20 Nov 2023

Global Livestock Value Chain Investment Development Specialist (Re-advertisement) at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

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Job Description

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for better and more sustainable use of livestock. ILRI is a CGIAR research centre – part of a global research partnership for a food-secure future.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the components of the project focusing on the development of private and public sector investments for large-scale rangeland restoration through sustainable livestock and livestock product value chains.
  • Develop inclusive and bankable investment partnerships and proposals in livestock value chains for rangeland restoration in selected value chains with donors, governments, commercial sector and other actors.
  • Lead the undertaking of a sector analysis of (perceived) risks, challenges and opportunities of sustainable rangelands restoration, and key global public and private players with potential for restoration through sustainable livestock value chains.
  • Work with regional livestock value chain development and rangeland restoration experts to identify and develop livestock-based value chains in project priority regions, engaging with potential financiers, investors, and knowledge brokers.
  • Facilitate the mobilization and agreement of multiple stakeholders to develop a global standard and/or certification for livestock and livestock products contributing to rangelands restoration, and targeted awareness raising campaigns related to this.
  • Work with regional CGIAR livestock experts to identify and develop sustainable livestock-based value chains for rangeland restoration, engaging with potential financiers, investors and knowledge brokers.
  • Lead the development of guidelines, tools, and frameworks for increased investment in sustainable livestock value chain development for rangeland restoration.
  • Contribute to awareness campaigns on rangeland restoration through sustainable livestock value chains in project regions.
  • Contribute to the establishment of a global rangelands database and systems tracking livestock investments for rangeland restoration.
  • Organise and contribute to regional inter-governmental dialogues and agreements to support rangeland restoration through sustainable livestock value chains.
  • Contribute to regional and global media campaigns on rangeland restoration through sustainable livestock value chains.


  • Masters in business management, value chain development, livestock production or related field.
  • At least 10 years’ experience working in the private sector preferably in relation to livestock value chains, environment, climate change and/or related issues.
  • Proven track record in organising meetings, dialogues and engaging with multiple actors from community to global policy actors.
  • Established network of relevant actors in the private sector, financers, investors, relevant for the project.
  • Knowledge on the livestock climate agenda (e.g., Paris Agreement, Methane Pledge, and Science-based targets) and sustainability-linked investments mechanisms (e.g., carbon markets)

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Closing Date : 10 December. 2023


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