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Call for experts – Expert in Agricultural Research and Innovation Strategy processes

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an Expert in Agricultural Research and Innovation Strategy processes

The expert will undertake a scoping study to review and update the current knowledge on seed systems in Africa, with an emphasis on the informal sector and FMSS. The scoping study will cover several aspects of FMSS in the context of the African Seed and Biotechnology Program action plan (2020-2030)

Call for experts – Expert in agroecology and agricultural strategies in Africa

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an Expert in agroecology and agricultural strategies in Africa

The expert will undertake a scoping study to review and update the current knowledge on seed systems in Africa, with an emphasis on the informal sector and FMSS. The scoping study will cover several aspects of FMSS in the context of the African Seed and Biotechnology Program action plan (2020-2030)

Call for experts – Expert in Farmer-Managed Seed Systems (FMSS)

Samnieng Huadlim, a 62 year old Thai farmer holds rice stalks harvested at Greenpeace’s “Rice Art” field in Ratchaburi province 80 kilometers West of Bangkok, that depicts an image of farmers working in a rice field in black and green colours. Greenpeace has commenced the harvest of the green variety of rice in the field today and have called upon the Thai Government to ban genetically modified (GMO) rice.

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an expert in farmer-managed seed systems (FMSS) in Africa.

The expert will undertake a scoping study to review and update the current knowledge on seed systems in Africa, with an emphasis on the informal sector and FMSS. The scoping study will cover several aspects of FMSS in the context of the African Seed and Biotechnology Program action plan (2020-2030)

Call for experts – Expert in funding mechanisms to support responsible innovation in Africa

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for a funding mechanisms expert to support responsible innovation in Africa.

DeSIRA-LIFT is providing support to DeSIRA projects to strengthen their capacities to manage innovation towards impacts. Specific support is provided by DeSIRA-LIFT to develop an exit strategy before the end of the project. This study will specifically complement that intervention by making options for DeSIRA projects explicit.

Call for experts – Trainers of Innovation Facilitators

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DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for two experts to support projects under the DeSIRA Initiative, in particular the training of Innovation Facilitators.
📅 Deadline for applications: 15 November 2023.
🔗 Download the Terms of Reference for further details.

Call for experts – Digital and pedagogical engineer in education and training

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an expert to develop self-paced e-courses based on existing training materials developed for professionals engaged in research and innovation projects on agricultural research for development. The expert is expected to design and implement an e-training platform in collaboration with the DeSIRA-LIFT team.

Call for experts

Samnieng Huadlim, a 62 year old Thai farmer holds rice stalks harvested at Greenpeace’s “Rice Art” field in Ratchaburi province 80 kilometers West of Bangkok, that depicts an image of farmers working in a rice field in black and green colours. Greenpeace has commenced the harvest of the green variety of rice in the field today and have called upon the Thai Government to ban genetically modified (GMO) rice.

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an expert to conduct a rapid review of regional agricultural policies in Africa.
📅 Deadline for applications: 30 August 2023.
🔗 Download the Terms of Reference for further details.

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for a Communications Officer

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for a pro-active Communications Officer to join its team.

Call for experts

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for two experts to conduct a scoping study on existing funding mechanisms for innovation in Africa.
📅 Deadline for applications: 15 August 2023.
🔗 Download the Terms of Reference for further details.

Call for experts

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for an Expert  in Agricultural and Innovation Policies and an Expert in Communicating Research.
📅 Deadline for applications: 23 June 2023.
🔗 Download the Terms of Reference for further details.