Forestry jobs

8 April 2015 We are looking for an outstanding young scientist whose research areas concern the sustainable use of natural resources - in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, biodiversity, water, health or social stability. The Robert Bosch Stiftung will provide up to 1 million euros to conduct five years of research at a German university or research institution of her or his choice. Application deadline 12 May 2015. [more]
18 February 2015 The Forestry Officer will provide comprehensive technical and policy expertise to support the planning, development and implementation of regional programmes, projects, products and services in accordance with regional objectives and FAO's Strategic Objectives. The post is located in Ankara, Turkey with possible subsequent move to Istanbul. [more]
10 February 2015 European Forest Institute (EFI) has launched the recruitment of a REDD+ expert to be based in EFI Kuala Lumpur office. [more]
26 January 2015 This position is within the FAO project "National Forest Monitoring and Information System for a transparent and truthful REDD+" jointly implemented with the Brazilian Space Research Institute (INPE) which is providing technical support for the project activities. [more]
26 January 2015 The Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is looking for highly qualified candidates to lead its Economics and Statistics Team and help shape the Organization’s strategic directions regarding the work on forest industries and products. The position is based in Rome, Italy. [more]
21 January 2015 The Managing Director of the Global Mechanism of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, in coordination and consultation with the Executive Secretary of the UNCCD, implements the mandate of the GM offering strategic advisory services to developing countries on how to increase investments in sustainable land management (SLM), land rehabilitation and the aims of the Convention. [more]
8 January 2015 The Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is looking for highly qualified candidates to lead its Economics and Statistics Team and help shape the Organization’s strategic directions regarding the work on forest industries and products. The position is based in Rome, Italy. [more]
14 November 2014 The FAO Office of the Legal Counsel ensures that the Organization's activities are carried out in accordance with its Constitution and the other Basic Texts of the Organization, in a manner consistent with its status as an inter-governmental organization of the United Nations system, and that its relationships with governments, organizations and individuals are on a sound legal basis. The position, based in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), is located in the Development Law Branch, LEGN which provides legal advisory services to governments on land, water, fisheries, plants, animals, food, forestry, wildlife and national parks and environment and biodiversity, as well as general agricultural issues (institutions, trade, economic reform) . The technical focus of this position is development law including legal activities, research and related issues, with particular reference to the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security and the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Land Tenure, forestry and fisheries. [more]
14 November 2014 The Senior Forestry Officer will plan, organize and coordinate the technical and operational delivery of the FAO Forestry Department’s work on forest products and industries in the context of the organization’s strategic framework and related forestry priorities. It is located in the Forest Economics, Policy and Products Division in the Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The Forest Economics, Policy and Products Division leads FAO’s work on the development of effective forest policies, governance and institutions and provides leadership for the social and economic dimensions of forestry, including the contributions to poverty reduction and food security and nutrition. It liaises with member countries, civil society and the private sector in aspects ranging from National Forest Programmes to sustainable forest industries and forest products promotion. The Division is also concerned with the collection, analysis and dissemination of information on the production, trade and consumption of wood and non-wood forest products. [more]
14 November 2014 The Forestry Officer will plan, develop, implement and technically support programmes and activities in the field of conservation and sustainable management of wildlife, and protected area management. It is located in the Forest Assessment, Management and Conservation Division (FOM) in the Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The Forest Assessment, Management and Conservation Division provides services to member countries on matters relating to the forest assessment, development, management, conservation, restoration and protection of forests, trees, water, mountains, biodiversity, wildlife and related natural resources as well as for providing a neutral forum for the discussion of such topics. Other topics of interest for the Division are agroforestry, urban forestry, and forests and climate change, including Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+). [more]

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