Bio-Intensive Farming Specialist
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The PCRV will collaborate and work with GRAPHE leadership and agricultural extension agents dedicated to training and promoting SRI and BIG technology to rice farmers and gardeners with a major goal being increased crop cultivation. To ensure continuity and sustainability, the PCRV will transfer all project activities to GRAPHE leadership and Agricultural Extension Agents.
Please note that departure dates and other details of this project could change because of uncertainties relating to Peace Corps and local partners resuming volunteer operations. Invitees will be arriving in Togo together as a group. While the whole group's departure dates could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agro-pastoralism, Agroforestry, Agroecology, environmental studies or related ﬁeld
• Experience in writing/reviewing best practice manuals and standard operating procedures
• Knowledge of organic farming and natural resource management
• Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Advanced French (Reading, Speaking and Writing)
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.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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