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SCOPE OF WORK
Feed the Future Tajikistan Agriculture and Water Activity
Post category: Short-term Local Professional Personnel
Responsible to: Deputy Chief of Party
Location: Based inQurghonteppa with travel to the following 12 districts (Bokhtar, Dusti, Jomi, Khuroson, Nosiri Khisrav, Qubodiyon, Jaihun, Balkhi, Sarband, Shahritus, Vakhsh, and Yovon)
The USAID/Feed the Future Tajikistan Agriculture and Water Activity (“The Activity”) is a three-year initiative and key component of USAID/Tajikistan’s overall Feed the Future program. The Activity assists smallholder farmers to increase, diversify, and add value to their agricultural production to address dietary deficiencies and market surplus production. The Activity addresses the lack of dietary diversity and poor nutrition by focusing on five (5) nutrition sensitive agricultural sectors including: agricultural extension, vegetables, fruits, dairy, and irrigation water. As a result, the Activity increases agricultural production, which directly addresses lack of Vitamin A, zinc, and animal protein in the local diet.
Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to provide interpretation support for the Feed the Future Tajikistan Agriculture and Water Activity project.
The project is looking for qualified interpreters for the following short-term interpretation services:
1. English – Tajik
2. English – Russian
3. English - Uzbek
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The project requires interpretation during meetings with counterparts and beneficiaries, training events, and conferences. Interpretation needs will typically cover the following topics:
Agricultural Production: agricultural inputs, harvest and post-harvest handling, cold storage, and processing of fruit, vegetable and dairy products;
Irrigation Water Management: primary, secondary, and tertiary canals, and water users’ associations;
Improved Nutrition: nutritional information about fruits, vegetables and dairy products, including cooking and preservation techniques;
Serve as interpreter for meetings between long-term and short-term project experts, local counterparts, and/or beneficiaries;
Serve as interpreter for project-organized trainings and conferences;
Travel within Tajikistan, as needed, to provide the services described above.
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Deadline for applications: 5 October 2016
Early applications are encouraged. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted