About the program

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IAEFP is a USDA funded program that provides opportunities for nine fellows to assist and support schools in Uganda to establish school-based agricultural education and youth extension programs. Participating schools receive classroom instruction, field demonstrations, Fellows to serve in the 2022-23 school year in Uganda for ~10 months.

IAEFP CRS is currently recruiting for its class of 9 Fellows to serve in the 2022-23 school year in Uganda for ~10 months.

Tentative timeline:

Desired Fellow skills & experience

We are looking for motivated individuals with an interest in international agriculture development and education. IAEFP fellows will help scale up innovative agricultural education programs in selected schools in alignment with the government of Uganda’s newly revised Lower Secondary Curriculum, launched at the beginning of the 2020 school year.This opportunity empowers fellows to hone their skills and gain practical field experience while contributing to impactful work.

What we offer

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If you are interested in the fellowship opportunity or know someone who may be interested, please email [email protected]  to indicate your interest along with your resume

Program Goals

  1. Improve Uganda’s ability to meet the food and fiber needs of the domestic population.
  2. Strengthen and enhance trade linkages between Uganda and the US agricultural industry.
  3. Develop globally-minded United States agriculturalists with experience living abroad..

Project strategy

  1. CRS will recruit a cohort of nine fellows from the US agriculture education sector and place them in Ugandan secondary schools for 11 months with the purpose of scaling up innovative agricultural education approaches aligned with the Ugandan government’s newly revised Lower Secondary Curriculum.
  2. Fellows will accomplish key activities aligned with the new curriculum. Activities will include helping school administrators and teachers understand the new curriculum, introduce and adapt innovative US-based instructional materials, support use of the materials through classroom instruction, design & facilitate practical field-based demonstrations, entrepreneurial skills development through promoting small-individualized or group projects, community engagement while promoting youth extension programs.

Expected Outcomes