National Gender Mainstreaming Consultant
FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants 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 confidence.
Reducing gender inequalities in the agricultural sector offers a critical development pathway for FAO to achieve its three global goals on reducing hunger and malnutrition, economic development (which includes the elimination of poverty) and the sustainable management of natural resources.
The Consultant will work under the direct supervision of the FAO Representative and Assistant FAO Representative in Kyrgyzstan, under technical guidance and support provided by the FAO REU Gender unit, the Gender Team of the Social Policies and Rural Institutions Division (ESP).
Gender in agriculture, national food security and nutrition.
Tasks and responsibilities
The Consultant will perform the following tasks:
Provide technical assistance to FAO’s development interventions, with focus on implementation of the CEDAW Article 14 and enhance FAO’s role in strengthening policy and programme linkages between social protection, agriculture, food security and nutrition.
In particular, the Consultant will be expected to:
The consultant should pass all mandatory trainings which are required by FAO. VERY IMPORTANT: all staff have to take the mandatory courses within the 1st week of employment
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.