Several Field Extension Worker Dutch Embassy REACH Project Job Opportunities – International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Organization: International
Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
The International Fertilizer
Development Center (IFDC) is a public international organization governed by an
international board of directors with representation from developed and
developing countries.
 About Dutch Embassy REACH
Project:
IFDC is implementing REACH
(Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains) project funded by the Embassy of the
Kingdom of the Netherlands. The project operates in Eastern and South western
regions, covering the districts of Kisoro, Kabale, Kanungu and Rubanda in
Kigezi sub-region from south western region, and Kween, Kapchorwa, Butalejja,
Budaka, Mbale, Bulambuli, Sironko, Tororo, Iganga, Bugiri, Kibuku, Pallisa,
Namutumba, from eastern region.
Job Summary:  The Field Extension Workers (FEWs) will provide
services to successfully deliver training modules in the following thematic
areas:
  • Farming as a Business (FaaB)
  • Good Agronomic Practices (GAP)
  • Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA)
  • Financial Literacy
  • Farmer Institutional Development
  • Business Skills



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a diploma in a
    relevant field (Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Population studies,
    Development studies, and any other related courses)
  • Two years’ proven experience in
    agricultural extension and conducting similar trainings on the
    aforementioned crops.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of the local language in the
    proposed duty station
  • Previous experience in using tablets for
    collection and remitting information to a data base will be an added
    advantage
  • The applicants are expected to be
    residents and with knowledge of the operational terrain in which they will
    work.
  • Willingness to travel and reside in the
    field
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to send cover letters and updated resumes online at the link below. 
Deadline: 6th February 2018

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