Press Release (ePRNews.com) - PARIS, France - Jul 17, 2016 - We are happy to announce that, through our 6-month extensive search, Dr. Etienne Duveiller has been appointed as the New Deputy Director General of Research for Development of the AfricaRice Center.
AfricaRice is the leading pan-African rice research organization committed to improving livelihoods in Africa.
The main responsibility of the DDGR4D is to lead strategic thinking, priority setting, planning and coordination, monitoring and reviews of AfricaRice’s research for development activities across multiple disciplines and Programs with a large range of partners from the public and private sector in a high results-oriented setup.
Mr. Duveiller was a Country Representative in India for the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center or CIMMYT (derived from its Spanish acronym, Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo), a non-profit research and training institution, which aims to develop improved varieties of wheat and maize.
He has 35 years of experience in Research and Development wherein 19 years of it are mostly in senior executive roles. He has strong agricultural experience in South Asia especially in India and Latin America. He received a Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) in Plant Pathology/Phytopathology with the highest distinction at Université Catholique de Louvain. He can speak French, English, and Spanish.
“We treated the assignment with professionalism, gravitas, and consistency. Finding the right candidate is not easy, but through constant communication with our network and our clients we ensure that we incorporate all of their input in order to find the one.” Aurée de Carbon, Managing Director of Carrhure
Another position still in process is the Senior Specialist HSIS for Gavi the Vaccine Alliance (http://carrhure.com/jobs/senior-specialist-hsis/).
For interested applicants, you can send in your comprehensive CV through the online application at the lower part of each job postings or you can contact the Managing Director, Ms. Auree De Carbon for more details.
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