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About Vi Agroforestry

Vi Agroforestry is a Swedish non-profit foundation established in 1983. We work with local partner organisations in East Africa, mainly in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda to empower smallholders’ farmers and their organisations to improving their living conditions. Vi Agroforestry has 39 years of experience in promoting agroforestry, sustainable agriculture, human rights-based approaches, gender equality, and empowerment of women, men, youth, and children. Vi Agroforestry works in partnership with farmer organisations, government agencies, and other civil society organisations to promote sustainable food production, a safe environment, and human rights-based approaches that benefit women, men, young people, and children.

Our current job offers and announcements: 


Regional Communication Officer

Position in the organisation: Regional Communication Officer
Geographical area of operations: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Sweden
Terms: The employment is a two-year fixed-term contract at the national level, with the possibility of extension. You are expected to be available from 1st April 2023
Location: Nairobi
Reports to: Regional Director

Role Purpose

Vi Agroforestry Regional Office of Eastern Africa (ROEA), is looking for an experienced Regional Communication Officer. The position plays a critical role in raising awareness of the organization and its programs, as well as engaging and building relationships with stakeholders and media outlets in the region.
The Regional Communication Officer is responsible for managing the organization’s regional communication channels, such as social media, websites, newsletters, and other forms of outreach. The officer collaborates with program teams in Regional and Country offices to create high-quality and engaging content, such as videos, photos, and written material. The preferred candidate has an extensive network, in-depth understanding and skills in operational and strategic communications and will contribute to increased brand awareness of Vi Agroforestry.

Read the full advert here


Apply at the latest 24th February 2023.
Apply by sending your CV and cover letter to
Please note that you need to have a Kenyan work permit to be qualified for this position. Only candidates who are short-listed will be contacted. Short-listed candidates are expected to hand in work samples. The employment is a two-year fixed-term contract at the national level, with the possibility of prolongation. You are expected to be available from 1st April 2023.

For more information: Gudrun Boström, Regional Director,


Final evaluation of “Green Livelihoods Youth Project”


Vi Agroforestry was commissioned by the European Union (EU) to implement a 3-year project; the Green Livelihoods Youth project (GLY) in the districts of Arua and Adjumani. The project targeted over 4,000 young people (2,400 women and 1,600 men) between the age 18 and 35 and aimed at creating green employment options as well as strengthening governance, advocacy, and decision-making capacities at local and national levels. The project has been implemented through Uganda National Farmers Federation, UNFFE, as the co-applicant. The overall objective of the Green Livelihood Youth Project was:
“To contribute to improved livelihoods of young people disaggregated by gender in Arua and Adjumani districts through creation of green employment options and strengthening youth governance, advocacy and decision-making capacities at local and national levels.”

Purpose of the Assignment

The purpose of the Endline assessment is to determine quantitatively and qualitatively the current situation in relation to the main elements of the project. The evaluation will establish the endline status for the project´s key performance indicators and constitute the basis of understanding the ending point of key elements of work against which impact then learn from the conclusions and integrate those learnings into interventions, methods, tools, and practices to improve future programming. Finally, the evaluation results are expected to facilitate accountability to the donors and beneficiary communities.

Scope of Work

The Endline survey will be conducted in Arua and Adjumani districts. The proposed duration of the assignment is 30 days and shall cover all the outcome indicators and other indicators requiring survey as prescribed in the M&E Plan. The key stakeholders should include Vi Agroforestry GLY team, Uganda National Farmers’ Federation(UNFFE), the District Farmers’ Associations(DFAs) staff, district gender officers, entomologists, commercial officers, youth beneficiaries, among others.

More information in our Terms of Reference:

Terms of Reference

Interested individuals can express interest in undertaking the consultancy by submitting technical and financial proposal. The technical proposal should also include the up-to-date CVs of the Consulting team. Submit your application addressed to by 15th Feb 2023 5:30 pm.