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ILRI vacancy:Post-doctoral Scientist – Economics of Climate …

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Post-doctoral Scientist (Economics of Climate Services), to support a USAID funded project on Climate Services for Africa.

The project is implemented by the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) which is a Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) research program.

The position seeks to improve methodology and strengthen quantitative evidence to guide investments in climate services across Africa.

What makes riding in the Middle East so attractive?

Cycling s global appeal is continuing to grow as shown by the 2016 Road World Championships being awarded to Doha, Qatar The 2016 racing calendar now includes several races in the Middle East, including the Dubai Tour 1 , Tour of Oman and the Tour of Qatar.

However, racing and riding on the smooth flat roads in searing heat has led to a fair amount of criticism from pro riders 2 and television viewers alike