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Agriculture Production Officer at Greenbelt Authority (GBA)

Greenbelt Authority (GBA)

Greenbelt Authority (GBA) is a Government of Malawi statutory corporation established under the Greenbelt Act No. 23 of July 2017 to champion large scale commercial irrigation farming in Malawi. GBA now invites applications to fill the following vacancies:

Job Title: AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION MANAGER OFFICER

Grade: GBA5

Reporting to: Agriculture Production Manager

Responsible for: N/A

Purpose: To support agriculture production.

Main Duties:
a) Implementing, reviewing and monitoring effectiveness of agriculture production policies;
plans; programs, systems, strategies, practices and budgets in line with GBA mandate and
national agricultural policies.

b) Facilitating community mobilization for formation of farmer-basedorganizations and
strengthening existing community-based structures

c) Assessing and monitoring environmental protection and environmentally friendly sustainable agriculture production practices.

d) Sourcing information on new technologies and leading the development of methodologies
for agriculture extension and value chain management

e) Identifying and promoting potential crops/livestock/fisheries for diversification, intensification and better adaptation to local environment.

f) Planning and coordinating interventions for disease control and surveillance.

g) Representing the Authority on agriculture production involving Government and other
stakeholders.

h) Providing capacity building and technical backstopping for sustainable agriculture practices for increased crop production.

i) Prepare periodic reports on agriculture  production

Qualification and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Agronomy or Rural Development and Extension plus at least five (5) years relevant experience in agriculture production.

Method Of Application

All interested and eligible persons should submit their applications, under confidential cover either by post or courier enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names and contact details of three (3) traceable referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Greenbelt Authority
P.O. Box 30776
LILONGWE 3

cc: westerkosamu@gmail.com

Physical address: Mwai House – 2nd Floor, Convention
Drive – Opposite TAMA House, Lilongwe.
Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 16th December, 2022.

To apply for this job email your details to westerkosamu@gmail.com