Showing posts with label Rural. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rural. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Program Officers (RL& CB) - Bharat Rural Livelihood Foundation (Apply by: 21 May 2014)

Program Officers- Rural Livelihoods and Capacity Building
Bharat Rural Livelihood Foundation

1. POSITION VACANT: Program Officers- Rural Livelihoods and Capacity Building, New Delhi (Two vacancies) (PO-BRLF)


Government of India has initiated Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation (BRLF) as an independent organization under the Societies Registration Act to facilitate civil society action in partnership with State and Central Government,

Monday, April 28, 2014

Agricultural Field Technician - CIMMYT (Apply by: 14 May 2014)

Agricultural Field Technician

We seek skilled field technician to contribute to agricultural research and dissemination-related activities in India. The ideal candidate will have a sound understanding of agronomy basics, familiarity and skill in operating a range of machinery, ability to implement and monitor experimental trials, and the capacity and interest to work with a broad range of partners, including farmers, service providers, and extension.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Project Manager (GALS) - UNDP (Apply by: 11 April 2014)



Closing Date: 11 April 2014

I. Position Information

Job Title: Project Manager

Friday, March 14, 2014

Area Program Manager - Action for Social Advancement - Apply by: 16 Apr 2014

Position: Area Program Manager (APM)


Education Qualification: Graduation / Post Graduation

Specialization: Agriculture/Engineer/Management/ Social Science/Rural Development /Rural Management

Friday, January 24, 2014

Area Manager - Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India)

Aga Khan Rural Support Programme(India)

Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India) is a non-denominational, non-government organization. 

AKRSP (I) was established in Gujarat in 1984 and it seeks to contribute to rural poverty reduction through community involvement and empowerment that leads to the efficient management and improved productivity of natural resources. 

• Position: Area Manager 

• Location: Netrang, South Gujarat 

• Education: Post graduate in Social Science /Rural management/ Agriculture

• Experience: 5 years field experience and 2 to 3 years experience in handling multi disciplinary team and implementation of projects related to agriculture extension, community institutions especially women CBOS and/or local self governance. Working experience in tribal areas/communities would be given priority.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Consultant – (Agronomy) - NABCONS

Project Based Job announcement for Consultant at Balasore(Odisha) for Augmenting Farm Productivity              
NABCONS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NABARD (Fully owned by Govt. of India and Reserve Bank of India), is providing consultancy services to NABARD for Augmenting Farm Productivity in Balasore district (Odisha). The operational responsibility of the programme implementation rests with the Programme Management Unit (PMU), at Balasore (Odisha). NABCONS invites applications from suitable candidates for the post of Junior Consultant (Agronomy) on contract basis for being posted in PMU.
Sr. No.
Name of the centre
No. of Consultants required
Jr. Consultant
Agronomy on Project Basis
Post Graduation in Agronomy or Equivalent
Experience in Agronomy sector
Balasore (Odisha)

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Various Positions - Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)

The Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) is a women’s trade union that was started in Gujarat in 1972 by Smt. Elaben Bhatt, with the aim of organising women in the informal sector. SEWA represents the convergence of three movements–labour, women and co-operative movement. SEWA‘s goal has been to achieve full employment and self-reliance for all its members. SEWA Bharat ( is the All India Federation of Self-Employed Women’s Associations that works with women workers in the informal sector in 9 states. In all these states, SEWA is involved in organising women workers and their development through Self Help Groups, Co-operatives and Federations. SEWA activities include Micro Finance, Social Security, Housing, Education, creating market linkages and Skill Development for women workers.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Research Scientist - CIMMYT - Ludhiana, Punjab

Research Scientist
We are seeking for a dynamic, and self-motivated professional with excellent organizational and people skills for the position of Research Scientist.
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT, is a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries, focused on increasing food security and reducing poverty at an international scale. Please refer to our website for more information
Positions will be based in the Ludhiana, Punjab in India and may require a travel within or outside India

The main responsibilities of this position will be:
• Under the guidance and collaboration with senior CIMMYT Staff, prioritize, execute and manage strategic research trials on Conservation Agriculture and sustainable intensification of maize and wheat based cropping system at BISA farm.
• Provide technical support in execution of collaborative strategic research trials with PAU at Ludhiana.
• Execute farmer- participatory activities on sustainable intensification of cotton- wheat systems.
• Support capacity building of students and partners on CA machinery, sustainable intensification, precision input management, use of standard protocols, tools and techniques for experimentation

• Collaborate with government and private sector partners as well as with other project staff of CIMMYT in ongoing
cropping systems research in the region.

• Collect, manage and synthesize databases (primary and secondary) on the biophysical conditions, the agronomic management and production economics across strategic research and on- farm participatory trials across project sites

• Organize the database and prepare input files for cropping systems models and input-output matrix tables for scenario analysis.
• Synthesize the research results in form of scientific publications and communicate research results to diverse communities, including scientists, change agents, policy makers and farmers.
• Participate in various meetings representing CIMMYT in various fora at local as well as national level
• Perform any other job as required by the organization

Desired qualifications, skills, experiences of the perspective candidate:
• Masters Degree in biological sciences with atleast 2 years field oriented research experience in agricultural sciences
• Excellent understanding and work experience of predominant cropping systems in India
• Excellent understanding and working experience on Conservation Agriculture production system particularly maize and wheat based systems
• Good knowledge of CA based mechanization and precision agriculture
• Ability to manage, statistically analyse and synthesize scientific data and translate research results in peer reviewed publications
• Computer literacy, with proficiency in the common software packages.
• Proficiency in the English language.
• Ability to work in multi-cultural environments and in multi-disciplinary teams.
• Willingness to spend considerable time away from home.
The position is for an initial fixed-term contract of 1 year, after which further employment is subject to performance and the continued availability of funds.CIMMYT offers an attractive remuneration package, with a range of benefits including health insurance.

CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.

Email cover letter and CV no later than Tuesday, 10 December, 2013 to Human Resources, CIMMYT (Email: / Please insert Position Reference number: D12524 in the subject of your email)
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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