Postdoctoral Fellow, Plantain Breeder

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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) invites applications for the internationally recruited position of Postdoctoral Fellow, Plantain Breeder.

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food-secure future. Please visit for more information on IITA.

As part of the Accelerated Breeding Initiative (ABI), IITA is breeding plantain and East African Highland bananas. This position is to strengthen plantain breeding and foster the integration of both breeding programs.

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