Become the Technical Field Advisor in Assam, India and help smallholder farmers feed the world.

groups of farmers watch EWS-KT staff as he demonstrates pruning technique
EWS-KT staff member inspects low-growing plants in a farmer's field
Female farmer and male farmer plant seeds
Male farmer and female farmer plant seedlings in their field
Female farmers in a field with knee-high crops
EWS-KT staff and older farmer adjust trellising around a plant

Technical Field Advisor – India

Based in Assam


Place of Work: 

Assam, India

About the Role:

East-West Seed Knowledge Transfer Foundation (EWS-KT) works hand in hand with farming communities in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nigeria, the Philippines, Tanzania, and Uganda.

To further expand our operations in Assam, we are seeking to employ Technical Field Advisors. Technical Field Officers will focus on supporting our goal of sharing knowledge on improved fresh vegetable production practices with smallholder farmers.

By joining EWS-KT, you will become part of a dynamic team that is committed to making a difference in the lives of farmers and contributing to global food security.


  • Identify villages, select and coach the smallholder farmers on vegetable production techniques.
  • Provide technical support in 10-15 selected villages per year establishing 40 demonstration plots per year.
  • Establishing & Supporting key farmer demonstration plots as practical learning sites for farmers.
  • Train 1000 to 1200 farmers in a year in these demonstration plots; each farmer attending 2- 5 practical training sessions in one season.
  • Ensure regular participation of farmers in the training
    Organize 40 field days in a year.


  • Diploma in Agriculture/ Horticulture or Any other degree with field experience.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and motorcycle
    One year experience as a trainer in extension education
    Ability to transfer vegetable production knowledge to farmers effectively.
  • Good time management and organization skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the local language
  • Fluent in Assamese.


At EWS-KT, we value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position to [email protected]

Due to the large number of applications we receive, only applicants who are shortlisted for further discussions will be contacted.

Female EWS-KT staff conducting training on fertilizer application for a group of chili farmers
EWS-KT staff member trains group of male and female farmers on seedling production
Group of farmers and EWS-KT staff drench seedlings
EWS-KT staff train farmers and other staff on fertilizer application
Two men beneath a canopy of gourd plants
Male farmer inspects the small seedlings in his covered seed house