United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization Fellow Programme

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO) Fellows Programme 2020 is accepting applications from PhD students, researchers and professors, who have an advanced level of relevant technical knowledge and experience in any field of the Organization.

About United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food security. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, translates to “let there be bread”.

FAO Fellow Core Competency

  1. Results Focus
  2. Teamwork
  3. Communication
  4. Building Effective Relationships
  5. Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

FAO Fellow Responsibility

Fellow will perform the functions specified in the Terms of Reference (TOR), prepared by the hiring office before the beginning of the assignment and agreed by the fellow.


Applicants should be graduate or post-graduate degree (Master’s or PhD) or be enrolled in a PhD programme.

    • Working knowledge of at least one FAO language (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish). Knowledge of a second FAO language will be considered an asset. Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE and LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications
    • Be nationals of FAO Member Nations
    • Age: no age limits.
    • Candidates should be able to adapt to an international multicultural environment and have good communication skills.
    • Candidates with family members (defined as brother, sister, mother, father, son or daughter) employed by FAO under any type of contractual arrangement are not eligible for the Fellows Programme.
    • Candidates should have appropriate residence or immigration status in the country of assignment.
    • Candidates should be fully sponsored by a sending/external entity

How To Apply for FOA Award

Applicant must visit the recruitment website Jobs at FAO  at FAO and complete your online profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.

Vacancies will be removed from the recruitment portal at 23:59 Central European Time (CET) on the deadline for applications date. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.

If you need help, or have queries, please contact: [email protected]

To Apply click on the link below

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