Contribute to the planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities;
Conduct groundnut seed sector, seed policy and seed intervention landscape analyses to understand current groundnut seed sector practices and performance, and identify opportunities for improvement;
Conduct literature review to document existing information on the dynamics of variety adoption;
Conduct survey to understand the dynamics of variety adoption by men and women farmers and identify strategies to enhance adoption of improved
Contribute to the integration of recommendations for improved groundnut seed sector, programs and projects;
Perform any other duties s/he will be assigned.
Qualifications and Skills:
Ph.D in Agricultural Economics, Farming Systems or related discipline with experience in designing, planning, and implementing socio-economic studies;
Excellent knowledge of advanced methodologies of agricultural technologies adoption study
Excellent knowledge of different approaches of agricultural interventions impact assessment
Capacity to build and maintain effective working relations with national/local authorities, relevant institutions, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations;
Excellent communication skills in French and English;
Demonstrated excellent writing skills, and ability to write synthesis reports as well as to publish in peer reviewed international journals;
Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks with diverse multidisciplinary and multicultural teams;
Willingness to travel widely and work with the governments of the West African region.
Knowledge of agricultural systems in Africa is desirable.
This is a Post-Doctoral Fellowship [PDF] position for a period of two years.
How to Apply:
Applicants should apply on or before 20 August 2019 with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry:Agriculture / Dairy
Functional Area:Medical, Healthcare, R&D, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology
Desired Candidate Profile
INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR THE SEM I ARID TROPICS (ICRISAT)
ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.
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