The Near East Foundation (NEF) is seeking candidates for Agriculture Livelihoods Specialist, to be based in its Abujibeeha office. The Specialist will be coordinating all interventions for beneficiaries and partners related to Livelihoods interventions including, but not limited to agricultural support and women empowerment for vulnerable households in South Kordofan State.
NEF is a non-profit international development organization that has supported livelihoods recovery and community-based economic development in the Middle East, Africa, and Caucasus since 1915. NEF draws on local teams, experience, and partnerships in these regions to create community-led solutions to improve livelihoods and local governance among conflict and crisis-affected groups, while maintaining neutrality and ensuring inclusiveness in our approach. Working through a network of country offices and local partners, NEF has operations in ten countries: Armenia, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Mali, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, South Sudan, and Syria. Our programs are organized around three themes: Inclusive Economic Development, Climate-resilient Development, and Stabilization and Peacebuilding.
The Agriculture Livelihoods Specialist will support the technical implementation of the project by ensuring that the activities are accomplished within the time frame. S/he will follow up with, small vulnerable farmers, skilled workers and small entrepreneurs targeted by NEF’s intervention in the areas of 7 localities(Abujibeeha, Rasahd, Alabasiya, Taloodi, Ghadeer, Alleri and Kadugli) in South Kordofan State, to ensure smooth and quality implementation and proper documentation of the project. Within the context of a longer-term strategy, the Agriculture &Livelihoods Specialist will participate in the elaboration of a sustainability plan that includes capacity building and guidance to support improve the food security & livelihoods of vulnerable groups. Especially women to build resilience.