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District Agronomists - Market Systems & Input Project

  • Vocational school
  • Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a public international organization (PIO) focused on increasing and sustaining food and agricultural productivity in developing countries through the development and transfer of effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness expertise. IFDC has been active in Uganda since 2012 implementing the Netherlands Embassy-funded CATALIST-Uganda Agribusiness Project (Catalyzed Accelerated Agricultural Intensification for Social and Environmental Stability) from 2012-2016, the REACH Market Systems Project (Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains) 2016-2020 and the 2SCALE Regional Agribusiness Incubation (Toward Sustainable Clusters in Agribusiness through Learning in Entrepreneurship Project (2012-2018).




Project Description

IFDC is recruiting for 1-2 anticipated USAID Market Systems & Input Project(s) (2018-2022) that will serve to sustainably increase smallholder farmer incomes; increase the availability, affordability and accessibility of farm inputs; improve the nutritional status of women and children; and increase the resilience of the agriculture and food system to the changing climate using a market systems approach.


Responsibilities


  1. Responsible for following up on field-level implementation, demonstrations on improved technologies, organizing field days in collaboration with extension agents (public and private) and, promoters, input suppliers, agro-dealers etc.
  2. Responsible for mobilizing, organizing and delivering training for producer organizations, cooperatives, partner organizations.
  3. Assure field coordination with partners and other organizations/projects, organize meetings, provide feedback


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Vocational school
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Partnerships; Training delivery; Training program planning; Project implementation; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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