Horticulture Pack House Manager Jobs at CURAD

at Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Farming & Outdoors
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Horticulture Pack House Manager

Organisation: CURAD

About CURAD

The Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD) is a public-private partnership initiative promoted by Makerere University, the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises Limited (NUCAFE), and National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), the University of Copenhagen (UC) and NIRAS International. CURAD is one of the six agribusiness incubators in Africa supported by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa under the UniBRAIN facility with funding from DANIDA.
CURAD is a public-private partnership initiative with the aim of producing innovative young entrepreneurs and agribusiness leaders to champion productivity and profitability of the agricultural enterprises that can spinoff new enterprises. This is an agribusiness innovation incubator geared towards creation of jobs and boosting incomes within the agricultural sector in Uganda piloting with the coffee value chain in the first four years

Key Outputs
i. Crop extension programmes implemented;
ii. Appropriate methods and technologies in agriculture demonstrated to farmers;
iii. Crop pests and diseases identified and reported on and farmers advised on effective biological and
chemical control methods;
iv. Agriculture and related statistical information/data collected and disseminated to relevant
authorities and stakeholders;
v. Demonstration tools and plots set up in various areas;

Skills

Coaching and mentoring;
Planning organizing and coordinating;
Project management;
Practical and technical knowledge in crop farming;
Accountability;
Communication; and
Time management.

Experience Requirements

At least three (3) years working experience at the level of Assistant Agricultural Officer in Government
or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization

Education Requirements

Should have a diploma in agriculture from a recognized Institution.
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