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Cluster Coodination Analyst Agriculture

Jumla     Full Time   Deadline : 2024-05-24 Closed
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  United Nations Developnment Programme(UNDP)
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  • Career Level: Senior Level
  • No. of Vacancy: 1
  • Experience: - Years
  • Views: 124
  • Apply Before: 2024-05-24 (Closed)
  • Offered Salary: Negotiable
  • Gender: Both
  • Driving License: No
  • Education Preference: Master in Agriculture Business Management
  Job Description:

Nepal's Constitution has established food security, the right to food, and food sovereignty as fundamental rights, with the government entrusted to uphold them. However, Nepal ranks 73 out of 117 food-importing nations in the 2022 Global Hunger Report, with approximately 45 out of 77 districts facing food insufficiency. To address this challenge and align with Sustainable Development Goals, a project named " Renewable Energy for Resilient Agri-Food Systems (RERAS)" is being funded by the Norwegian Embassy and implemented by UNDP in 11 local governments across Sudurpashchim, Karnali, and Bagmati provinces. This project focuses on enhancing agricultural productivity and food security by leveraging affordable energy solutions, empowering local farmers through modern technology, and partnering with government bodies and national organizations. with the support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy. 

The project aims to contribute to the “improved food and nutrition security of the communities in targeted municipalities of Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces by promoting indigenous crop varieties through mechanization of agriculture using renewable energy-based technology.” The project will support establishing dedicated funds at local level to support the farmers for use of modern technology in production, processing, and marketing. The project will work with the local and provincial governments, academia, cooperatives, traders, and service providers to enhance their knowledge on use of modern technology for food production and sustainable food system management through capacity building and provisions for climate information, policies, access to finance, and research based improvised farming. Extensive use of energy-based and climate smart technology will help reduce the cost of production and increase local food supply. This will also support economic empowerment of women, returnee migrants, youths and marginalized groups through job creation and contribute to poverty reduction, environmental safeguarding, sustainable production and consumption, and gender equality and social inclusion. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Lead stakeholder engagement, partner coordination and proper implementation at the local level.
  • Strengthen the capacity of project partners and beneficiaries.
  • Plan and monitor project interventions and knowledge management.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to the project team and partners: 
  • Reporting and documentation responsibility
  • Carry out Gender Equality and Social Inclusion responsibilities of the project.
Education + Experience
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in agriculture economics or agribusiness management, or any relevant fields is required. or 
  • A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree) in the areas mentioned above in combination with 2 additional years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of Advanced University degree
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