Associate Manager – Carbon Farming

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Associate Manager ? Carbon Farming

ICRISAT seeks applications from dynamic Indian nationals, for the position of ?Associate Manager ? Carbon Farming? to support activities of Global Research Program on Resilient Farm and Food Systems (GRP-RF&FS). The incumbent will be based at the Headquarter in Patancheru, Telangana and will support RFFS in different R4D projects on regenerative agricultural practices comprising carbon farming and carbon sequestration dynamics. The candidate will report to the Principal Investigator, ICRISAT Development Center, under the research program, Resilient Farm and Food Systems.

ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi- arid or dryland tropics has over 2 billion people and 644 million of these are the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower these disadvantaged populations to overcome poverty, hunger and a degraded environment through better agricultural production systems.

ICRISAT is headquartered at Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and eight country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT envisions prosperous, food-secure and resilient dryland tropics. Its mission is to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition, and environmental degradation in the dryland tropics. ICRISAT conducts research on its mandate crops of chickpea, pigeon pea, groundnut, sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet in the arid and semi-arid tropics. The Institute focuses its work on drylands and in protecting the environment. Tropical dryland areas are usually seen as resource-poor and perennially beset by shocks such as drought, thereby trapping dryland communities in poverty and hunger and making them dependent on external aid. Please visit ? www.icrisat.org

 

Responsibilities:

 � Undertake GHG emission measurements under regenerative landscapes, both on-station and on-farm situation and manage the GHG measurement facilities.

�   Estimate the potential of carbon sequestration and implications on greenhouse gases under different soil- water-crop-livestock management systems.

� Conduct a detailed and rigorous assessment of agricultural management practices with focus on regenerative agriculture.

� Contribute to methods, tools approaches on carbon farming.

� Contribute to capacity development on CSA GHG measurements.

� Support in the data management pertaining to strategic research on regenerative agricultural practices (Living labs), carbon farming and other aspects.

� Support team in project implementation and documentation.

� Any other job that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

 Requirements:

? Master?s degree in plant science / NRM/ Environment Sciences or equivalent

?  At least 5 years of research experience in GHG emission measurements, quantification, and managing instruments.  Also have similar experience in Regenerative Agriculture, Conservation Agriculture etc.

? At least 3 years of research experience in an international organization

? Proven record of scientific excellence in relevant fields

? Good skills in data management and analysis

? Excellent communication skills and team management

General:

This is a contractual position for a period of 36 months.

 How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 04 June 2024, with their latest Resume, and the names and contact information of three references who are knowledgeable about their professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer

 

Patancheru, India
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