Resources Mobilization Facilitator
Angola (United States of America)
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The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization
FAO's work in Angola is focused on three medium-term priority areas for technical support\: - strengthening smallholder production and productivity to improve food security and nutrition; - enabling farmers to apply improved production techniques through Farmer Field Schools; enhancing family farming capacity for commercialization and value chain approach, strengthening sustainable management of natural resources; - increasing resilience of rural livelihoods to climatic shock and climate change, through the development and application of an integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan.
The Specialist works under the direct supervision of the FAO Representative (FAOR), under the overall technical guidance of the Assistance of the Representative for Program (FAOR). She will work closely to the national institutions related to environment and climate change, value chain and agribusiness, food security and nutrition. He or she also provides liaison with donors and other key development partners in the related areas of work.
The consultant will accomplish the tasks described below under the general operational supervision of the FAO Representative (FAOR) in Angola, with the technical guidance of technical Resource Mobilization departments in Head Quarters, in the FAO Regional Office for Africa (RAF) and/or the Sub-regional office for South African countries (SFS). She/He will work closely with the National Coordinators and international experts and managers that support FAO Angola works.
To achieve its strategic objectives, FAO needs to mobilize adequate and more predictable resources, expand and diversify its base of partners, and increase skills and knowledge to work to its comparative advantages, coordinate proactive outreach, and produce focused and tangible results. Under the direction of FAOREP, the expert will be in charge of resource mobilization and project formulation to implement the CPF focus in 3 areas of work\: a) Food Security and Nutrition, b) Value Chain, Family Farming, Farming digitalization, c) Resilience, environment, climate change and emergency.. The expert will work directly mobilizing resource and coordinating interventions founded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), Green Climate Found (GCF), Adaptation Found (AF), European Union, World Bank, IFAD, emergency interventions founded by OCHA, USAID and others financial mechanism. It is for these CPF frameworks and its results described, that FAO seeks resource partnerships for mutual benefit and to achieve joint
Tasks and responsibilities
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FAO Core Competencies
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