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Aga Khan Foundation - Coastal Rural Support Programme Kenya (CRSP-K) Field Officer - Agricultural Extension Job in Mombasa Kenya

Coastal Rural Support Programme, Kenya, is a project of the Aga Khan Foundation in Kinango, Kaloleni and Ganze Districts.

Its goal is to contribute to sustainable and equitable improvement in the livelihood of the communities living in the two districts.

The Programme invites applications
 for the following position:

Field Officer-Agricultural Extension

Reporting to the Programme Agronomist, the Field Officer shall be responsible for farmer training and monitoring of implementation of activities.

He/She will provide technical backstopping to community resource persons at various farmer field schools and ensure quality and timely implementation in line with the agricultural calendar with a view to assist the target population improve their food production, enhance food security and income from agriculture.

Specifically the person will be required to: 
  • Conduct field visits and train farmers on recommended agronomic practices including value addition and post harvest handling.
  • Assist farmers establish crop demonstration and multiplication sites, laying emphasis on dry land farming technologies.
  • Develop activity plans and reports
  • Carry out regular monitoring visits
The ideal candidate will be
  • A holder of Bachelors degree in Agriculture or a related qualification.
  • Have at least 1 year work experience.
  • Have valid motorbike riding license.
  • Must be computer proficient.
Send application consisting of cover letter and a detailed CV with contact details of three professional referees so as to reach the undersigned no later than 27th August 2010.

Email: admin@crsp-k.org


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