Position: Market Advisor
Employer: Cuso International
Deadline: September 29, 2017
Employment Type: Volunteer
Position Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: September 29, 2017
Our Partner Federacion de Mujeres Productoras del Campo (FEMUPROCAM) is an organization of women farmers and entrepreneurs who work to develop women´s leadership at the local and national level, promoting actions that benefit women in rural areas. Their strategy targets organization, training and empowerment of women towards economic growth, production and entrepreneurship, with a gender and development, cooperatives and environmental approach.
Cuso International Nicaragua is looking for a volunteer to help Femuprocam to develop a market price observatory for red beans in order to provide accurate marketing decision making information to improve women´s income. As a volunteer with Femuprocam, you will contribute to very interesting economic initiatives, including some work on a road market where they sell their produce, and sell services. Your knowledge of markets, small businesses and marketing will support women entrepreneurs in stabilizing their income, to improve their lives and the ones of their families.
Femuprocam is located in Managua, but your work will have to be part-time at the Managua office and part-time in field in rural areas. Femuprocam has offices in rural areas and to establish and train the market monitoring network, you will have to visit them.