Digital Agriculture Specialist – Farmer Decision Support

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Digital Agriculture Specialist – Farmer Decision Support

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a non-profit organization that specializes in agriculture research for development with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information:<>

CIMMYT is looking for an outstanding, self-motivated, and result-oriented professional to work on Digital Agriculture Specialist- Farmer Decision Support, to work in the Southern African region.

The position will be based in Lusaka Zambia or the Southern Africa Regional Office.

Specific duties:
•       Scoping the digital agriculture/e-extension ecosystem within defined contexts and making recommendations for strategic partnerships in content dissemination and service provision.
•       Develop content targeted for smallholder farmers and extension agents using digital tools.
•       Designing digital agriculture products and services targeting smallholder farmers and extension.
•       Engaging government and development partners for scale-up pathways for high-potential digital innovations.
•       Facilitating human-centric design activities focused on digital farmer services with key stakeholders.
•       Establishing partnerships with digital agriculture platforms or solution proprietors for content hosting and services promotion.
•       Conducting farmer needs assessment and designing effective response mechanisms.
•       Supporting partners in developing sustainable business models that ensure that information and services availed to farmers remain available to post the project implementation.

Candidates must apply online<> for IRS23117_Digital Agriculture Specialist.

For internal applications, please follow this link<>.

For easy reference on how to apply please review the internal application guide<>.

Screening and follow-up of applications will begin on Friday, June 9th, 2023. Applications must include a CV and a cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. For further information on the selection process, please contact Yessica Castillo, at>