Friday, February 27, 2009
EMPLOYMENT: Vacancies at CIMMYT
Program Director – Socio-Economics Program, Ref. 2009-06
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) has launched a new Socio-Economics Program to address socio-economic and environmental issues surrounding technology adaptation and adoption in developing countries. The program will work with maize and wheat scientists to prioritize and ensure the relevance of their efforts, particularly for the resource poor and considering evolving markets and value chains.
Agricultural Economist – South Asia, Ref. 2009-05
The micro-economist will work as member of a multi-disciplinary team that includes other social scientists, biophysical scientists and GIS specialists.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Agricultural Economics – South Asia, Ref. 2009-04
The PDF will seek to enhance the understanding of the micro-level constraints to rapid productivity growth and adoption of resource conserving technologies around eight research hubs in intensive cereals systems across South Asia, an activity which aims to contribute to enhanced technology targeting and improved policies for inclusive agricultural growth.
Deadline for all vacancies is March 31, 2009. [more information]