Posted on :
14 Jan, 2021
14 Jan, 2021
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), hosted by the International Water Management Institute’s (IWMI’s) West Africa office in Accra, Ghana seeks to recruit a research officer to provide data collection and management, data analysis, economic modeling and scientific writing research support to ILRI livestock policy and strategic foresight modeling. The position will be based at IWMI’s West Africa Office in Accra, Ghana and will report to a Senior Agricultural Economist in ILRI’s Policies, Institutions and Livelihoods Program through IWMI’s Country Representative – Ghana.
ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centers dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa. www.ilri.org.
Job Title: Research Officer – Livestock Policy and Foresight
Duties And Responsibilities
Contribute to data protocol development, collection and analyses, model design and implementation, agricultural/livestock systems and value chain modelling;
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Applications must be submitted by 24 00 hrs (Colombo time) on January 24, 2021 (Sunday).
the Terms of appointment
IWMI believes that diversity powers our innovation, contributes to our excellence, and is critical for our mission. We offer a multi-cultural, multi-color, multi-generational and multi-disciplinary working environment. We are consciously creating an inclusive organization that reflects our global character and our commitment to gender equity. We, therefore, encourage applicants from all cultures, races, ethnicities, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, and gender identities.