Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Extension Workers

Job Ref No FSL EW - GAC | Published on Apr 20, 2023 12:00 PM

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 Moroto, Nakapiripirit & Nabilatuk, UG

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 Not Specified


 May 05, 2023 11:00 PM

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The Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Extension Worker is the front line technical in the delivery of our FSL programs. He/She will provide support and ensure successful implementation of food security and livelihood interventions, including agricultural development, business development, vocational skills training, and VSLA. The incumbent plays a key role in the field with community mobilization, support training of project beneficiaries, monitoring of and support to field activities and documentation

Key Duties & Responsibilities

1. Programme Implementation (70%)

  • Implementation of food security and livelihood activities within the scope of the project.
  • Community mobilization, targeting and monitoring movement and distribution of food security and livelihood inputs to the target groups
  • In consultation with the Food Security and Livelihood Officer and other staff organize and draw work plans
  • Where possible in liaison with FSL Officer link extension services to other existing institutions and organizations such as those responsible for providing credit, technology packages, marketing facilities.
  • Work with the refugees and host communities to explore indigenous technical experiences and develop cropping calendars and business Plans.
  • Facilitate adoption of livelihood and resilience innovations such as sustainable Optimized Land Use Model (OLUM), Block farming, VSLA methodology and Sustainable Income Generation alternatives.
  • Support the FSL Officer conduct FSL related trainings to the target beneficiaries


  • Effective Monitoring and Evaluation (25%) 
  • Participate in surveys, assessments to continually identify agricultural and business gaps and needs in the district.
  • Conduct regular field visits to project sites and update the FSL Officer with the progress of project activities in the field
  • Prepare regular and comprehensive project progressive monthly and weekly reports.
  • Participate in Programme evaluation
  • Ensure that all the partners contracted by ACF, render quality service to the clienteles/beneficiaries as per the terms spelt out in the contractual agreements and give feed back to the FSL Officer


  • A minimum of a diploma in Agricultural Extension, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Livestock, Business development, forestry or other relevant discipline
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with agricultural development, business development, vocational skills training, and cash based interventions.
  • ​Previous exposure and experience in for agriculture value chain and income generating activities
  • ·       Excellent communication skills and ability to write good reports

    ·       Previous experience with other local and international NGOs

    ·       Previous work in a refugee setting is desirable. 

    ·       Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently

    ·       Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations

    ·       Culturally sensitive

    ·       Knowledge of the local language (N’gakaramojong) is a MUST

    ·       Fluency in written and spoken English  

    ·       Ability and willingness to ride a motor/bicycle, and possession of a valid riding permit is an added advantage.

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