Wednesday, July 23, 2008


EMPLOYMENT: Director, Diversification and Sustainable Intensification of Production Systems (ICARDA)

The Director leads the ICARDA program which focuses on enhancing income generating options for the rural poor from crops and livestock, especially small ruminants, by improving and diversifying current agricultural production systems, sustaining the resource production base (e.g. conservation agriculture), increasing and diversifying outputs, improving the safety, quality and marketability of produce, and adding value through agri-processing of primary products. It aims to contribute to the development in rural areas of productive and sustainable systems that enhance nutrition and livelihoods, generate opportunities for rural agri-business development and increased employment, and conserve the resource base.

Application Deadline 9 August 2008.   [more]

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