Food Security and Nutrition Policy Specialist (FIRST Programme)
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Food and Nutrition Security Impact, Resilience, Sustainability and Transformation (FIRST) is a FAO and European Union partnership programme with the purpose of providing a policy assistance mechanism for improved food security and nutrition and sustainable agriculture. FIRST is designed to strengthen the enabling environment for food security and nutrition and sustainable agriculture in a number of selected priority countries. FIRST is embedded within the FAO’s programme management and coordination structure.
The Specialist works under the direct supervision of the FAO Representative, under the overall technical guidance of the FIRST Programme Manager (FAO/Rome), in close collaboration with the EU Delegation, relevant government ministries/institutions, in particular the Ministry of Agriculture. He or she also works in collaboration with key development partners as well as other government line ministries for sustainable agriculture, food and nutrition security and social protection.
Development and implementation of coherent, integrated and effective policy advice, capacity development and governance for achieving food and nutrition security, sustainable agriculture and poverty reduction in accordance with the FAO Strategic Framework and in response to policy assistance needs and demands at country and sub- regional levels.
Tasks and responsibilities
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
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