ICRISAT seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual to assume the position as a Scientist-Genebank, to be based in Niamey, Niger. The scientist will coordinate activities of ICRISATs Regional Genebanks in Africa; manage the genebank staff, germplasm conservation, characterization, and evaluation of germplasm to deliver Genebank Platform activities in the West and Central Africa (WCA) and East and South Africa (ESA) under supervision of the Head-Genebank.
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry:Agriculture / Dairy
Functional Area:Medical, Healthcare, R&D, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology
Desired Candidate ProfilePlease refer to the Job description above
INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR THE SEM I ARID TROPICS (ICRISAT)
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-confessional and non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid tropics is home to over 2 billion people, with 650 million of these being the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture. ICRISAT, established in 1972, and is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, visit www.icrisat.org.