Horticulture Extension Worker

Vacancy Number:NHLP/MAIL-527
Title: Horticulture Extension Worker
Category:Agriculture
Duration:Project based
Exp.: 2019-07-28-(2 Weeks From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:NTA Salary Scale
Gender:Male/Female

Location

Organization: National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP), Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestoc | About National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP), Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestoc
City: Jawzjan
Country: AF

Qualification

Education:Bachelor
Work Experience:3 Years
Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Agriculture Horticulture graduates would be given preference.

  • Bachelor with 3 years of experience in the related field or diploma in Agriculture 14th Grade with 5 years of experience.

  • Must be residents of the operating district



Skills:




  • Must be able to travel in the districts where NHLP operates

  • Must be familiar with the operating area with the crops grown

  • Should pay respect to custom and cultural behavior of residents of operating area


Duties & Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Provincial Horticulture Coordinator and overall supervision of the Regional Horticulture Coordinator the Horticulture Extension Worker will do the following;



Duties and Responsibilities:




  • Prepare weekly and monthly activity reports.

  • Support farmers to choose good lead farmers

  • Conduct Farmer field school and Agro-Eco system analysis

  • Support and train farmers/owners of existing and newly established orchards

  • The Ext workers together with the coordinator would take part in community  mobilization/meetings identifying farmers forming groups and later on even support establishment of the Common Interest Groups.

  • Work closely with marketing and safeguard especially IPM colleagues and coordinate their activities with them.

  • Work closely with DAIL extension workers to share the knowledge

  • Train farmers in new horticulture techniques and methods to enhance productivity in the area of high value horticulture.

  • Extension Workers will attend meetings in district level with the collaboration of DAIL and prepare reports to Provincial Extension Coordinator.

  • The Extension Workers will deliver the different services requested by the Provincial Coordinator.

  • Support farmer groups through field visits and training using the (FFS) Farmer Field School principle.

  • Supervision of new orchard planting and orchard layout.

  • Collect farmer contribution and remit the same in the bank account of NHLP regularly

  • Any other assignment given by NHLP management



 


Submission Guideline

Please submit your updated resumes along with a cover letter quoting the Job Title to the attention of NHLP Operations Manager or email it to

[email protected]

No later than July/28/2019 CVs will be considered. The interview date/s and venue will be determined soon after the expiry of the deadline for applications.

Email: [email protected]
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