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Fisheries Researcher (Climate Change)

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General Information
Assignment Code AV0517VN47
Duration 10 months
Proposed Start Date August 2017
Assignment Location Ha Noi, Vietnam
Assignment Summary
Contribute to research on climate change and the impact on fisheries development in Vietnam! The Vietnam Institute for Fisheries economics and Planning (VIFEP) needs you.

As the Fisheries Researcher (Climate Change) you will work within the Vietnam Institute for Fisheries Economics and Planning (VIFEP) as climate change researchers to support VIFEP in implementing its climate change projects which have been implementing by VIFEP in the period 2016 – 2018: “Research natural calamity risks and the loss in aquaculture in the North delta in Viet Nam to propose solutions to share and reduce the risk and loss” and “Undertake full vulnerability and impacts assessment, identify adaptation options and cost benefit analysis for fishery, aquaculture, including a set of recommendations and action for inclusion into the national adaptation plans”. You will also assist VIFEP to reduce vulnerability to climate change, policy analysis and cost-benefit analysis through building VIFEP staffs’ understanding of climate change and its effect on fisheries and aquaculture sectors. You will assist in identifying adaptation options and undertake cost - benefits analysis to propose appropriate adaptation options in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. The Fisheries Researcher (Climate Change) will assist VIFEP to develop networks between Australian agencies/experts and Vietnamese officers and communities.

This assignment will significantly contribute to capacity building to VIFEP’s staffs as well as local communities regarding research and implementing activities and projects related to climate change and the fisheries sector.

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