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Consultancy - Aquaponic Project

WWF- Myanmar

Consultancy - Aquaponic Project

WWF- Myanmar
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Myanmar - Yangon
Full Time
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1 week ago

Experience level

Experienced Non-Manager

Job Function

Consulting

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

Job Description

WWF-Myanmar is now inviting applications for Consultancy for Aquaponic Project who will be worked workingstarting for about 5 months with home-based.

from end of March to June 2022 with frequent field visits across Myanmar especially in Yangon, Mandalay and Ayeyarwaddy regions.

Background

We are WWF, one of the world’s leading nature conservation organizations. We have been working for nearly 60 years and have offices in 100 countries, and started the program in Myanmar in 2014. We believe we can protect Myanmar’s globally important forests and rivers together. Together we will ensure a future for Myanmar’s precious wildlife. We believe everyone has a role in forging a sustainable future for Myanmar - from civil society to banks, private companies, and the stakeholders. Together we can empower people and make Myanmar, and our planet, a better place for everyone. Find out more at www.wwf.org.mm.

 

Objectives of the consultancy

The main objective of the consultancy is to support the agriculture team with creating and implementing a three-stage aquaponic system. This system is expected to encourage farmers to solve the food crisis and to reduce environmental pressure due to overfishing and encroachment of the forest. Once the design is produced, the consultancy is expected to implement a successful prototype in a community agreed upon with WWF Myanmar office. The village will be selected based on the following:

  1. Community willingness to participate.
  2. Availability of required materials.
  3. Safety and security standards.
  4. Available implementation space (for application reference, the prototype is expected to measure 28x15m2.

The final requirement of the consultancy is to create a ToT manual that can be used by the WWF Myanmar team, jointly with the blueprints, to replicate the aquaponic experience in the villages that are relevant for the office conservation program.

 

Detailed objectives, outputs/ deliverables, scoring criteria can be seen at WWF-Myanmar Official website page at "Career tab"

Open To

Foreign (Expatriate)
Male/Female

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • An expert on aquaponics systems with minimum of 7 years working experience in the implementation of aquaponics systems.
  • An agriculture expert with 5 years or working experience, ideally with knowledge of Southeast Asian plants.
  • A fish expert with 5 years or working experience and knowledge of Southeast Asian freshwater animals.
  • An expert on water sanitation with 5 years of working experience and knowledge on traditional and low-tech sanitation systems.
  • 5 years of pedagogical experience linked to agricultural and fishing practices, ideally with audiences with limited educational backgrounds.
  • 5 years of working experience with agricultural communities in rural and forest areas of Myanmar.
  • 5 years of working experience with the implementation of agriculture diversification projects in Myanmar.
  • 5 years of working experience with Myanmar agriculture and fish markets.

What We Can Offer

Benefits

Meal or travel allowance

Highlights

- An awesome company
- Join a winning team
- You can make a difference

Career Opportunities

- Opportunities for promotion
- Possibility for job training
- Learn new skills and techniques

About Our Company

WWF’s Secretariat based in Gland, Switzerland and operating with over 5,000 staff worldwide. It is the world largest conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries,supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.The groups mission is "to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in
which humans live in harmony with nature.” Currently, much of its work focuses on the conservation of three biomes that contain most of the world's biodiversity: oceans and coasts, forests, and freshwater ecosystems.Among other issues, it is also concerned with endangered species, pollution and climate change.
Expanding WWF- Greater Mekong to Myanmar, WWF- Greater Mekong has built an extraordinary network of partners – local communities, the private sector, and governments – all working together to find solutions to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for its people, ecosystems and wildlife. WWF- Greater Mekong consists of a regional team and country offices in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,Thailand and Vietnam.