Knowledge for better food systems

Job: Postdoctoral position on the impact of agricultural commodity supply chain sustainability initiatives, Chalmers, Gothenburg, Sweden

Deadline: 
15 Oct 2017

This postdoctoral position focuses on understanding the role that agricultural commodity supply chain sustainability initiatives, such as certification schemes, moratoria, voluntary corporate commitments and government regulations, play in reducing the clearance of forests and in other ecosystems in the tropics. The aim of the postdoctoral project is to contribute to the understanding of the effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving the sustainability of supply chains for beef and soybeans in South America, with a particular focus on the role of supply chain actors and the risk of leakage effects.

For more information and to apply, see here.