***************).
  • Experience in job management is a plus;-LRB- ***************).
  • Outstanding interaction, social and organisational abilities;-LRB- ***************).
  • Strong computer system abilities;-LRB- ***************).
  • Outstanding understanding of English or French and satisfying command of the other language;-LRB- ***************).
  • Eager interest in farming and rural advancement concerns in establishing nations is a benefit.


Interested prospects are needed to send their application by means of e-mail or mail to Christèle Coutureau, Person Resources Officer. Email address: [email protected] Please suggest in the ‘ Topic‘ of the e-mail the title ‘ Internship Youth, Entrepreneurship, and ICT4Ag’.

Applications ought to consist of:

  • A letter of inspiration (optimum one page) discussing why the prospect thinks about that he/she remains in a position to add to CTA’s activities and what he/she anticipates to get from the internship. The date of earliest schedule ought to be defined too;-LRB- ***************).
  • A current curriculum vitae, ideally in EUROPASS format, highlighting certifications, experience and abilities with concerns to the position;-LRB- ***************).
  • A copy of the greatest diploma/degree, along with training certificates associated with the position. Initial files are to be provided when a prospect is chosen.
  • 2 recommendation letters and/or referrals.

Just shortlisted prospects will be gotten in touch with for an interview.

For more details, check out CTA Internship Program

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