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New Agri Internship Opportunities

Huge Opportunities to collaborate on a research project with students from the United States.

Gham Power Nepal Private Limited has Opened Agri Internship opportunities to join them as Agri Interns. Agri-Intern will work with the Agri-analytics Head and Agri-Officer as well as end-user farmers to develop holistic agriculture solutions and may have to visit farmers in rural nooks of the country for the surveys and workshops.

About Gham Power Nepal

Gham Power Nepal Private Limited is a renewable-energy focused social enterprise based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Founded in 2010 by Sandeep Giri, a start-up veteran and co-founder of Logical Matrix (later acquired by Oracle), our initial goals were focused on reducing the burden that excessive power outages (as high as 16 hours a day in dry seasons) posed on Nepal’s urban population. Having installed over 2500 solar projects that cumulatively generate 2.5 MW of electricity, Gham played its part in urban electrification and soon after shifted focus to under-served rural markets by 2013.

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About Agri Internship at Gham Power Nepal

Roles and Functions

  • Conduct desk research on relevant issues of interest to the farmers served by Gham Power, especially regarding various crops, agri-inputs, and intercultural activities requirements, disease control, modern farming methods, and crop scheduling, etc., and develop an agri-advisory package for farmers.
  • Support the in-house team at Gham Power to identify relevant topics for Agri-trainings and prepare content for it.
  • Create content, respond to queries, and do other activities necessary to manage the digital advisory platform developed by Gham Power and partners with different partners.
  • Identify suitable topics to provide training to rural farmers, create materials and conduct training (onsite and virtual) and deliver it to farming communities.
  • Identify relevant experts and conduct consultation when necessary to complete the aforementioned agri-functions.

Skills and Education for Agri Internship

  • Running Bachelor’s Degree in streams related to Agricultural Sciences/Fisheries/ Animal Sciences.
  • Good understanding of the agricultural sector in Nepal, especially for smallholder farmers, with insights on major crops, traditional vs. modern farming practices, disease control, input requirements etc. will be valuable.
  • Excellent command of Google utilities, MS Tools, Nepali Writing (Unicode), and graphics will be preferred.
  • Excellent communication (written form) skills in both English and Nepali are essential.
  • Effective verbal communication and presentation skills are vital.
  • Comfortable and confident working remotely and closely with rural farmers, and maintaining frequent communications (over the phone and on-site) with the farmers at necessity.
  • Evidence of the ability to work well within a team and business acumen is preferable.
  • Comfortable working with computers and the internet.
  • Initiative with a  passion to conduct research on a need basis and travel to rural nooks and corners of the country.
  • Above all, a firm believer in the need of modernizing traditional agriculture in Nepal for overall national development, and willing to make a contribution to this cause.

Agri Internship is for 6 months with the possibility of extension and appraisal based upon the performance.

Opportunity to work on a research project with US students:

  • Brief agricultural and cultural context of Nepal to US students
  • Communicate with US research fellows through Whatsapp and Zoom
  • Accommodate and attend meetings with US research fellows (might be in California, US hours)
  • Work together with Miller Center Fellows to develop a specific research plan, gather local data, and interpret how this data can help Gham Power pursue its mission

Apply for Agri Internship at Gham Power Nepal Now at : https://forms.gle/mhAE5mLJGxVR71PZ8

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