Nutrition Improvement

Nutrition Improvement

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Business/Enterprise Development – Misenjele

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Vegetable Production and Record Keeping – Mozambique

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Business/Enterprise Development – Mozambique

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Citrus Nursery Management

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Website Content and Layout Developer

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Farmer-to-Farmer is a USAID-funded initiative to send American agricultural/agribusiness experts to developing countries to offer technical assistance to our host organizations. These trips are volunteer-based, but all trip-related expenses are covered by CNFA, and typically last between two and three weeks.

Assignment

CNFA is implementing the USAID funded three-year Feed the Future Ethiopia Farm Service Center Project and currently is seeking a volunteer to develop webpage content and layout for EGAA Agricultural Input Suppliers PLC.

Desired Impacts

  • Define EGAA’s business scope to be clearly and sufficiently depicted on EGAA’s website;
  • Conceptualize, design and produce intuitive, user-friendly, aesthetically excellent, thematically appropriate and technically efficient webpage content and layout that adheres to solid web practices and standards;
  • Provides training and technical assistance to EGAA staff on how to efficiently manage and keep material up-to-date on the website.

Desired Qualifications

  • College degree and/or equivalent experience in Graphic Design and Web development;
  • Experience in desktop publishing concepts and standards; word processing techniques and standards;
  • Background or skills in publishing, editorial operations or desktop publishing and experience in editorial content creation or multipurpose;
  • Proficiency in supporting software such as QuarkXpress, InDesign (preferred), Photoshop, Adobe etc.;
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of IIS, HTML, VBScript, JavaScript, ASP.Net, XML, Visual Basic, Dreamweaver MX, Fireworks MX, and Flash;
  • Individual must have demonstrated skills and verified experience in web application programming, webmaster duties in a Windows and Linux environment, Adobe graphical tools, graphic manipulation and creation, and strong knowledge of web authoring tools;
  • Database expertise in one or more of the following databases: SQL Server or MySQL.

Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to sschenkel@cnfa.org, with “Website Content and Layout Developer” in the subject line. The application deadline is June 3, 2016.

Agrochemicals Manual Development

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Farmer-to-Farmer is a USAID-funded initiative to send American agricultural/agribusiness experts to developing countries to offer technical assistance to our host organizations. These trips are volunteer-based, but all trip-related expenses are covered by CNFA, and typically last between two and three weeks.

Assignment

CNFA is implementing the USAID funded three-year Feed the Future Ethiopia Farm Service Center Project and currently is seeking a volunteer to develop a well-reviewed, edited, and enriched agrochemicals specification catalogue to enhance understanding of agro-chemical application.

Desired Impacts

  • Enhanced Farm Service Center staff, frontline government extension agents and smallholders’ understanding of agro-chemicals handling and usage.

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of BSc. Degree in Crop Protection and Production, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Weed Science, or relevant field of study and with minimum of 10 years work experience in relevant task; MSc /PhD is preferred.
  • Proven experience in pesticides (fungicide, insecticide and herbicide) handling and usage, improved crop production and protection methods within the context of smallholder farmers;
  • Proven experience in leading and facilitating seminars and presentations;
  • Exposure to USAID or other donor-funded programs is a plus;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Excellent personal and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently to agreed deadlines & a strong work ethic;
  • Excellent levels of time and self-management;
  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Practical experience most appreciated;
  • Must be citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to sschenkel@cnfa.org, with “Agronomy Volunteer” in the subject line. The application deadline is May 20, 2016.