The Sahelian forest, in the Sahel sub-Saharan savanna ecoregion. Photo via Wikimedia Commons/T L Miles

The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on the project “Enabling institutions and policies for sustainable climate change governance in agriculture” jointly managed with the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) based at ICRISAT West & Central Africa Office, Bamako – Mali.

CCAFS aims to address the increasing challenge of global warming and declining food security on agricultural practices, policies and measures through a strategic collaboration between CGIAR and Future Earth( Through this collaboration, CCAFS brings together strategic research in agricultural science, development research, climate science and earth system science, to overcome the threats that a changing climate poses to food security, rural livelihoods, and the environment.

The above-mentioned project aims to understand complex interactions between socio-economic factors, political developments and climate change in order to generate policy recommendations that can be integrated into national agricultural development plans, strategies and programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The incumbent will report to the CCAFS Regional Program Leader and the ICRISAT Theme Lead of ‘Systems Analysis for Climate-Smart Agriculture (SACSA)’ and will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists. She/he will be required to perform the following duties:

For more information on this Post-Doctoral Fellowship position, click HERE.