Thursday, September 25, 2008
EMPLOYMENT: Knowledge Sharing Officer, Climate Change Adaptation (FARA)
The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa in partnership with Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA-TM) based in Senegal, IGAD Climate Predictions and Applications Centre (ICPAC) based in Kenya and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) based in the United Kingdom is seeking to recruit a Knowledge Sharing Officer to lead the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa project or the AfricaAdapt project
The AfricaAdapt project is a three-year project funded by IDRC and DFID. The overall aim of the project is to ‘improve the livelihoods of vulnerable people in Africa through increasing access to and use of knowledge assets by all stakeholders on climate change adaptation’. By linking with a variety of stakeholders, particularly those already engaged in climate adaptation research, the project intends to create a knowledge-sharing network of climate change adaptation actors across Africa.
The Knowledge Sharing Officer will be based at the FARA Secretariat in Accra, Ghana. Preference will be given to AU nationals.
Deadline for receipt of applications is 1 October 2008. [more information]