Research Technician-Odisha Livelihood Mission Project

ICRISAT, Odisha, India

Skill Required:, Project ManagementResearch and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
10th November, 2020


Job Description

About the Organization:

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-confessional and non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world.  ICRISAT and their partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.

Position: Research Technicians – Odisha Livelihood Mission Project

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct participatory field trials and demos with farmers in allocated districts of Odisha
  • Collect and record high quality data sets required for scientific research
  • Train the farmers’/farm facilitators and provide technical support, maintaining improved interventions at benchmark locations
  • Collect information from farmers and undertake the crop cutting experiments to record yields and other benefits of demonstration plots
  • Work closely with multi-disciplinary teams along with project partners
  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities as entrusted by supervisor

Essential criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Biological Sciences or any agricultural related degree
  • Proficiency in English and Oriya (written and spoken)
  • Person with flair for field work, group interactions and suitable experience will be preferred

Source:https://www.icrisat.org/research-technicians-odisha-livelihood-mission-project/


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