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August 7, 2014

The U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of AGRICLUTURE SPECIALIST in the USAID/Ghana Tamale Satellite Office in the Northern Region.

 

Education & Prior Work Experience: Master’s degree or equivalent, in agriculture, rural development, international development, natural resources management or other closely related field is required. A minimum of six (6) years of prior work experience in agriculture and Natural Resource Management (NRM), Ghana and U. S. Government agriculture policies and laws, local communities and farmer associations, development organizations, dissemination of agriculture information and communication is required.

 

For full requirements and position description, please log on to:--

 

Salary Range: GH¢52,421.00–GH¢78,634.00 p.a. (depending on qualification and experience)

 

Interested individuals should submit cover letter, Curriculum Vitae with references and relevant certificates to:

 

Regional Executive Office

Mission Director, James A. Bever (middle) speaking at the roundtable discussion. Looking on: Alexandre Deprez, Ambassador Cretz
December 16, 2013

Accra, Ghana — During a press roundtable briefing, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) presented USAID Ghana’s new Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) for 2013-2017.  The U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Gene Cretz, introduced James Bever, Mission Director for Ghana and Alex Deprez, Mission Director for the West Africa Region, both of whom outlined their mission’s portfolios while discussing budget updates and recent development achievements. 

Handshakes are exchanged during the MOU signing ceremony
December 5, 2013
Project Name: Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Care in Volta Region (IMCH)
 
Objectives: To improve maternal, newborn and child health in the Volta Region through a reduction of maternal mortality and infant mortality rate
 
Target Location: Keta, Ketu North and Ketu South Districts, Volta Region
 
Project Duration: 2013 - 2016
 
November 21, 2013

TAMALE, Ghana – The Feed the Future (FTF) USAID Agriculture Technology Transfer (ATT) project launched on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the University for Development Studies in Dungu, near Tamale.  The five-year, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project aims at increasing the availability of appropriate and affordable farming technologies to sustainably improve the competitiveness of the maize, rice and soya value chains in northern Ghana.

November 21, 2013

Abidjan – The third High-Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All is taking place from November 21 to 23, 2013, in Abidjan, organized by the Pan-African Inter-governmental Agency Water and Sanitation for Africa in cooperation with the Government of Côte d'Ivoire. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is an official forum sponsor.  The theme of this year’s forum is to promote vibrant and effective cooperation to accelerate access to hygiene, sanitation and water for all in Africa.

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