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Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Lead, Egypt

ACDI/VOCA is seeking a CSA Lead for an upcoming Climate Resilient Agricultural Market Systems Activity in Egypt funded by USAID. The anticipated program will transform the agriculture and food system toward sustainable production, economic growth, and efficient climate resilient practices. The activity will aim to strengthen Egypt’s agricultural market systems including the capacity of farmers, enterprises, and organizations to expand their operations sustainably.

The CSA Lead will play a critical role in designing and implementing interventions that promote sustainable agriculture, mitigate climate change impacts, and enhance the resilience of agricultural systems in Egypt. The program is anticipated to start in 2024 and this position will be based in Egypt.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and implementation of climate-smart agriculture interventions aimed at promoting sustainable production practices, improving soil health, water management, and enhancing the resilience of crops and livestock to climate change impacts
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to project staff, partners, and stakeholders on climate-smart agriculture approaches, technologies, and best practices
  • Collaborate with farmers, enterprises, and organizations to promote the adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices
  • Facilitate the integration of climate resilience considerations into agricultural value chains, including market access, input supply, and post-harvest management
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of climate-smart agriculture interventions, identify lessons learned, and contribute to knowledge sharing and learning within the project
  • Support the development of partnerships with research institutions, government agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders to promote innovation and scale up climate-smart agriculture practices

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, agronomy, environmental science, or relevant field is required; master’s degree is desired.
  • Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible experience working in climate-smart agriculture, sustainable agriculture, or related fields, preferably in an international development context.
  • Strong technical expertise in climate-smart agriculture practices, including but not limited to agroforestry, conservation agriculture, soil and water management, and climate-resilient crop and livestock production.
  • Experience working with farmers, enterprises, and organizations to promote the adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and facilitation skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience working in Egypt preferred.
  • Fluency in English is required.

Egyptian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. ACDI/VOCA will never request payment or charge a fee to apply for any position.

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ACDI/VOCA is a private, international development nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C, United States. Incorporated in 1965,ACDI/VOCA’s mission is "to promote economic opportunities for cooperatives, enterprises and communities through the innovative application of sound business practice

Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development, and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 50 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $174 million. Visit acdivoca.org to learn more.

Specialties

economic development, international development, poverty reduction, value chains, food security, agribusiness, enterprise development, community development, financial services, cooperatives, agricultural development, fragile states, commodity management

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0 USD Egypt CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week ACDI/VOCA

Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Lead, Egypt

ACDI/VOCA is seeking a CSA Lead for an upcoming Climate Resilient Agricultural Market Systems Activity in Egypt funded by USAID. The anticipated program will transform the agriculture and food system toward sustainable production, economic growth, and efficient climate resilient practices. The activity will aim to strengthen Egypt’s agricultural market systems including the capacity of farmers, enterprises, and organizations to expand their operations sustainably.

The CSA Lead will play a critical role in designing and implementing interventions that promote sustainable agriculture, mitigate climate change impacts, and enhance the resilience of agricultural systems in Egypt. The program is anticipated to start in 2024 and this position will be based in Egypt.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and implementation of climate-smart agriculture interventions aimed at promoting sustainable production practices, improving soil health, water management, and enhancing the resilience of crops and livestock to climate change impacts
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to project staff, partners, and stakeholders on climate-smart agriculture approaches, technologies, and best practices
  • Collaborate with farmers, enterprises, and organizations to promote the adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices
  • Facilitate the integration of climate resilience considerations into agricultural value chains, including market access, input supply, and post-harvest management
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of climate-smart agriculture interventions, identify lessons learned, and contribute to knowledge sharing and learning within the project
  • Support the development of partnerships with research institutions, government agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders to promote innovation and scale up climate-smart agriculture practices

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, agronomy, environmental science, or relevant field is required; master’s degree is desired.
  • Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible experience working in climate-smart agriculture, sustainable agriculture, or related fields, preferably in an international development context.
  • Strong technical expertise in climate-smart agriculture practices, including but not limited to agroforestry, conservation agriculture, soil and water management, and climate-resilient crop and livestock production.
  • Experience working with farmers, enterprises, and organizations to promote the adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and facilitation skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience working in Egypt preferred.
  • Fluency in English is required.

Egyptian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. ACDI/VOCA will never request payment or charge a fee to apply for any position.

2024-07-21

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