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The East African : Sep 29th 2014
The EastAfrican 22 ADVERTISEMENT SEPTEMBER 27 - OCTOBER 3, 2014 Development Partnerships Specialist The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works with partners worldwide to enhance the roles that livestock play in food security and poverty alleviation, principally in Africa and Asia. The outcomes of these research partnerships help people in developing countries keep their farm animals alive and productive, increase and sustain their livestock and farm productivity, find profitable markets for their animal products, and reduce the risk of livestockrelated diseases. www.ilri.org ILRI also manages the Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA) Hub, the centre for excellence in modern plant and animal biology in Africa. BecA is an initiative developed within the framework of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)/ African Union African Biosciences initiative and seeks to recruit a Development Partnerships Specialist who will ensure effective management of the diverse adoption partners to deliver development results through adoption of bioscience innovations under the Africa Agricultural Productivity Partnership. The position holder will be responsible for managing the performance of adoption partners working in research-for-development project teams. This is anticipated to include private sector (e.g. Cereal Millers Association of Kenya for the Aflatoxin Project), civil society (e.g. GAIN and Farm Inputs Promotions (Africa) for the Aflatoxin and Amaranth projects), local government (e.g. Busia County in Kenya and Busia and Tororo districts in Uganda for the African Swine Fever Project), national agencies (e.g. national veterinary services for the PPR project) and other regional programs (e.g. Bio-Innovate Program). How to apply: For more details visit our recruitment portal: http://ilri.simplicant.com/ Visit our website: www.ilri.org Closing date for applications is 11th October 2014. ILRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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