Careers at CIAT

CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture) works in collaboration with hundreds of partners to help developing countries make farming more competitive, profitable, and resilient through smarter, more sustainable natural resource management. We help policy makers, scientists, and farmers respond to some of the most pressing challenges of our time, including food insecurity and malnutrition, climate change, and environmental degradation.


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Why work at CIAT?

CIAT is a global family of around 1,000 professionals dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways.

We are united by common values – embracing innovation, diversity, mutual respect, passion to make a positive difference, accountability, commitment to excellence, and teamwork. We believe in the importance of personal and professional development and offer international career opportunities.

Working at CIAT can be challenging, but it is also rewarding and inspiring. Whatever your role at CIAT, your contribution will make a difference.

Get excited to come to work

A day at CIAT Headquarters in Cali, Colombia

Meet your future colleagues

At CIAT, we believe that diversity is a strength. We count almost 60 different nationalities, and colleagues from a wide array of backgrounds too!

Where you could build a career and a life

From Peru to Mozambique to Laos, we are always on the lookout for committed professionals with the will to make a difference.

Meet our people