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Project Associate - Disaster Management Capacity of Women

Organization
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Category
Professional
Consultant
Job vacancies
Country
Guyana
Language

English

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Description

Despite Dominica and Guyana’s agriculture sectors being the primary industries for the two countries, the sector has constantly been affected by recurring disasters, such as flooding and droughts. The limited integration of gender analysis, climate and disaster risk resilience in agricultural practices has consistently undermined food security in the wake of natural hazards and the increasing impacts of climate change. While these practices are being invested in to some extent in Dominica, they are not mainstreamed in the local agricultural sector due to weak institutional capacity and limited availability of financing. Guyana shares similar factors that contribute to the vulnerabilities and risks of women and men in the agriculture sector, representing a real threat to sustainable socio-economic growth, and long-term peace and prosperity at the national level.

The responsibilities are, among others:

  • Administration and coordination;
  • Project documentation management;
  • Financial management, monitoring and reporting.
Project Associate - Disaster Management Capacity of Women