Agriculture Expert

Posted By: Shikhar Yuva Manch


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Job Description

The sustainability of agricultural interventions is dependent on a robust business model which creates sustainable marketing avenues. Agriculture Expert – Agribusiness will be responsible for rolling out this entire function – starting from mobilizing farmers and formulating a business plan to setting up a Producer Company, implementing the business plan and business development. S/he will be responsible for achieving the project’s agro-industry and marketing objectives, through leading the capacity building efforts, enabling farmers to run sustainable businesses and managing the monitoring and evaluation component. Specifically, the role will involve the following: • Capacity-building of project beneficiaries to identify sustainable agro-based economic opportunities and implement a demand-driven, commercialization approach to rural development through Producer Companies. • Organise and deliver trainings/workshops on Producer Companies, agricultural marketing, value chain analysis, pa

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

• Master’s Degree in Agribusiness Management / Marketing / Agriculture / Rural Development. • At least four years of demonstrated experience in agro-business development. • Experience in small to medium scale agro-enterprise management and business planning. • Experience with community-based programs and in dealing with NGOs and government departments.

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Shikhar Yuva Manch
  • About Organization:SYM a nonprofit organization working with tribal and marginalized communities since 15 years in the remote areas of Chhattisgarh state where the native dwellers are the victims of social order and struggling for their survival. SYM had made its strategies for community’s dignified survival, sustenance and development for tribal and marginalized in the border state districts on livelihood issues emphasizing on education and rights of children. Sikhar Yuva Manch (SYM) was initiated in the year 1997 in a response to address issues related to local governance. The members of the SYM were from a youth group who started working together with an objective for bringing social change. Eventually to give it a legal status they registered as a society. SYM is working in 5 districts of Bilaspur, Kawardha, Mungleli, Korba and Sarguja of Chhattisgarh covering 200 villages directly and indirectly along with 22 partners. SYM is running a program INTEGRATED SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT at Kart