UNDP Intern, Local Development Finance - UNCDF Regional Office for East and Central Africa Jobs in Uganda

UNDP Intern, Local Development Finance - UNCDF Regional Office for East and Central Africa Jobs in Uganda


UNCDF (UN Capital Development Fund) is the United Nations Capital Development for local development finance, inclusive finance and the promotion of Women and Youth empowerment in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) which main objective is to facilitate access to public and private capital for the most underserved people. Its expertise enables it to develop «last mile» financial models in areas where infrastructures, access to basic services, financial and non-financial services are lacking to unlock public and private resources at the national level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the analysis of business model of Small-Medium Agro-Enterprises in Sub-Saharan countries;
  • Support the creation of a database containing qualitative and quantitative results of case studies on Agri-SMEs;
  • Contribute to UNCDF activities in the Resilient Local Food Supply Alliance including at the country and Coordination level;
  • Contribute to the production of the publication/communication tools “Contribution of agri-food SMEs in the transformation of food system in member states.”;
  • Providing analytical support to municipalities and local government on the MSMEs tax administration;
  • Support development of concept papers, project proposals, country reports, meeting reports etc…;
  • Contribute to UNCDF's resource mobilization efforts.


  • Demonstrated interest in rural/local development issues in sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Demonstrated experiences in agriculture, food system finance, local government
    own source revenue, food security value chains etc…;
  • Excellent writing, analytical and research skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
  • Ability to take initiatives and work independently and in teams;
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point).

    Required Skills and Experience


  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in food system management, economics, agro-economics or similar studies;
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.


  • Excellent knowledge of French and English (written and oral).

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UNDP Intern, Local Development Finance - UNCDF Regional Office for East and Central Africa Jobs in Uganda

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