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EOI – Consultant to support mainstreaming of development communication into the climate smart agriculture program on integrated development and adaptation to climate change in the Niger basin (PIDACC/NB) - Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department
The African Development Bank (AfDB) seeks to recruit a highly motivated Communication Specialist to assist the Agricultural Research, Production and Sustainability Division (AHAI.2) incommunicationand outreach efforts of the ‘Programme for Integrated Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger Basin (PIDACC/NB)’. PIDACC/NBis one of the Programs under the Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA, 2017-2025) portfolio of the Bank, which aims for a sustainable and resilient transformation of African agriculture for food security in the context of climate change. The main deliverables of the CSA program include: i) 10 million producers adopting CSA technologies and practices; ii) 20 million producers who have access to climate information; iii) 5 million ha of degraded land recovered and forests under sustainable management; iv) 500,000 ha of agricultural land with resilient irrigation infrastructures; v) 100 % of Feed Africa projects integrate climate change; vi) 500,000 green jobs created; and vii) USD 1 billion climate funds mobilized for CSA projects in Africa.PIDACC’sactivities are implemented at country level and coordinated at regional level by the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), making use of existing institutional arrangements to ensure national government involvement, engagement with relevant line ministries, and technical oversight.