Thursday, July 14, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Opportunities with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
The World Agroforestry Centre (also known as the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry or ICRAF) is an independent research institution which generates science-based knowledge about the complex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. As part of the Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty and environmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration with partners – are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendations for increased food security and ecosystem health.
ICRAF has announced 2 vacancies for the positions of Regional Coordinator-Southern Africa (Malawi-based) and Scientist (India-based).
- Regional Coordinator-Southern Africa. If research management and coordination, applying research results for development, fund raising and partnering are your strengths then you are probably the person we are looking for! Southern Africa has exciting agroforestry opportunities for such work. Based in Lilongwe, you will cover Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe, with possible outreach to other countries in the sub-region. You will report directly to the Deputy Director General, Partnerships and Impact. [more information]
- Scientist. You have excellent research experience and publishing. You love research planning and management. You have experience in and enjoy working in South Asia. Then this international position is for people like you. The position reports to the Regional Representative for South Asia. [more information]
Deadline for both positions: August 15, 2011