June 28, 2019
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International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is recruiting for fulltime Aquaculture Fish Value Addition Specialist.

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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 Value Addition 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.

Job Description

  • The Consultant will review current practices in fish processing and preservation within the country including challenges and opportunities available
  • Others include design comprehensive training modules/training manual with hands on practical to build the capacity of fish processors in value addition technologies and product development
  • In addition, conduct training in the project states across the country, effectively maintain the fish processors database(s) and ensure the data are up-to-date and provide strategic report required.


    Job Requirements

    Min Required Experience:

    6 year(s)

    Min Qualification:


    Desired Courses:

    Not Specified

    Other Requirements:


    • The desired Consultant should possess at least a Master's Degree or equivalent in Food Science, Home Economics, Fisheries, Agricultural Engineering, or any other related field with minimum six (6) years experience performing similar or related role preferably with private industry, university and or international organization.

    Application Closing Date
    12th July, 2019.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online
    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.

    Click here for more Information (PDF)


    • A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the African Development Bank's Rules and Procedures for the Use of Consultants.
    • Interested Consultants may obtain further information at the address above during office hours (8am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday).
    • For enquiries: Ex. 2455, Tel: +234 803 347 6184, + 234 803 978 4421; Email: B.Fregene@cgiar.org ; Skype: (btfregene).

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    About International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture (iita)

    • Type: Nonprofit
    • Headquarters: PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan 200001, Oyo State, Nigeria.

    The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world's leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. The International Instit...Know More about International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture (iita)

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