Thursday, August 18, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: IFPRI Research Fellow, Agricultural Transformation Program Coordinator (Ethiopia)
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Research Fellow and IFPRI – Agricultural Transformation (ATA) Program Coordinator 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. Grade level will be determined by demonstrated expertise and experience.
IFPRI is providing technical support to Ethiopia’s Agricultural Transformation Agency, a newly established government agency charged with promoting agricultural transformation by supporting existing structures of government, private-sector and other non-governmental partners to address systemic bottlenecks and deliver on a priority national agenda to achieve growth and food security. IFPRI’s support includes technical research, capacity building and policy communications activities. Key research and capacity strengthening activities will be carried out with a broad array of agricultural sector stakeholders, including the Ministry of Agriculture, concerned regional government departments, key Ethiopian research institutes and universities, and selected private sector and nongovernmental organizations.
Deadline: September 17, 2011