Job Title: DISTRICT TECHNICAL ASSISTANT, WWF Zambia
Department/Projects: Climate Change Adaptation in Forest and Agricultural Mosaic Landscapes
Location: Petauke, covering Lusangazi
Reports to: Project Manager, WWF Zambia
Contract Tenure: 2 years with a possibility of renewal
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) has awarded World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to implement the Climate Change Adaptation in Forest and Agricultural Mosaic Landscapes Project. The project will use a landscape approach that engages and strengthens uptake and diffusion of technologies and practices for adaptive capacity through Forest and Farm Producer Organizations (FFPOs), Farmer Field Schools, viable cooperatives, and other community-based organizations within local communities, including community forestry. The project will be implemented in six districts that are vulnerable to climate risks and hazards (droughts in particular) and have high rates of forest degradation and deforestation, and these are Petauke, Lusangazi and Nyimba in Eastern Province and Sioma, Wandi and Sesheke in Western Province.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Zambia will be responsible for executing the project, in close collaboration with the Zambian Forestry Department (FD), Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture
Organization (FAO). WWF Zambia will coordinate activities with national bodies related to the different project components, as well as the project partners. The project will be guided by the Project Steering Committee on policy issues and linkage to relevant national bodies. The project will be guided by the Technical Committee, one in Eastern Province and one in Western Province as the main bodies governing the project activities undertaken in the respective provinces.
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HOW TO APPLY?
All interested applicants should send their applications (CV and Cover Letter) as one attachment to [email protected] by end of day, Thursday 15th February, 2024.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
This job advertisement is in line with WWF Values: Courage, Collaboration, Respect and Integrity