International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
The CGIAR Gender & Diversity Program is assisting IWMI, on behalf of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (CRP5), in mobilizing applications from women scientists and professionals for the following position:
Title: Program Director
(Deputy Director General level)
Location: Sri Lanka
Deadline for applications: 09 September 2011
We would greatly appreciate your assistance in bringing this announcement to the attention of qualified candidates. If you or the candidate would like more information, please visit http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/crp5/.
Please note that the Gender & Diversity Program does not accept CVs and plays no role in selection decisions. It only assists in distributing the announcements. Our goal is to cast the net widely, ensuring that women worldwide learn of job and funding opportunities in a timely manner.
Created in 1971, the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) is an association of public and private members that supports a system of 15 international agricultural research centers. The CGIAR Centers work in more than 100 countries to mobilize cutting-edge science to reduce hunger and poverty, improve human nutrition and health, and protect the environment. All new technologies resulting from the Centers’ research are freely available to everyone.
In 1991, the CGIAR launched a program on gender staffing aimed at assisting the CGIAR-supported international agricultural research centers in their efforts to promote the recruitment, productivity, advancement and retention of women scientists and professionals within their organizations.In July 1999, this program expanded to include a wide range of diversity issues.G&D assists the Centers leverage their rich staff diversity to increase research and management excellence. G&D also promotes such activities as diversity-positive recruitment, international teamwork, cross-cultural communications and advancement for women.
The CGIAR Gender & Diversity Program is hosted at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya.
Vicki Wilde, Director
CGIAR Gender & Diversity Program
Hosted by World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
PO Box 30677, Nairobi, Kenya 00100
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