Agriculture Extension Development Officer (AEDO)

  • Full Time
  • Neno, Malawi
  • Applications have closed

Neno District Council

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the following vacant position existing at Neno District Council:

POST : AGRICULTURE EXTENSION DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (AEDO)
GRADE : K /M10
Reporting To : Agriculture Extension Development Coordinator Grade I/M8

QUALIFICATIONS
Diploma in General Agriculture from a recognized institution. Experience in Agriculture Extension will be an added advantage.

DUTIES

Interpret agricultural development and extension policies to farmers in a section.
Formulate strategies for implementing Agricultural development programmes, projects and activities in liaison with local leaders and other stakeholders in a section.
Provide technical support to farmer based organizations in management of farmer organizations through organized training and coaching.
Conduct agricultural production estimates in a section.
In liaison with stakeholders formulate strategies for achieving food security in a section.
Organize plan and implement on farm demonstrations on various subjects in a section
Facilitate implementation of mobile van campaigns in a section.
Prepare and submit reports to Agricultural Extension Development Coordinator (AEDC) regularly.
Maintain relevant data bank for all agricultural enterprises in a section.
Applications together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant certificates clearly marked on the Envelop the position being applied for should be addressed to:

The Secretary,
Appointment and Disciplinary Committee,
Neno District Council
P.O. Box 11,
Neno

To reach him not later than 7th May 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.