Pyxus Agriculture Limited is a subsidiary of a trusted provider of responsibly sourced, independently verified, sustainable and traceable agricultural products and ingredients, operating in Malawi servicing the needs of its shareholders and their customers. Pyxus has been awardeo a matching grant funding by the Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund (MICF) to set up a seed production unit under irrigation. The cooperative project will look at engaging smallholder farmers that reside and farm around Pyxus operated Lisandwa Estate in Kasungu and providing the opportunity to develop farmers’ land with pivot irrigation that will be used to grow contract groundnut seed in rotation with food crops in the winter. A career opportunity has arisen in our organisation for the position of Cooperative Extension Officer for an initial period of 30 months.
JOB OPPORTUNITY: COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OFFICER
The successful candidate will report to the Groundnuts Projects Coordinator and will provide extension services during the development & implementation phase of the Malawi Challenge Innovation Fund (MICF) co-funded cooperative development project.