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Young Professional Advisory Board

The Young Professional Advisory Board (YPAB) provides support and innovation for the work of IIRR. They are young professionals with diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise. 

This volunteer group meets six to eight times per year and has core memberships located in New York City and Nairobi. It has sub-committees that focus on various projects, including the Events Committee, Communications Committee, and Goats for Girls Committee. 

The long-term key goals of the YPAB include:


Outreach: Expand the circle of IIRR's friends


Enhance IIRR's visibility


Fundraising and events


Project support

If you are interested in joining our mailing list or joining the YPAB, please send a short email to

Current Vacancies

Research Lead, Climate Smart Villages Project

Location: Based in Yangon, Myanmar

Deadline: Open until filled

Rural Development Interns

Location: IIRR is offering eight (8) internship positions to be based in its offices across the globe (Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Myanmar, the Philippines, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zimbabwe).

Deadline: Open until filled

Strategy Planning Consultant

Location: New York, USA

Deadline: Open until filled

Climate Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Specialist

Location: Philippines

Deadline: Open until filled

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