The Community Liaison Officer will work in promoting conservation and livelihood enhancement in the Simien Mountains Landscape by developing income generating activities and sustainable development projects for communities living in the surrounding areas of Simien Mountains National Park. The officer will also ensure that the initiatives are sustainable, bring significant and equitable benefits to communities, and are complementary to biodiversity conservation of the protected area.
The position also requires engagement with local communities for awareness-raising on environmental issues and natural resource and land use management of the Simien Mountains National Parks (SMNP). The Community Liaison Officer will also be required to establish good relationships and work closely with the community, partners, as well public and private organizations working in the Simien Mountains Landscape.
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