Forestry jobs

29 April 2016 Click more for ICT Application Development and Leadership positions with UNFCCC [more]
26 April 2016 The position supports the UN-REDD Programme (the United Nations Collaborative Initiative on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in developing countries) and other REDD+ projects. In particular, forestry programming and project formulation and implementation, with focus on capacity development to institutions at national and regional levels on REDD+. The officer will provide comprehensive technical and policy expertise to support the planning, development and implementation of Departmental/Division programmes, projects, products and services in accordance with Departmental/Division objectives and FAO Strategic Objectives. [more]
26 April 2016 The FAO Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Programme has the objective of supporting stakeholders in eligible countries to address their locally defined FLEGT related issues. Based in Panama, the officer will identify, manage and implement initiatives that support increased stakeholder participation in strengthening forest governance and other FLEGT-related actions in countries eligible for the programme. [more]
22 April 2016 Following up on the outcomes of a high-level consultation on forest restoration, the consultant will develop a draft Regional Strategy and Action Plan on Forest and Landscape Restoration for the Asia-Pacific Region in close communication with forestry officers of FAO and relevant partner organizations in the region. [more]
18 April 2016 The Forest Stewardship Council is currently looking for a Policy Manager (Ecosystem Services) Parental Leave Substitut e to join the Policy and Standards Unit in Bonn, Germany. [more]
4 April 2016 The Sawlog Production Grant Scheme Phase III is a joint initiative between the Government of Uganda and the European Union whose primary objective is to encourage private sector investment in commercial timber plantations through provision of grants and technical support. It aims at increasing the incomes of the rural population through commercial tree planting by small, medium and large scale planters and local communities, while at the same time helping to mitigate climate change effects through intensive afforestation. The Project Coordinator leads the Technical Management Unit (TMU) and is responsible for the overall administration, technical implementation and day-to-day coordination and monitoring of the project activities including budgeting, planning and reporting. The post is located at the FAO Representation in Uganda in Kampala. [more]
2 March 2016 The Associate Programme Officer, LDN Target-Setting, will support the UNCCD's Global Mechanism in the implementation of the LDN Target Setting Programme (TSP) with focus on monitoring of land productivity. Position is based in Rome. [more]
5 February 2016 The Officer will supervise and implement normative activities in conservation and sustainable management of wildlife, and protected area management, thus contributing to FAO Strategic Programmes and respective Delivery Mechanisms, including in particular Strategic Programme 2 on increasing and improving the provision of goods and services from agriculture, forestry and fisheries in a sustainable manner; promote and advise member countries on policies, strategies and methods of conservation and sustainable management of wildlife, and protected area management, including the use of participatory methods for better contribution of wildlife conservation and management to rural development, livelihood improvement and food security; and serve as Secretary of the Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management. [more]
4 February 2016 FSC is currently looking for a Communications Manager Africa to be based in South Africa. The Communications Manager Africa conveys the FSC brand, messages and values to maximize the impact of communication and communication tools for all stakeholder audiences by planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing successful and consistent communications strategies across all channels across the region. [more]
4 February 2016 The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry: Livelihoods, Landscapes and Governance (FTA) is a world-leading research initiative, responding to the call for urgent, strong and sustained effort focused on forest management and governance, given the crucial role of forests in confronting some of the most important challenges of our time: climate change, poverty, and food security. The FTA brings together several hundred scientists from the following six program participants: four CGIAR Research Centers (the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) and two non-CGIAR Organisations (CIRAD and CATIE), as well as many other partners. The program was initiated in 2011 with a ten-year horizon. The FTA is led by CIFOR, where the Management Support Unit is located, headed by the Director FTA [more]

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