Thursday, February 04, 2010
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow, Uganda
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Fellow for its Uganda Agricultural Strategy Support Programme (USSP) for a two year, fixed-term, renewable appointment. Under the USSP, IFPRI supports the government of Uganda by undertaking policy research and developing practical and comprehensive conceptual frameworks and decision support systems for agricultural strategy development in a manner which strengthens the capacity of appropriate national institutions to formulate and implement relevant strategies and to monitor and evaluate their progress against targets.
The Fellow will be responsible for (a) conducting research and developing policy advice in response to demand from in-country partners, (b) capacity strengthening in policy research, and (c) supporting policy outreach to a wide range of stakeholders concerned with agriculture and rural development in Uganda. [more information]