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Joao Francisco de Araujo

Joao Francisco de Araujo

YEP period 2018 - 2020, batch 15

Young Expert at DADTCO - Mozambique

First position after YEP

Supply Chain Coordinator at DADTCO, Mozambique

YEP Role

I am a Supply Chain Coordinator. My tasks are:

  • building relationship with supplying farmers, Ngo’s and local governments. 
  • training and supervision of supply chain, agronomists and registration team
  • planning and coordination of root supplies
  • supervising field work
  • responsible for awareness campaigns and farmer’s level as well as district level.
  • identification of cassava growing areas in collaboration with other agricultural organizations
  • planning and logistics for roots supply according to customer demand
  • weekly meetings with supply chain staff

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  • Leadership skills
  • Experience with working with farmers
  • Planning & monitoring skills
  • Able to read/write/speak English
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet and Statistical Software: SPSS
  • Experience with mobilising farmers
  • Training skills
  • Database Management
  • Able to motivate others and gain commitment
  • Good explainer
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in the areas of agriculture 
  • Monitoring and evaluation and negotiations skills
  • Ability to work in a team and in any work environment
  • Initiative and dynamism
  • Good communication skills
  • Competence to build a favorable working environment
  • Tolerant and open to learn

Nationality: Mozambican

  • 2018 – Course of seed processing, storage and commercialization in University of Nairobi
  • 2014 – Bachelor degree in Eduardo Mondlane University
  • 2009 – Middle School at Secondary school “29 de Setembro” Maxixe

Experience before YEP

09/01/2017 – 12/30/2018– Technoserve - NGO (Agronomic Consultant) 

Location: Mozambique - Manica province 

Cropscommon beans, maize, soybeans and sesame


04/14/2017 – 08/31/2018 – Companhia de Zembe – Seed Company (Agronomist)

LocationMozambique - Manica province

CropsMaize, common beans, soybeans and sesame, Cowpea 


  • responsible for processing and commercialization of seeds and soil analysis;
  • assembly of multiplication fields of hybrid maize SP1
  • documentation and dissemination of good practices and innovations during the production
  • create strategies of marketing
  • organise monthly budget
  • technical assistance to the multiplication plots
  • development of alliances between buyers of seeds and producers
  • analysis of micro and macro-nutrients in the soil
  • solve logistical problems inherent to the activities developed in the field and in the processing of seeds
  • organise statistical information on the activities carried out in the company
  • preparation of monthly reports
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Organisation: DADTCO
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