Agricultural Planning Specialist
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The PCRV will work with the director of the unit and the other technical units of the department to assist in improving current data collection and/or designing a data collection system with appropriate and easy to use data collection tools. The PCRV will also train counterparts as trainers for other staff in data collection and analysis. The overall goal of the assignment is increase the capacity of the Agricultural Planning Services Unit to develop a data-driven agriculture planning and decision-making protocol for The Gambia.
Please note that departure dates and other details of this project could change because of the uncertainties as Peace Corps and local partners resume volunteer operations. Candidates selected for this position will be arriving in The Gambia together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to agricultural development or planning
• Experience with agricultural data collection and analysis
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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