Setting up an electronical monitoring system for agricultural production (Kenya)
You have strong IT skills and you are interested in agriculture? Do you want to support small-scale food production? You are ready to live and work in a rural area? If you have knowledge on monitoring tools or agricultural productive cycles and you are able to set up a website, then you should apply tor this position. Previous experience with marketing is an asset.

The organisation “KoteMtaani Health and Environmental Concern” (KOMHEC) in Mumias in Kenya has the vision of a community where people are able to fulfil all their basic needs. They engage in the areas of public health, nutrition and nature protection. They strive improve food security by offering trainings on soil fertility or environmental preservation and by running an agro processing unit together with farmers. In cooperation with the InfonetBiovision Africa Trust, KOMHEC opened a Resource Center where farmers receive information on organic farming. KOMHEC employs eight people who are supported by volunteers.
The GLEN interns at KOMHEC will engage in two main activities: designing an electronic monitoring system for agricultural stock and setting up a website for the organisation. The monitoring system is needed to ensure quality control for food production. It will keep track of the goods and services provided at the KOMHEC agro processing unit and help to monitor the links with consumers and other stakeholders. Additionally, KOMHEC needs a website that gives an up-to-date picture of their work and informs visitors about the different activities of the organisation.

The scheduled time for the internship is three months between August and October 2016.

Training and seminars prior to the internship will be held in English.

The GLEN tandem will be formed by an Estonian and a German participant.
Organisation ASA-Programm
Location Afrika, Asien, Lateinamerika, Südosteuropa
Kind of job internship
subject area International project work, Eco farming
Actividades Farming / Agriculture / Gardening, Project management
Offerings Insurance, Travel expanses
Educations Education offered
Certificates Certificate
Spoken Languages English
Payment up to 300 EUR per month
Requirements Professional training, Post-graduate
Skills none
Age limits 21 — 30
Required languages English
Job duration prior consultation
Gültigkeit der Stelle unlimited
Weitere Bewerbungsinfo
closing date for applications 01/10/2016
please apply at
Lützowufer 6-9
10785 Berlin