DAVID ONDIJO (PHD)

Deputy Executive Director

David has been in the fields of research, education, and training for 22 years from the time of graduation at Kenyatta University, Kenya with a Bachelor of Science and Education degree in 1990. He is also a holder of Master of Science degree in Biosystematics from the same university obtained in 1996 under the University Staff Development Scholarship. Currently, Mr. Ondijo has just concluded a doctorate degree in population dynamics at Kenyatta University under European Union Scholarship. His research experience cut across physical and social science having started working with the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) before embarking on social research. Mr. Ondijo has also taught at the university since 1997, first at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology then later at the Technical University of Kenya where he is currently based, mainly teaching research design and data analysis. He has also worked as Co-consultant with a number of local consultancy firms since 2000. He has a wealth of experience in design of surveys, impact monitoring and evaluations using a range of qualitative and quantitative methods. He has implemented surveys and assessments which meet diverse range of needs in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya. He has also conducted trainings on research design, survey methods, data analysis and report writing. As an independent consultant, he has carried out assignments for various organizations that include Save the Children International, Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU), FAO, Adeso (Horn Relief), UNICEF, Del Monte, Christian Partners Development Agency, and Community Mobilization against Desertification among others.