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Internship (2 Fresh Graduate Jobs)_Rikolto

Job Title:       Internship (2 Fresh Graduate Jobs)

Organisation: Rikolto

Duty Station: Bunambutye, (Bulambuli) and Itek OKile (Lira),  Uganda

Reports to: Agribusiness Advisor Uganda Rice Programme


About US:

Rikolto in East Africa is part of the Rikolto network, an international NGO with more than 40 years of experience in partnering with farmer organisations and food chain actors across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Rikolto aims to contribute to the development of a dynamic, sustainable and inclusive agricultural sector with family farmers providing quality produce for own consumption and for diverse markets (national, regional and international markets).


About Rice Programme:

In Uganda, Rikolto is working towards ensuring that the rice sector in Uganda is more resilient, sustainable, and inclusive, providing a living income for producers and agribusiness entrepreneurs, including women and youth while increasing the availability of sustainably produced food products on the market. Rikolto Rice Programme in Uganda through its partners is looking at building evidence for Impact Cases on SRP rice production and climate-smart financial models.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: In collaboration with Uganda Rice Program Agribusiness Advisor, the intern will;

  • Support FOs in collecting data and sharing interpreted data
  • Support partners in mobilizing communities for training and setting up demonstrations on SRP practices in the FOs in Eastern and Northern Uganda.
  • Work with FOs to establish records at FO and farmer levels as a measure to support the SRP Internal Control System
  • Support in taking attendance and other services during field days and other activities at FO level and during multi-stakeholder Platform meetings.
  • Take part in any other activities as may be assigned by the Agribusiness Advisor at Rikolto office or within FOs.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field (Agriculture, Agri-business, Environment, and Natural Resource Management) obtained from a recognized institution between 2021 and 2022.
  • Strong affinity with Rikolto’s mission and uncompromising adherence to Rikolto’s ethical values
  • Vibrant, efficient, and well-organized person who can work with minimum supervision
  • Reliable to deliver commitments.
  • Capable to work actively with FOs, and other rice value chain stakeholders along the landscape
  • Prepared to work extensively in rural areas
  • Eager to learn and share lessons learned
  • Trustworthy
  • Is accurate and has attention to detail.
  • Language: High level of fluency in speaking and writing English and the area local language of Lumasaba for Bunambutye and Langi for Itek OKile.
  • Age: Below 35 years


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a one-page application letter and detailed CV via Email to

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited for interviews.

Deadline: 15th August 2023



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