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SIERRA LEONE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (SLARI)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (RE-ADVERTISMENT)

SLARI is an independent agricultural research and technology generating body established by an Act of the Sierra Leone Parliament, for the benefit of the farming, fishing and forestry sectors.

Its objectives include: development and selection of improved and high yielding production materials such as seeds, seedlings, livestock animals (including small ruminants and poultry); development of appropriate technologies for land preparation, planting, harvesting, processing, and storage of farm produce (i.e. technologies that are efficient and improve returns to labour); development of appropriate animal husbandry techniques; development of appropriate sustainable technologies for integrated natural resource and pest management that increase production potentials of crop and livestock systems without adversely affecting the environment; and the study and improvement of market systems.

Currently, SLARI has five research centres- the Njala Agricultural Research Centre which has a mandate to conduct research on roots and tubers (including cassava) and legumes (including groundnut); the Rokupr Agricultural Research Centre which has a mandate for research on cereals (including rice); the Kenema Forestry and Tree Crop Research Centre; the Teko Livestock Research Centre and the Magbosi Land and Water Research Centre. 

The SLARI Council is inviting applications for the following senior level management positions:

1: Director General

2. Deputy Director General/Research Coordinator

SIERRA LEONE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (SLARI)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

SLARI is an independent agricultural research and technology generating body established by an Act of the Sierra Leone Parliament, for the benefit of the farming, fishing and forestry sectors.

Its objectives include: development and selection of improved and high yielding production materials such as seeds, seedlings, livestock animals (including small ruminants and poultry); development of appropriate technologies for land preparation, planting, harvesting, processing, and storage of farm produce (i.e. technologies that are efficient and improve returns to labour); development of appropriate animal husbandry techniques; development of appropriate sustainable technologies for integrated natural resource and pest management that increase production potentials of crop and livestock systems without adversely affecting the environment; and the study and improvement of market systems.

Currently, SLARI has five research centres- the Njala Agricultural Research Centre which has a mandate to conduct research on roots and tubers (including cassava) and legumes (including groundnut); the Rokupr Agricultural Research Centre which has a mandate for research on cereals (including rice); the Kenema Forestry and Tree Crop Research Centre; the Teko Livestock Research Centre and the Magbosi Land and Water Research Centre. 

The SLARI Council is inviting applications for the following senior level management positions:

Director General

  1. Deputy Director General/Research Coordinator
  2. Director, Njala Agricultural Research Centre
  3. Director, Rokupr Agricultural Research Centre
  4. Director, Kenema Forestry and Tree Crop Research Centre
  5. Director, Teko Livestock Research Centre
  6. Director, Magbosi Land and Water Research Centre

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SLARI is an independent agricultural research and technology generating body established by an Act of the Sierra Leone Parliament, for the benefit of the farming, fishing and forestry sector.

The SLARI Council is inviting applications for the following senior level management positions:


POSITIONS AVAILABLE

  1. Deputy, Director General/Research Coordinator
  2. Director, Rokupr Agricultural Research Centre
  3. Director, Teko Livestock Research Centre
  4. Director, Kenema Forestry and Tree Crops Research Centre
SLARI is an equal opportunity employer and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: August 15, 2011. However, the positions will remain open until suitable candidates are identified.
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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Increasing food security and wealth by contributing to sustainable agricultural growth and effective agricultural research system.

Supporting agricultural growth through increasing productivity by the generation and promotion of innovative technology and the empowerment of stakeholders.

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