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About the FAO Young Professional Programme Officer, Innovation and Digital Agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. FAO’s goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. The Regional Office for Africa (RAF) oversees 47 Sub-Saharan countries guided by Regional Priorities that serve as a mechanism to ensure effective delivery and to demonstrate impact of FAO’s work on the key priorities of the Region. In its programme delivery, RAF contributes to the achievements of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, guided by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 1 (No poverty), SDG 2 (No hunger), and SDG 10 (Reducing inequalities) as well as to supporting achievement of the broader SDG agenda, which is crucial for attaining FAO’s overall vision.

Digital Agriculture is one of the 20 Priority Programme Areas defined by the FAO Strategic Framework 2022-2031. It plays a critical supportive role for the Regional Initiatives and the Priority Programmes of the Regional Office for Africa. The Young Professional Officer (Innovation and Digital Agriculture) will support the implementation of the Digital Innovation Strategy of FAORAF, including the Pilot Digital Villages Initiative in Africa.

FAO hiring for the position of Young Professionals Programme officer, innovation and digital agriculture. The position is located in the Regional Office for Africa in Accra, Ghana.

Key Functions of Professional Programme Officer, Innovation and Digital Agriculture

Specific Functions 

Minimum Requirements 

NB: Please note that candidates should be 32 years of age or younger as of 31 December of the year of application.


A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, click on the following link:
Other benefits, subject to eligibility, include:
• Dependency allowances
• Rental subsidy
• Education grant for children
• Home leave travel
• 30 working days of  annual leave per year
• Pension fund entitlements under the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund
• International health insurance; optional life insurance
• Disability protection

How to apply for Professional Programme Officer, Innovation and Digital Agriculture

Application Deadline:  18/Sep/2022, 10:59:00 PM

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