Connecting, Transforming and Sustaining Livelihoods

Internship Opportunity

 

The Kenya National Farmers’ Federation (KENAFF) is a member-based umbrella organization of all farmers in Kenya. KENAFF is currently implementing Kenya National Domestic Biogas Programme (KENDBIP) which aims to develop a viable biogas sector in Kenya and the 4s@scale Programme which seeks to develop sustainable secure small holder systems among target coffee farmers, that will allow the coffee sector in Kenya to regain its vitality and offer long-term business opportunities for 700,000 smallholder coffee farms in Kenya The project has five key results that will steered by different implementing partners. KENAFF will steer 4 bio digesters roll out.

 

Job Purpose

As part of the implementation structure, KENAFF announces 4 internship opportunities to support the uptake of biogas technology in the following coffee Cooperatives; Musuni, Kikai, Kinogerama and Kabuboni.

 

Areas of Responsibilities

He/She will be expected to promote uptake of bio-digesters among participating cooperatives, overseeing construction of digesters, promotion of bio-slurry utilization and management, submission of relevant reports and coordination of stakeholder activities in the respective areas.

 

Skills, Qualifications and experience

 Degree/Diploma in rural development/agriculture or other relevant areas

 At least 2 years of experience gained primarily on rural development projects, with proven track record working with cooperatives

 A highly motivated and organized individual, working under minimum supervision

 Good interpersonal, communication and team work skills

 Promotion and marketing skills to be an added advantage

 Be resident within the Cooperative society served

 

A commensurate remuneration of facilitation will be provided for the period of engagement.

 

How to apply

Please send detailed Curriculum vitae together with covering letter outlining relevant qualifications, experience and contact details of two professional referees by 17th July 2015 to jobs@kenaff.org, Cc jobs@kenaffbiogas.org

 

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Kilimo Talii

Kilimo Talii

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