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Consultancy Opportunities

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Consultancy Opportunities: Current

Title Number Duty Station Expiry Date
Climate Change Communication Consultant Rome, Italy 29/04/2014
Expert-Junior FAO Antananarivo, Madagascar et visites de terrain 09/05/2014
International Consultant: Community-Based Wildlife Management in Central Africa Libreville, Gabon with travels to the projects’ pilot sites in Congo, Gabon and DRC 15/05/2014

Consultancy Opportunities: Closed

Title Number Duty Station Expiry Date
International Nutrition Consultant for database management IRC2493 Rome, Italy 15/04/2014
International Expert on National Forest Monitoring Systems for REDD+ in Africa IRC2491 Rome, Italy 13/04/2014
Food Safety Legislation Specialist FAO/001/2014 Dhaka, Bangladesh 28/03/2014
Regulation Drafting Specialist FAO/002/2014 Dhaka, Bangladesh 28/03/2014
Team Leader/TCDC Expert- National Forest Monitoring System, Land Use and Forest Cover Assessment, and Mapping TCP/MYA/3501 Nay Pi Taw, Myanmar 28/03/2014
Call for Expressions of Interest (for Filipino Nationals only) IRC2479 Various locations in the Philippines 27/03/2014
Research Associate: Adoption of agricultural technologies in Africa (2 openings) Ethiopia/Niger/Mali/Nigeria/Uganda 17/03/2014
Head of Unit Research Action and Fish Consumption Promotion Hargeisa with extensive travel to Nairobi and throughout Somalia 15/03/2014
Call for Expression of Interest: TCP Ex-Post Assessment Independent Consultant Roster IRC2466 13/03/2014
Head of Unit Fisheries Infrastructure & Fleet Renewal FAO/129/2013 Nairobi with extensive travel to Somalia 09/03/2014
Call for Expression of Interest: Human Resources Consultant Roster – Professional IRC2471 Rome, Italy 04/03/2014
Forestry Statistician FOM/UNREDD/Statistician/2014/1 Rome, Italy 21/02/2014
Junior Consultant Child Labour in Agriculture Rome, Italy 16/02/2014
Project Coordinator – Strengthening forest monitoring and inventory support for the Pacific UNJP/GLO/386/UNJ Suva, Fiji 16/02/2014
Human Resources Consultant Roster – Professional IRC2464 Rome, Italy 07/02/2014
Coordinator - Accountability to Affected Populations and PSEA Rome, Italy 03/02/2014
Capacity Building and Support Officer - Accountability to Affected Populations and PSEA Rome, Italy 03/02/2014
Climate Change and Environment Specialist Rome with possible travels to different countries 27/01/2014
Monitoring food security situation, policies and investments in Bangladesh VA/NFPCSP/MR14 Dhaka, Bangladesh 10/01/2014
CFS Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Rome, Italy 10/01/2014
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