Agriculture Expert

Posted By: Lutheran World Service India Trust (LWSIT)


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Technical Advisor / Specialist

Diplomatic Missions/Government

Job Description

Qualifications, Experiences, Skills and Competencies required:

• Masters in Agriculture/ Agricultural Economics or B Sc./ B. Tech in Agriculture

• At least 5 years of work experience with reputed organizations working towards improvement of agriculture/ rural livelihoods/ livelihood security

• Work experience should be primarily on the use of agriculture and allied activities for enhancement of incomes of rural poor

• Have experience on providing technical support to community people for improved farming with agricultural activities such as; Commercial vegetable cultivation, Organic Rice Cultivation, Pulses-Red Gram (Arhar) cultivation, Pulses-Black Gram cultivation, etc.

• Ability to conduct/ impart training/awareness/orientation programs for the project staff and community people on sustainable agriculture, appropriate technology, food & livelihood security and environmental protection etc.

• Provide training to community people on; establishing market linkages, improved commercial vegetable farming, indigenous cultivation with minor millet, etc.

• To monitor all the agricultural activities undertaken by the project

• Provide technical support for developing crop demonstration of minor millets

• Provide support to CBOs and SHGs for assessing the potentialities for social/ community forestry, orchard development, homestead plantation

• Generate case stories/ human-interest stories and maintain data base on agriculture practices for sharing with others

• Willingness to travel extensively across various project locations for monitoring visit and to provide technical support as and when required.

How to apply:

Interested persons are requested to submit their applications with a covering letter and CV. The applications to be sent to the Executive Director via email:

Last Date for Receiving Application: 15th December 2022

Eligibility Criteria

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Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - B.Sc

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Lutheran World Service India Trust (LWSIT)
  • About Organization:Lutheran World Service India (LWSI) was initiated as a Country Program of Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service (LWF/DWS) Geneva in 1974 to extend relief support to the refugees of the Bangladesh War of Independence in 1971 in collaboration with the Swedish Mission, as the Cooch Behar Refugee Service.