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The MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES AND IRRIGATION,STATE DEPARTMENT FOR CROP DEVELOPMENT is recruiting 25 Agriculture interns and 10 engineering interns to work for 6 months.

Agriculture

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail collecting, collating agriculture information and inputting into the database; collecting and packaging of new and existing agricultural technologies for dissemination; and preparing draft crop production and national food security reports.

For appointment to the above position, a candidate must have:-

(i) Bachelors of Science degree in any of the following disciplines:- Agriculture; Agronomy; Agribusiness Management and Enterprise Development; Agribusiness Management; Agribusiness; Agricultural Economics and Rural Development; Agricultural Extension and Education; Agricultural Marketing; Agricultural Resource Management; Agriculture and Extension; Agriculture and Home Economics; Agriculture and Human Ecology; Agriculture Economics; Crop Protection; Dry-land Resource Management; Dry-land Agriculture and Enterprise Development; Farm Management; Home Economics; Horticulture; Food Science and Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and

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(ii) Certificate in Computer applications from a recognized institution.

Engineering

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail collecting agricultural engineering field data for verification and analysis; conducting survey for engineering works; carrying out preliminary design of agricultural engineering works; carrying out repairs and maintenance of machines and equipment; and conducting on-farm trials and demonstrations.

(i) Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Agricultural Engineering; Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

(ii) Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya as a Graduate Engineer; and

(iii) Certificate in Computer applications from a recognized institution.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications together with copies of their curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates to reach the office of the undersigned, on or before 24th July, 2018.

The Principal Secretary

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation

State Department for Crop Development

P.O Box 30028-00100

NAIROBI

OR

Hand delivered to State Department for Crops Resources Policy Registry, Kilimo House, 5th Floor.

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