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 Associate Program Manager, Agriculture

 Location: Sundargarh
 Last Date: April 30, 2009
 Email: (Reference:

 Startind date: 20/4/09
Closing date: 30/4/09

To increase the productivity of the marginalised community through farm based intervention.

Land Management
•Ensure land development through different methods like bonding, levelling, tilling etc.
•Do diagnostic study of the land , ensure the land treatment and Increase land fertility
•Inform and educate the community on the soil pattern and treatment
Seed Management
•Establish seed bank in the community, leverage free seed from govt, build the capacity of the community to manage & store the seeds properly, ensure quality control of seeds and ensure seed treatment and management, ensure gender mainstreaming through this process.
Water Management
•Ensure flow irrigation by rain water management, building mini check dams and by innovative way of keeping rain water for irrigation purposes
•Ensure micro irrigation by manually creating lift irrigation facilities by doing canal ect. in the community
•Inform & educate community on different crop cycles and adoption of variety of crops

Crop Management
•Educate the farmers on crop selection, diversification and mixed cropping
•Revive the old method of cultivation by creating nutritional garden
•Ensure crop planning for the community
Interface Management
•Establish network among farmers, farmer federation
•Collaborate and Exchange ideas among farmers and build solidarity among them
•Establish linkage with different govt offices, research agencies and other institutions working on agriculture
•Create scope to Interface between the external agencies
Risk Management
•Create facility for insurance, ensure credit management to overcome the crop loss due to disaster
•Ensure integrated nutritional soil management
•Establish linkage with Micro Finance Institutions
Research & Advocacy
•Do research on land reform, land right and land mutation
•Educate community to advocate for their rights

Establish Linkage
•Establish linkage with agro based industries
•Establish linkage with market
•Create facility for contract farming linkage

Education Qualifications:
1.Graduate/Post Graduation in Agriculture or related discipline

1.Minimum 5 yrs relevant work experience in Development Sector,
2.Understanding on different Social issues
3.Budget control & Program implementation skill
4.Representing org. at different levels
5.Minimum computer knowledge

1.Report & case study writing skill
2.Good rapport building skill and ability to influence other
3.Ability to work to deadlines and plan

Personal Qualities
1.Ability to cope with conflicting demands
2.Ability to effectively organise and prioritise
3.Gender Sensitive
4.calm and composed when under pressure
5.Willingness to travel to project locations
6.Willingness to work in remote pockets

Compensation will commensurate with qualification and experience.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.


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