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Career Opportunities

  • Capacity Building
  • Scholarships
  • Vacancies
Capacity Building
Date Posted  
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

 


Scholarships
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:
jfanzo1@jhu.edu

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

Applications are due December 15th, 2015.

 

 

Vacancies
Date Posted  
31 January 2018

THE INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
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.

TO APPLY:

Click on the following link to access the job application.

http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=54962D4904A09A45F2FBB462258A8334?org=IFPRI&cws=37&rid=1675

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.