Wednesday, July 06, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Research Fellow, Democratic Republic of Congo Strategy Support Program
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow and Leader of its country strategy support program in Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) for a two year, fixed-term, exempt renewable appointment. The position will be based in Kinshasa, DRC and reports to the Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division.
The DRC country strategy support program aims to enhance Congolese capacity for evidence-based policymaking in the areas of agriculture and rural development and poverty reduction. It supports research and capacity strengthening for the implementation of DRC’s national and provincial 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 agricultural sector stakeholders, including DRC’S Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development, other concerned provincial government departments, key Congolese research institutes and universities, and selected private sector and nongovernmental organizations.
Deadline: August 1, 2011