FAO and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, represented by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), signed an agreement in May 2015, which set up an FAO/Azerbaijan Partnership Programme (FAPP). The primary objective of the FAPP is to provide a substantive, financial and operational framework for active cooperation in the areas of food security and poverty alleviation in Azerbaijan, and in other countries of mutual interest. Currently, there are 7 operationally active projects under this programme. This assignment is aimed at supporting the visibility of FAPP-funded projects.
In this context, under the overall supervision of the FAO Partnership and Liaison Office in Azerbaijan Representative (FAOR), direct supervision of the AFAOR, technical supervision of the Lead Technical Officers (LTO) of each project, technical guidance of the REU Communications Officer and in close coordination with the FAPP Manager, technical experts and project staff (national and international consultants) and in close collaboration with the projects’ counterparts, the National Project Coordinators (NPC), Junior Technical Officers (JTO) and especially the Agency for Agrarian Credits and Development under the Ministry of Agriculture, and in accordance with prevailing FAO Corporate Communications policies and practices, the Communication Advisor will be responsible for performing the following activities: