The Earth and Life Institute at UCLouvain in Belgium, is offering a two-year postdoctoral position and a PhD researcher position on sustainable sourcing policies for biodiversity protection, climate mitigation, & improved livelihoods in the cocoa sector. The main objective of this research is to investigate supply chain sustainability initiatives which can reduce deforestation and increase shade cover in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.
Candidates are required to have a Master (for the PhD position) or PhD degree (for the Postdoc position) in geography, natural sciences, economics, business, data science, or social sciences, with a background in sustainability issues, land use, data analysis, impact evaluation, agricultural economics, development, or related fields.
The deadline for applications for both positions is 25 February 2021. Read more here.