Assignment Number: SEN259
Volunteers Requested: 1
International requests the support of a Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer for a
The volunteer will help build the capacity of two hosts, Foundiougne Vocational Training Center (FVTC) and Alliance of the Integrated Masses for the Development of Women's Entrepreneurship Network (AMIDEF). For FVTC, the training should focus on local cereals processing, as well as developing a curriculum and training module to replicate the training. For AMIDEF, the training should focus on effectively developing local cereals processing skills, such as understanding how different processing treatments affect products’ behavior; the role and behavior of different ingredients; processing methods; and quality standards, including nutritional aspects and the means for their evaluation. Also for AMIDEF, the volunteer should teach participants about the structure, composition, and utilization of rice, maize, millet and other cereal grains for the production of starches, flours, milling by‐products, and cereal‐based human food products; cereal processing technologies such as dry and wet milling, baking, extrusion cooking, and manufacturing of breakfast cereals, noodles, and pasta; and quality/sanitary control and quality assurance aspects of production.
The volunteer should have the following qualifications and background:
***As part of the Farmer-to-Farmer Consortium, this assignment is made possible through USAID funding. In accordance to USAID guidelines, any candidates submitted for consideration under this project must have a valid US passport or Green Card.***