Thursday, November 03, 2011

 

EMPLOYMENT: Middle East Water and Livelihoods Initiative (ICARDA)

Center for Agricultural Research for the Dry Areas (ICARDA) has two vacancies related to its Middle East Water and Livelihoods Initiative (WLI). The USAID-funded Middle East Water and Livelihoods Initiative (WLI) (www.icarda.org/wli) aims to contribute to the efficient, sustainable and productive use of water resources to improve rural livelihoods. The WLI is led by the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) and implemented jointly by a number of partners, with activities in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Syria and Yemen.

The WLI Manager will coordinate training and research programs with multiple components including socio-economic analysis, water resources assessment, water policy and management, and water use and productivity in agriculture. He/she will promote active stakeholder participation in all stages of planning and implementation, encourage the involvement of students and researchers from the seven countries and from the US, and participate in fundraising efforts.

The WLI Technical Coordinator will provide technical support to the research, training, and outreach and pilot programs with multiple components including irrigation and water management, water resources assessment, and water use and productivity in agriculture. He/she will promote active stakeholder participation in all stages of planning and implementation and the involvement of students and researchers from the seven countries and from the US.

More information here.

Deadline: November 30, 2011



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