Agro News Nigeria (Agro News & Investments Nig Ltd) is an Agricultural Extension, Agrobusiness investment promotion and information dissemination company.
Agro News & Investments Nig Ltd is the publisher of Nigeria’s no 1 digital agriculture platform; Agro News Nigeria; www.agronewsng.com
We are currently seeking young Agric graduates that are passionate about Agriculture in Nigeria, driven, vibrant and research oriented to work in volunteerism and full time capacity in our organization.
JOB TITLE; Crop Scientist / Agric Extension Officers
JOB LOCATIONS: Abuja, Jigawa, Benue, Taraba & Enugu.
JOB TYPE; Volunteerism & Full Time
Available Positions; 6
REQUIRED QUALIFICATION; Bsc Crop Science, Bsc Agric/ Bsc Agric Extension/ HND/OND Agric, Bsc/Eng. Soil science
EXPERIENCE; 1 – 2 Years Experience in field Agric extension work (Recently completed NYSC or still serving(in Jigawa, Taraba & Benue) can apply)
Summary of Role;
- The hired persons would be responsible for our regional farmer’s education and sensitization programmes.
- Supervise our planting and farming activities
- Develop content for best agronomy and crop practices for specific crops
- Develop content for our farmers’ education and outreach series.
- Work with the strategy unit in developing key contents for our Agric policy advocacy initiatives.
- Involved in developing strategy for our farmers’ Empower programmes.
- Work as Agric extension officers to achieve effective yield for farmers in our cooperative group.
- Work with farmers in our network to achieve optimum yield.
- Strong passion for Agric Extension work
- Proven passion for Agriculture
- Excellent Research ability
- Excellent Communication skills
- Strong IT / Computer skills
Volunteer & Full Time (where appropriate) packages.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply; send cover letter and CV to; email@example.com
Deadline; 17th January, 2018.
Shortlisted candidates would be contacted.
Note: Only candidates with a proven passion for agriculture and proven research capability are advised to apply.