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ILRI vacancy: Ecosystem Ecologist (closing date: 10 October 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit an Ecosystem Ecologist to contribute to research on Dryland Systems, Ecosystem Services from Rangelands, and Climate Change Interactions with Rangelands. We seek an early career scientist who has strong ties to an established Centre of Excellence (university or research institute) in ecosystem ecology, especially rangeland/grassland ecology. … Continue reading

LGI

ILRI Consultancy: Policy and Gender Equitable Participation (closing date 24 September 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to hire a consultant to prepare a journal ready paper by November 2014 focussing on tools and approaches that can help identify the policies impacting the equitable participation of women and men in dairy value chains in Tanzania. The consultant will: 1. Conduct a literature review providing an … Continue reading

Agriculture / LGI

ILRI Consultancy: Emerging gender issues in the Tanzania dairy value chains (closing date 24 September 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to hire one consultant to support in writing up a journal article on “Emerging gender issues in the Tanzania dairy value chains through analysis of available data”. The consultant will be attached to the Livelihoods, Gender and Impact (LGI) Program. The article is expected to provide an overview … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / BioInnovate / ILRI / ILRIjobs

ILRI vacancy: Communications Officer – Bioinnovate Program (closing date 12 September 2014)

The Bio-resources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (Bio-Innovate) Program, seeking to recruit a Communications Officer as part of the Program Management Team. S/he will be responsible for ensuring the smooth flow of information within the Program, its projects and stakeholders and the general public The Bio-resources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (Bio-Innovate) Program, … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / CapDev / ILRI / ILRIjobs

ILRI vacancy: Capacity Development/ Instructional Design Specialist (closing date: 30 September 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Capacity Development / Instructional Design Specialist to enhance ILRI’s contribution to the capacity development and learning aspects of several of its CGIAR Research Programs (CRP) and programs. ILRI works to enhance the roles livestock play in pathways out of poverty in developing countries. ILRI is … Continue reading

Agriculture

ILRI Consultancy: Livestock and Fish – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (closing date 28 August 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to hire a consultant to conduct a comprehensive and analytical literature review of the understanding, production, measurement and monitoring of International Public Goods (IPGs) in a wide range of research and development undertakings. ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security … Continue reading

Agriculture

ILRI Consultancy: Fodder Impact Study (closing date 12th September 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to hire a consultant to implement this study in Kenya and to synthesize results from Kenya and Ethiopia into a comprehensive report outlining distribution channels, major target areas and adoption patterns. In addition, data on livelihood impacts of the selected fodder species will be collected. ILRI works with … Continue reading

Agriculture / BecA / ILRI / ILRIjobs

ILRI vacancy: Capacity Building Research Scientist (closing date 19 September 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a research scientist to build the biosciences research capacity of scientists and graduate students in the east and central Africa region, in particular to support the many regional researchers who come to the BecA-ILRI Hub to conduct their own agricultural biosciences research projects. ILRI works with … Continue reading

Agriculture / BecA / ILRI / ILRIjobs

ILRI vacancy: Research Assistant (closing date 3 September 2014)

Vacancy Number: RT/BECA/08/14 Department: BecA-ILRI Hub Duration: 3 years’ Contract The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Assistant to provide high level technical support to visiting scientists and graduate students (research placements) conducting research projects in genomics, bioinformatics and genotyping at the BecA-ILRI Hub. ILRI works with partners worldwide to enhance … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / Fellowship / ILRI / ILRIjobs

ILRI Research Fellowship – call for applications: Veterinary Public Health/ Microbiology (MSc student), closing date: 30 September 2014 or until suitable candidate is selected

Project: Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa: Ecosystems, livestock/wildlife, health and wellbeing Location: Kenya (Nairobi) Duration: Until December 2014, starting October 2014 The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI, http://www.ilri.org) works at the crossroads of livestock and poverty, bringing high-quality livestock science, communications and capacity building to bear on poverty reduction and sustainable development. Part of … Continue reading

Africa / BecA / CRP37 / ILRI / ILRIjobs

ILRI vacancy: Development Partnerships Specialist (closing date 17 August 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Development Partnerships Specialist who will ensure effective management of the diverse adoption partners to deliver development results through adoption of bioscience innovations under the Africa Agricultural Productivity Partnership. The position holder will be responsible for managing the performance of adoption partners working in research-for-development project … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / Climate Change / ILRI / ILRIjobs

ILRI vacancy: Postdoctoral Fellow – Participatory Action Research (closing date 3 August 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Postdoctoral Fellow to support the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) participatory research activities across East Africa, including coordination of the flagships research activities in the region with CGIAR centres. ILRI works to enhance the roles livestock play in pathways … Continue reading

Agriculture / ILRI / ILRIjobs

ILRI vacancy: Postdoctoral Scientist – Feed and Forage Biosciences Programme (closing date 23 July 2014)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a postdoctoral scientist to be part of a team working with forage genetic resources conservation and use, cover activities related to germplasm health and post-entry quarantine of forage germplasm. ILRI works to enhance the roles livestock play in pathways out of poverty in developing countries. ILRI … Continue reading

Agriculture / ILRIjobs / LSE

ILRI MSc Research Fellowship – call for applications: Animal Production / Biostatistics (closing date 11 July 2014 or until suitable candidate is selected)

Project: Sustainable small ruminant breeding programs for “climate smart villages” Location: Kenya (Nairobi) Duration: 6 months, starting between July and August 2014 The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI, http://www.ilri.org) works at the crossroads of livestock and poverty, bringing high-quality livestock science, communications and capacity building to bear on poverty reduction and sustainable development. Part of … Continue reading

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ICARDA Vacancy: Project Coordinator (Closing Date – 25 September 2014)

The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) seeks to hire a Project Coordinator based at Debre Zeit Agricultural research center, who will be a member of ICARDA-Ethiopia team. The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is an international autonomous, non-profit, research organization temporarily based in Beirut, Lebanon … Continue reading

ILRI / ILRIjobs

ICARDA Vacancy: Research Assistant IV – Food Legume Improvement & Seed Systems (closing date: 12 September 2014)

The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) seeks to hire a Research Assistant IV – Food Legume Improvement & Seed Systems based in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia who will be a member of ICARDA-Ethiopia team. The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is an international autonomous, non-profit, research … Continue reading

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CIFOR Vacancy – Driver – (Closing date: 9 September 2014)

Vacancy Number: A/053/14 Institute: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) Duration: 1 year fixed term contract The Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) seeks to recruit a Driver who will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia office. The Center: The Center for International Forestry Research is a non-profit, global facility dedicated to advancing human wellbeing, … Continue reading