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CGIAR: Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
Nourishing the Future through Scientific Excellence

The CGIAR research centers employ over a thousand internationally-recruited senior staff from over fifty countries. These staff are recruited by each center through an international search and recruitment process. The positions described below are posted by the individual centers and do not necessarily reflect all vacancies in the CGIAR institutions. For further information about the job announcements, please contact the posting CGIAR center.

Februray 26, 2008: IMPORTANT NOTICE! Email hoax currently circulating:
Emails from domain and are currently circulating advertizing CGIAR positions for medical officers, research assistants, environmental officers, and program officers. The emails contain attachments with the position descriptions and how to apply. Under no circumstance should any applicant make financial transactions regarding a job offer. Most emails are signed by Dr. Joe Ford, Human Resources Dept. CGIAR.
Please note that this is a hoax. Do not respond to the emails.


CGIAR Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers

CGIAR Centers:

Africa Rice Center / Centre du riz pour l'Afrique: Cotonou, Benin.
Bioversity International
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT):
Cali, Colombia
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR):
Bogor, Indonesia

Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT): Mexico

International Potato Center (CIP): Lima, Peru.
International Center for Agricultural Research
in the Dry Areas (ICARDA): Aleppo, Syria.
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT): Patancheru, India.
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI): Washington, D.C., USA.
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA):
Ibadan, Nigeria.
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI):
Nairobi, Kenya and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI):
Los Banos, Philippines
International Water Management Institute (IWMI):
Colombo, Sri Lanka
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) : Nairobi, Kenya.

WorldFish Center : Penang, Malaysia.


CTA - Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA),
Agricultural Research Service

Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation
Rothamsted International
University of California, Davis