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Research Associate, Program Assistant at The International Potato Centre

The International Potato Centre (CIP) is seeking to recruit an agronomist/seed system specialist Research Associate (RA) to implement Nutrition Sensitive Kitchen Garden Interventions with Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) and Other Vegetables under Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria (WINNN) Program'. This rA will be based in Jigawa State, with occasional training and supervision duties in Yobe State. She/he will work under the supervision of the CIP Country Manager (WINNN-Kitchen Garden Coordinator) and co-report to the WINNN Deputy Chief of Party. The Project: The overall goal of this orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) ledA garden product project is to improve food and nutrition security and livelihoods for women and children, especially improved diet diversity in two of the five WINNN states implementing during the cost extension period. The project seeks to catalyze broad support for OFSP and its use in strategic initiatives including Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) program (first cohort), mothers/care givers of recovered Severe and Acute Malnourished (SAM) clients in small scale food processing, school…

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Research Associate at IITA

IITA is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa's most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. We have more than 200 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and over 1000 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa. Please visit http://www.iita.org for more details. The Institutes seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute's headquarters in Ibadan: Position: Research Associate Location: Ibadan Contract: 2-year renewable contract Duties: Successful candidate will assist in scientific support/backstopping of national programs on product development, processing and utilization of legumes, provide technical support to small and medium scale processors on processing and utilization of legumes, assist in conducting training of trainers workshops and demonstrations on product development, processing and utilization of legumes, develop new products using legumes and work with non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations to disseminate…

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Research Associate at World Bank Country Office in Abuja

The World Bank Group is seeking to recruit a highly qualified Research Associate(s) to be based in the World Bank Country Office in Abuja, Nigeria to contribute to the priorities of the Livestock-Micro reforms in Agribusiness (L-MIRA) project. The L-MIRA project is a non-lending, advisory project fully funded by the Gates Foundation. The project is led by the Trade & Competitiveness Practice Group, and designed in partnership and with input from the WBGs Livestock Working Group and staff of the Agriculture global practice (GP). The objective of the project is to support the growth of the Dairy and Poultry Value Chains through targeted regulatory and institutional reforms to increase access by smallholder farmers/ livestock producers to improved services/technologies and market opportunities. Position: Research Associate Short Term Consultant Local Appointment, Abuja, Nigeria  Scope of Work Task 1:       Conduct research on tariff structure and taxes on poultry inputs including drugs, vaccines, maize, soybeans, additives, vitamins, poultry cages. Task 2:       Conduct research on the government agencies involved in…

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