Job Title: Individual Consultant (Climate Change)
Location: Home based with travel as required, in INDIA
Organization’s profile: India launched its first ever National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) in June 2008. It seeks to address adaptation and mitigation challenges through eight National Missions: Solar, Enhanced Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Habitat, Water, Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem, Green India, Sustainable Agriculture and Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change. These Missions provide a helpful focus for international collaboration. To be effectively implemented, they require mutually reinforcing policy frameworks and delivery partnerships at the national, state and local levels. There is a good scope for fruitful collaboration with multilateral and bilateral agencies in the design and delivery of India’s broader policy frameworks, including in assisting the Indian Government in incorporating low carbon and inclusive growth into the h Five-Year and annual plans.
In last few years India’s commitment in terms of reducing carbon intensity, building energy security and improving adaptive capacity against the impact of climate change– has developed progressive partnerships with various bilateral and multilateral agencies having similar objectives on tackling climate change. The collaborations have made a big contribution in identifying and addressing critical issues impeding development and slowing progress towards achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
On climate change, UNDP is working with the Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF), Government of India through its various programmes supporting India’s national development objectives. UNDP seeks to undertake a study to support MoEF compile a database of all previous/ ongoing climate change interventions supported by bilateral and multilateral agencies and assess the impacts, outcomes and bring out the learnings from the interventions in India. The study is expected to enhance coordination and synergies.
Overall the study will map and develop comprehensive data base of all completed and ongoing projects/programs supported by bilateral and multilateral agencies on combating climate change in India. These may include
Key deliverables and time frame:
Required Skills and Experience:
Academic Qualification: Master’s Degree in Development studies or Environmental Science with excellent academic record.
How to apply: Click on link to apply- http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=40613
Last date for the application: 6th Oct, 2013
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