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IIP-Agro-Tourism Association
Kampala, Uganda (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Dept Offering Program: IIP, International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Language Prerequisite: No Program Features: Community Service, Entrepreneurship, Field Work, Research
Degree Level: 2 First year Ugrad, 3 Sophomore, 4 Junior Time Away: Summer
Housing options: Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization Program Group: International Internship Program
Program Description:
Agro-Tourism Association (ATA)
About: Agro-Tourism Association is an agriculture, agribusiness, value chain development, and practical entrepreneurship development company that was established by agribusiness specialists in Uganda. The company provides Agribusiness and Agro Industry value chain development services to local, national, regional and international organizations as well as private sector companies. It offers a wide range of services in Agribusiness trade and investment.  All its services are designed to enhance capacity development and poverty reduction through strengthening the private sector engagement in food security and Agribusiness trade.

Intern Responsibilities: IIP interns will work on one or more of the following projects:
  • Agro-Tourism Business Development: ATA is working to establish an agro-tourism center with demonstration gardens for crops and livestock. They have also established accommodation facilities and relaxation gardens to enable travelers and learners ample time to spend at the center. In this project, IIP interns will be in charge of managing various departments, developing business plans and trainings, creating marketing strategies, and any other related responsibilities assigned by the supervisor.
  • Farming of Sorghum, Maize, Rice and Cassava: ATA is also engaged in the farming of sorghum, maize, rice, and cassava. ATA’s partner company, comprised of 5,000 small farms in Eastern Uganda, trains farmers in aspects of business, provides farmers with agro-inputs, and purchases and markets produce from their small farms. IIP interns on this project will be responsible for farmer training and mobilization, development of training documents, and creation and implementation of marketing strategies.
Qualifications: IIP candidates with interests in agriculture, business, tourism, environmental studies, management and related interests are encouraged to apply.

Dates / Deadlines:
This program is not currently accepting applications. Please consult the sponsoring department's website for application open dates.
 
This program is currently not accepting applications.