The post is located in the Animal Production and Genetics Branch (AGAG). The Unit generates information and manages knowledge, facilitates the development and implementation of innovative solutions and provides technical expertise to improve productivity, efficiency and resilience of livestock production. The activities of the Unit cover all production systems, from pastoralism to high-external input dependent, including integrated production systems (livestock, crops, trees and fish); and aim to enhance their environmental, economic and social sustainability supporting countries in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Animal Production Officer reports to the Senior Animal Production Officer Animal Production and Genetics Branch (AGAG) and is under the overall supervision of the Director AGA.
Livestock diversity assessments, related tool development, support to intergovernmental bodies specifically the Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Animal Genetic Resources.
Research, technical analysis and project related services to support the delivery of the Division programme, projects, products, and services, in accordance with FAO Strategic Objectives and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.