WorldFish is implementing the TAAT Aquaculture Compact, financed through a grant from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Program and intends to apply part of the proceeds for this grant to facilitate payments under the contracts for the following individual consultants.
1. Aquaculture Advisory Services and Technology Outreach
The consultant is expected to review existing literature on modern approaches to capacity building of extension workers, draw up all-
inclusive training modules for the trainees, conduct training in line with the TOR, carry out outreach campaigns, facilitate and establish Innovation Platforms in collaboration with national partners and stakeholders.
Others include to produce a comprehensive report at the end of training and make recommendations on ways of improving the project.
performing similar or related roles preferably.
2. Aquaculture Fish Feeds Specialist
document production scales and feed cost as percentage of total production cost. Others are to document the locally available fish feed ingredients and how to source for essential ingredients not readily available to fish feed producers.
In addition, design of training manuals in building the capacity of fish feed producers efficiently and effectively.
3. Aquaculture Fish Value Addition Specialist
The Consultant will review current practices in fish processing and preservation within the country including challenges and opportunities available.
Others include design comprehensive training modules / training manual with hands on practical to build the capacity of fish processors in value addition technologies and product development.
In addition, conduct training in the project states across the country, effectively maintain the fish processors database(s) and ensure the data are up-
to-date and provide strategic report required.
4. Aquaculture Marketing Advisory Services
The Consultant will design training modules and course content to build the capacity of aquaculture value chain actors in marketing.
Others include conduct training and provide technical support for fish farmers in the project region and across the country.
In addition, develop the promotion and marketing processes; protocols, ensure good coordination and communication between farmers, manufacturers, and concerned stakeholders.
5. Aquaculture Business Development Specialist
The Consultant will design training modules / manuals and course content to build the capacity of youth aqua-preneurs; conduct business development training for aquaculture value chain actors within the region.
effectively maintain fish farmers and potential business startups database(s); ensure data are up-to-date and can provide the strategic report required.
How to Apply
WorldFish now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested individual consultant should provide specific information which demonstrates that they are fully qualified to perform / provide the services online latest by 12 July 2019 .
The expression of interest should include :
A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the African Development Bank’s Rules and Procedures for the Use of Consultants.
Screening will start as soon as possible, and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted consultant will be contacted.
WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture and experience is valued.
We support individual performance and potential in achieving our organizational goals and mission. We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage women and nationals from developing countries to apply.