National Project Coordinator
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The FAO Representation in Uganda provides technical assistance to the Government of Uganda in the agriculture, forestry, fisheries and related sectors. The National Project Coordinator will lead the planning, implementation and monitoring of GCP/UGA/043/LDF project entitled “Integrating climate resilience into agricultural and pastoral production in Uganda, through a Farmer/Agro-pastoralist Field School Approach” funded by the Global Environment Facility. This project aims to build climate resilience into the agricultural sector, as an effective means of reducing vulnerability and disseminating community-level adaptation measures
Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Uganda and in close collaboration with the Deputy FAO Representative, the Lead Technical Officer (based at FAO Head Quarters), the Commissioner Agriculture Infrastructure, Mechanization and Water for Agricultural production in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), National Project Coordinator reports directly to the Team Leader – Climate Change Program.
The National Project Coordinator will be responsible for the operational planning, management and monitoring of all project’s activities, as indicated in the project document. He/ She will provide technical, logistics and managerial support and ensure a good implementation of the activities in line with the project result framework, work plan and approved budget
Tasks and responsibilities
The National Project Coordinator will be responsible for the following\:
Manage Project Coordination Unit
Lead interactions with stakeholders
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