Centre for Internship Programme in Africa (CIPA)

 

CALL FOR INTERNSHIP - OPEN and Online Programme

CENTRE FOR INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME IN AFRICA (CIPA)

Action Green for Trade and Sustainable Development (AGTSD) is registered under section 10 of the Non-Governmental Organization Co-ordination Act.

The Centre for internship programme in Africa (CIPA) is an internship programme designed to build knowledge hub and skills, providing practical experience to outstanding students in various aspect of AGTSD work. This programme is also designed to share knowledge and skills with policy-makers, academia, and various professionals with a view to improving the policy space for growth and Development in Africa. The Internship period is a minimum of (3) three months and maximum of 12 (twelve) months. The internship programme does not guarantee employment in the institution.

Due to the large number of applicants interested in internship, CIPA has introduced the online Internship programme to reach its goal.

QUALIFICATIONS

·          Applicants are required to express interest in the field of development in Agriculture, Community Development, Climate Change, Economics, Environmental Science, Gender and Development, International Trade and Law and Rural Development.

·          Applicants should have either Degree or Diploma or Certificate on any of the above field

.      CIPA Programme is for those who desire to work in Development Organisations, International organisations, International and Local NGOs, UN bodies in Trade, Climate, Gender, Agriculture, Environment and many more.

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How to Register and other details: 

1. Send us your cover letter and curriculum vitae to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. After we have put your personal details in the database you can start your  internship immediately and  it is online . See details below to proceed.

3. AGTSD  will Provide Guidance to interns on their responsibilities.

4. At the end of the Internship Programme the interns will receive certificate and recommendation letter.


The CIPA Coordinator is Eugene Jernigan and will be assisted by selected university Lecturer in different fields. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    

 

 

 

 

 

CENTRE FOR INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME IN AFRICA (CIPA) 2017/2018

 

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME – KENYA

 

No.

AGENDA

TIMELINE

Activity

Responsible

1.

Policy Documents – National Government

 

 

 

a.

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Policy Document

         i.            Kenya Agricultural Policy Document

        ii.            Other Documents – Agricultural Policy in Kenya issues & Process by Patrick O. Alila and Rosemary Otieno

      iii.            Other Documents – Agriculture Policy Frameworks in Kenya

Open

 

Read Policy documents

Intern/Supervisor

b.

Ministry of Energy and Petroleum 2013 - 2017

Open

Read Policy Document

Intern/Supervisor

c.

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives

         i.            Kenya’s Industrial Transformation programme

        ii.            AGOA Documents

      iii.            Vision 2030 Manufacturing Sector

      iv.            World Intellectual Property organisation – Intellectual Property Book

       v.            Special Economic Zones

      vi.            Scrape Metal Bill 2014

    vii.            Anti –Counterfeit Regulation 2010

   viii.            Investment Promotion Act 2014

      ix.            Micro-Small Enterprises

       x.            The Export Processing Zones

      xi.            Competition Act

Open

Read Policy Document one

Intern/Supervisor

d.

Ministry of East African Community

           i.            Protocol and Treaties – amended Treaty for the establishment of EAC

         ii.            East African Community Competition Regulation

        iii.            East African Community EAC Development Strategy 2011/2016

       iv.            Regional Integration Policy Review

         v.            Economic Partnership Agreement

       vi.            Road to Integration – Custom Union, Common Market, Monetary Union, Political Federation

 

 

Open

Read  Policy Document

Intern/Supervisor

e.

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

         i.            Agreement relating to Natural Resources

        ii.            Draft Climate Change Policy

      iii.            Draft National Forest Policy 2015

      iv.            Kenya Green Economy Strategy and Implementation Plan

       v.            National Climate Change Resources Strategy

programme

Open

Read Policy documents

Intern/Supervisor

f.

Gender Trade and Development

         i.            Gender Equality and Female Empowerment

        ii.            Strategic Engagement for Gender Equality 2016- 2019

      iii.            Visions for Gender Equality for African Transformation

      iv.            Gender Equality Index

       v.            Kenya Gender Mainstreaming

Open

Read Policy Document

Intern/Supervisor

2.

Policy Documents – International

 

 

 

a.

African Union Commission (AUC)

 

         i.            Boosting Intra-African Trade

        ii.            Continental Free Trade Area

      iii.            Accelerated Industrial Development in Africa

      iv.            African Mining Vision

       v.            Women Gender and Development

      vi.            Infrastructure and Energy

    vii.            The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development (CAADP)

   viii.            Climate Change Desertification

      ix.            Africa Regional Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction

       x.            The Multilateral Environment Agreement Program

      xi.            Agenda 2063

 

Open

Read Policy Document one

Intern/Supervisor

b.

European Union

         i.            Common Agricultural Policy

        ii.            Food Safety

      iii.            Competition

      iv.            Single Market

       v.            Trade

      vi.            Environment and Energy

    vii.            Regional Policy

   viii.            Development and Cooperation

      ix.            Economic and Monetary affairs

       x.            Environment and Energy

      xi.            Research and Innovation

Open

Read Policy Document

Intern/Supervisor

3.

Website to Review

United Nations Agencies

 

 

 

 

         i.            Food Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

        ii.            International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

      iii.            International Labour Organisation (ILO)

      iv.            International Monetary Fund (IMF)

       v.            World Group

      vi.            World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

    vii.            World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)

   viii.            United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

      ix.            United National Development Programme (UNDP)

       x.            World Health Organisation (WHO)

      xi.            World Trade organisation (WTO)

    xii.            Commonwealth Secretariat

   xiii.            UN Women

  xiv.            NEPAD

    xv.            Kenya Vision 2030

 

Open

           ·            Read Policy document

           ·            Subscribe your Email to these websites to receive emerging issues

Intern/Supervisor

4.

Peer Reviewed Documents

 

 

 

 

Economic/Agriculture/trade/Gender/etc

Open

Reading relevant Peer Reviewed Documents at least 5papers. Note the titles and the author. Create a folder for the documents

Intern/Supervisor

5.

Round Table Discussion

 

 

 

 

Economic/Agriculture/trade/Gender/etc

 

Lead discussion on topic of your choice

Intern/Supervisor

6.

Discussion Paper

 

 

 

 

Discussion Paper (Maximum 5 pages)

Open

Write a discussion paper. Topic of your choice

Intern/Supervisor

7.

Concept Note

 

 

 

 

Concept Note rules of engagement

Open

Write a Concept Note (2) Pages (topic related to what you have learnt)  

Intern/Supervisor

8.

Discussion Paper Presentation

 

 

 

 

Discussion Paper Presentation (Power Point/slides)

Open

Present Discussion Paper to your Peers. Expect Critics/Comments

Intern/Supervisor

9.

Forums/ Meetings

 

 

 

 

Forums/Meetings

As the meetings/forums arises

Attend Internal or External Meetings Whenever they arise

Intern/Supervisor

10.

Topical Article for Newspaper

 

 

 

 

Emerging Issues in the Country and World at large

Open

Write 1 topical issue700 (Seven hundred) words. Topic of your choice.

Share with the AGTSD and Media Houses

Intern/Supervisor

11.

Expert Speaker

 

 

 

 

Expert Speaker

Any Day

Invite Expert to Speak on relevant topics

 Supervisor

12.

Advocacy – Community

 

 

 

 

Advocacy

Last Month of your Internship

Visit County of your Choice for Paper Presentation

Intern/Supervisor

 

 

 

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