|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Salary:||As per organization scale salary|
|No. Of Jobs:||1|
|Contract Duration:||Short Term|
|Education:||Bachelor’s Degree in animal science or Veterinary|
The Afghanistan Value Chains – Livestock (AVC-Livestock) is a USAID funded program expected to run through June 2023. AVC-Livestock utilizes a market systems approach to strengthen and facilitate key transactions at either end of the farmer in targeted value chains - the commercial vendors of the goods and services that farmers need to grow higher volumes of quality produce, and the processors and traders who purchase farmers’ harvests. AVC-Livestock is a market-driven, private sector-focused program that aims to sustainably strengthen the dairy, poultry, honey, red meat, fiber and fish value chains throughout Afghanistan resulting in increased incomes, employment and productivity throughout targeted value chains.
Faridullah Afzali Beekeeping is an Afghan-owned honey production and processing company, the firm is located in Maidan Wardak Province, and it is one of the businesses which is under the AVC-Livestock partnership agreements. The same as other beekeepers this business also facing challenges with the bee disease and pest’s management. Also, due to seasonal the firm like other honeybee farmers is facing challenges with the bee disease and pest’s management. Meanwhile, new methods in honey collections and process, queen bee raring, beehives management, bee feeding, and overall management of the honeybee farms has been introduced to the bee farming business. Afghanistan bee farmers have less access to the updated knowledge and are less aware of the new techniques of honeybee management. AVC-Livestock plans to hire a honeybee specialist to work with Faridullah Afzali Beekeeping build the capacity of the firm with the new knowledge and technology of honeybee farm management.
The Honeybee Management Specialist will provide theoretical and practical trainings to the AVC-Livestock partner firm, Faridullah Afzali Beekeeping. This15-day training will cover the most important topics including honeybee disease and pest diagnoses, control and treatment, beekeeping management in four seasons, proper and timely use of bee medicines, bee swarming management, techniques of royal jelly collection and processing, pollen and propolis collection practices, queen bee rearing techniques and linking of orchard farmers to beekeepers for fruits and crops pollination.
Tasks include, but not limited to the following:
Fluency in Pashto/Dari and English
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter, with the position name and the Job Location ( Honeybee Management Specialist-Province Name) in the subject line, by email to AVCLivestock@dai.com (mailto:AVCLivestock@dai.com).
To apply for any AVCL vacancies, please make sure you put the title and the Job Location on the subject of your email, or your application will be
disregarded by the system.
Please note that applications received after the closing date and without Subject line will not be given considerations. Only shortlisted candidates
whose applications responds to the above criteria will be contacted for test/interview.
Afghanistan has one of the slowest internet speeds in the world. Broadband connection is not available in everywhere and mobile data as a most used way to connect to the world is very expensive. Job search portals are very heavy and takes lots of time to load; therefore making it very hard and time-consuming for job seekers to find their dream job. To address this problem we launched Afghanistan's first speed optimized job search portal, with at least 15 times faster load time and maximum 200 kbs page size.