Thursday, October 24, 2013
EMPLOYMENT: ICRAF Regional Coordinator for South Asia
The World Agroforestry Centre (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.
Regional Coordinators are responsible for envisioning, and implementing research and development programmes covering several countries within a specific geographic region. They play a key role in integrating ICRAF’s six scientific domains into appropriate geographic and socio-political contexts. ICRAF’s South Asia regional office, based in New Delhi covers Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The regional coordinator reports directly to the Deputy Director General Research. The job area covers Leadership, Partnership, Management (including representation and communication) and Resource Mobilization, as elaborated hereunder.
Deadline: November 16, 2013