Agro dealership training, mentoring and coaching service for SNV Ethiopia
Prepared training manual in English and translated into Amharic and conducted a five day training on business management (marketing, stock management, record keeping and human resource) for leaders of primary cooperatives (PCs) engaged in agrodelarship (input supplier) drawn from Tigray, Amhara, Oromia and SNNP. As part of the post training service, our firm has been providing mentoring and coaching support for the cooperatives that are involved input and chemical suppliers for small holder farmers in areas of the six pillars of a well function cooperatives I.e function, Finance and resource management, operation, member participation and benefits, management and governance and infrastructure. We have carried our capacity gap assessment/baseline and then prepared capacity building interventions based on the actual needs identified on the assessment. The coaching and mentoring support is a one year assignment which was started on March 2014 and will end in February 2015. The project is owned by SNV Ethiopia in collaboration with CARE Ethiopia.