Soil Health Improvement National Expert/Specialist


Soil Health Improvement National Expert/Specialist


  • Full Time
  • Phnom Penh
  • 27/10/2021

Volunteer
Phnom Penh
Posted 1 month ago

The Cambodia Sustainable Intensification Farmer-to-Farmer Project (F2F) is implemented by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) in partnership with the Center of Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) at Royal University of Agriculture (RUA). The F2F Project will increase the productivity of food systems through demand-driven technical exchanges around vegetable, fruit and livestock value chains.

Background

The Cambodia Sustainable Intensification Farmer-to-Farmer Project (F2F) is implemented by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) in partnership with the Center of Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) at Royal University of Agriculture (RUA). The F2F Project will increase the productivity of food systems through demand-driven technical exchanges around vegetable, fruit and livestock value chains.

We are recruiting a short term (14days) position to provide Soil Health Improvement technical assistance to CE SAIN Agricultural Technology Park (ATP) in Siem Reap is one of CE SAIN’s ATP, which has three main missions as following (i) to introduce a model considered adaptable by smallholder farmers in the area; (ii) to demonstrate various promising technologies and strategies based on individual context to showcase best management practices on agriculture; (iii) to offer many learning and sharing purposes such as: a learning platform, a farmer-research site, internship venue, synergy program with USAID funded Partners, and Private Sector Engagement Platform.

Announcement Position

Position Title       : Soil Heal Improvement National Expert/Specialist

Location              : Siem Reap province

Reporting            : F2F Project Coordinator

Citizenship          : Cambodian

Stiped                   : 60$/day and related expenses (Accommodation and phone card based on actual expenses)

Contract              : 14days

Summary:

Soil Health Improvement technical assistance to CE SAIN Agricultural Technology Park (ATP) in Siem Reap is one of CE SAIN’s ATP, which has three main missions as following (i) to introduce a model considered adaptable by smallholder farmers in the area; (ii) to demonstrate various promising technologies and strategies based on individual context to showcase best management practices on agriculture; (iii) to offer many learning and sharing purposes such as: a learning platform, a farmer-research site, internship venue, synergy program with USAID funded Partners, and Private Secotr Engagement Platform.

Specific roles and responsibilities:

  • Travel and work in Siem Reap province for 14 working days
  • Communicate with US volunteer virtually to design and prepare for the Soil Health Improvement technical materials
  • Provide Soil Health Improvement’s technical assistance which is translated in Khmer to the host organization
  • Work Closely with Host Organization to organize trainings and meetings
  • Complete all the required reports to F2F Project

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in agricultural field or current graduated students
  • Experience/background in Soil Health Improvement
  • Experiences working with Farmer Organization and/or Non-Governmental Organization or Agricultural education
  • Ability to communicate in English virtually with U.S expert
  • Intermediate or higher proficiency in English

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their current resume and cover letter referring the position applied by closing date below to cesaincareer@rua.edu.kh.

* Closing date: October 27, 2021.

Job Features

Job CategoryEducation
Type of EmploymentFull-time

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