NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL                      RESEARCH ORGANIZATION (NARO)                                          OPPORTUNI...
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  1. 1. NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION (NARO) OPPORTUNITYThe National Agricultural Research Organization • Upon recruitment, willingness to spend part of(NARO) with Support from the Rockefeller the study period in the Project sites will be aFoundation is implementing a project titled critical consideration.“Enhancing the Adaptive Capacity of • Tuition and stipend for 3 or 4 years withSmallholder Farmers and Communities support to field activities will be provided.to Effects of Climate Change throughTechnological, Institutional and Policy B. MSc. 1. Evaluation of Integrated Soil FertilityInterventions for Improved Livelihoods”. The Management (ISFM) options for C-sequestrationmain objectives of the project are; To characterize and climate change adaptation under differentlivelihood profiles and agricultural decision land use systems.systems of smallholder farmers, adaptationtechnology evaluation, community capacity MSc. 2. Assessment of scientific evidence onbuilding and climate change hotspots mapping. food security; nutrition; land, water resources and ecosystem degradation hot spots stemming fromOn this project there are scholarships available climate change and variabilityfor One (1) PhD and two (2) MSc. Minimum requirements: Suitable candidatesA. PhD thematic area: Establishing seasonal should have the following minimum qualificationscharacteristics, climatic change trends, impacts • A holder of a First degree from a reputablemodeling under different climate change University in the following areas: in Soilscenarios and information packaging and Science, Chemistry, Agricultural Extension,dissemination and capacity building for different environment, or science related programsend users including policy makers in Uganda • Experiences in data analysis and report writing • Good command of English (spoken andMinimum requirements: Suitable candidates written)should have the following minimum qualifications • Computer skills is essential• A holder of a Masters degree in Soil Science, Agricultural Extension, environment, Scholarship and study/research conditions: Meteorology, or other programs from a • The studentship position is open to female and reputable University male students and the best candidate will be• Experiences in data analysis and report writing identified purely on merit• Computer knowledge • Upon recruitment, willingness to spend part of• Good command of English (spoken and the study period in the Project sites will be a written) critical consideration.• Scientific publications will be an added • Tuition and stipend for the two years with advantage support to field activities will be provided.Scholarship and study/research conditions: Applications should be delivered to the Director• The studentship position is open to female and NARL, to the attention of the Human Resource male students and the best candidate will be Manager, not later than 15th March 2012 identified purely on merit

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