Microproagation specialist, vanilla

Corridgeree Belize Ltd, Silk Grass, Belize

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th September, 2019

Job Description

Corridgeree Belize Ltd (“CBL”), is a recipient of the Caribbean Export Development Agency’s (“CEDA”) Direct Access Grants Scheme (“DAGS”) for 2019 under a contract titled “Scaleup of Belizean vanilla production for export”. The project involves location of promising vanilla varieties in the Stann Creek District for scaleup using micropropagation techniques, commissioning laboratory equipment and training laboratory and shadehouse staff.

We seek an experienced expert in micropropagation to assist in:

  • Setting up a laboratory, including sourcing equipment
  • Training lab and field staff in micropropagation techniques including:
  • Tissue culture training
  • Green podding techniques
  • Vegetative propagation of superior clones
  • Producing training manuals on nursery selection and molecular tools, nursery and field management of commercial vanilla

This is a six month assignment based in Stann Creek District, Belize. Minimum qualification is Masters or PhD in micropropagation,

Please send expressions of interest including expected salary to ruth.moloney@6ptp by 30 September 2019.

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