Winrock International requests the support of a Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer for a 21-day volunteer assignment (including travel) located in Kaffrine and Touba. The volunteer will train groundnuts (peanuts) processors in good practices and improved techniques and technologies, as well as develop a syllabus and training module focusing on this topic.
No salary is provided for this volunteer assignment, however all expenses are paid through USAID program funding and logistics are coordinated by Winrock.
The volunteer should have the following qualifications and background:
University degree in agriculture or relevant field
Knowledge of and experience in groundnut processing, including making groundnut oil and butter
10 years’ experience in processing
Experience training adults
Good written and verbal communication skills.
French language skills preferred.
***As part of the Farmer-to-Farmer Consortium, this assignment is made possible through USAID funding. In accordance to USAID guidelines, any candidates submitted for consideration under this project must have a valid US passport or Green Card.***
Internal Number: SEN253
About Winrock International
Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development, providing solutions to some of the world’s most complex social, agricultural and environmental challenges. Inspired by its namesake Winthrop Rockefeller, Winrock’s mission is to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources. Winrock is a nonprofit organization that implements a portfolio of more than 150 agriculture, environment and social development projects in over 40 countries. It has annual revenue of $100 million, employing over 1,000 staff around the world managed from five Winrock offices and dozens of project offices. Winrock combines technical expertise with entrepreneurial innovation to improve lives around the globe.