Posted on :
15 Jan, 2018
15 Jan, 2018
ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking a Pepper Specialist for an upcoming volunteer assignment in Ghana. Nania Dry Season Farmers Association is requesting volunteer assistance to improve their production of peppers. The volunteer will provide training on a variety of topics, including seed selection, pest and disease control, and irrigation, among others. The assignment will last for approximately three weeks in country, in addition to preparation and research previous to departure. Travel and living expenses are covered.
Job Title: Pepper Specialist, Ghana
University degree in Agriculture, Agronomy,
Horticulture or another relevant field.
At least 5-10 years of experience pepper
Proficient computer skills including MS Word and
The volunteer should be prepared to live in a
rural and hot setting with limited or no access to amenities such as air
conditioning or internet.
Previous experience in rural African settings an
advantage, although not required.
***As part of the Farmer-to-Farmer Consortium, this assignment is made
possible through USAID funding. In accordance to USAID guidelines, any
candidates submitted for consideration under this project must have a valid US passport or Green Card.***