Type: Full Time
Close on: 8 Jan 2023
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. It was founded in 1945 and has 194 Member Nations, two associate members, and one member organization, the European Union. Its Latin motto is ‘fiat Spanish, which translates to ‘let there be bread’. FAO’s staff capacity allows it to support improved governance, and generate, develop and adapt existing tools and guidelines. It also works to provide food security for everyone and ensure people have access to high-quality food in sufficient quantities for a healthy lifestyle.
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Millions of people depend heavily on their livelihoods and the food provided by small-scale fisheries. Fish makes up more than half of the total animal protein consumed in many of the least developed nations of Africa and Asia. In addition, fish is a particularly good source of the critical fatty acids that are frequently lacking in the diets of populations who are more susceptible to nutritional deficiencies. Small-scale fishing communities have multifaceted poverty that is brought on by factors that prevent people from fully exercising their civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights as well as declining fisheries resources and poor earnings.
Small-scale fisheries frequently receive insufficient attention, both in terms of resource management and from the standpoint of general social and economic development. To address this issue, the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) developed the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines), which approved in 2014. The FAO Flexible Multi-Partner Support Mechanism (FMM) sub-program Implementing the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines for Gender Equality and Climate Resilient Food Systems and Livelihoods (FMM/GLO/155/
Required Qualifications UN jobs Asia-National Project Personnel
Degree in Fisheries, Food Security, Nutrition, Gender Studies, or a related field.
Has more than 5 years of experience as a project/program management level
Fluency in written and spoken English and Bahasa Indonesia