12 Apr 2024

Agricultural Technicians at IG CAFÉ KIVU

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Job Description


ASSOCIATION IG CAFÉ KIVU is an association created in 2023 and bringing together coffee operators working in the Lake Kivu area. Its activities mainly focus on obtaining and managing the “ Protected Geographic Identification ” certificate.

In collaboration with the Rwanda GI Project – Component 2, the ASSOCIATION IG CAFÉ KIVU invites interested candidates to apply for the positions of Agricultural Technicians.

Task Descriptions 

The Agricultural technicians (ATs) are employed directly by GI project and they perform a dual role. They are the agronomists of the GI project and they also act as extension workers to encourage and advise the farmers to grow good quality coffee based on GI standards. The FOs are also involved in the development of agricultural practices and technology used by the farmers

The ATs also ensures that the local officials and other interested parties are aware of the GI project and the requirements of the project.

The details of the tasks of Agricultural Technicians (TAs) are as follows:

  • To select and train lead farmers
  • To set up the demonstration plots
  • To monitor, follow up and manage the demonstration plots established
  • To manage the Famers Field School (FFS) runs
  • To train farmers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)
  • To prepare the annual training plans for the farmers
  • To sensitize the farmers on the implementation of different GI standards
  • To follow up on the activities of production increase in quantity and quality
  • Activities reporting to the GI project standards


  • Be of Rwandan nationality;
  • Hold an A0 diploma in agronomy or a related field
  • Have experience in managing the coffee value chain;
  • Have knowledge of the different coffee certifications;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Have experience using IT tools (Excel, Word, and Power Point)
  • Agree to live and work in rural areas;
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French.
  • Have a driving license, category A

Method of Application

Application files must be sent to the email address “ [email protected] ” before 04/17/2024

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