Job at National Agriculture Export Development Board(NAEB) : Support officer ( 31 August 2018 )
Under the direct supervision of coffee division manager,the coffee production support officer ,will perform the following duties & responsibilities :
. work with farmers and producer groups to increase their knowledge and usage of improved coffee farming techniques for primary agriculture product ,including their understand of and access to improved seed varieties ,planting and harvesting methods ,timing and input usage ( fertilizer , irrigation ).
. Conduct training and mentoring of coffee farmers in new techniques , environmental considerations and other productivity related areas all aimed at increased coffee production .
.Implementation of the national agricultural policy;
.Extensions of technologies and innovations to coffee farmers in other to increase their sustainable productivity and value additions ;
. Initiation of mechanism aimed at availing affordable fertilizers and other agricultural inputs to coffee farmers to on time ;
. Put in place mechanism for coffee pests and disease control ;
.coordination of agricultural extensions services in the coffee sector
At least A0 in agriculture , Agribusiness ,Agriculture engineering,Agro -economics ,Rural engineering ,Crops sciences and Crops production .
.Knowledge of taxonomy and economies of major plant pest insects , other arthropods and mollusks
.Knowledge of general principals and techniques used in identifying ,evaluation and controlling these pests :
. Knowledge of various various literature sources pertaining to entomology ,agricultural,horticultural, and native plants , plant pests and integrated pest management
.Ability to perform a variety of taxonomic and curatorial tasks :
.become proficient in identifying insects:
HOW TO Apply :
The application letter of candidates accompanied by detailed CV,Photocopy of degree , Photocopy of identity card and three referees should be submitted to NAEB E-mail : [email protected] and copy to [email protected] not later than Friday 31 st August, 2018 at 3:00 PM.