IRRI Research Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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IRRI Research Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs. IRRI Kenya looking for “Research Officer”. Applicants with a Master’s degree may apply on or before 05 July 2023.

The International Rice Research Institute is an international agricultural research and training organization with its headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna in the Philippines, and offices in seventeen countries.NGO Jobs in Kenya 2021

The IRRI has published a job vacancy announcement on 28 June 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Research Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

IRRI Job Vacancy 2023

Job Purpose: The Research Officer – GIS is responsible to Monitoring and characterization of climate smart agricultural practices and assessment of performance of DSR varieties and practices of small holding farmers (SHF) in different rice growing environments of Kenya using different scales of hyperspectral and other earth observation data;

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the DSR effectiveness in each environment by collecting hyperspectral drone/satellite data and other field/crop parameters over the sample fields.
  • Test the possibility of using hyperspectral data to monitor and characterize the agricultural management practices, DSR yield and DSR adaptation traits in hybrids and varieties in different environments
  • Develop the models to monitor the environment, plant health and assessment of performance of DSR varieties at local field scale
  • Characterize the variation in best practices, fertilizer practices & water use (avoidance or duration of flooding) by reducing flooding
  • Develop multiple RS based indices to assess water, nutrient usage of the plants and generate the empirical equation to determine yield

Qualification & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Geospatial Science, Agriculture, Geography, Environmental Science, or other related

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply IRRI Research Officer Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 05 July 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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