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Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Department of Planning and Cooperation Strategic Support for Food Security and Nutrition Project (SSFSNP)
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has received a Grant from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) towards the cost of the Strategic Support for Food Security and Nutrition Project (SSFSNP). The Project goal is to contribute to reduced extreme poverty and malnutrition in poorest communities. The development objective is “improved and diversified agricultural production and household nutrition enhance life prospects. The timeframe of the Programme is from 2016 to 2021. The project will be implemented in 12 districts and approxiamately 400 villages in Oudomxai, Phongsaly, Xieng Khouang and
Houaphan provinces in Nothern Laos. (i) there are higher levels of poverty in the northern mountains; (ii) the opportunities for convergence with nutrition initiatives are greater in the selected northern provinces; (iii) the FNML and other Development Partner supported projects in the south are already providing substantial assistance to the poorest districts in southern provinces; and (iv) the opportunities for “pro-poor and pro-green value chain development” is greater in the north, where Chinese and Vietnamese investors are more focused.
SSFSNP is currently seeking qualified Lao national candidates for the following positions based in National Project Coordination Office (NPCO):
Duration of all assignment: 1 year (full time) with expecting from August 2016.
The selection process will be in accordance the Lao PDR and IFAD Procurement Guidelines.
Any individual expressing interest in more than one position must demonstrate complementary.
How to ApplyInterested individual should send their application (including updated CV and Cover Letter) electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc to email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or hard copies to following address: National Project Coordinator, National Project Coordination Office, Department of planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Vientiane capital city, Lao PDR, Tel./Fax 021-416 556 The full TORs of these positions can be obtained by contacting above emails. Closing time and date for application is at 17:00 o’clock on 27 June 2016 (Only short list candidate will be contacted for interview)
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