FAO Afghanistan is investing, across all 34 provinces, in resilience reinforcing actions that focus on protecting agriculture livelihoods and local ecosystems, boosting local production of nutritious foods and cash-incomes, and safeguarding critical agriculture sectoral development gains achieved over the past couple of decades through revitalizing rural markets and economy. In 2023, FAO will contribute to the humanitarian components of the UN Strategic Framework 2023-2025 through four priority actions: (i) Safeguarding Wheat Seed Security, (ii) Enhancing Local Production of Nutritious Food, (iii) Livestock Protection and Dairy Sector Support, and (iv) Restoring Irrigation Structures to Boost Cash Incomes. FAO will also contribute towards resilience building activities and longer-term transformational processes as part of the implementation of the UN Strategic Framework 2023-2025.
Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative, the direct supervision of the project Technical Advisor and the Head of the Livestock technical team, and in close coordination with the Head of the Field Program Team and Head of Risk Analysis team and the Regional Statistician.
The primary objective of the International Livestock Census Data Analysing Specialist is to provide technical expertise in analysing and interpreting livestock census data. The specialist will work closely with the government and relevant stakeholders to generate actionable insights and recommendations for policy formulation and decision-making in the livestock sector.
The incumbent will be responsible for the following tasks:
Candidates Will Be Assessed Against The Following: