World Agroforestry ICRAF
Country Director/ Coordinator India
Chairman, President, CEO, Director, Project Director, Deputy Director
Delhi
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Description

About the Organization:

The World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is a non-profit global research organization that generates science-based knowledge about the diverse and important roles that trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. The Centre’s headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya, and it conducts research in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. ICRAF is a member of the Consortium of 15 independent agricultural research centres of CGIAR.

Job Description:

  • Coordinate and implement the country program, maintain existing and develop new partnerships with various stakeholders;

  • Develop and implement a clear agroforestry strategy for the country in collaboration with national program and other stakeholders;

  • Be a point of contact for national and international partners seeking to work with ICRAF in agroforestry in the country;

  • Lead ICRAF’s agroforestry research agenda and supervise India based team;

  • Lead preparation, implementation, and monitoring of CIFOR-ICRAF country programme and budget and prepare periodic progress reports;

  • Contribute to the generation of International Public Goods through publication in peer reviewed journals and other media;

  • Lead, coordinate or participate in specific empirical research and studies, organize and/or provide support to targeted training programs;

  • Communicate with counterparts in the respective region through regular exchange, policy briefs and other fora and liaise with donors on a regular basis;

  • Coordinate collaborative resource mobilization activities to secure country and regional level program funding;

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • PhD in Agroforestry, Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Socio Economics, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture or related fields including earth sciences, socio-ecological sciences, anthropology, etc.

  • Up to (10) years hands-on field experience in managing interdisciplinary programmes and multi-disciplinary staff and projects focusing on the rural poor, sustainable agroecosystems, agroecology, ideally with experience of working with CG centers /international organizations.

  • Experience in designing and implementing multi-institutional programmes and projects.

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