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Friday, March 24, 2017

Short Term Potato Expert Job at The international Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Short Term Potato Expert

Jobs at:
The international Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Deadline of this Job:
14th April 2017

Duty Station:
Mbale District covering neighboring districts in the proximity of Mt Elgon.

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Job details:
The international Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a Public international Organization governed by an international board of directors with representation from developed and developing nations. The nonprofit centre focuses 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.
lFDC is recruiting staff tor a current call for proposal for a potential 46 month project, focusing on interventions in the potato value chain in proximity to Mbale and Mt. Elgon.
Position: Short term Potato Expert
Project: “Promotion of Nutrition Sensitive Potato
Value Chains in East Africa (Uganda)."
Duty Post: Mbale District covering neighboring districts in the proximity of Mt Elgon.
Grade: N/A
Duration: 45 month project expected to start latest October
2017. Consultancies wilt be tor a total oi 26450 working days within the protect period.
lFDC is recruiting a Short term Potato Expert, to be based in the Mbale field office and covering Mt Elgon sub region. The person will provide technical support to the lrish potato value chain including design and roll out of training on GAP and FaaB, design and implementation of the seed systems training for farmers and research institutions including techniques in production of basic seed. He/she will support specialist areas such as Integrated Pest Management (lPM), development of spray regimes, and locally appropriate storage options.
Job application procedure

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