Job Posting: 10 / Dec / 2019
Closure Date: 20 / Dec / 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Job Type: Non-Staff opportunities
Primary Location: Madagascar-Antananarivo
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Under the Technical Cooperation Project (TCP / MAG / 3705) "Reducing migration through a gender-sensitive transformative approach and value chain support", implemented by the United Nations and Agriculture (FAO) and the Ministry of Population, Social Protection and Promotion of Women (MPPSPF), the FAO Representation in Madagascar is recruiting an expert on migration issues to to conduct a rapid study on migration dynamics and factors in the SAVA region in a strong gender and age perspective and to provide technical support to develop communication and awareness materials for use in participatory discussions organized by Dimitra Clubs and local radios.
The Dimitra Clubs approach is an empowerment and community mobilization approach developed by FAO. By actively involving all stakeholders in the process, it is particularly appropriate for raising awareness and enabling behavioral changes on issues related to rural development and empowerment of women and youth in particular, including migration issues. .
The Migration Specialist works under the direct responsibility of the Deputy Representative of FAO in close collaboration with the project coordinator in Madagascar and experts on migration in the Decent Rural Employment Team based in Rome.
Area of specialization
The "fast" study conducted by the migration specialist will analyze the internal and international migration dynamics in the SAVA region from an age and gender perspective. More specifically, the study will aim to identify the effects of migration on gender relations, including the challenges and opportunities for women's empowerment in the migratory context of SAVA, and to identify the main drivers of women's empowerment. rural youth / women in conditions of risk of trafficking and / or exploitation at work. On the basis of the results of the study, he / she will support the preparation of the material to be used in the Dimitra Clubs, in collaboration with the communication officer and the heads of the project areas at the headquarters. in Rome.
Tasks and responsibilities:
The ultimate goal of the project is to mitigate the adverse migration factors for women and youth in the intervention area through participatory sensitization on the theme of migration and gender, and strengthening rural entrepreneurship linked to value chains. and the collective action of the Dimitra Clubs approach of FAO.
CANDIDATES WILL BE EVALUATED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
Minimum conditions to fulfill:
Basic skills required by FAO
Technical / functional aptitude
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