International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is recruiting for fulltime Aquaculture Fish Feed Specialist.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.
We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:
Job Title: Aquaculture Fish Feed Specialist
Project ID No.: 2100155036067 Location: Ibadan, Oyo Job Type: Consultancy Services Project: Worldfish Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Aquaculture Value Chain Compact Sector: Agriculture
About the Project
The WorldFish is implementing the TAAT Aquaculture Compact, financed through a grant from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Program and intends to apply part of the proceeds for this grant to facilitate payments under the contracts for the individual Consultant
WorldFish now invites eligible individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services.
The Consultant will review current practices in fish feed production among fish farmers within the country including challenges and opportunities available; document production scales and feed cost as percentage of total production cost
Others are to document the locally available fish feed ingredients and how to source for essential ingredients not readily available to fish feedproducers
In addition, design of training manuals in building the capacity of fish feed producers efficiently and effectively
Min Required Experience:
The desired Consultant should possess at least a Master's Degree in Aquaculture/Fisheries, Animal Feeds and Nutrition/Animal Science, Agricultural Engineering, Biochemistry or any other related field
Performing similar or related role preferably with Private industry, University and or International organization, and have proven experience in fish feed formulation and production with at least 10 years of experience in fish feed production and management.
Application Closing Date 12th July, 2019.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Or Interested and qualified candidates/Consultants must provide comprehensive Curriculum Vitae information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services, including a description of similar assignments done and experience in similar conditions. The Expressions of interest should be delivered to: Attn: WorldFish Nigeria Office, Professor Bernadette Tosan Fregene, TAAT Aquaculture Compact Leader, Room 31, Africa Rice Building, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Headquarters & West Africa Hub, PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan 200001 - Oyo State.