The World Bank supported APART project aims at increasing productivity and profitability of small and marginal farmers in rice-based cropping systems and facilitate agri-business investments, market access, and enable smallholder farmers and agro-entrepreneurs to produce crops resilient to recurrent floods or droughts in 16 districts of Assam.
Under the close supervision of the Senior Officer, provide basic support in the implementation of extension activities such as setting up and operate agronomy equipment/implements and training of farmers to deliver integrated technology solutions including distribution of seeds to farmers and providing support to conduct various field activities. Collect data from demonstrations, experiments and encode data for reporting.
There are 2 positions which will be based at Cachar & Lakhimpur in Assam in India and will only be filled by permanent citizens of India.
Current IRRI staff are encouraged to apply and will be prioritized.