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Monday, 30th April 2018

We are retained by the Association for Strengthening of Agricultural Research in Eastern and CentralAfrica, ASARECA to identify a competent individual, who is a national of ASARECA member country tofill the post of Executive Secretary based in their headquarters in Entebbe, Uganda. ASARECA is a subregionalnot-for-profit organization covering eleven countries in Eastern and Central Africa, comprisingBurundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, South Sudan,Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.The mission of ASARECA is to mobilize regional collective action in agricultural research fordevelopment, extension, training and education to enhance sustainable use of resources in Eastern andCentral Africa. Its goal is to reduce poverty, eradicate hunger, promote inclusive economic growth; protectthe planet and enhance competitiveness of the sub- regional agricultural systems’. Its purpose is an‘enhanced utilization of agricultural research and development innovations in eastern and central Africa’Job PurposeReporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Secretary is responsible for providing strategicleadership and management to achieve ASARECA’s mission. He/she develops and maintains strategicrelationships with a diverse range of stakeholders (policymakers, National Agricultural Research andExtension Institutions, farmers, private sector, NGOs, universities, sub-regional organizations, CGIAR,secretariats of Regional Economic Community, development partners, etc.) that ASARECA partners withand relies on to achieve its goal. 

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