National Expert (Climate Change Capacity Development and Mainstreaming)

Tasks and responsibilities
The National Expert (Climate Change Capacity Development and Mainstreaming) will conduct the following major tasks at national level in the Republic of Vanuatu:
 lead the capacity development and climate change mainstreaming processes and provide technical support to integrate agricultural sector priorities into the climate change policies, plans and NDCs;
 prepare a detailed workplan together with the climate change advisor and systematically implement the plan at the national level along with the national counterpart agencies;
 organize and conduct policy dialogues, workshops/meetings, brain storming sessions at the national level to explain the project objectives and activities and to identify priorities related to climate change adaptation and mitigation in agriculture sectors
 prepare and implement a road map to integrate agricultural and food security perspectives into climate change policies, plans and strategies; and NAP/NAMA/DRM plans and NDCs;
 synthesize information on climate risks, vulnerabilities and impacts of climate change on agricultural sectors at the country level;
 collect and analyze relevant primary and secondary data related to climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation from the national, district and community levels as and when required;
 identify existing analysis tools, methods, data and information at the national level for climate change adaptation and mitigation planning in the agricultural sectors;
 conduct training needs assessments and organize national/local level training programmes, awareness creation process and prepare relevant training and awareness raising resources;
 Assist with integration of gender perspectives into the training manuals produced by the project
 support to organize adaptation pilots to test and familiarize viable adaptation practices and new innovations at community levels and liaise with the NGOs and civil society organizations for successful implementation of the adaptation pilot projects;
 facilitate broader replication of successfully tested adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk reduction practices and technology options;
 assist the national counterparts, the climate change advisor at subregional level and LTO of the project to prepare climate change programmes for potential financing through GCF and other climate funds;
 assist project monitoring and evaluation activities including collection of baseline information, stocktaking of ongoing and completed projects on climate change adaptation and mitigation in agricultural sectors; and
 prepare periodical reports and submit to FAOR and concerned technical officers.


See attachment below for more detail

IRC4683.pdf (284.15 KB)
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