International Agriculture Marketing and Value Chain Specialist
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
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FAO will lead the implementation of GCP/KYR/022/ROK - Support to establish the legal and institutional framework for organic farming in the Kyrgyz Republic. The main objectives of this project will be to support the establishment of the legal and institutional framework on organic farming production and organic certification, and to strengthen the capacity of farmers in organic production and marketing. In this respect, expected outcomes of the project are improved legal basis, institutional framework, inspection and certification system and capacities of state experts and specialists in relevant areas as well as enhanced market share of organic products from Kyrgyzstan within the global and local organic markets.
Applications are invited for the position of an International Agriculture Marketing and Value Chain expert to provide the technical support towards the implementation of the GCP/KYR/022/ROK project. This consultancy has a duration of 25 working days over 24 months, including three technical missions to Bishkek of about 15 days and 10 days deskwork.
The International Agriculture Marketing and Value Chain specialist will work under the technical supervision of the FAO Representative in Kyrgyzstan and the FAO-REU Economist on Commodity and Trade, and Plant Production and Protection Officer (LTO).
Organic agriculture marketing research and value chain analysis.
Tasks and responsibilities
The International Agriculture Marketing and Value Chain expert will have the followings tasks\:
FAO Core Competencies
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency