Agriculture Specialist

Project Management Support Services (PMSS) for Rebuild Kerala Initiative (RKI)
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

1. To support RKI and implementing organizations in dealing with Agri-sector reform programs and implementation
2. To advise RKI in establishment of forward and backward linkages for Agri based projects
3. To support and guide on FPO strengthening and value addition
4. Provide analytics-based strategic support for development and operationalizing programs, preparation of documentation, review of existing programs
5. Provide technical and strategic assistance and other stakeholders in reviewing investments plans and provide inputs/ suggestions/comments for incorporating and integrating activities with linkages to ongoing agriculture development programs in the State
6. Provide training and capacity building to officials of various stakeholder departments and agencies in agriculture sector- related matters.

Project Description

To enhance Kerala’s resilience against the impacts of climate change, natural disasters and disease outbreaks

Screening Criteria 1
Post-graduate degree in Agriculture and/or related fields
Screening Criteria 2
At least 10 years' experience of working in agriculture sector with sector issues or policies in India or similar countries
Screening Criteria 3
Knowledge and exposure of agriculture related issues and / or agro-ecological conditions
Screening Criteria 4
Knowledge of sectoral interlinkages particularly with irrigation systems, agriculture production technologies
Screening Criteria 5
Experience in Agri-sector reforms

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