Application Deadline: to send a CV and a cover letter by November 20th, 2022.
Tamil and English speaking, PhD holder in Social Sciences with training in gender and/or Feminist
The research associate shall work on numerous initiatives undertaken by women entrepreneurs in the
food chain including food production (as an organic farmer), processing (for example in keerai powder)
and marketing (including street food vendors). The objective is to analyse the diversity of the projects,
the difficulties faced by the women entrepreneurs, their network, the support they may or may not
receive, their capacity of initiatives and the impact on a sustainable food system.
How women who are key actors around food, are able to use their knowledge to take part in economic
activities beyond the household? The project focuses on specific initiatives in diverse situations as
individual entrepreneurs or as part of the social and solidarity economy.
Pondicherry Territory and nearby districts.
Duration of the contract:
15 months, starting from December 2022.
Ritu Tyagi, Pondicherry University and Hélène Guétat-Bernard/ Frédéric Landy, French
Institute of Pondicherry.
Participation in the PATAMIL project.
Salary: 35 000 INR (no extra allowance).