Tuesday, September 16, 2008
EMPLOYMENT: Rural Employment and Poverty Reduction (FAO)
The Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division (ESW) of FAO is seeking to hire a Senior Officer, Rural Employment and Poverty Reduction. Among another duties the incumbent will:
- Provide advice and technical support for the development and implementation of FAO’s rural employment strategy to ensure equitable rural development, sustainable and diversified livelihoods, poverty reduction and food security, including preparing reports on progress in implementation.
- Lead and/or participate in missions to Member countries to provide policy advice, orient economic research or identify/formulate policy-related or technical programmes and projects to achieve more equitable, remunerative, and safer conditions of employment in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and rural enterprises, with a focus on economic growth while reducing vulnerability and social exclusion and eliminating the worst forms of child labour.
Deadline is 22 October 2008, [more information]