The Climate and Environment Division assists member countries in their responses towards the challenge of climate change, including the mitigation of climate change, as well as the development of adaptive capacities of agriculture, fisheries and forestry to the effects of climate change. It provides a coordination role on climate change and related climate smart agriculture issues. The Division also serves as the focal point for a multidisciplinary and global approach to bioenergy. The post is located in the National Climate Change Action Team.
The Senior Natural Resources Officer reports to the Director of the Climate and Environment Division.
The Senior Officer will serve as coordinator of the project 'Strengthening National Adaptation Planning capacities for Food Security and Nutrition' (GCP/GLO/921/GQC, funded by the Provincial Government of Québec) and be responsible for the planning, organization and operational management of the project.
Leadership and technical policy expertise for the planning, development and implementation of departmental/division Programmes of work, projects, products, services in accordance with FAO Strategic Objectives.