Kazakhstan_organic agriculture and/or agricultural finance expert

Project: Agricultural Political Dialogue Kazakhstan

The objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is to found exchange on the legal and technical bases of organic farming as well as on the corresponding institutional frameworks including the development of lively association structures. The goal is to assist in the further development of the system of agricultural financing.


  • Agrarian political consulting (for example in agricultural finance and/or organic)
  • Elaborate concept for status-quo analyses
  • Elaborate technical input
  • Oversee analytical material
  • Organisation of dialogue forums and other events
  • Visible representation of the project to external parties, for example in expert forums
  • Support the project monitoring
  • Support preparation and organisation of steering committee meetings

Minimum requirements:

  • Master or equivalent
  • Min. 5 years of professional experience
  • Very good Russian- and Kazakh skills and at least good German or English skills


Additional qualifications:


  • Professional experience Kazakh, German and/or European agricultural policy
  • Experience in working with ministries / state authorities
  • At least 3 years of experience with international projects
  • Professional experience with either organic agriculture or agricultural finance


  • Professional experience in Kazakhstan, post-Sovjet countries, Eastern Europe or other transition countries

Methodological competencies:

  • Experience in the moderation of interactive processes, in the development of networks and in the set up and implementation of studies / political recommendations
Start / Duration: 

The project is intended to start in January 2020 and to last until December 2022.

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