“Seeds for future” (SEFF) – sustainable agriculture for the resilience of rural communities” in Masvingo Province – Zimbabwe is an Italian Development Cooperation #AICS funded project being implemented by a consortium of partners, with COSPE Onlus as the lead, supported by Terre des Hommes Italia, Sustainable Agriculture Trust , Community Technology Development Organisation , Women in Land Zimbabwe and Rete Semi Rurali-ITALY. The project covering selected wards in Chiredzi, Masvingo Rural and Mwenezi districts, with a target of 5920 direct beneficiaries, will be implemented over 3 years starting May 2022. The action seeks to upscale the community of practice initiative in #agroecology in selected communities; in-situ community traditional seeds selection, #seed storage, seed multiplication and seed use; weir construction and micro-irrigation establishment for household #nutrition and incomes and upscaling of high value crop production for selected #irrigation schemes
Duties and Responsibilities
To coordinate project activities in liaison with community leadership, local stakeholders and consortia partners.
Establish farmer field schools for enhanced cross learning.
Arrange community seed fairs, field days and exchange visits.
Develop stories of change with support from project M & E.
Qualifications and Experience
Degree in Agriculture-Crops/Diploma in Agriculture,
Experience in community development work, community seed systems and small grains agronomy,
Ability to ride a motor bike,
Experience working within the NGO consortia,
Willing to undergo medical examination,
To start immediately.