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Engineering Support, Micro-Enterprise Facilitation

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Engineers Without Borders - Ingénieurs Sans Frontières
Acronyme : EWB-ISF
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Engineers Without Borders (EWB) works to promote human development through access to technology. We accomplish this by working with partner governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as small scale entrepreneurs overseas. We also recognize the importance of educating Canadians on the role they can play at home in assisting disadvantaged communities to improve their own situation. Formed in 2000, EWB is Canada's fastest growing development organisation.
Adresse : 601 - 366 Adelaide St.
Toronto, Ontario,
M5V 1R9
FAX: (416) 352 5360
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Russ Groves
Courriel : projects@ewb.ca
Pays : Burkina Faso
Ville : Bobo-Diouloso
Secteur : Destination plurisectorielle ou transversale
Description du stage : APIPAC is working to improve the benefits derived by women working in the mango industry in Burkina Faso. They are intervening at all levels of the value chain from inputs and production to final end market. The project will increase sustainable market access and production for the women of the area and ensure that they are well entrenched in strategic areas of the value chain where they get the most benefit.

The intern will perform an analysis of the mango value chain in Burkina Faso, south west region. Understanding of the relationships between the different actors in the chain from producers to exporters, what are the problems, what are some possible areas for change and growth. Within the organisation, the intern will be working alongside the local staff to help improve and develop their relations and coordination of the different actors in the mango value chain in order to help them better understand, improve and communicate the impact they are having. The intern will spend the majority of her time in the south west region of Burkina Faso and will be based in the Bobo-Dioulasso branch of the organization. Working alongside APIPAC field staff, APIPAC members and local beneficiaries, participatorily improving the present structure for support, information and training of the different actors in the chain.
Organisation d'accueil : Association des Professionnels de l’Irrigation Privée et des Activités Connexes (APIPAC)
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : APIPAC works to improve agricultural production and the benefits derived from agriculture of people in Burkina Faso. They work particularly in the domains of irrigation and community mobilization. Their mandate is to improve not only agricultural production but also all related activities (micro-credit, cooperative formation, market access) such that small holders derive as much economic benefit as possible.