Position: Greenhouse Crop Advisor
Employer: Cuso International
Location: Calabar, Nigeria
Deadline: January 20, 2018
Employment Type: Volunteer
Position Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: January 20, 2018
The overall purpose of this placement is to build the capacity of the Taissen Shalom Integrated Farm staff in the management of GreenHouse crop farming. As the Greenhouse Crop Advisor, you will be playing a key role to advance the objectives of the Youth Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Access and Development (YouLead) project.
The YouLead project is a 5-year collaborative initiative between Cuso International and implementing partners to promote youth employment and entrepreneurship in natural resource sectors of agriculture, forestry, ecotourism and aquaculture in CRS, Nigeria. The project is aligned with the CRS government’s vision to address high youth unemployment and rural-urban drift of young women and men through the sustainable development of priority natural resources and economic sectors. In support of this vision the project aims to improve the capacity of young women and men to develop businesses and engage in the labour force, and to foster the enabling environment required to create ‘greener jobs in a greener economy’.