International Center for Tropical Agriculture Forages Intern Jobs in Kenya

International Center for Tropical Agriculture Forages Intern Jobs in Kenya

Position Summary:

The Tropical Forages Program is seeking for a Student Intern to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

The intern will support research staff in activities related to modelling the impacts of forage technologies in livestock systems in East Africa using the Integrated Assessment Model.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Perform a review on literature/datasets related to crop, livestock management practices and forage agronomy in order to identify existing crop data, forage data, livestock breeds and livestock feeding practices in East Africa.
  • Populate database with crop, livestock and forage data gathered from literature review.
  • Support the preparation of a list of data required that could not be found
  • Populate CsPro database with household, feed, and environmental data

    Qualifications and personal attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in animal science, agriculture, environment or related field
  • Final year student or less than one year after degree completion and should not have secured employment during this period.
  • An interest in livestock, the environment, and tropical forages
  • Competency in Microsoft Excel
  • Very good command of English, Kiswahili

    Terms of Internship:

  • The Internship period will be three (3) months, renewable up to six (6) months depending on performance and availability of resources.

    How to apply:

  • Applicants are invited to visit our website to get full details of the position and to submit their applications, clearly indicating position applied for as Ref: FR-2243 Forages Intern. Applications should be saved as one document using the candidate’s last name, first name for ease of sorting.
  • Applications closing date: Monday, 4th February 2019 Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • For more information and job application details, see; International Center for Tropical Agriculture Forages Intern Jobs in Kenya

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