The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation

Application Due Date: October 21 st 2018

CTA is trying to find an extremely encouraged 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, durability 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.

CTA visualizes farming in ACP nations as a dynamic, contemporary and sustainable service that develops worth for smallholder farmers, business owners, youth and females, and produces budget-friendly, healthy and healthy food for all.

Internship background

CTA has an opening for an intern within the Policies, Markets and ICTs (PMI) Program. The effective prospect will support Youth Entrepreneurship and ICT for farming efforts within the ICT4Ag group.

Duties & obligations

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

Assistance the application of activities associating with 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 makes it possible for 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 newsletter;-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 executed and fundraising:

  • Collection, recognition of outcomes and effect components on all activities executed;-LRB- **********************).
  • Preparing posts 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

Certifications, experience and abilities needed

  • Current graduate, in between 21 and 29 years of ages (optimum).
  • 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).
  • University (or comparable organization of college) degree in farming, details and interaction or other discipline appropriate to the tasks to carry out.
  • Experience in online network animation and understanding of essential ICT4D problems.
  • Abilities and experience with the advancement of ingenious interaction tools such as animations, infographics, and so on
  • Experience in job management is a plus.
  • Outstanding interaction, social and organisational abilities.
  • Strong computer system abilities.
  • Outstanding understanding of English or French and satisfying command of the other language.
  • Eager interest in farming and rural advancement problems in establishing nations is a benefit.


  • Involvement in CTA activities will offer you an important experience at global level.
  • Internship stipend (EUR 800 each month for holder of a Bachelor’s degree, EUR 1,000 each month for holder of a Master’s degree).
  • Payment of travel expenses when signing up with and leaving the Centre.
  • Medical protection for emergency situation cases of illness and mishap, throughout of the internship.

How to use

Interested prospects are needed to send their application through e-mail or mail to Christèle Coutureau, Person Resources Officer. Email address:

Please suggest in the ‘ Topic‘ of the e-mail the title ‘ Internship Youth, Entrepreneurship, and ICT4Ag Due date for applications: 21 October 2018

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- **********************).
  • An updated curriculum vitae, ideally in EUROPASS format, highlighting credentials, experience and abilities with concerns to the position;-LRB- **********************).
  • A copy of the greatest diploma/degree, in addition to training certificates connected to the position. Initial files are to be provided as soon as a prospect is picked.
  • 2 recommendation letters and/or recommendations.

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

For More Details:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the CTA Internship ICT4Ag

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