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Consultancy Opportunities: Current

Title Number Duty Station Expiry Date
Legal Consultant Roster – Professional IRC2572 Rome, Italy 01/08/2014
Field Liaison and Support Officer (International consultant) Juba with extensive travel to the State Field Offices throughout South Sudan 01/08/2014
GEF programme development expert Cairo, Egypt 03/08/2014
School Nutrition Consultant Rome, Italy 08/08/2014
REDD+ Technical Advisor (NFMS & RELs) (Myanmar) UNJP/GLO/386/UNJ Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar with travel to project sites in Myanmar if required 18/08/2014

Consultancy Opportunities: Closed

Title Number Duty Station Expiry Date
Regional Project Coordinator GCP/RAF/483/BRA Accra, Ghana 30/12/2013
Main Technical Advisor GCP/RAF/483/BRA Brasilia, FAO Brazil, with frequent travel to Africa 30/12/2013
Consultant international en foresterie - Placettes permanentes dans le bassin du Congo UTF/CAC/001/CAC Yaoundé, Cameroun 22/12/2013
Social Protection Specialist Rome, Italy 20/12/2013
Tenure and REDD+ Specialist Rome, Italy 13/12/2013
Secretariat focal point to support the Chair of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) Rome, Italy 09/12/2013
Food Security and Nutrition Advisor GCP/MOZ/111/EU Maputo, Mozambique 30/11/2013
International Consultant – Project Manager – Resilience, Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Karamoja Region, Uganda 30/11/2013
Senior Database Engineer FAO/118/2013 Nairobi, Kenya 27/11/2013
Revision of Agrobiodiversity Programme (NABP) – International Consultant UNTS/LAO/015/GEF Vientiane, Lao PDR 17/11/2013
International Consultant on Farmers' Organizations Tbilisi, Georgia 12/11/2013
International Consultant (Hazardous Waste) IRC2391 Home, Maputo and regions of Mozambique 06/11/2013
Consultant facilitateur pour l’élaboration d'une stratégie sous-régionale pour la gestion de la faune en Afrique centrale GCP/RAF/455/GFF Libreville, Gabon 06/11/2013
Resource Mobilization Consultant Rome, Italy 01/11/2013
Consultant to Develop a Draft General Recommendation on Rural Women Home-based 31/10/2013
Logistics and Facilities Coordinator FAO/119/2013 Mogadishu 30/10/2013
Consultor Internacional para el Desarrollo del R-PP (Propuesta de Preparación para REDD+) de Guinea Ecuatorial UTF/CAC/001/CAC Malabo, Guinea Ecuatorial (con viajes frecuentes dentro del país) 14/10/2013
Expert international pour appuyer la rédaction de la Proposition de préparation à REDD+ (PP-R/RPP) dans les pays du bassin du Congo UTF/CAC/001/CAC Pays du bassin du Congo: Burundi, Tchad, Sao Tome et Prince, et Rwanda (principalement dans les capitales des pays) 10/10/2013
Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC) Coordinator OSRO/YEM/302/USA Sana’a, Yemen 21/09/2013
Administrative Coordinator Rome, Italy 19/09/2013
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