Wednesday, December 21, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: CIMMYT Agricultural Economist—South Asia
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) seeks a highly qualified agricultural economist to join an international team of scientists working on improving the livelihoods of farmers and the poor in the developing world. As a member of the CIMMYT Socioeconomics Program and in collaboration with national and international partners, you will undertake socioeconomics research on strategies for sustainable intensification of cereal based farming systems in South Asia. You will lead the targeting of innovations and collection and analysis of socioeconomic and value chain data to study options for technology adoption, sustainable productivity and income growth in cereal systems throughout the South Asia region. The position will be based at the CIMMYT regional office for Southern Asia (New Delhi, India). Posting at other locations (Katmandu, Nepal or Hyderabad, India) may also be considered.
Deadline: January 15, 2012