Asia Regional Office, Hanoi, Vietnam
CLOSING DATE: JUNE 30, 2019
The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (www.ciat.cgiar.org) develops technologies, innovative methods, and research-based based solutions in agriculture and the environment, in order to increase prosperity and improve human nutrition in the tropics, and by doing so, help the world secure a sustainable food future. Headquartered near Cali, Colombia, CIAT conducts research for development in tropical regions of Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia. CIAT is a member of the CGIAR Consortium (www.cgiar.org), a global research partnership for a food secure future.
The Center’s research focuses on increasing productivity of key crops (cassava, common bean, rice, tropical forages), developing sustainable agroecosystems and landscapes, and using information to foster better decisions for issues such as climate resilience and inclusive markets.
From its regional hub in Hanoi, Vietnam, CIAT conducts collaborative research and capacity strengthening in nearly 20 countries across Asia – with over 100 institutional partners ranging from national public-sector research and development agencies, universities, NGOs, private-sector business firms, and regional/international organizations.
The position is a key member of the global team for CIAT’s Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) program, while also providing regional leadership to the research-for-development agenda in Asia. Reporting to CIAT’s SFS Program Leader (headquarters in Colombia) and to the Director for Asia (Hanoi, Vietnam).
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