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The Congo Basin Forest Partnership was launched by Colin Powell at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg as a voluntary multi-stakeholder initiative. The Partnership brings together some 70 partners, including African countries, donor agencies and governments, international organizations, NGOs, scientific institutions and the private sector. Read more...

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The Belgian director of Africa’s oldest national park - of Congo’s Virunga shot

DAKAR, Senegal  - Park officials say the Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park, a reserve in conflict-ridden eastern Congo, has been shot and seriously wounded...

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EU FAO FLEGT Programme calls for concept notes from countries engaged in VPAs

The EU FAO Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Programme (EU FAO FLEGT Programme) is now accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in timber-producing countries engaged in Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) with the EU. Grants of up to €100 000 are available through the call...

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TRAFFIC : Wildlife TRAPS - Wildlife Trafficking Response, Assessment and Priority Setting

Wildlife TRAPS will: “Protect global biodiversity from the threat of illegal wildlife trade through strengthening the knowledge base, resolve and cooperation of governments, inter-governmental organisations, the private sector and NGOs, in tackling wildlife trafficking between Africa and Asia

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UNEP-UNDP: PRESS RELEASE: AFRICAN GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES GATHER TO FOCUS ON LONG-TERM PLANS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

Climate change adaptation is the focus of high-level regional training and knowledge exchange in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this month. African government ministerial representatives from more than 30 least developed African countries are meeting to consider National Adaptation Plan (NAP) requirements, which aim to address the long–term climate change challenges for Africa.

 

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Main Conclusions of the EU-Africa Summit 2014

The 4th EU-Africa Summit brought together more than 60 EU and African leaders, and a total of 90 delegations, to discuss the future of EU-Africa relations and reinforce links between the two continents. In the summit declaration, leaders highlighted the close nature of EU-Africa relations and the shared values of democracy, respect for human rights, the rule of law and good governance as well as the right to development.

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UNFCCC : Report on the workshop on technical and scientific aspects of ecosystems with high-carbon reservoirs not covered by other agenda items under the Convention

The report summarizes the information provided by scientific experts and representatives of Parties, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and international and regional research programmes and organizations on the technical and scientific aspects of ecosystems with high-carbon reservoirs, such as coastal marine ecosystems, in the context of wider mitigation and adaptation efforts...

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RAPAC: Takeover at RAPAC Executive Secretariat

Mr. Sébastien Luc Kamga Kamdem took office as the new Executive Secretary of the Central African Protected Areas Network (RAPAC), on Monday, March 31, 2014 in the meeting room of the OAB building which houses the Institution’s headquarters.

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Meeting of REDD+ partners platform

Yaounde (Cameroon) - March 31, 2014 – The CBFP REDD + partners platform held a meeting at the head office of the Sub-regional MRV Project of FAO - CBF - COMIFAC. Chaired by the CBFP Delegate Facilitator (Dr André Kamdem Toham ), the meeting brought together 7 participants including: (1) the CIFOR representatives (Dr Anne Marie Tiani , Dr Denis Sonwa ) (2) the representative of the MRV Project of FAO - FFBC – COMIFAC (Mr. Cléto Ndikumagenge ) (3) the representative of the REDD + project of GEF- World Bank- COMIFAC ( Hervé Maïdou ), the IUCN representative ( Remi JIAGHO ) and Dr. Dany Pokem (CBFP Communications Officer)...

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Upcoming Events

Job offers

Call for Applications : The World Wide Fund for Nature Seeks one (1) Programme Manager (Jengi TNS –Trinational de la Sangha)

WWF CCPO is still in the process of recruiting a Programme Manager for its Jengi "Trinational de la Sangha" (TNS) Programme, to be based in Yokadouma (East Cameroon)...

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Call for Applications: Regional Coordination RIFFEAC seeks Project Manager (Regional Support Strengthening Adequacy Training – Employements (PARAFE)’ Project)

The candidate (s) are invited (s) to send their applications (cover letter, CV, letters of recommendation, by email, to the Regional Coordinator  RIFFEAC Email: Si_sambo@yahoo.fr  within the next (30) days from the date of publication of the vacancy

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The World Wide Fund for Nature seeks a Technical Advisor, Conservation (TAC)

The deadline to receive applications is April 9, 2014. The positions is based in Central African Republic.

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The World Wide Fund for Nature seeks a Principal Technical Advisor, DSPA

The deadline to receive applications is April 9, 2014. The positions is based in Central African Republic.

 

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Call for Applications: WWF office in Campo (Cameroon) seeks a Protected Area Advisor (Campo)

Please note that the deadline to receive applications is 30th March 2014 - interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to recruitccpo@wwfcarpo.org . The subject should read 042PAA.  The deadline is postponed to April 4th 2014

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Vacancy at Form international: A senior expert in (agro) forestry plantation management in Africa, preferably having experience with Teak

 International applications are most welcome - As a Senior (Agro) Forestry Plantation Advisor based in Hattem, The Netherlands you will participate in the Form team in the field of sustainable forest management...

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