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The Regional Office for Africa, RAF, is responsible for leading FAO’s response to regional priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning, and implementation of FAO’s priority activities in the Region. It ensures a multidisciplinary approach to programmes, identifies priority areas of action for the Organization in the Region and, in collaboration with departments and divisions at headquarters, develops, promotes and oversees FAO’s strategic response to regional priorities.
The Regional Office for Africa is supporting all countries in the region to promote sustainable food value chains() and to make agriculture, forestry and fisheries more productive and sustainable This assignment refers to the Ex-Ante Carbon-balance Tool (EX-ACT) work coordinated by the RAF Policy Unit. This work is coordinated by the RAF Policy Unit
The EX-ACT Sustainable Value Chain Analysis Specialist will report to the EX-ACT Value Chain Policy Officer under the oversight of to the RAF Senior Policy Officer.
EX-ACT Value Chain is a tool derived from the EX-Ante Carbon-balance Tool . The EX-ACT Value Chain Specialist will help with designing performant and sustainable value chains. The methodology provides both a quantified socio-economic appraisal of value chain at a micro and a macro level (by agent, group and for the whole chain) and an environmental carbon-balance appraisal of the value chain impact, in terms of climate mitigation, adaptation and value chain resilience.
Tasks and responsibilities
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
Technical/Functional Skills [optional]
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency
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Please note that FAO will only consider academic credentials or degrees obtained from an educational institution recognized in the IAU/UNESCO list
Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications
Candidates should upload language certificate/s when submitting their application.
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