Agriculture Extension Officer

Posted By: Tanager


Not Specified

Program Implementation

Corporate (for Profit)

Job Description

Identification & Registration of farmers:

  • Assist Cluster Manager in identifying villages and farmers with the help of the Community Resource Persons (CRPs).
  • Support & guide the CRPs in conducting awareness programs through night meetings with audio visual displays.
  • Registration of target farmers in project area, with focus on women.

Providing Extension Services:

  • Organize crop related GAP trainings in coordination with Sr. Extension Officers as per the crop calendar, beside arranging, exposure visits, farm field visits
  • Provide extension & advisory services to farmers on regular basis as per the workplan.
  • Facilitate soil testing and recommend the correct use of fertilizer and pesticide doses.
  • Train farmers for keeping records of their crops and assist them in filling Farmer's Diary and Farmer Activity Report.
  • Sensitize the farmers about the benefits available to them under various Government Schemes.
  • Motivate the project farmers for collective marketing

Participating in other project activities as and when required as assigned by Supervisor.


To Apply


Please submit your resume to no later than 5th November 2022. Please include the position title in the subject line. The resume and related application documents shall be provided as a single attachment. Please include long-term employment history and any relevant short-term consulting work. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone. Only those candidates considered for an interview, will be contacted. Tanager is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Criteria



Education and Experience

  • Graduate in the Field of Agriculture.
  • Minimum 2 Years of experience in agriculture extension services.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good computer skills in a Windows based environment i.e.-Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), Internet, Online Form Filling
  • Good communication skillbasic Knowledge of English, fluency in written and spoken Odia and Hindi is required.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of stakeholder in a professional manner.
  • Must have a valid driving license
  • Willingness and ability to travel within the state, as necessary.
  • Must be Indian citizen.

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Tanager
  • About Organization:Tanager is an international nonprofit that connects smallholder producers and private businesses to co-create new ways of realizing life-changing economic and social opportunities. Our process builds on years of technical expertise, on-the-ground presence and public/private partnerships to unite economic growth with social innovation. Together, we are ushering in an era of equitable market systems that combine profitability with the power to address urgent challenges in poverty, malnutrition, and gender inequity.