The African Union’s Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) is saddled with the responsibility of supporting and coordinating the sustainable development and utilization of animal resources (livestock, fisheries and wildlife) to enhance nutrition and food security and contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of the people in the Member States of the African Union (AU). AU-IBAR seeks to recruit four National Consultants from each of the following member states: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, and Uganda, who will facilitate regional policy dialogue on sustainable use of rangelands and cross-border natural grazing resources.
- Conduct a national assessment of the cross-border grazing resources management
- Participate in the regional “Stakeholder Validation Workshop” and “Policy Dialogue Meeting” to present the findings of the national assessment
Qualifications and Competencies
- Advanced university degree in rangeland management, pasture management, natural resource management, or any relevant field of expertise.
- At least five years’ experience in rangeland management, pasture management, natural resource management, or in any relevant field of expertise.
- Proven record of contribution to developing, implementing, or assessment of Rangelands/natural resource management policies/strategic frameworks in IGAD region/East Africa.
- Proven record of contribution to the development/implementation/assessment of cross-border rangeland management (particularly conflict management) policies/strategic frameworks.
- Proven record of experience in developing and facilitating stakeholder consultations.
- Proven record of experience in executing and developing national/regional consultation studies.
- Record of soft and interpersonal skills and ability to work with people of different cultures and professional backgrounds.
- Fluency in English (the report will be produced in English).
Application Deadline is October 1, 2020