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  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Bishkek
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Agriculture and Forestry
    • Maritime
    • Water Resource Management
    • Sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources
  • Closing Date: 2019-03-28

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National Specialist on Aquaculture in Kyrgyz Republic

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)

 

FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.

Qualified female applicants and qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries are encouraged to apply.

Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

 

 

Organizational Setting\:
 
FAO's Subregional Office for Central Asia is responsible for developing, promoting, overseeing and implementing agreed strategies for addressing subregional food, agriculture and rural development priorities. It develops and maintains relations with subregion-wide institutions including Regional Economic Integration Organizations (REIOs). The Subregional Office reports to the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU).
 
Reporting Lines\:
 
Under the overall supervision of the FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator for Central Asia, SEC, and the direct technical supervision of the REU Lead Technical Officer (LTO) and in close cooperation with the project International Consultant (IC), Headquarters Technical Officer (HQ TO) and other National Consultants, national authorities and stakeholders, international experts, the National Consultant will carry out the following activities\:
 
Tasks and responsibilities
 
•               Collaborate with LTO, HQ TO and NPC in field visits to fish farms, extension stations, and other institutions relevant to the national pilot study on fish feed practices in Kyrgyz Republic;
•               In coordination with NPC, Ministry of Agriculture and other relevant ministries / institutes, assist in filling the FAO questionnaire on aquaculture sector, and documenting background information;
•               Under the supervision of the HQ TO and LTO, draft the national pilot study, the study is to include comprehensive data on the aquaculture sector, related regulations, and legal frameworks in the country;
•               Lead the process for interviewing national stakeholders, to gather non-published information for the national pilot study on fish feed practices, in particular, interviews with fish farmers and extension officers, especially including women stakeholders; 
•               Assist FAO in the planning and implementation of a national data validation workshop;
•               Participate in an FAO Expert Meeting to prepare Good Practice Guidelines on fish feed in Central Asia, by presenting the national study;
•               Prepare back-to-office report after the missions;
•               Prepare, contribute and submit progress reports and end of assignment report.
 
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
 
Minimum Requirements   
  •  University degree in fisheries/aquaculture or related field;
  • 5  years of relevant experience in working in sector of aquaculture/fisheries, and/or related regulations and legal frameworks for the sector in the country of duty station;
  • Working knowledge of English and  Russian;
  • Working knowledge of the official language of the country;
  • National of Kyrgyz.
  
FAO Core Competencies
  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • 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.

 

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