UN World Food Programme Internship Smallholder Agriculture Market Support (SAMS), Huye Jobs in Rwanda

UN World Food Programme Internship Smallholder Agriculture Market Support (SAMS), Huye Jobs in Rwanda

About WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

Background and Purpose of the Assigment:

SAMS Unit/ Huye is currently engaged in six inter-related initiatives aimed at uplifting the livelihoods of smallholder farmers: The Farm to Market Alliance (FtMA); Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF); Joint programme on Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment (JP RWEE); the Sustainable Agricultural Productivity and Market Linkage Project (SAPMP); the postharvest loss reduction (PHLR) initiative; and the Master card Foundation from the seven Districts.

Six in the South (Ruhango, Nyanza, Huye, Gisagara, Nyaruguru and Nyamagabe and one in the West (Rusizi) WFP Huye field office is looking for a suitable candidate to participate in the female Internship Programme 2023 in Monitoring and evaluation and Knowledge management focusing on Small Holder Farmers Market Support.

The position will be based in Huye field office. The internship will be typically for a period of at least 6 months from February 2023 to July 2023.

Key Accountabilities(not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervisor of Head of Huye field office, the intern will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provide specialized support to SHF operations and programmes to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures in the following areas

  • Facilitate participating farmer organizations and farmer-friendly aggregation entities to access agricultural services by coordinating with key value chain stakeholders on the ground.

  • Liaise with internal counterparts across functional units to support effective collaboration, implementation and monitoring of ongoing project activities

  • Participate and contribute to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting of SAMS interventions, with focus on FtMA platform in close coordination with cooperating

  • Liaise with the External Partnerships and Communications unit (EPC) and/or relevant colleagues and produce periodic updates on SAMS work, including operational updates.

  • Within the specific area of responsibility, prepare a range of reports and data analysis (e.g., programme status, performance) and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate standards and quality control.

  • Participate in E-management meetings with cooperating partners

    Deliverables at the End of the Contract:

  • Smallholder farmers supported though farmer selection, access to market, improved inputs, post-harvest handling and storage, Nutrition and Good agricultural Practices trainings.


  • Completed analysis report for SAMS operational updates

  • Completed documentation of the SAMS knowledge products including case studies

    Standard Minimum Qualifications


  • Fresh graduate, Minimum of a University degree in Agriculture, agribusiness, development studies and other related field. A recent graduate of a master’s degree (within 6 months) in Agriculture, agribusiness, development studies.


    Not a mandatory requirement, but internship in similar capacities would be a plus

    Knowledge &Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving, ability to plan, organize work and team work

  • Strong ability with Office package including MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS teams.

  • Ability to work in a timely and organised manner.

  • Willingness to learn and explore with new ideas and approaches in own work.

  • Ability to work in a team and multi-task.

  • Knowledge of effective advocacy, knowledge sharing and communication tools and techniques


  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Kinyarwanda is an asset.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UN World Food Programme Internship Smallholder Agriculture Market Support (SAMS), Huye Jobs in Rwanda

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