Water-food-energy security Nexus Specialist

 (via LinkedIn)
Alinea International
Home-Based / Remote
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-7 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)
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ASAP

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Water-food-energy security Nexus Specialist

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help establish an online GMS platform for climate-smart agriculture to discuss options to reduce water, energy, carbon and environmental footprint in agriculture;
  • Guide preparation of national level water-food-energy security nexus assessments and identification of priority interventions to address trade-offs related to nexus;
  • Train government staff in integrating nexus thinking in the design of projects, and in integrating water-food-energy security nexus in agricultural development plans;
  • Develop relevant knowledge products on agricultural adaptation in the context water-food-energy security nexus;
  • Conduct studies on adaptive agricultural options that proactively consider water- food-energy security nexus and employ innovative technologies (e.g., solar irrigation, agricultural waste to energy for food processing);
  • Assist government staff in preparing at least two funding proposals for agricultural investment projects considering water-food-energy security nexus.

Requirements:

  • A master’s degree in natural resources management, environmental economics, environmental science or related disciplines;
  • Recent experience working for ADB;
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience examining water-food-energy security nexus issues, preferably in the GMS.