JOB OPPORTUNITY | National Technical Staff

April 13, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG (Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura, Farmer-Scientist Partnership), is a nationwide network of farmers’ organizations, scientists, and non-government organizations working to empower resource-poor Filipino farmers through their control of seeds and biological resources, agricultural production and technologies, and associated knowledge.

MASIPAG National Secretariat is looking for a passionate individual with a high sense of volunteerism to fill in the position of Technical Staff. 

The responsibilities and obligations of the MASIPAG National Technical Staff are as follows:

  1. Along with the Research, Education and Training Unit, initiates planning and implementation of the program component activities of the MASIPAG Technical program at the national level;
  2. Gathers and keeps up-to-date MASIPAG National back up farm data, network-wide data on seed collection and ongoing breeding initiatives, vegetables and livestock;
  3. Assists the unit with the production of information materials, publications and community-based trainings pertaining to seed conservation and improvement, development of sustainable agroecosystems, farmer innovations among others
  4. Develop and conduct research and documentation of successful experiences on seed systems, sustainable agriculture and innovation;
  5. Build linkage building with scientists, capable groups, organizations or institutions  to enhance the program; 
  6. Development or update of tools in evaluation of program components such as monitoring of rice collection, adaptation, farmers innovations among others 
  7. Enhance the functioning of the Technical Committee to ensure seed flow, trial farm strategies, seed conservation, development of sustainable agroecosystems, livestock integration among others;
  8. Facilitate discussion leading towards defining systems, policies, procedures and guidelines for the implementation of the program;
  9. Innovates ways in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the program implementation;
  10. Monitor and document progress of program implementation; 
  11. Prepares and submits required reports to Unit Coordinator; and 
  12. Performs other tasks that may be assigned by the national and unit coordinator
  13. Other considerations
    1. Willing to be based in Nueva Ecija
    2. Supports the NBUF Manager of the BUF operations and activities

Interested individuals may send their applications to addressed to Mr. Alfie Pulumbarit, National Coordinator. The deadline for submission is April 30, 2023.