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International Potato Center Research Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a qualified research assistant to work in Socio-economic research based in Nairobi.
The main tasks of the position are:
  • To perform economic analysis in seed and ware potato systems using a variety of quantitative methods.
  • To collect data related to potato ware and seed production and commercialization.
  • To prepare technical reports and peer review journal publications.
  • To participate in capacity building training with national partners staff
  • To assist other CIP researchers working in potato seed systems
The successful candidate will require:

  • A M.Sc. degree in Agricultural Economics or Economics and at least two years of working experience in agricultural research.
  • Experience in collecting high quality socio-economic data and good knowledge of quantitative methods
  • Good writing skills and excellent writing skills in the English language.

Applicants should apply by email, sending a cover letter summarizing their relevance to this position, a full C.V., an example of their written work, and the names and contact information of three referees to Naomi Zani (

or send in an envelope to the

International Potato Center-SSA,
Box 25171 Nairobi,
Kenya 00603.

The deadline for sub
mitting applications is 6 October 2010. You can also visit for more jobs

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