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Date Posted  
19th January 2019

Postdoctoral Position in Diet Quality and Health
Announcement for a postdoctoral position in diet quality and health at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. __________ * Postdoctoral Position in Diet Quality and Health.pdf https://connect.unscn.org/?3ydzg2b0.fbdlg7xx - 0.1MB The following attachments were removed from this message and stored in the library: Postdoctoral Position in Diet Quality and Health.pdf (0,1MB) : https://connect.unscn.org/?3ydzg2b0.fbdlg7xx __________ You are receiving this message because you're a member of the community Agriculture-Nutrition Community of Practice. View this contribution on the web site https://connect.unscn.org/_/3ydzg2b0

12th April 2018

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRA), Women in Tech Africa, Wennovation Hub (Nigeria) and Suguba Africa, is launching Pitch AgriHack 2018. The theme for this year’s edition is “Women entrepreneurs innovate for agricultural transformation in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific”. The competition is open to both male and female founders and co-founders of e-agri start-ups, and, more specifically, to companies owners of platforms (websites, apps, etc.) offering digital services to the agricultural sector. Applicants need to be nationals and residents of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries signatories of the Cotonou Agreement [Click here for the flyer].

More information on entry conditions and other precisions here http://bit.ly/agrihack2018-en


Date Posted
22 October 2015

The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics is pleased to announce a specialized postdoctoral fellowship in the area of food, agriculture and nutrition ethics.

This two year post-doctoral fellowship seeks a new fellow to begin September 2016. The main goal of the fellowship is to launch the career of a bioethics scholar, with a focus on ethical issues and controversies of the global food system and its implications on food security, as well as human health and nutrition in developed and developing countries.

This fellow will be part of the cohort of the Berman Institute’s Hecht-Levi Fellowship Program, with special focus on Johns Hopkins’ 7 x 5 Global Food Ethics Initiative, within the Global Food Ethics and Policy Program of the Berman Institute of Bioethics in collaboration with the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.

More information can be found in the attached advertisement.

Please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, copy of graduate transcript, a writing sample, and a personal statement to:

Jessica Fanzo, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Food and Nutrition Ethics
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
1809 Ashland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205-1996

or by email to:

Additional inquiries may be directed to Prof. Fanzo at jfanzo1@jhu.edu.

Applications are due December 15th, 2015.



Date Posted  
2nd June 2018

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA - www.iita.org) has several career opportunities in Central Africa:

- 3 PhD postions for Rwanda and Burundi
(https://www.cialca.org/news/cialca-phd-positions-now-open-for-applications/) (deadline 30 June 2018)

  • Topic 1 for Rwanda is with Catholic University of Leuven (KUL - Prof Miet Maertens): “Household heterogeneity to strengthen agricultural and rural development"
  • Topic 2 for Rwanda is with the University of Ghent (UGhent - Profs Marijke D’Haese and Carl Lachat): “Managing Nutritional and entrepreneurial objectives”
  • Topic 3 for Burundi is with the University of Ghent (UGhent - Profs Marijke D’Haese and Carl Lachat) and has been defined as “Agri-food systems pathways to improve human nutrition in banana- and cassava-based systems”.

- 1 Data Analyst with IITA Rwanda or Burundi
More information: https://www.cialca.org/news/iita-cialca-data-analysis-position-rwanda-or-burundi/ or http://www.iita.org/about/jobs/ (deadline 15 June 2018)

- 1 Research Associate with IITA Burundi
More information: https://www.cialca.org/news/iita-cialca-research-associate-position-burundi/ (deadline 31 May 2018)

31 January 2018

POSITION #17-160 – DIRECTOR - CGIAR Research Program - PIM

Job Summary:

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a visionary, dynamic, and creative Director for the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM).

The Program, led by IFPRI, brings together CGIAR centers and numerous partners from around the world. The objective of the Program is to help poor women and men improve their lives; produce nutritious and affordable foods; and protect the soil, water, and biodiversity in rural landscapes (http://pim.cgiar.org/). The Program Director will report to IFPRI’s Director General, and will be based in Washington, DC.


Click on the following link to access the job application.


Please complete the on-line application, including a complete curriculum vitae and a detailed letter of interest. Also complete section providing 3 references. EOE.

For more information on IFPRI, please visit our website at www.ifpri.org.