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.
Agronomists and Agricultural Engineers, Egypt
ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking Agronomists and Agricultural Engineers 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 experts are expected to oversee food engineering and assist in the design of efficient food plants and appropriate machinery to preserve, package, and distribute foods. 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 location for this position is TBD.