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Job Title: Research Supervisor Agribusiness
Background and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Assist the Agribusiness lead to develop agribusiness framework for the cassava enterprises.
Assist in the implementation of approved agribusiness/marketing activities
Establish cluster farmers meetings and track minutes
Work with the IITA team, plan field days and training for youth and cassava farmers
Collect all relevant research and Project data including out grower contacts, farmers: including location, quantities, and pictures.
Any other duty assigned by Cassava Commodity Specialist.
Qualification and Experience
Minimum of Bachelor degree in Agriculture with a major in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, agronomy, postharvest or a related field.
At least 2 years’ experience in cassava value chain
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