Thursday, March 23, 2017

CNFA,Animal Health Advisor Jobs in Rwanda

Animal Health Advisor – FTF Rwanda Orora Wihaze
About CNFA:
CNFA is a not-for-profit international agricultural development organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and dedicated to increasing rural incomes by empowering farmers and rural entrepreneurs. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organiz
ations, and strengthened linkages to markets. CNFA has a successful track record of implementing agricultural development programs in 43 countries.
Brief Project Overview:
The USAID/Rwanda Feed the Future Orora Wihaze- Increased Protein for Dietary Diversity Activity will sustainably increase the availability of, access to, and consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) to improve the dietary diversity scores of women of reproductive age (15-49 years), especially pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children between the age of 6-23 months (CU2) in poor rural households. The target value chains for the activity are poultry, egg, pig, goat and fish.
CNFA is currently seeking applicants for an Animal Health Advisor.
The Ideal Candidate’s Experience:
  • Degree in veterinary science required; advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years working on animal health for a donor-funded project.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement extension and other training programs.
  • Experience working in Rwanda is highly preferred;
  • Strong English and Kinyarwanda skills required; knowledge of French preferred.
Women and Rwandan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must send their CV and cover letter to CNFA with “Rwanda Orora Wihaze-Animal Health Advisor” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is April 30, 2016.

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