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- Assess the available national institutional management for setting up the national action plan for monitoring of FAW;
- Provide suggestion to be implemented to enable the full operation within the country, including any equipment and instruments which must be provided;
- Contribute to the national workshops for developing a monitoring and contingency plans for the country for effective management of FAW;
- Train the technical and extension staff of the DoA and PDoAs on identification, the use of monitoring tools, including FAMEWS (mobile app and global platform) and sustainable management of FAW;
- Conduct specific trainings for the personnel on the detection and identification of FAW by FAMEWS and other innovative methods;
- Conduct trainings of technical and extension staff of the DoA and PDoAs on monitoring and management practices of FAW;
- Assist the DoA, PDoAs and other relevant government stakeholder institutions in developing monitoring action plans and in practical exercises of monitoring activities;
- Assist in providing data and resources for the training and awareness raising material prepared and used at the national level;
- Provide any other relevant technical assistance needed;
- Maintain the communication with the project staff for any advice could be raised;
- Prepare project technical reports based on FAO standards and editorial guidelines.
- A Bachelor’s degree in entomology, plant sciences, agronomy, plant disease management, plant pest management.
- 10 years of relevant experience in agriculture entomology
- Working knowledge of English.
- Results Focus
- Building Effective Relationships
- Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO,
Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency