Position Title: Provincial Livestock Officer
Activation Date: 16 Apr, 2019 Announced Date: 16 Apr, 2019 Expire Date: 26 Apr, 2019
About National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP), Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestoc:
The National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP) have three components: (1) Horticultural Production, (2) Animal Production and Health, and (3) Implementation Management and Technical Assistance Support.
The NHLP objective is to promote the adoption of improved farm production practices via a gradual rollout of farmer-centered agricultural services mechanisms and investment support. Service delivery centered on farmers is expected to increase their involvement in identifying the services they need and in delivering more cost-effective services.
NHLP will contribute to increasing (a) horticultural productivity and production and (b) improved animal production and health. For livestock raisers, this strategy is based on (i) strengthening the delivery of animal production and animal health extension at small-holder level, supported with some investment support for production and health inputs, and (ii) investment in a sustainable broad-scale, livestock disease surveillance and response capability. NHLP will also develop policies for the livestock sector, specifically animal production through trials involving (i) backyard and commercial poultry, (ii) fish farming, (iii) Dairy and small ruminant production and (iv) Bee Keeping practices.
Please submit your updated resumes along with a cover letter quoting the Job Title to the attention of Operations Manager, or email it to
No later than April 26, 2019. The interview date/s and venue will be determined soon after the expiry of the deadline for applications.
Note: Please clearly do mention the position title and vacancy number in the subject line of your email; otherwise your applications may not be considered.