ACDI/VOCA is an economic development organization that fosters broad-based economic growth, raises living standards, and creates vibrant communities. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA has worked in 146 countries since 1963. Its expertise is in catalyzing investment, climate smart agriculture, empowerment & resilience, institutional strengthening, and market systems.
Horticulture Specialist, Egypt
ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking a Horticulture Specialist for the anticipated USAID funded Feed the Future Egypt Value Added Solutions (EVAS) Activity. EVAS will have a strong focus on assisting Egypt's small farmers export horticulture produce that meet international standards. The Horticulture Specialist is expected to manage value chain assessments that will inform interventions following a facilitative approach that promotes lasting sustainability. Program interventions in horticulture will work through market participants as drivers of change and are likely to target improved competitiveness and trade, increased farm household productivity and market access, improved nutrition-related, and building the sustainability local organizations.
The Specialist is expected to lead the development and management of interventions across horticulture value chains, including leading programming on feed production and marketing. This position will be required to lead a team of technical advisors.