Land Planning Associate

  • Contract
  • Nepal
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

UNV - United Nations Volunteers


Mission and objectives

UN-HABITAT NPL organization mission TBD


UN-Habitat in Nepal with the GLTN support has been working with the government and other stakeholders in promoting the national land policy and secured tenure of land to the landless and informal settlers. As a follow-up, with the funding of Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) of the Republic of Korea a project “A safety net of innovative land tenure solutions for near-landless sharecroppers and for a greener rural Nepal” is under implementation from 2023 to 2027. The project is implemented in collaboration with Korea Land and Geospatial informatrix Corporation (LX) and Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI).
The objective of the project is to reduce landlessness and scaling up climate-smart land use and farming practices to improve livelihoods of indigenous communities in 4 municipalities in Dang district of Nepal”.
The three Outcome areas are:
Outcome 1: Improved tenure security of near-landless indigenous people including women and youth.
Outcome 2: Near-landless indigenous people including women and youth have increased access to sustainable livelihoods and green economic activities.
Outcome 3: The municipalities plan and promote sustainable, climate smart and inclusive land use.

Task description

Under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator and the overall supervision of the UN Habitat Programme Manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
i. Assist in the conducting survey and participatory enumeration of landless, informal tenants and sharecroppers.
ii. Assist in the planning process, for land use and climate smart agriculture.
iii. Assist in the identifying regreening activities and climate smart agriculture and livelihood practices.
iv. Assist in the documentation of the project learnings and case studies as best practices for wider dissemination.
v. Assist in the preparation of the knowledge products and social media outreach posts on project activities and best practices.
vi. Support translation of necessary materials into Korean and support in communication with Korean with the donors (MAFRA, Embassy of Korean, KOICA) and Korean partners (LX, KREI)

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