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Associate Scientist: Agroforestry and carbon development- Uganda

Center for International Forestry Research

Center for International Forestry Research

Kampala, Uganda
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

1. Research Support.

· Support the design and undertake research in agroforestry, restoration, tree nutrition and gender,

· Collect, analyze, and summarize research data, conduct literature review and / prepare technical papers, policy briefs manuals, guidelines, training and workshop reports and other relevant documents.

· Contribute to development, validation and deployment of various protocols and tools.

2. Extension Support.

· Develop protocols, manuals and provide technical training and support to consortium partners and other stakeholders on agroforestry practices including FMNR, ANR, soil water conservation, bioenergy, tree planting, and management.

· Lead action research and co-learning activities with consortium partners, field assistants and community facilitators lead farmers.

3. Monitoring, evaluation, and learning.

· Support PMEL processes; i) working with other CIFOR ICRAF staff build the capacity of the implementing partners and lead farmers to establish baseline conditions and track outputs and option uptake; ii) participate in quarterly monitoring and review exercises providing relevant background work and documentation.

· Support implementation of impact assessment strategy including supporting and coordinating quality control in biophysical/biomass baseline, tree tracking and end line data collection processes and complementary qualitative follow-up assessments.

4. Program management.

· As the Restore Africa Uganda Focal Point coordinate CIFOR ICRAF input into the program.

· Support the co-designing of project strategies with national lead organization and partners.

· Support production of project implementation plans and progress reports

· Support the undertaking of ESGI and project performance management.

· Organize workshops, conferences on the projects and training of the partners.

· Prepare papers, power points, posters, and other forms for presentation in the meetings, workshops, etc.