In this role, you will work with 6 cities in Rwanda, Ethiopia, and South Africa to recommend and develop finance and funding strategies for urban water resilience projects in those geographic contexts. You will work closely with the Project Lead and city stakeholders to identify priority projects in each city and conduct the needed research to identify investment opportunities and financing strategies for 1-2 priority urban water initiatives in each city.
Technical specialist for FAO-EU FLEGT Programme - Africa region
Job Posting: 22/Apr/2020
Closure Date: 06/May/2020, 9:59:00 PM
Organizational Unit: FOA
Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
Type of Requisition: Consultant / PSA (Personal Services Agreement)
Grade Level: N/A
Primary Location: Italy-Rome
Duration: 1 – 11 months depending on assignment
Post Number: N/A
The Forest Policy and Resources Division leads FAO's work in promoting sustainable forest management and providing leadership on the environmental, social and economic dimensions of forestry, including its contributions to poverty reduction and food security and nutrition. It liaises with member countries, civil society and the private sector in aspects ranging from development of effective forest policies to forest conservation and management issues, and strengthens the role of forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Division also collects, analyses and disseminates information on the world's forest resources and on the production, trade and consumption of wood and non-wood forest products.
The consulting opportunities located in the FAO-EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Programme and will assist the Programme in achieving its objectives in supporting stakeholders in eligible countries in Africa, to strengthen forest governance, legality and trade of timber products, and more development of equitable forest management systems.
Consultants will work under the overall supervision of the Programme Manager and in coordination with the Programme Staff.
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