Sunday, December 19, 2010
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI RESEARCH FELLOW/SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW, Development Strategies and Governance
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in the Development Strategies and Governance (DSG) Division. The Fellow will lead and manage: (i) the consolidation and positioning of ReSAKSS as the leading knowledge platform for agricultural policy planning and implementation in Africa; (ii) the full operationalization at country level of the monitoring and evaluation system (M&E) of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP); (iii) the technical assistance to African countries for the establishment and operation of country Strategy Analysis and Knowledge Support Systems (SAKSS) nodes; and (iv) conduct and manage research to inform agricultural policy planning and implementation in Africa”.
ReSAKSS is a large inter-Center initiative led by International Food policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and has been established to support the implementation of CAADP, a program of the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD). Three nodes have been set up in Africa at three CGIAR centers in East and Central Africa (International Livestock Research Institute or ILRI, Nairobi), West Africa (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture or IITA, Ibadan), and Southern Africa (jointly between the International Water Management Institute or IWMI and the International Crops Research Institute for Semi Arid Areas or ICRISAT, Pretoria).
Deadline: January 31, 2011