Under the overall guidance of the National Programme Director and direct supervision of the National Programme Manager, the Livestock Specialist will perform the following tasks:
§ As a member of the Programme Team, contribute to formulation, establishment, and operation of a successful participatory development process.
§ Examine the findings and proposals arising out of the social mobilization and participatory community development activities and design appropriate interventions to enhance productivity of the livestock.
§ Identify need for strengthening of public sector services in the livestock sector.
§ Develop fodder production packages for irrigated and rain-fed areas; prepare livestock feeding interventions based on agro-industrial wastes and crop residues.
§ Identify constraints and design sustainable activities of improved livestock production, output management and income under different agro-climatic zones.
§ Regularly collect gender disaggregated data related to livestock sector for documenting the outputs / outcomes / impact of the program interventions.
§ Support and, where necessary train, men and women in the communities and counterpart staff of GoB in improved livestock rearing, feeding, management and health care.
§ Facilitate gender mainstreaming to the best possible extent in the community development process, with special reference to livestock sector.
§ Develop liaison with similar projects / programs implemented by other donor agencies.
§ Document outputs / outcomes / impacts of Programme interventions.
Undertake any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the National Programme Manager / UNDP.