Two International Livestock Research Institute – German Academic Exchange Service (ILRI-DAAD) PhD scholarships are available within the ILRI research project on ‘adapting dairy market hubs for pro-poor smallholder value chains in Tanzania.’
1. Graduate fellowship project title: Development of an on-farm dairy sustainability assessment tool
The position: The fellow will be part of ILRI’s Maziwa Zaidi project team in Tanzania, working on smallholder dairy systems and based at the ILRI office in Dar-es-Salaam or Morogoro. S/he will report to the project’s Agricultural Economist. The position will also involve close collaboration with the Livestock and Fish CGIAR Research Program team as well as the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project based in Mbeya (Tanzania). Read more
2. Graduate fellowship project title: Monitoring and evaluating household welfare effects of dairy management hubs
The position: The fellow will be part of ILRI’s Tanzania dairy value chain project team affiliated to the Livestock and Fish program. The position will be based at ILRI’s office in Morogoro, Tanzania and report to the project’s Agricultural Economist. Read more
The MoreMIlkiT project aims to achieve inclusive growth and reduced poverty and vulnerability among people with dairy-dependent livelihoods in selected rural areas in Tanzania. Rural poor are expected to secure more income through enhanced access to demand-led dairy market business services and viable organizational options.