|Department of Environment|
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Contract: NPP Local - One year renewable
(Vanuatu Nationals only)
The Integrated Sustainable Land and Coastal Management (ISLCM) project is a five year project funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Vanuatu Government. FAO is the Implementing Agency (IA) and is providing the technical support to the Vanuatu Government in implementing the project. The Ministry of Climate Change, Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and Ministry of Agriculture, Quarantine, Forestry and Fisheries are the Executing Agencies and national counterparts for the project. The project will be working closely with other partners within the public and private sectors as well as with members of the Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). The overall goal of the project is to test and implement sustainable and integrated management of forest, land and marine resources to achieve effective ridge-to-reef (R2R) conservation in selected priority watersheds in Vanuatu.
Under the overall administrative leadership of FAO Sub-regional Representative for the Pacific Islands in Samoa and under the direct technical guidance of the Lead Technical Officer (LTO) and direct supervision of the Chief Technical Advisor (CTA), as well as with close collaboration and consultation with the Vanuatu GEF Operational Focal Point (OFP) and with relevant Government Ministries, the National Project Coordinator (NPC) will assist and undertake management and implementation of project activities in the selected sites in Vanuatu. The specific duties and responsibilities are outline below.