Support on social protection research in Latin America and the Caribbean

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The IPC-IG research team is developing a research project in partnership with FAO Latin America and the Caribbean that aims to understand how social protection responses against COVID-19 have been benefiting rural populations and agricultural workers. To help in this process, the IPC-IG is looking for online volunteers to provide support with research in social protection. In collaboration with IPC-IG's researchers, the selected candidates will: (i) review literature in Spanish and English about social protection responses to COVID-19 and social protection in rural areas (ii) Collect information about specific social protection programmes in selected countries. Fluency in Spanish is mandatory for this opportunity.

  • Research
  • Legal research

    IPC-IG resulted from an agreement between the United Nations Development Programme and the Brazilian Government to facilitate South-South Cooperation on key development issues. Its mandate is to promote the production and dissemination of studies and policy recommendations, the exchange of best practices in development initiatives and the expansion of South-South cooperation. In collaboration with FAO-RLC, the IPC-IG is developing a project on the analysis of the response to COVID-19 in rural areas and recommendations to build back better rural societies and economies in Latin America and the Caribbean. Online volunteers will work remotely, mostly at a time of their convenience, and subjected to the deadlines set. They will receive a certificate of appreciation and can be acknowledged in the final publication of document as feasible.

  • Volunteers: 1 needed

  • 11-20 hours per week / 4 weeks

    Fluency in Spanish – mandatory; Fluency in English – mandatory; Independent internet and laptop access – mandatory; Experience in research, especially policy-oriented research – highly desirable; Knowledge of social protection – highly desirable. Knowledge of any other languages spoken in LAC is an asset.

  • Latin America and the Caribbean

  • English, Spanish
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