The FAO Representation in Bangladesh 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 country. It ensures a multidisciplinary approach to programmes, identifies priority areas of action for the Organization in Bangladesh and, in collaboration with Regional Office for Asia and Pacific and the departments and divisions at Headquarters, develops, promotes and oversees FAO's strategic response to the country priorities. The representation also supports the regional office in the incorporation of regional priorities into the Organization's Programme of Work and Budget and implements approved programmes and projects in the country, monitors the level of programme implementation and draws attention to problems and deficiencies. The office also develops and maintains relations with Government of Bangladesh, UN agencies, the resource partners and other development institution at the country level.
The National Light Detection and Ranging Technology Expert is a SC10 and Under the overall managerial administrative leadership of the FAO Representative in Bangladesh and work in close consultation with the Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) at Dhaka, the technical backstopping of the Lead Technical Officer (LTO) at FAO Bangkok, the Geospatial Unit at the Land and Water Division in Headquarters, the incumbent will provide technical assistance for the project “Piloting Light Detection and Ranging technology (LiDAR) for fast-tracking agricultural transformation and sustainable development”.
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Candidates Will Be Assessed Against The Following: