Posted By: Institute Of Himalayan Environmental Research And Education


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

The Institute of Himalayan Environmental Research and Education (INHERE) has been working since 1982 as a non-profit organization for all round development of the mountain people of the Himalayas. It works as a community based grassroot implementing agency and takes research and support as required. INHERE is currently working on conservation and utilisation of locally available bio-resources through cultivation and value addition to create additional livelihood support opportunities for rural communities of the Kumaon and Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India.

Job Responsibility:

- Should be able to identify and implement new concepts, practices and farming techniques to support and strengthen value chains in mountain agriculture.

- Collaborate with agricultural universities, agri-tech companies and research institutions for knowledge support and actively participate in knowledge exchange events.

- Collaborate with state and district line departments for convergence of government schemes and for resource mobilisation.

- Support in procurement of quality seeds/planting material, improved machinery/ farm implements for mountain farmers.

- Regular monitoring, training and orientation of mountain farmers on improved practices in cultivation, harvesting and post harvesting of mountain crops in the villages.

- Work closely with the programs team, local stakeholders and farmer groups to facilitate their involvement in cultivation efforts, provide training and support, and promote ownership of the project among rural populations.

- Create and maintain data and proper documentation of the work given.


- Master's degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, or related field

- 3–5-year experience in Agri-based livelihood development project

- Person should be familiar with the Himalayan geography, its culture and issues

- Prior experience in agriculture, agri-business, entrepreneurship development and marketing.


- Strong networking skills and leadership ability

- Good communication skills

- Proficient in MS-word, excel and power point etc.

- Ability and willingness to travel to interior areas as per work requirement

- Capacity to work with minimal supervision

How to apply:

Interested candidates should mail their detailed CV mentioning previous work experience along with a recent photograph to by 15th May 2024. In the subject line, candidates must specify ‘Agronomist – INHERE’. Only short-listed candidates shall be notified by us.

Location: Almora, Uttarakhand

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Institute Of Himalayan Environmental Research And Education
  • About Organization:The Institute of Himalayan Environmental Research and Education (INHERE) is dedicated to sustainable development in the Himalayan mountain region – its People, Environment and Economy. INHERE focuses on conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, diverse safe and nutritious food, sustainable rural livelihoods, water and sanitation and above all community empowerment. Working with small mountain communities, INHERE reaches out in solidarity to international and global communities, movements and activities sharing common concerns in endeavour to create a better world. With its main office at Chinoni, Almora, in the picturesque Ramganga valley of Kumaun region of Uttarakhand in India, INHERE is working for holistic development of the region with active involvement of local communities since 1982. At INHERE, we have continuously striven to be an open and a learning organization, inculcating an organizational culture to achieve effectiveness and excellence.

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