LOCATION: SAFETI Office, Dhaka, Bangladesh
BACKGROUND OF PROJECT: WINROCK INTERNATIONAL is a non-profit organization that works with people around the world empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources.
Winrock International is recruiting Training and Material Development Officer for its current USDA-funded Food for Progress Safe Aqua Farming for Economic and Trade Improvement (SAFETI) Project in Bangladesh.
This is a five-year (October 2016 - September 2021) designed to increase agricultural productivity by improving production and management of hatcheries and farms in the shrimp and prawn value chains to contribute to both improved incomes, food quality and safety, as well as to improve livelihoods and environmental sustainability in the Bangladesh prawn and shrimp industry.
SAFETI is being implemented with objectives of achieving the following results through different interrelated components/ activities mentioned in the project proposal:
Increase agricultural productivity by improving production and management of hatcheries and farm in the shrimp and prawn value chain to contribute to both improved food quality and safety, as well as to improved livelihood and environmental sustainability in the Bangladeshi prawn and shrimp industry.
Expand trade of agricultural products by improving handling and sanitary controls, reducing unnecessary layers in the value chain, promoting extension services, and building the capacity of trade associations and government trade promotion bureaus.
Work location: The primary work location will be the SAFETI project office in Dhaka with frequent field visits to SAFETI project sites Khulna, Bagerhat, Satkhira, Jessore and Cox`s Bazar districts
Report to SAFETI Training Coordinator
Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and others