Consultant on County Spatial Planning, Nairobi, Kenya

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1007312
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

UNEP is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP, Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition. Background The Go-Blue Project is a partnership between the European Union (EU) and the Government of Kenya to advance the Blue Economy agenda across six counties in Kenya’s coastal region. The implementing partners include four-member states agencies from Germany, Italy, Portugal and France, and two UN Agencies (UN-Habitat and UNEP), with each implementing specific components of the Project in collaboration with the coastal counties and the Jumuiya ya Kaunti za Pwani (JKP) Secretariat and relevant national government Ministries. UN-Habitat and UNEP are jointly implementing the main environmental component Result Area 2: Connecting People, Cities and the Ocean: Innovative Land-Sea Planning and Management for a Sustainable and Resilient Kenyan Coast. Under this component, UN-Habitat and UNEP are focusing on Innovative Integrated, Ecosystem-based Land-Sea Planning and Management for a Sustainable and Resilient Kenyan Coast. The core goal is to enable integrated land-sea planning, including demonstration pilot projects and compilation of relevant data in Kenya’s six coastal Counties. This includes addressing key socio-economic and environmental drivers and challenges to secure marine and coastal ecosystem services through planning, capacity building and pilot activities across the six coastal Counties. The project has four (4) specific outcomes: 1. Planning authorities t

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