Tuesday, July 10, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: World Economic Forum: Grow Africa and New Vision for Africa
The World Economic Forum's New Vision for Agriculture and Grow Africa teams are expanding and they’re hiring for the two positions below, based in Geneva and New York City.
- Associate Director, Grow Africa Partnership (Geneva). The Grow Africa partnership is an African-led and country-owned multistakeholder platform, seeking to accelerate investments and transformative change in African agriculture. It is jointly convened by the African Union, The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and the World Economic Forum. The Grow Africa team at the Forum will support the partnership’s activities in seven or more participating countries; providing a multistakeholder platform to attract and accelerate sustainable investment; managing engagement of a broad array of global and local companies; monitoring progress and communicating results to relevant stakeholders. [more information]
- Senior Project Manager, New Vision for Agriculture (New York). The New Vision for Agriculture initiative works to develop a shared agenda for action and foster multistakeholder collaboration to achieve sustainable agricultural growth through market-based solutions. The initiative has defined a vision that highlights agriculture’s potential as a positive driver of food security, environmental sustainability and economic opportunity worldwide. It comprises a wide range of stakeholders from global and local companies, government, international organizations, civil society, academia and research, and farmers’ organizations to develop and advance a shared agenda for sustainable agricultural growth. [more information]
Deadline (both positions): open