We are seeking to recruit a county technical expert (cassava production) to join our team, to interventions that will help increase the average yield of cassava farmers in Nigeria. The post-holder will contribute in the following work areas:

This specific post will focus on CAVA II project spanning a period of 5 years (April 2014 to 2019). The post will be based in Abeokuta Nigeria. The position will involve frequent travel within Nigeria and occasional travel to other project countries.

Qualifications and experience: University degree in Agronomy, Crop Production, Crop Protection or Plant breeding or related fields is required. Minimum of five years cognate experience in cassava cultivation and building of groups is essential. Demonstrated knowledge of the constraints of working with smallholders farmers who provide raw materials for industrial processing is important. Fluency in English language is required. Good drafting and communication skills.

Salary and allowances are competitive.

Last Updated on May 28, 2014 by admin

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