Country Consultant Needed to support to the Land Degradation Neutrality Target Setting Process
In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, including goal 15, which aims to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. As main expected results it defines under target 15.3 to combat desertification, restore degraded land and soil, including land affected by desertification, drought and floods, and strive to achieve a land degradation-neutral world by 2030.
The consultant will support the Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) Target Setting Process in selected countries. His/ her tasks will be, among others:
- Drafting country-specific work plan and detailed budget;
- Supporting the establishment/ functioning of the LDN National Work Group;
- Leading the country analysis (desk review) of LDN enabling environment.