Extension Agents (2 Positions)

Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET)

Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET) is mandated to conduct research on tobacco and allied crops and provide extension services to tobacco farmers. The Trust is seeking experienced officers to join its workforce as follows:-


Acting as change agent, the incumbent will be responsible for facilitating access to and transfer of information, technology and technical competence to farmers in order to assist them increase agricultural productivity thereby attaining economic growth.

Tenable: Extension Field Offices

Key Function

Dissemination of information and technologies to farmers and stakeholders in the field and at information centers.


• Reporting to the Regional Extension Officer, the successful candidate will among other duties perform the following functions:-
• Supervise the formulation and implement of extension programs
• Identifying issues from the growers, and formulate and implement programs aimed at developing extension methodologies.
• Plan and implement monitor and evaluate extension programs and extension technical activities.
• Mount demonstrations on various technologies
• Preparation and submitting extension reports.

Qualifications and Experience

• Diploma in Agriculture.
• 5 years relevant experience.

Mode of Application

If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a role in a productive team where you can make a real difference, please submit your application together with copies of certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae with your contact details, and contact details of three traceable referees not later than Friday, 18th April, 2019 to the following address:-

The Acting Chief Executive Officer, ARET, Private Bag 9, LILONGWE

ARET is an equal opportunity employer and it affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions. To achieve work diversity, the Trust encourages both qualified men and women to apply.