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Send a Cow is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing ongoing support to smallholder farmers in Ethiopia. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident, thriving and sustainable rural Ethiopia.

We are recruiting a Natural Resource Management Trainer, based in Damot Gale Woreda, Wolayita Zone of SNNPR Region of Ethiopia.

Full time: Monday to Friday

Employment type: 2 years Contract basis

Job Requirements

We will only consider applicants who have

  • BSc in Natural Resource Management or other related fields from a recognized University
  • 4 years of relevant work experience in community development at field level with a strong understanding of gender issues and agri-business development.

How to Apply

Job description with person specification, application instructions and application form are found at www.sendacow.org/careers

Deadline for application is 5.00pm Ethiopian time, Friday 24th February 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contracted.

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Send a Cow works in the remote, underdeveloped Western Province of the country – which is a world apart from its better known beaches and safari parks.

Here, poverty and hunger are rife. People often lack education, soils are poor, and communities are isolated. One district where we work, Busia, is the poorest in the whole country.

Because floods and droughts have hit Kenya in recent years and rainfall has become more erratic, there is an urgent need for farmers to protect their land.

The Approach

Dairy farming is hugely important to the Kenyan economy – but smallholder farmers struggle to compete. To help, Send a Cow provides good quality dairy and crossbreed cows, capable of giving up to 20 litres of milk per day.

We’re also providing lots of dairy goats in Kenya, particularly for the many people we work with who are HIV+. Goats are easier to manage than cows, and their milk provides the nourishment needed by people taking antiretroviral medication.

Although it’s one of Kenya’s smallest provinces, the Western Province is hugely varied in terrain. Send a Cow therefore trains farmers in environmental protection methods to suit a diverse range of land types, including fuel-saving stoves – which spare the forests – and water conservation techniques.

The Impact

The groups we work with in Kenya are discovering that they can overcome the challenges of poor soils, isolated communities and lack of education.

Traditionally, many men work away from home, either as fishermen, or trading with nearby Uganda. That has harmed community cohesion, and also increased the HIV/Aids rate. So many of those we work with are widows, or women who have taken in orphaned children.

Often, group members will contribute surplus milk, vegetables and even money to those families who care for orphans – a real tribute to their community spirit. Some groups are also forming dairy cooperatives to boost their ability to market their produce and earn a sustainable living.

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0 USD SNNPR CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week Send a Cow

Send a Cow is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing ongoing support to smallholder farmers in Ethiopia. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident, thriving and sustainable rural Ethiopia.

We are recruiting a Natural Resource Management Trainer, based in Damot Gale Woreda, Wolayita Zone of SNNPR Region of Ethiopia.

Full time: Monday to Friday

Employment type: 2 years Contract basis

Job Requirements

We will only consider applicants who have

  • BSc in Natural Resource Management or other related fields from a recognized University
  • 4 years of relevant work experience in community development at field level with a strong understanding of gender issues and agri-business development.

How to Apply

Job description with person specification, application instructions and application form are found at www.sendacow.org/careers

Deadline for application is 5.00pm Ethiopian time, Friday 24th February 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contracted.

2020-02-25

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