Job Opportunity for Specialist Agriculture at Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in Samastipur/Pusa

Website Aga Khan Rural Support Program

Location : Samastipur/ Pusa (Bihar)
Education : B.Sc. Agriculture, MBA-Rural Management/Development, Agribusiness, & Allied Technical Qualification


Min 3 -5 years experience in the development sector especially in Agriculture extension work and livelihood enhancement work

Skills & Competencies required:

  • In-depth Understanding of agriculture practices, extension work, organic farming and NRM practices
  • In-depth understanding of monitoring, evaluations and reporting functions especially in context of FPO
  • Good training and Facilitation Skills
  • Good Liasion Skill
  • Marketing Skills
  • Experience in Agriculture, Marketing, FPO and Capacity Building
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in English & Hindi

Job Profile:

  • Supporting in the implementation of livelihood projects, facilitating framer training, enterprise setup, and providing handholding support of Farmer producer company.
  • Ensuring the backward and forward linkages of agriculture produces.
  • Piloting organic Agriculture, ensuring adaptation of organic practices by the farmer of Pusa block
  • Planning and effective linkages with KVK
  • Strengthening the system of project MIS and AKRSPI.
  • Planning and handholding support to the field team
  • Ensuring the completion of the Solar irrigation system and comprehensive update of so far completed activities
  • Ensuring effective leverage with the current existing government program and ensuring effective convergence with Agriculture/ Horticulture department at the District level
  • Generating awareness, mobilizing women farmers, organizing and incorporating the FPO
  • Providing support for the functioning of the FPO as per the guidelines of the producer company
  • Building linkages with stakeholders relevant to the FPO ecosystem (Banks/NABARD/ SFAC/District and Block Line departments) for input procurement and distribution, output aggregation, and training farmers on primary processing such as grading, sorting & Packaging

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