Bulungula Incubator: Small-scale farming co-ordinator

Bulungula Incubator
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 24 March, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Bulungula Incubator (BI) is a rural development NGO based in the remote Xhora Mouth region on the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape. Our programmes are concentrated on three focus areas: Education, Sustainable Livelihoods, and Health.. Our vision is to be a catalyst for the creation of vibrant and sustainable rural communities. To learn more about the BI, please visit our website: www.bulungula.org

 Our Masilime Ngqo! farming project is just over two years old and is growing nicely. It provides small-scale farmers with all the tools and know-how to be able to increase their productivity including: low-cost irrigation systems, vegetable seedlings, fertility and pest management strategies,
farming tools, harvest processing and value-adding.
 
We are looking for a co-ordinator for the Masilime Ngqo! project who will enable this project to expand and assist more small farmers in our region.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Advise and assist our small-scale farmers to improve the productivity of their vegetable gardens/fields,
  • Prepare weekly reports on seedling and input sales by the Masilime Ngqo! Farmers Centre,
  • Identify and assist unemployed people in our region willing to adopt farming as a source of income.

Requirements:

  • speak isiXhosa fluently (mandatory),
  • have hands-on, practical small-scale farming experience,
  • Basic computer skills (basic Word and Excel)
  • Preferably a tertiary qualification/diploma in Agriculture.
  • Must be enthusiastic, confident and have high energy levels.

 
Package: R5000/month plus free accommodation.
 
To apply, submit your CV to dave@bulungula.com
 
For more enquiries phone/WhatsApp 084 860 1390
 
For more about the Bulungula Incubator:  www.bulungula.org

Location: 
Eastern Cape

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