Saturday, July 03, 2010
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Senior Research Fellow / Research Fellow (Ethiopia)
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow and Program Leader of its country strategy support program in Ethiopia for a two year, fixed-term, renewable appointment. The position will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and reports to the Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division. The final grade level will be determined by demonstrated experience and track record of publications.
The Ethiopia country strategy support program aims to enhance Ethiopian capacity for evidence-based policy making in the areas of agriculture and rural development and poverty reduction. It supports research and capacity strengthening for the implementation of country’s national and state development strategies. It addresses policy effectiveness and coherence within the agricultural sector as well as between the agricultural sector and other sectors key to economic growth and poverty reduction in that country. Key research and capacity strengthening activities will be carried out with a broad array of stakeholders, including the Ethiopian Development Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, other concerned national and regional government departments, universities, key research institutes, and selected private sector and nongovernmental organizations.
Deadline: Open until filled