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Consultancy for Provincial Food Security Coordinator in Enga province of Papua New Guinea,
|Location :||Wabag, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Application Deadline :||07-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Eight months over the period of May – December 2021 (with possibility of extension based on performa|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Eight months over the period of May – December 2021 (with possibility of extension based on performa|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
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The project “Strengthening Integrated Sustainable Landscape Management in Enga Province Papua New Guinea” will assist in strengthening sustainable and inclusive economic development of the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea by three components: i) improving climate change mitigation and adaption; ii) strengthening food and nutrition strategy and iii) improving biodiversity and land/forest conservation. It will be achieved through the development and delivery of an innovative approach to rural development that brings together government systems, private sector and community action to present a model for climate compatible green growth.
Integrated sustainable land use and development planning within provincial and district development planning will provide a framework and supporting environment for effective climate compatible development including both mitigation and adaptation actions. This framework will be used as a base to help catalyse community action on sustainable projects and the development of community conservation areas as well as private sector investment in the development and production of high quality ‘conservation commodities’ that have improved international market access and prices and support the delivery of multiple objectives at the community level. This integrated approach is fully in line with a number of government and private sector initiatives with the current project acting as a catalyst to bring these elements together as well as helping to bridge the investment gap presents in fully operationalizing these integrated approaches.
Through these actions the project will provide significant support to achieving both PNG’s Medium-Term Development Goals, including targets for increasing agricultural productivity, increasing areas under conservation and reducing levels of forest loss. It will also support action under the SDGs in particular action on SDG15 Life on Land, SDG 13, Climate Action and Goal 2, Zero Hunger.
The Provincial Coordinator will ensure the delivery reporting of activities undertaken across Enga province. To the extent possible, extend the services to the coherence and implementation of UNDP-supported projects on protected area, climate change and disaster risk management.
Under direct supervision of the National Project Manager and overall supervision of International Technical Advisor in close partnership with Enga Provincial Administration and Climate Change and Development Authority, Provincial Coordinator will primarily be responsible for Component 2 of the project to strengthen food and nutritional security in Enga province of Papua New Guinea.
Duties and Responsibilities
The second component will focus on engagement with both key commercial value chains and subsistence farmers to improve cultivation techniques and help integrate new crops and produce within production systems.
The Provincial Coordinator will also be working with provincial counterparts, civil society, private sector (and an eventual successor programs/projects) in planning and coordinating the interventions of the key actors involved in the implementation of Component 2 of the project. This entails:
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