The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) is providing technical services to the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) with respect to the project ‘Regenerative Agriculture through the Development of the Pulses Value Chain in Embu and Makueni Counties of Kenya’. The project seeks to address the overall problem of food insecurity while at the same time develop local capacities for the implementation of regenerative agriculture practices. The project will support the strengthening of community level extension services - the Village-based Advisors (VBAs) through whom regenerative agriculture practices will be promoted. Through an elaborate Knowledge Management & Dissemination Process, IIRR role is to ensure that the key project activities, evidence, lessons, success factors and case studies are documented and disseminated to key stakeholders and the general public to facilitate replication and scale of regenerative agriculture practices as a sustainable pathway for resilience building in Africa’s agricultural transformation.
To support the implementation of the knowledge management and dissemination function of the regenerative agriculture project, IIRR is seeking to recruit an experienced and exceptional individual to the position of Project Officer – Regenerative Agriculture
The position will be based in Nairobi, with frequent field travels - up to 40%
Reporting to the project coordinator, the Project Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the knowledge management and dissemination component of the project. The officer will provide technical backstopping to project partners in regenerative agriculture and in documentation of evidence-based data and information that will be used by decision-makers in both the public and private sectors for increased investments in regenerative agriculture. The officer will be responsible for implementing and monitoring the project to its full extent of ensuring project outputs are fully achieved.
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Please submit your application and a detailed CV - with names of three referees to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com. Application deadline is June 15 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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