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Research fellowship on Integrated support and research in the framework of erosion control and land and water management projects in Burundi

Position
Research fellowship on Integrated support and research in the framework of erosion control and land and water management projects in Burundi

Employer

Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI) - Università degli Studi di Firenze

Homepage: https://www.dagri.unifi.it/changelang-eng.html


Location
Firenze, Italy

Sector
Academic

Relevant divisions
Geomorphology (GM)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)
Natural Hazards (NH)

Type
Contract

Level
Experienced

Salary
Open

Required education
Master

Application deadline
26 August 2020

Posted
2 August 2020

Job description

As part of the research activities, the research assistant will carry out integrated analyses in the context of erosion control and land and water management projects, primarily referring to the “CONTRACT N ° PRRPB / 01 / S / ED / 2019 FOR THE STRENGTHENING OF LOCAL CAPACITIES AND THE SUPERVISION OF TERRACE WORKS, SOIL AND WATER BIOENGINEERING AND WATER HARVESTING” stipulated between the Department and the Ministere de l’Environnement, de l’Agriculture et de l’Elevage du Burundi (MINAGRIE). The research activities will include but will not be limited to: support for the realization of Landscape Restoration works; GIS analysis; stability analysis of terraced slopes through dedicated software (e.g. SSAP); slope and basin scale erosion analysis; implementation of soil and water conservation and soil and water bio-engineering. The research activity will include frequent missions in Burundi and contact with the counterparts involved in the project (MINAGRIE and World Bank), in French.


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