Kenyatta University Council wishes to invite applications from eminent individuals who are suitably qualified and experienced with outstanding academic credentials and relevant experience for the following positions;
The Enhancing Community Food Security in Urban and Rural Areas through Outreach Youth Champions (EFSOYC) project hosted by Kenyatta University is seeking to engage a project coordinator. The goal of the EFSOYC project is to enhance food security and improve livelihoods in the urban and rural areas through Agri- enterprise initiatives targeting the most food insecure farming households using OYC. In pursuit of SDG 2, the Kenya Government Big Four Agenda on food security and the Science, Technology, Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA-2024) priority area on eradication of hunger and achieving food security, the project will adopt an innovative and participatory approach to contribute to enhancement of food security. This pilot project will leverage on the potential of youth drawn from Kenyatta University to drive food security efforts in their local communities by using an Outreach Youth Champions (OYC) model and existing community organizations.
Applicants and one professional referee should WRITE VIA EMAIL directly to:
SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES
The Building Research Capacity for sustainable water and food security insub-Saharan Africa (BRECcIA) project; (see www.gcrf-breccia.com)is led by the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom and partners with five Universities located in three countries (Malawi, Kenya and Ghana), and partnerships with 8 international organizations, working on research and capacity development in the coupled areas of water and food security. The 4 year project is part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) RCUK Collective Fund “Growing Research Capability to Meet the Challenges Faced by Developing Countries”programme which is ‘one of the most ambitious international research programmes created; with £225 million being invested across 37 interdisciplinary projects’ to address a range of global development challenges.
To apply, please send your applications with a cover letter of not more than 2 pages clearly stating why you feel you are the right candidate for this position, providing examples that specifically address the Essential Duties, Required Qualifications and the PDRA special requirements above. The applications should be received before or on 17th August , 2018