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At the Green Climate Fund, we are driven by the impact of climate change on our home planet. We strive to help countries shift to low-emission and climate-resilient development. In support of this mission, the Fund is hiring highly qualified individuals who are eager to be part of a start-up in international climate finance that offers stimulating challenges. We seek strategic thinkers who can communicate ideas effectively and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

 


 
GCF values diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religion, disability, or similar other attributes. If you are motivated by our mandate and believe your profile could be of value to the Fund, consult the current opportunities below. 

 

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CSE : Long term training COURSE on social aspects of sustainable management of natural resources, Yaounde, Republic of Cameroon, April 2018 session.

The Center for Social Excellence (CSE) is seeking applications for the 2018 long training course in Social Forestry of the TFT Center for Social Excellence aimed at young African graduates. The course will be conducted simultaneously in French and English.

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Technical assistant of Alliance GSAC

Alliance GSAC is recruiting a Technical Assistant (TA), with a Volunteer of International Solidarity (VSI) status, whose tasks and responsibilities are set out in the TORs. Application deadline: 10 december 2017

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Alliance-GSAC - Administrative and financial assistant

Alliance-GSAC is recruiting an administrative and financial assistant to manage its bank accounts in Yaoundé, track financial needs on the ground, track expenditure and financial transactions, implement Alliance-ACMG`s rules of financial and administrative management, and conduct financial analysis as required by the network’s activities. Application deadline: 30 November 2017

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Expert for the Observatory for Central Africa Forests (OFAC)

OFAC is looking for an expert. Deadline for applications: 14th December 2017 at 12h00 Yaounde time. Duration: One year with possibility to renew over 3.5 years. Location: Yaounde-Executive Secretariat of COMIFAC.

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CIFOR: Communication Officer for Central Africa

CIFOR is looking for a Communication Officer for Central Africa. The Communications Officer will collaborate with CIFOR’s communication teams globally, especially those based at its headquarters in Indonesia. This nationally recruited position will require travel across Central Africa and elsewhere globally.The application deadline is 20 Dec-2017.

 

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UICN:Technical Officer for the Protected Areas Observatory, BIOPAMA Programme. Closing date: 22 December 2017

The Technical Officer’s (TO) role will be to carry out the mission of observation of the Protected Areas carried out by OFAC on behalf of the COMIFAC, under the joint supervision of the Regional Coordinator of the RIOFAC support project to OFAC and the Coordinator of the IUCN Regional program for Protected Areas and Biodiversity. The TO will be IUCN full staff, seconded at OFAC in Yaoundé. She/He will work closely with the Observatory technicians, the JRC regional web developer seconded at OFAC, the IUCN, OFAC, RAPAC and JRC teams on site and abroad.

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Call for application: WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation (PBS) 2018

With the generous support of The 1001: A Nature Trust, the aim of the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships is to provide financial support to individuals who wish to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help them contribute more effectively to conservation efforts in their country. Deadline: The deadline for application to this program is January 13, 2018.

 

 

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Call for tenders: TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO LAND USE PLANNING IN DRC AND CAMEROON

The consultant will support the work of the DRC Programmes team on work related to participatory land use planning in DRC, which will be implemented in synergy with projects on community forests in the region. Closing date: 8th December 2017.

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RFUK INTERNSHIP: Research support for study on infrastructure developments in the Congo Basin

We are looking for an intern to undertake and support desk research on a number of pre-identified ongoing and planned infrastructure projects, under the supervision of RFUK’s policy team.Closing date: 20th November 2017

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WWF: Recruitment of a Consultant for evaluating a field conservation program in the Complex of Protected Areas of Gamba (Gabon).

WWF Gabon is seeking an international consultant to undertake the evaluation of a WWF funded field conservation program in the southern of Gabon (Complex of Protected Areas of Gamba Landscape). All candidates interested in conducting this evaluation on a consultant basis should submit, no later than 30 November 2017...

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Central African countries are invited to submit proposals to the Adaptation Fund

The deadline for submitting proposals is January 15th. The designated national authorities (focal points) of adaptation funds that are called upon to work in synergy with national implementation entities identified in the preparation of such proposals ....

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europeaid/news: Faces2Hearts - Travel far, get closer

We are looking for 4 bloggers in total (our faces) with one face to be selected from each of 4 global regions (Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America). Each winning face will travel and meet fascinating people within his or her own region, except for the European blogger who will be travelling in Eastern & Southern Africa.

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Career Opportunities: Marine Technical Advisor Location: Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo

The Wildlife Conservation Society is looking to fill a Marine Technical Advisor position. She/He will support a team of government and other NGO partners in the design, evaluation and implementation of a marine spatial plan. The Marine Technical Advisor will coordinate and support the design of a national fisheries strategy, as well as a national plan of action to address illegal unreported and unregulated fishing with the Direction of Fisheries.

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Career Opportunities: Technical Advisor Biodiversity Action Planning Central Africa . Location Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is looking to fill a Technical Advisor Biodiversity Action Planning Central Africa position. She/He will lead on-site field operations and will oversee the implementation of the key Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) components which include the improvement of the biodiversity baseline, the assessment of direct and indirect impacts on biodiversity and the identification of relevant and feasible mitigation measures to address these impacts.

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Fundraising Consultant - Kasanka Trust, location: Lusaka, Zambia

The Civil Society Environment Fund 2 is looking to fill a Fundraising Consultant position. She/He will develop a solid understanding of the current fundraising capacity of the Kasanka Trust Limited (KTL), including its two sister trusts (UK and Netherlands), analyze the current strategic angles and approaches used by KTL to raise funds as well as review the conservation financing landscape available to KTL.

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Law Enforcement Advisor, location: Monkoto, Democratic Republic of the Congo

The World Wildlife Fund is looking to fill a Law Enforcement Advisor position. She/He will assist the Park Manager and park staffs implement a law enforcement strategy for protecting and managing this large conservation initiative in the Salonga National Park and surrounding landscape.

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TOR: Consultant in Rain Water Harvesting Systems

Participation is open to individual or legal persons including institutions / consulting firms working in the field. Tenders may be submitted in English or French. Deadline to Sunday 5th November 2017. No submission will be received beyond the deadline. All requests for complementary information should be done by email to the following address...

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Rainforest Alliance ; Staff Auditor III

The Staff Auditor III will be responsible for the management of strategic and high visibility certification audits and assessments for RA-Cert’s certification services. Responsibilities will include audit planning and scheduling, stakeholder communications, on-site visits, and report writing. S/he will also manage the certification process for a subset of RA-Cert region clients and provide customer service, report reviews, quality control. S/he will support Manager, Africa in quality control, training, as well as other new business initiatives.

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WWF: Salonga Program Assistant

WWF-DRC is looking for a Program Assistant for its Salonga Program to help achieve its new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. Deadline for applications: 29 October 2017

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WWF-Law Enforcement Advisor

WWF-DRC is recruiting the role of Law Enforcement Advisor for our programme in Democratic Republic of Congo to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. Deadline for applications: 5 November 2017.

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WWF : Call for Expressions of Interest to evaluate the implementation of UFA environmental and social management plans 10 020 and 10 022 of SIM

The overall objective is to assess the level of implementation of environmental and social impact mitigation measures set out in the PGES of UFAs 10 020 and 10 022. Expressions of interest should be submitted by e-mail no later than 25 October 2017 at 1p.m. with the following message subject: <Eval SIM PGES>

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WW Integrated Drivers Program

WWF Gabon is seeking to recruit an international consultant to develop a full proposal for an “Integrated Drivers Program”.  Applicants should submit their proposals (technical and financial proposals) in English or in French (if preferable) no later than 31 October 2017.

 

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International scientific conference: “African forest-related policy and politics” 24 – 27 September 2018 in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Call for Abstracts – Save the Date

Please submit your abstracts (maximum 300 words) to iufroyaounde2018@gwdg.de before January 26, 2018. The scientific committee will transmit their decision by March 5, 2018. Authors of the selected abstracts will be invited to submit their full manuscripts to the conference organisers by July 12, 2018.

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African Wildlife Foundation (AWF): Community Officer, Location: Faro National Park. CLOSING DATE: October 13, 2017

The Community Officer, Faro National Park will work with the local communities and the pastoralists in promoting sustainable land use options that enhance conservation and build resilience of communities to the effects of climate change. This position will report to Cameroon Country Coordinator.

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Assistant Manager, Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center Location: Tchimpounga Nature Reserve, Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo

The Jane Goodall Institute is looking to fill an Assistant Manager position. She/He will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day management of operations at the Center's Kouilou River Islands sites ensuring all welfare, veterinary and other  standard operating procedures are being implemented correctly. The Assistant Manager will develop and maintain physical infrastructure including enclosures, cages, transfer facilities, staff accommodation, storage buildings and other fixed and mobile assets including boats, outboard engines and vehicles.

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FOKABS: Computer Engineer

We’re looking for a Computer Engineer who likes to solve difficult problems related to climate change and carbon footprint offsetting and calculation. The Engineer must be great at designing and building large and complex (yet maintainable) systems in less than the time that most competent people think possible. Should have a Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or the equivalent.

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[sep2d] TR: New Call for Proposals

The minimum budget per project is US $50,000 and the maximum budget per project is US $300,000. Projects are expected to start on 01 July 2018 the earliest and must be completed by 31 December 2020.

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GWP- Publishing the call for applications for the recruitment of consultants to create a rainwater harvesting system

As part of continued efforts to improve climate resilience of WASH services in the Sanaga Mayo Sub-Watershed Project, the Global Water Partnership seeks a consultant to create a rainwater harvesting system. Applications must reach the GWP Cameroon office no later than 5 p.m. local time on Monday, 25 September 2017.

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COMIFAC: Recruiting CAR and DRC consultants

Recruiting sub-regional consultants to conduct training and experience-sharing on wildlife product identification techniques and the conduct of wildlife crime investigations intended for wildlife law enforcement officers at entry and exit points (ports and airports) in the CAR and the DRC.

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JMP Discovery Summit Presenter

SAS is currently accepting papers and posters for its 2018 Discovery Summit Europe. We are looking for presenters who can share how they have solved important problems with JMP. Each year our paper and poster presenters are a source of inspiration for the Discovery Summit Europe - posing and challenging analytic theories, benchmarking best practices and conceiving innovative concepts. Presenters will shape the conference conversation about how to apply analytics in forward-looking companies around the globe.

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USAID: Track and Trace Manager

Chemonics seeks a Track and Trace Manager to join the ongoing Global Health Supply Chain - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Botswana. She/He will work within the Central Medical Stores (CMS), currently operated by the third-party vendor Botswana Courier and Logistics, to coordinate the picking, packing, and distribution of appropriate quantities of medicine, especially Dolutegravir and other antiretroviral drugs.

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GWP-Consultant in Rain Water Harvesting Systems

Participation is open to individual or legal persons including institutions / consulting firms working in the field. Tenders may be submitted in English or French. Tenders must reach the office of GWP Cameroon no later than 5:00 pm local time on Monday 25th September 2017. No submission will be received beyond the deadline.

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UNDP-COMIFAC : National expert on Protected Area management strategies and sustainable financing

Within the framework of implementation of the regional UNDP-COMIFAC project , COMIFAC is seeking a National Expert for the Republic of Cameroon with expertise  in the field of Protected Area management strategies and sustainable financing. Deadline for applications: 14/09/2017

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UNDP-COMIFAC : National expert in socio-economics, law and environmental finance

Within  the framework of implementation of the regional UNDP-COMIFAC project , COMIFAC is seeking a National Expert for the Republic of Cameroon with expertise  in the field of socio-economics, law and environmental finance (with a special focus on protected areas in the Congo Basin/Central Africa).

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IBAY SUP : Register now!

Registration is now open at the Nkolbisson Higher Institute of Environmental Sciences in Yaoundé for the Higher Technical Certificate (BTS), Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees.

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Nguriza Nshore Chief of Party

She/He will establish and maintain systems for project operations; coordinate and maintain working relationships with project stakeholders (including USAID, ministries, high-level government officials, and private sector partners); manage local implementation teams, and collaborate with local partners to improve capacity.

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ZSL: Law Enforcement Coordinator (Full-Time / 1 Year Fixed-Term Contract). Closing Date: 20/09/2017

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a world-renowned centre of excellence for conservation science and applied conservation. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. This is realised by carrying out field conservation and research in over 50 countries across the globe and through education and awareness-raising at our two zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take conservation action.

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Call for applications: Master of Science (MSc) in “Managing the Science-Policy Interface on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Sustainable Development in West Africa - SPIBES”

The Master of Science (MSc) in “Managing the Science-Policy Interface on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Sustainable Development in West Africa - SPIBES” is a 2-year interdisciplinary course designed to provide students with broad, high-quality information and skills needed to facilitate the operation of science-policy interfaces such as the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), as a means for achieving sustainable development goals in West Africa.

 

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Terms of Reference for the design of a Web site for the Lobeke National Park.

The main aim is to design and develop a virtual and high tech-based communication platform (web site) as a viable and effective tool for showcasing conservation efforts underway in the ecosystems of the National Park of Lobéké, as well as ecosystem services­ and cultural values related thereto.

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Terms of Reference: Study of stakeholders of the "WASH" sector in the sub-watershed of the Mayo Tsanaga river and their capacity-building needs

The study’s overall aim is to define priorities and develop a plan to enhance the capacities and participation of actors of the AEPHA sector of the sub-watershed of the Mayo Tsanaga river in ensuring climate change resilience of AEPHA services.

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MIKES Project: Call for applications for an expert in intelligence management

The mission will span the years 2017 and 2018 with each site being visited for 11 days during the first mission and 6 days during subsequent visits with a total of 29 days per site and 58 days for both sites. The detailed schedule of visits will be prepared jointly by the service provider and the Senior Technical Advisor for MIKES.

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Re-advertisement: Forestry Officer P4 (Forest Management)

The Forestry Officer (Forest Management) position (P4 level) in the Forest Resources Management Team (FAO Forestry Division) has been re-advertised.  Deadline for application 25 August. Applicants who already applied to this VA will not need to apply again in order to be considered.

 

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African Wildlife Foundation: Technical Advisor (TA). CLOSING DATE: August 31, 2017

The Technical Advisor (TA), Faro National Park(FNP) will provide technical support to the Conservator, FNP, build capacity of the Service de Conservation, develop management and operational plans, facilitate coordination with the surrounding landscape and improve the overall management and conservation of the Park.

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Career: Opportunities: Regional Director - West and Central Africa. Location: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is looking to fill a Regional Director position. This position requires an accomplished and credible manager with good understanding of environmental policy issues in the regional context. The Regional Director is supported by a range of experts but has the institutional responsibility to authoritatively handle a broad spectrum of subjects ranging from biodiversity and ecosystem based resource management strategies and policies to organizational management and financial planning.

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Career: Opportunities: Administrative Assistant/Time and Attendance Supervisor. Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The U.S. Agency for International Development is seeking to fill an Administrative Assistant position. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for the American payroll and the Foreign Service National Time and Attendance Reporting to FSC/Charleston ensuring that any issues related to the American and FSN payroll are followed-up and resolved in a timely manner. He/She serves as the personal assistant to the Controller and Deputy Controller and provides administrative services to all members of the Office of Financial Management.

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Career: Opportunities: Chief of Party Endangered Ecosystems of Northern Tanzania. Location: Arusha, Tanzania

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is looking to fill a Chief of Party (COP) position. The COP will be responsible for Endangered Ecosystems of Northern Tanzania institutional coordination and grant management with USAID and other USAID/Tanzania sponsored projects. The COP will work closely with the eight project partners and ensure compliance with USAID policies and procedures.

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GLOBAL WATER PARTNERSHIPS is looking for an Assistant Program Manager

Deadline for applications: 31/08/2017. Open to citizens of Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, CAR, Sao Tome & Principe; Chad. NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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CIFOR: Research Officer, Duty Station: Yaoundé, Cameroon, the application deadline is 27 Aug-2017

Duties and responsibilities: Assist in the design of data collection methodology and procedures following the OFAC indicators framework. Contribute to maintaining the link between RIOFAC and the focal point of OFAC on the one hand, and between RIOFAC and the national coordination teams of COMIFAC in member countries on the other....

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FAO EU FLEGT Programme: Call for Concept Notes 2017

The FAO-EU FLEGT Programme is now accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society, indigenous and tribal peoples, and private sector organizations in countries engaged in Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) with the European Union. Grants up to USD 110 000 are available through the Programme to support ongoing VPA processes in targeted countries.

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Career Opportunities: Chief of Party Endangered Ecosystems of Northern Tanzania. Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Endangered Ecosystems of Northern Tanzania (EENT) is a Cooperative Agreement (AID-621-A-15-00004) funded by USAID/Tanzania and is designed to protect critical habitats and wildlife, as well as improve livelihoods in a well-defined ecosystem in northern Tanzania. The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for EENT institutional coordination and grant management with USAID and other USAID/Tanzania sponsored projects.

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Career Opportunities: Director, Climate Change . Location: Africa - Continental

The Director, Climate Change, will be responsible to lead, plan and implement innovative solutions to address the climate change challenges Africa is facing today. Working within the framework of CI's Africa strategy as well as CI's institutional Climate Change strategy, this position will be an integral member of CI's team in Africa.

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Career Opportunities: Country Director. Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar

Conservation International (CI) is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the Country Director for our Madagascar program. Setting the strategic and programmatic direction of the country program, the Country Director will be responsible for senior-level program management and ensuring that program strategies, initiatives and outcomes advance CI's human development and conservation priorities. The Country Director provides broad programmatic, project, monitoring and technical oversight and continuously engages key internal and external partners critical to program success.   

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Career Opportunities: Senior Enterprise Officer. Location: Ihemi/ Kilombero, Tanzania

 The Senior Enterprise Officer will lead in the development and management of the Conservation Enterprise Program in Ihemi/ Kilombero cluster of Kilombero Valley and support African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) partners in other Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania clusters for maximum conservation and development impact. 

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Post your project proposal

The call for funding from the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation will be open online from 3rd July 2017 to 11th August 2017 included. The pre-selected projects will be rewieved for a potential grant from 2019. Therefore, the funding requested must cover activities carried out from 2019.

 

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RFUK : DRC Land Use Planning Coordinator. Closing Date: 15th August 2017

As part of a team of four staff, the DRC Land Use Planning Coordinator will participate in the implementation of the DFID-funded Community Forests project, providing permanent support to the RFUK DRC Programme team as well as DRC partner organisations. She/he will take responsibility for developing pilot project(s) on participatory land use planning in DRC, which will be implemented at field level with input and engagement of relevant national and local government institutions.

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WWF : Wildlife Veterinarian for Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas in Central African Republic.

The World Wide Fund for Nature Seeks a Wildlife Veterinarian for Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas in Central African Republic. Deadline for applications: 04 August 2017.

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CIFOR: Communication Specialist. Work Location: Kisangani DRC. application dead line is 15 May 2017.

CIFOR is looking for Communication Specialist. The Communications specialist will take the lead in managing CIFOR’s media relations, website, outreach and engagement and digital and social networks by adopting and championing a sophisticated, innovative and strategic approach to social media and original science communications.

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University of Kisangani: Call for Applications

Training to obtain a Diploma of Higher Learning (D.E.S.) or Diploma of Advanced Studies (D.E.A.) in  biodiversity management and sustainable forest management to be offered at the University of Kisangani (UNIKIS). Deadline for applications: 05 August 2017 at midnight.

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WWF: Wildlife Veterinary Officer – Kudu Zombo Programme. Deadline for applications: 30th July 2017

We are looking for a Wildlife Veterinary Officer who will be responsible for ensuring that Gorilla & Employee Health monitoring is implemented, following the highest standards, in line with the WWF Cameroon Conservation Strategy..The incumbent will guide and implement a 3-4 years project on health monitoring in wild gorillas and other wildlife as well as for an employee health program in Campo Ma’an, Cameroon.

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CLEAA - Saiea-seeac: Strengthening EA Professional Capacity in Africa: CLEAA Professional Development Fellowship Program

In 2017-2018, CLEAA seeks to re-boot the program to continue facilitating a “learning-by-doing” experience for promising African EA professionals throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, including by...The curriculum vitae and proposal should be sent, by email by July 31, 2017.

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eue: Internship in Communication & Knowledge Management (6 months, Eschborn/Germany)

We will pay a monthly stipend of € 1.520,- (gross). Please send us your cover letter, CV and writing samples until 25 June 2017 via the GIZ job page. Writing samples can be short texts, articles or, if you have so far only written in an academic context, academic papers. Interviews will be scheduled for the first week of July.

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AUC launches the GMES & Africa Call for Proposals. The deadline for the submission of proposals is August 21th, 2017.

The AUC launches the Call for Proposals for the implementation of the Global Monitoring for environment and Security (GMES) and Africa Programme.

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Career Opportunities: Landscape Manager, Cameroon

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is seeking a Landscape Manager with extensive and relevant management and technical experience, to ensure the effective delivery of ZSL's exciting and rapidly expanding programme of work in and around the Dja Reserve.

 

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Career Opportunities: Regional Programme Manager, Wildlife Programmes

Conservation International is looking for an innovative Regional Programme Manager who can provide strategic support and programmatic direction for Wildlife and Wildlife Enforcement Programmes across Africa. Reporting to the Executive Director, Wildlife Programmes in our Africa Field Division, s/he will be responsible for the support and management of a portfolio of conservation, livelihoods....

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GWP-Central Africa Regional Communications and Knowledge Management Officer

Interested candidates should prepare and submit a motivation letter, addressed to the GWP-CAf Chair, with their curriculum vitae (including 3 references) to recruit-cam@wwfcam.org with copy to secretariat@gwpcaf.org and Ligia-barros@hotmail.com clearly indicating “Application for the position of Communications and Knowledge Management Officer of GWP Central Africa”. Expected Start Date: 1st July 2017.

 

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WWF: Logistics Assistant- Jengi TNS Lobeke Programme

The World-Wide Fund for Nature seeks a Logistics Assistant- Jengi TNS Lobeke Programme. Deadline for applications: June 20th, 2017.

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ZSL: Landscape Manager, Cameroon (Full-Time / 12 Months Fixed-Term Contract). Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 25th June 2017

ZSL are seeking a Landscape Manager with extensive and relevant management and technical experience, to ensure the effective delivery of ZSL’s exciting and rapidly expanding programme of work in and around the Dja Reserve. The post holder will be responsible for the development and implementation the programme of work, managing the associated human and financial resources, leading on technical and scientific oversight and ensuring a continuity of delivery of high quality outputs with significant conservation impacts.

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TFT: Short course: Expertise in value creation in sourcing of agricultural raw materials

Date of training: From 21 to 28 August 2017. Training venue: Abidjan - Cote d'Ivoire. This course aims to develop innovative approaches and sustainable solutions to hurdles in supply chains of agricultural raw materials.

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High conservation value (HCV) Assessor Licensing Scheme (ALS) Lead Assessor Training Course 19-23 June 2017, Yaoundé, Cameroon

The course is suitable for professionals who would want to deepen their understanding of the HCV Approach or be part of HCV assessment teams. However, this is most suitable for those who would want to achieve the HCVRN ALS Lead Assessor qualification especially for the RSPO and FSC HCV assessments. Equally suitable are auditors for the various agriculture and forest certification schemes which HCVs are integrated into their requirements.

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NBSAP FORUM E-LEARNING OPPORTUNITY MAY 2017

The Greening Consumption and Production Massive Open Online Course runs from 31 May through 12 July 2017. This FREE, trilingual, six-week facilitated course is hosted by UNDP, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the NBSAP Forum and The Nature Conservancy. Each week, the course facilitators will guide you to take online lessons as well as to read supplemental material, complete homework assignments, and engage through webinars and online discussions. The course can be taken in English, Spanish and French.

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IUCN: Senior Programme Officer, IUCN Uganda Country Office. Location: Kampala, Uganda

To support the delivery of its programmes in West and Central Africa and Eastern and Southern Africa Regions, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is launching a new project entitled "Stabilizing Land Use: PA categories V and VI as landscape mechanisms for enhancing biodiversity in agricultural land, ecological connectivity and REDD+ implementation". To enable successful delivery of the project in each of the target countries, IUCN is seeking talented, motivated, experienced and visionary persons to fill the position of Senior Programme Officers who will serve as the National Coordinators.

 

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ZSL: Business and Biodiversity Technical Advisor, Africa Location: London

The Business and Biodiversity Technical Advisor will be responsible for the management, coordination and delivery of the Programme's contribution to in-country Africa conservation projects and grants.  In particular, this includes deliverables for landscape projects in Cameroon, with a focus on oil palm, rubber, timber, and mining. The Technical Advisor provides technical support on private sector engagement, industry best practice, particularly environmental best practice for production, and represents Zoological Society of London in its relationship with relevant industry groups and companies. 

 

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Career Opportunities: Digital Content Officer. Location: Nairobi, Kenya

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is seeking a qualified candidate to support its brand awareness efforts and further AWF's position as Africa's conservation leader. The position will play a key role in digital marketing efforts focusing on creating, editing and optimizing compelling content to ensure the breadth of our work is communicated across AWF's websites, blogs and marketing campaigns.

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Career Opportunities: Chief of Party - Combatting Wildlife Crime in Southern Africa . Location: Windhoek, Namibia

World Wildlife Fund, the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Chief of Party candidate for the USAID - funded Combatting Wildlife Crime Project (CWCP) in KAZA and Namibia, a part of USAID's regional Combatting Wildlife Crime in Southern Africa Program. The CWCP seeks to counter growing threats from transnational wildlife crime to globally important populations of black rhino and elephant in northwest Namibia and the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA), respectively.  

 

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GIZ - "Support to the BSB Yamoussa Binational Complex" Project: Call for Trainer Applications-. Application Deadline 05.06.2017

This position is part of the "Support to the BSB Yamoussa Binational Complex " Project and falls under field of action 5 "Strengthening local and regional human resources of the complex", which is implemented through the Garoua Wildlife School (EFG), for which the recruitment of a national training expert is envisaged to support the EFG.

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International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) vacancy announcement No. 78 (deadline for application: 16 june 2017)

The Assistant Director-Operations, under the general direction of the Executive Director, will beresponsible for the overall operations of the Organization; for external relations and communication;and for promoting producer-consumer relations including on issues related to markets and forestproducts supply chains.

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FLAG: Terms of Reference: Regional Technical Advisor for Capacity Development and Advocacy

Applications to be sent to flagorganisation@gmail.com/mailflag@flag-cm.org or submitted at FLAG’s regional office in Yaoundé Cameroon at “Mfandena, Rue Tsoungui Oloa, Immeuble la grâce divine, 2nd Floor, door 21”; no later than 22nd of May, 2017

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RIFFEAC: Closing applications for REDD+ scholarships

The RIFFEAC Regional Coordinator has declared closed the period for submission of applications for REDD+ scholarships.

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Consultant Terms of Reference: Best Practices Guide to CARPE participatory micro-zoning

The present work aims to provide a practical and easy-to-use tool for more effective implementation of participatory micro-zoning and land use planning processes in CARPE landscapes and across the DRC. The following are specific objectives aimed at achieving the above main objective...

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WWF job offer

Terms of Reference for the recruitment of a consultant to carry out a Review and Analysis of ESIAs and ESMPs of selected infrastructure, extractive and agro-industrial projects in the Campo Ma’an Technical Operations Unit.

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Congo Basin Grant Program (CBGP). Deadline for Applications is June 1, 2017

The Congo Basin Grant Program (CBGP) has been established to provide competitive research grants of up to $5,000 USD for African graduate students and early career professionals working in the areas of biodiversity, conservation and environmental sustainability in the Congo Basin region.

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CMS Notification 2017/007: Call from IPBES to take part in review of regional assessments

The CMS Secretariat would like to draw attention to a call from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) to take part in the review of the four regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services, and the thematic assessment on land degradation and restoration.

 

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FAO: Forestry Officer (NFI & REDD+). Deadline For Application: 11 May 2017

The officer will work in close relationship with the FAO REDD+ regional technical advisors based in Rome and Nairobi, and with the programme assistant to the FAO Representative in DRC. The officer will work in close relationship with the FAO REDD+ regional technical advisors based in Rome and Nairobi, and with the programme assistant to the FAO Representative in DRC. The post is located in the FAO Representation Office in Kinshasa, DRC.

 

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UICN: Country Coordinator, Stabilizing Land Use Project. Closing date: 30 April 2017

Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button. Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST).

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GCF: Invitation for Thirteenth Round of Application for Accreditation as an Observer Organization to the Green Climate Fund.

Applications for accreditation as an observer organization should be submitted by Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 18.00 KST (UTC+09.00) to the following address: observers@gcfund.org.

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SSIP: small grants available for biodiversity protection and local development

The Small Scale Initiative Programme (SSIP) has launched a new call for project proposals. The goal of this programme is to strengthen the civil society in Central and West Africa by supporting the implementation of biodiversity protection and local development projects. Short listing of a concept note followed by submission of full proposal before September 15th, 2017 latest. 

 

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greenclimate.fund: Vacancies

GCF values diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religion, disability, or similar other attributes. If you are motivated by our mandate and believe your profile could be of value to the Fund, consult the current opportunities below. 

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Call for Papers: World Symposium on Climate Change Policies and Governance, Manchester, UK 12th - 14th September 2017

Climate policies and climate governance systems both at a national and international level, have been formalized thanks partly due to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and due to peer pressure posed by the countries keen to implement climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies.

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UICN: Country Coordinator, Stabilizing Land Use Project

...  He/she should ensure that project outcomes are fed into current debates and challenges related to the implementation of international Conventions like the CBD Aichi Targets, REDD+/INDCs, FIP, etc. Closing date: 30 April 2017

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AW- Social Media Officer

The Social Media Officer will play a key role on our marketing team, focusing on managing social media communities, creating and analyzing social media content, and furthering AWF’s value proposition as Africa’s conservation leader across the continent.

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Conservation Leadership and Management Program

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is now accepting applications for the 2017-2019 class of the Conservation Leadership and Management Program (CLMP). CLMP is an intensive, two-year program that offers recent master's degree graduates the opportunity to launch their careers in African conservation while working alongside AWF's conservation leaders both at the organization's Nairobi headquarters and in priority landscapes across Africa.

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RIFFEAC Refresher training course: Tender

The training course is part of the PARAFE project aimed at developing a "model profile" of drying operators.  Gaps have been observed in timber drying operators’ ability to respond adequately to changes in starting conditions (exceptionally high atmospheric humidity, sawn timber with clearly atypical dimensions …) coupled with little to complete absence of information relevant to assessing what drying parameters should be adjusted in order to produce the usual outcome in less time. Date and venue of training course: 21 to 28 July 2017 in Douala (Cameroon).

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RIFFEAC Scholarship: Tender

The Central African Network of Forestry and Environmental Training Institutions   (RIFFEAC) is awarding scholarships with the support of the Strengthening  Institutional Capacities for REDD+ Project to promote sustainable management of Congo Basin forests (PREREDD+ Project ). The scholarships are intended for students from countries in the Central African Forest Commission zone, working on REDD+ themes. The deadline for applications is 20 April 2017.

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World Wide Fund: job offer

The World Wide Fund for Nature seeks a consultant for a short term assignment on the organization, structuring and capacity building of oil palm Smallholders around the SOCAPALM Dibombari Plantations...Deadline for applications: 14 days following the date of application.

 

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Call for tenders to complete a study of nationally determined contributions in African VPA countries

Fern has opened a tender for individuals and organisations to produce a briefing paper on strengthing forest governance in African Nationally Determined Contributions to the Paris Agreement. 20 days of full time work carried out over a 6 week period. The draft report will be available by July 2017. The final report will be published in September 2017.

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Career Opportunities: Programme Officer -Species Conservation. Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

The Programme Officer will assist in the screening of applications for eligibility, matching individual applications to expert reviewers, collating and presenting the results of the external review for use and further review by the SOS Technical Advisory Group. Working in collaboration with the SOS Coordinator the Programme Officer will review a selection of submitted reports according to a predefined checklist and against the objectives, results and milestones described in the project proposal.

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Career Opportunities: Bushmeat Specialist Central Africa. Location: Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

The bushmeat specialist will serve as the technical lead to the WCS urban bushmeat team, leading the design of research with partners, supervising field research, co-designing and tracking the program’s monitoring and evaluation work, providing advice to country programs on bushmeat related issues, and reporting and writing up program results for scientific and lay audiences.

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Career Opportunities: GIS RS Technical Adviser. Location: Kinshasa, DRC

World Resources Institute's Africa Forest Team seeks a GIS RS technical advisor to support its efforts to lead multi-sectoral, data-driven, and inclusive land use planning processes and management of natural resources in the Congo Basin, especially focusing in the DRC. WRI's approach focuses on developing information and decision-support tools as a basis for informing land use planning and allocation of rights to natural resources, as well as supporting multi-stakeholder processes to put in place the necessary legal and institutional framework for land use planning and allocation of natural resources.

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Recrutement: Régional Coordinator Global Water Partnership

The subject should read Application for position of Regional Coordinator for GWP Central Africa’.  Deadline for applications: APRIL 9th, 2017. This call is open to any individual in the Central Africa region, with a nationality of one of the GWP Central Africa region countries (Cameroon, Congo, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Sao Tome & Principe).

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Recruitment of international expert. Application deadline: 30 March 2017

As part of the Green Climate Fund’s support to the National Climate Council, in its capacity as the National Designated Authority, a call for tender to recruit an international expert has been launched by the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations.

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Call for Applications - United States Forest Service International Programs: Central Africa Communications Specialist - Terms of Reference

Please send a Letter of Interest, two writing samples and your CV to the USFS' Country Coordinator with “USFS Central Africa Comms Specialist” in the subject line. Finalists will be contacted...

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PPI call for proposals

The French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM) has launched a fifth phase of the Small-Scale Initiatives Program (PPI 5) for the 2016-2019 period. The call for proposals is open until 1st of May, 2017 and concerns NGOs which have so far never received support from the PPI.

 

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Rainforest Alliance: CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY: Cocoa Specialist

This consultancy will support cocoa activities under a Cameroon Community Forestry project by providing training on improving productivity and farmer business skills to cocoa farmers in community forests and cocoa landscapes in the Sangmelima-Djoum-Mintom corridor (South region). Consultant will also provide support to the Central Africa Manager in following up and implementing overall project activities.

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Call for Expressions of Interest No. 014 / COMIFAC / RIFFEAC / PARAFE / 17 relating to the recruitment of a technical auditing firm for the PARAFE PROJECT

Expressions of interest must be written in French, explicitly bearing the label "Expression of interest in the recruitment of a technical auditing firm of the PARAFE Project" and must be submitted no later than 27 March 2017 September 2014 at 2 p.m. local time...

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sep2d: Call for Projects "COLLECTIONS"

The Sud Expert Plantes Développement Durable Programme has launched a call for projects aimed at supporting plant collections (herbariums or botanical gardens). Deadline for applications:  2 April 2017.

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Call for expression of interest- Final Evaluation of Projects: GCP/CMR/030/GFF and GCP/PRC/007/GFF

The Office of Evaluation (OED) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched an evaluation of two projects funded by the Global Environment Facility. Deadline for Applications: 1 March 2017

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Final BID call for proposals seeks projects from sub-Saharan Africa

GBIF invites the submission of concept notes for project funding from Africa under for the Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) programme. The deadline for submissions is 9 April 2017, midnight CET / 2300 UTC/GMT.

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Country Director, Nigeria

The Country program director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of management of WCS programs in Nigeria and for identification and assessment of additional opportunities as they arise. The Nigeria Program is managed within WCS's Sudano-Sahel Region.

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Communications and Engagement Intern Spring/Summer 2017 Location: Washington, D.C.

The Communications and Engagement Intern will have the opportunity to learn about communicating key messages, building brand awareness, and deepening stakeholder engagement that will protect wildlife and natural resources across the African continent, and about the environmental communications and conservation landscape in Washington DC. S/he will work closely with the ABCG Coordinator to support ABCG's efforts to explore emerging and high priority themes affecting biodiversity conservation in Africa.

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WWF-Salonga Program Administrator

WWF-DRC is looking for a Program Administrator for its Salonga programme to help achieve its new ambitious goals and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. All applications should be sent to recruit-wwfdrc@wwfdrc.org. The subject should read SNP-PA Deadline for applications: 28 February 2017

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WWF: Salonga National Park Manager

WWF-DRC is looking for a Park Manager for the Salonga National Park to help achieve its new ambitious goals and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. All applications should be sent to recruit-wwfdrc@wwfdrc.org. The subject should read SNP-PM. Deadline for applications: 28 February 2017

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Palladium: Call for applications from FLEGT and forest governance experts - Congo Basin

Our FLEGT team is currently seeking both national and international consultants and advisers with experience working in the Congo Basin, as well as skills in the forestry sector, governance of natural resources, diplomacy and facilitation of multi-stakeholder processes, for a variety of short and long term missions on projects in the Congo Basin and other regions of French-speaking Africa.

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Service delivery to the "Program for the Promotion of the Certified Forest Exploitation (PPECF) Phase II"

Open international call for tenders for the delivery of services to support the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) through the COMIFAC Executive Secretariat in Cameroon for the Promotion of Certified Forest Exploitation.

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University of Wolverhampton, Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT): Consultancy Opportunity M& E

University of Wolverhampton, Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) is looking to recruit an M&E firm to provide services over the lifetime of our recently commissioned 4 year project – Citizen Voices for Change: Congo Basin Forest Monitoring Project. The M&E services will , include a baseline study in the first quarter of year 1, mid-term review at the beginning of year 3 and final evaluation following the end of the project in year 4.

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Traffic: Senior Programme Officer - Demand Reduction. Deadline for applications: 1st February 2017. Location: Hanoi, VietNam

The main function of this job is to design, coordinate and implement TRAFFIC’s Demand reduction work in Viet Nam through a behaviour change approach targeting current and future consumers of endangered wildlife products including rhino horn, in conjunction with relevant TRAFFIC and WWF national, regional and international programmes, offices, and partners.

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Traffic: Science & Research Officer, Location: Yaounde, Cameroon, Deadline for applications: 19th February 2017

This position is responsible for undertaking relevant research on wildlife trade, within the Central Africa regions. The role holder will identify actions designed to reduce illegal or unsustainable trade within Africa and between Africa, Asia, other regions and major international wildlife markets. Work will require applying an insight-led, results-oriented and collaborative approach.

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WWF: Consultant for Brand Survey for WWF in DRC and Cameroon

The World Wide Fund for Nature, the Global Conservation Organization, through its office in DRC and Cameroon is seeking to recruit a consultant to undertake a brand survey (herein after referred to as “Survey”) as part of its Communication, Marketing and Partnerships strategizing process to determine its perceived effectiveness amongst the mass public in delivering on its strategic objectives and associated conservation impact.Deadline for submission is 12 February, 2017.

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Auf: Tender 2017 – Supporting institutions: Educational innovations and professional integration of graduates

The Central Africa and Great Lakes Directorate (DACGL) of the Agence universitaire de la francophonie (AUF) is inviting applications from its member institutions region-wide. Aim: To support institutions in strengthening training through professionalization, pedagogical innovation and employability of young graduates. The invitation is open from 5 January to 18 March 2017 (midnight, Yaounde time). The invitation to tender is open from 5 January to 18 March 2017 (midnight, Yaounde-Cameroon time).

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NEW DEADLINE - 2017 AGROPOLIS FONDATION's Malassis Prize and OLAM Prize for Innovation in Food Security

The winner in each category will receive € 20,000. Application is open to all stakeholders from an academic or research organization (private or public), a civil society organization (e.g., NGOs, farmers organizations), or the private sector (e.g., small/medium enterprises). DEADLINE EXTENDED until 12 February 2017, 11:59 PM (CET, France)

 

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Call for tenders to deliver the final evaluation of Fern’s project – Linking REDD+ and FLEGT

The objective of the evaluation is to gather evidence of the project’s impact measured against the objectives and key indicators set out in the original project description. The project’s overall objective is to improve forest governance through linking REDD+ and FLEGT in four target countries in Central and West Africa (Cameroon, Ghana, Liberia and the Republic of Congo). Applications should be submitted by 1st February 2017.

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Call For Papers Nigeria Alternative Energy eExpo 2017. Deadline to submit your abstract: Friday, February 24 2017.

The Advisory Board of the Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo (NAEE 2017) invites Energy experts to present a paper at the 7th NAEE in Abuja, from October 18 to 20, 2017.  The 7th Edition of the Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo (NAEE 2017) aims to provide an international forum to facilitate discussion and knowledge exchange of findings of current and future challenges and opportunities in all aspects of renewable and sustainable energy.

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WWF: Terms of reference for a volunteer to assist in the implementation of CCPO law enforcement support strategy

CCPO seeks to recruit a volunteer to provide support to the Head of Policy WCP and the CCPO Law enforcement Officer (a.i.). All applications should be sent to recruit- cam@wwfcam.org , with CC to aononino@wwfcam.org   and levouna@wwfcam.org with reference “Volunteer Law enforcement support” not later than January 30Th, 2017.

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WWF- Terms of Reference: Project Evaluation

Project Title: Protecting biodiversity by tackling wildlife crime - Implementation of the wildlife law enforcement action plan (PAPECALF) through strengthened capacity of governments and civil society in Central Africa. Donor: German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through WWF Germany (GE). All applications should be sent not later than January 25th, 2017.

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WWF: Specialist, Markets Practice – Africa

We are recruiting the role of Specialist, Markets Practice for our International Secretariat to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. Deadline for applications: 22 January 2017. WWF Office in Nairobi or other location in Africa.

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Call for Abstracts Finding Common Ground on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation October 10-11, 2017 • Arlington, VA

Abstracts on these and related topics are being solicited from academic, industrial and governmental organizations at the local, state, national and regional level. The A&WMA highly encourages abstracts involving case studies of successful programs and projects. Abstracts of 200-300 words are being sought for both platform and poster presentation under the following topics:

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EFI : REDD+ Expert – Africa

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a REDD+ Expert to reinforce its REDD Team. Interested candidates are requested to send CV with cover letter by 6th February 2017, using our online application form.  If it is not possible for you to apply online please send your application to…

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Scholarship Offer for the training of 10 experts in Humanitarian supply management and Logistics in emergency situations.

The Academy of Excellence is offering scholarships for the training of 10 experts in Humanitarian supply management and Logistics in emergency situations.

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PRO Training offer in technical and community project management in emergency situations

The Academy of Excellence is opening a high level training session in technical and community project management in emergency situations. Each trainee must successfully pass 7 international certifications in water, hygiene and sanitation technical project management issued by the NGO OXFAM International.

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Planning and Managing Tourism in Protected Areas. Mobile Seminar September 7-23, 2017. Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

The seminar will begin on the campus of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, next to the majestic Rocky Mountains. Most of the seminar will be spent in the field and on the road visiting protected areas managed by federal, state, and local governments; NGOs; and private landowners. Highlights include trips to Arapahoe-Roosevelt and Black Hills National Forest, Rocky Mountain....

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GRANT TYPE 1 - Training in taxonomy and collection management & access to collections in Belgium. The 2017 call is currently open for applications until 19 February 2017.

Successful projects demonstrate a firm commitment to increase human and institutional taxonomic and/or collection management capacity. The favorable outcome of the applications will depend on the quality of the submitted project, the quality of the candidate as judged from his CV, the eligibility of the candidate and the expertise, collections and infrastructure available at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences and in Belgium.

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WWF: Wildlife Officer, Deadline for applications: January 22nd, 2017.

The World Wide Fund for Nature seeks a Wildlife Officer. Duration: Two (2) years. Location: Mintom, with regular travels within Tridom Cameroon segment. Reports to: Jengi TRIDOM Programme Manager. Supervises: Field Assistants.

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Data Entry Assistant. Contract: Fixed Term (12 months). Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon. Deadline for applications is 31st December 2016

The Data Entry Assistant will be responsible for inputting information in an accurate and consistent manner into TRAFFIC's database as part of the ‘Reducing trade threats to Africa’s wild species and ecosystems (RETTA) through strengthened knowledge and action in Africa and beyond’ project as well as into the AFRICA-TWIX database, and support the AFRICA-TWIX Project Manager.

Traffic: Deputy Chief of Party - Saving Species Project. Deadline for applications is 8th January 2017

Contract: Fixed Term (2 years), renewable. Location: Hanoi, VietNam. The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)shall assist the Chief of Party (COP) in all aspects of contract management and project supervision. He/She shall serve as the lead technical specialist for successful implementation across all three Tasks and the Activity Fund.

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Fondation Ensemble - Call for Proposals 2017

Dear Friends of the Foundation, we are pleased to announce that our Call for proposals for 2017 is now open: "All sectors" projects will henceforth extend to Burma and small-scale projects on endangered animal species. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 1 February 2017, regardless of project type.

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IIED: Senior researcher (legal tools, Natural Resources group)

Department:  Natural Resources research group, Contract type: Permanent, Salary:  £42,924 - £53,374 per annum depending on experience, plus benefits, Location: London or Edinburgh, Closing date: 12pm on Monday, 6 February 2017.

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WWF: A Call for Expressions of Interest for an evaluation of a WWF Project in Cameroon, Gabon and Republic of Congo

WWF seeks the services of a consultant to carry an evaluation of a WWF Netherlands funded three years Program to support environmental best practice policies and implementation in palm oil, mining and related infrastructure development aimed at advancing a green economy in the Congo Basin. All candidates interested in conducting this evaluation should submit, no later than December 15, 2016…

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WWF: Call for expressions of interest for evaluation of a field conservation program in Southeast Cameroon

WWF seeks the services of a consultant to undertake an evaluation of a WWF funded field conservation program in southeast Cameroon (TRIDOM landscape).All candidates interested in conducting this evaluation on a consultant basis should submit, no later than December 15, 2016  a technical proposal including:

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GIZ: Advisor (f/m) for the EU Facilitation of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership

Under the responsibility of the Head of Unit, in close coordination with the EU Facilitator of CBFP, and jointly with other colleagues working in the unit, you will be working in the areas of sustainable management of forests and biodiversity (governance, conservation, climate change)… If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until 27.11.2016.

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WWF : Principal Technical Advisor

WWF-DRC is recruiting the position of Principal Technical Advisor for our programme in Democratic Republic of Congo to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. Location: Mbandaka, Province de l’Equateur, Democratic Republic of Congo. Deadline for applications: 25 November 2016

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The Sahara Conservation Fund is recruiting a CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER for its operations based in France. Deadline for submissions: 30 November 2016.

The Sahara Conservation Fund (SCF) is a young and dynamic NGO established in 2004 to address the extinction crisis facing the wildlife of the Sahara and neighbouring Sahelian grasslands of Africa. SCF focuses on the conservation of threatened species and their habitats. Projects include the establishment and management of protected areas, the reintroduction of lost species, and hands-on training of African professionals through applied research, wildlife survey and monitoring.

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AWF : Project Finance and Administrative Officer, AAI

The Project Finance and Administrative Officer, AAI is an integral member of the African Apes Initiative (AAI projects) team, providing financial and administration support particularly in program logistics and efficient project administration. The incumbent reports to and works closely with the Technical Director West and Central Africa and is the key linking point within the program team and HQ Finance team to understand, interpret and implement financial policies and budget plans within the AAI projects. The majority of AAI-field programs are in West and Central Africa.

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Training course on fund raising projects and strategies from 15 to 16 November 2016 (02 days)

Session objectives: to develop the participants’ ability to identify viable project ideas, to teach participants how to craft relevant projects that will appeal to financial partners, Strengthen participants’ capacities to develop synergies.

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WRI: Central Africa Regional strategy lead, forests.

The World Resources Institute (WRI) seeks a Central Africa Regional Strategy Lead to lead development of national strategies, support work plan development, monitoring, communication and fund-raising across WRI’s Forest Program’s priority countries in the Congo Basin – with a particular focus on Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Location: Kinshasa, DRC

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National Forestry Authority Technical Advisor Kampala, Uganda 2016

Management and Engineering Technologies International, Inc. (METI), in collaboration with the US Forest Service, as a part of the US Agency for International Development’s bilateral programs in Uganda, seeks a full-time technical advisor to provide technical support to the National Forestry Authority of Uganda. The technical advisor will provide strategic and technical guidance on mapping Central Forest Reserves and other attendant technical issues within the National Forestry Authority.

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Greengrants Global Fund (GGF): mini grant to small organizations of civil society in Africa

For several years, Pesticide Action Network advises GGF in awarding these grants to organizations in Africa, Latin America, Asia and some East European countries. It is important to note that PAN is only a adviser and does not give grants. This role is exclusively for GGF.  The date for the next cycle for these grants is set early December 2016.

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WWF-professional development grants for short-term training

These grants support short-term non-degree training that enhances skills necessary for effective conservation work and career advancement. Most training programs are less than 6 months in duration and applicants are expected to return their jobs with new skills that help to build capacity in their organization. The grant covers training costs up to US$5,000.

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MOOC on protected areas management

This course is about areas dedicated nature conservation, "protected areas": how they work and why they are so important in maintaining the health of the environment in a fast developing world, and in particular in Africa. It will help you understand the challenges of conservation in Africa and how protected areas can help to deal with it, from the local to the international level.

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AFW : Program Assistant - Finance and Logistics

This position will also ensure efficient and effective coordination and management of logistics and support landscape procurement to ensure good value for money. This entails the provision to Congo Landscape Manager and staff with regular assistance and advice in understanding, interpreting and implementing AWF and donors policies and procedures regarding finance, assets and procurement along with maintaining a good relationship with and timely reporting to the headquarter and partners. The position holder directly reports to the Finance and Administration Officer.

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WWF Call: Primate Habituation, Research and Tourism Advisor. Deadline for applications: 21 October 2016.

WWF-CAR seeks a Primate Habituation, Research and Tourism Advisor whose major function will be to provide technical assistance, oversight and leadership to ensure the effective management of the Primate Habituation Programme (PHP), tourism-related activities, and research activities in the Dzanga-Sangha Protected Areas (DSPA), ) and transfer his/her technical and management knowledge and experience to the DSPA staff.

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WWF Call: Principal Technical Advisor. Deadline for applications: 21 October 2016.

WWF-CAR seeks a Principal Technical Advisor whose major function will be the overall implementation and supervision of its field Programme in support to the CAR Government. They will collaborate for the management of the Dzanga-Sangha Protected Areas (DSPA) and its broader landscape, in its aim to maintain the biodiversity of the south-western forests of the CAR.

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WWF: Call for application: Prince Bernhard scholarship for nature conservation (pbs) 2017. Deadline: The deadline for application to this program is January 06, 2017.

With the generous support of The 1001: A Nature Trust, the aim of the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships is to provide financial support to individuals who wish to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help them contribute more effectively to conservation efforts in their country.

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COP 21 decoded: Provisions of the Paris climate agreement bearing relevance to COMIFAC countries

Implementation conditions, lessons for COMIFAC countries and recommendations on several important aspects including: financing, ambition, the NDCs, adaptation, mitigation, transparency, capacity-building, technology transfer, etc. 

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Forest Partnerships: Call for Concept Notes

Ideas requested for innovative partnerships aimed at stimulating investment in forests and sustainable land use. The concept notes, describing partnership proposals, must be submitted by October 14, 2016, at the latest.

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TRAFFIC Consultancy Opportunities-Terms of reference external evaluation of traffic international dfid-funded project. , Deadline for applications is 3rd Oct 2016

This consultancy contract is for approx 50 days of work to conduct an external evaluation for a DfID-funded TRAFFIC project on China-Cameroon timber trade. The work needs to take place between Nov 2016 and May 2018. For further details, please refer to the Terms of Reference...

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TRAFFIC-Policy and Partnerships Coordinator – Africa, Location: Nairobi, Kenya, Deadline for applications is 2nd Oct 2016.

We are looking for an individual who has significant experience working in policy and wildlife trade to join us in this new position. The role will have responsibility for supporting and developing policy and guidance on wildlife trade in Africa as it relates to the implementation of international policy initiatives.


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TRAFFIC-Communications Support Officer, Deadline for applications is 9th Oct 2016, Location: Cambridge, UK

We are looking for someone to lead delivery of key TRAFFIC communications outputs, with a particular emphasis on development of communications approaches and content to enhance and extend the organization’s reach to a wider cross-section of target audiences

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Call for expressions of interest for "the recruitment of an external firm to assess applications for the selection of COMIFAC statutory staff".

The expressions of interest must be submitted in five (05) copies at the COMIFAC Executive Secretariat or sent to the email address below no later than 301091 2016 at 10 a.m. Bearing the label:: Call for expressions of interest N°001/ASM/ISE/COMIFAC/2016 for "the recruitment of an external firm to assess applications for the selection of COMIFAC statutory staff".

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Nominations for the Central Africa Representative for the GEF Civil Society Representative

The Election Task Force has initiated the election for the RFP for Central Africa as the position is currently vacant. A Call for Election was sent out on July 1, 2016 while Call for Nomination was sent on July 4, 2016.  Nomination is now closed and the Election Task Force is currently reviewing and verifying the nomination documents. The Call for Voting will be announced soon.

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WWF-Communication Manager for its DRC Programme

For our country Communication in DRC, we are looking for dynamic, innovative, enthusiastic and committed Communication Manager to Carry out an effective an efficient communication approach to support WWF-DRC conservation efforts and ensure WWF DRC’s conservation targets are met through strategic promotion of WWF DRC Brand among different audiences in the country and within the Network in line with the WWF Strategic. Deadline for applications: September 23, 2016

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Palladium-Terms of reference for the FLEGT Facilitator in côte d’ivoire

Palladium is seeking to recruit a FLEGT Facilitator in Côte d’Ivoire, who will be responsible for facilitation of the VPA process in Côte d’Ivoire and will work closely with the EU (Delegation and European Commission Headquarters) and the full range of Ivorian stakeholders in Côte d’Ivoire. The position will report to the Project Director and will be based in Palladium’s office in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, with occasional travel within Côte d’Ivoire and regionally.

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UN Environment seeking a prominent personality to lead the Convention of Biological Diversity. The closing date for applications is 30th September 2016.

The UN Environment programme has recently launched the process to appoint a new Executive Secretary to the Convention of Biological Diversity, to succeed Braulio Dias, who comes to the end of his mandate in February 2017.

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The biodiversity consultancy Job Opportunity: French-speaking Principal Consultant, Cambridge, UK.

The ideal candidate will be interested in rapid career progression within consultancy, having the skills, experience and knowledge necessary for the implementation of leading-practice biodiversity management programmes as they apply to large development projects. Deadline: 5 September 2016.

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PNUD-Consultancy on stakeholder engagement guidelines in REDD+ projects in DR Congo

The UNDP country office of the Democratic Republic of Congo is looking for 1 (or 2) consultant(s) for development of stakeholder engagement guidelines to be used in the implementation of REDD+. Mission duration: 3 months, deadline for applications: Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

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WWF-Junior Conservation Biologist, Lobeke, (South-eastern Cameroon), Deadline for applications: 11th September 2016

We are looking for a Junior Conservation Biologist for our Cameroon Programme Office, who will be responsible for over all day-to-day implementation of agreed ecological monitoring activities in Lobeke national Park (NP). The incumbent will also generally assist the Technical Advisor in the implementation of conservation activities in the national Park and overall management of the site.

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Preparing and producing a business plan for the Sangha Tri-national Foundation (FTNS)

The Sangha Tri-national Foundation (FTNS) is seeking a national expert (financial profile). Academic training: Holder of at least a Masters Degree in Economic Sciences, financial management or related fields…

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WWF-RECRUITMENT PROJECT MANAGER For Tridom Gabon Conservation Program

The project targets the conservation of populations of flagship species for WWF. To this end, WWF Gabon actively seeking a Project Manager based in Makokou.

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FAO-Terms of Reference for Consultant, International Consultant, Community-Based Wildlife Management in Central Africa, Libreville, Gabon with travels to the projects’ pilot sites in Congo, Gabon, CAR and DRC, Deadline for applications: 09 September 2016.

Under the general supervision of the Sub-Regional Coordinator (SFC), and with direct technical guidance from the Forestry Officer (SFC), the consultant will be responsible for project management and reporting and will also have the primary responsibility for all technical aspects of the project with an emphasis on the need to document best-practices and lessons learned from the pilot sites. The specific tasks are as follows:

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WWF: Chief of Party, CAFEC, Kinshasa DCR

World Wildlife Fund seeks a Chief of Party to plan, coordinate and oversee program activities related to the contract between WWF and USAID's Central Africa Forest Ecosystems Conservation (CAFEC) of the Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE), Phase III, to support the goal of CAFEC which is to maintain the ecological integrity of the humid forest ecosystems of the Congo Basin through sustainable management of forests and reduction of threats to biodiversity, specifically in four Landscapes of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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ABCG: Engagement Internship, Washingtonn DC

ABCG, via its host organization the Wildlife Conservation Society, seeks a motivated part-time Engagement Intern to support this consortium of seven U.S. based non-governmental organizations NGOs. The Engagement Intern will have the opportunity to learn about communicating key messages, building brand awareness, and deepening stakeholder engagement that will protect wildlife and natural resources across the African continent, and learn about the environmental communications and conservation landscape in Washington. S/he will work closely with the ABCG Coordinator to support ABCG's efforts to explore emerging and high priority themes affecting biodiversity conservation in Africa.

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Climate Change Job Vacancy: Renewable Energy Specialist, ICF International

Special Requirements: 5+ years of off-grid renewable energy project development; Knowledge of load forecasting, demand side management, and energy efficiency optimization and energy/environmental markets is an advantage; Technical knowledge of micro grids and other isolated grid systems...

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Climate Change Job Vacancy: Climate Impact and Adaptation Expert, Implementation Strategies / National Adaptation Planning, CA

Requirements: PhD in geography, economics, development, environmental sciences, or a related field; Minimum three years of experience, preferably more, in cross-sectoral climate adaptation, vulnerability and development research

 

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WWF Vacancy: Chief of Party, CAFEC Job at World Wildlife Fund in Kinshasa – 17011

WWF seeks a Chief of Party (CoP) to plan, coordinate and oversee program activities related to the contract between WWF and USAID’s CAFEC of the CARPE Phase III... WWF is looking to fill this position as quickly as possible and it is currently funded until November 2018...

 

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WWF- Preparing regional strategy document on sustainable development of palm oil value chain in the ECCAS zone

In order to stem the conversion of large swaths of high conservation value areas into oil palm plantations, ECCAS and WWF are seeking a consultant to develop a regional strategy for sustainable development of the palm oil value chain in the  Member States based on a review of the two results mentioned above. Complete application files should be submitted no later than August 31, 2016...

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Programme Administrative & Finance Officer (PAFO)

The World Wide Fund for Nature seeks a Programme Administration & Accounting Officer - Jengi TNS Lobeke Programme. Under the technical guidance of the Chief Financial Officer, the PAFO will maintain detailed records of all financial transactions related to the Jengi TNS programme under the supervision of the Project/Program Manager in an organized and professional manner. Deadline for applications: 14TH august, 2016.

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FTNS-Call for expressions of interest

In order to update of its database of potential suppliers, the Executive Board of the Tri Sangha National  Foundation (FTNS) headquartered in Yaoundé, Cameroon and located at derrière usine Bastos is inviting expressions of interest from companies and other organizations interested in bidding and quoting for the provision of goods or services in the following fields.

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FAO FLEGT Programme: Call for concept notes from countries engaged in VPAs

The FAO Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Programme (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.

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GCF launches Executive Director recruitment process

SONGDO, 15 JUL 2016. The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has launched the process to recruit a new Executive Director for the GCF Secretariat and invites applications for all interested individuals. The closing date for all applications is Friday, 12 August 2016 at 24.00h Korean Standard Time (KST).

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WWF-Technical Advisor - Jengi TNS Lobeke Programme

we are looking for a dynamic and committed Technical Advisor - Jengi TNS Lobeke Programme, for the Cameroon Country Programme Office. The incumbent is assisting the Programme Manager in providing technical and scientific advice on the overall development and implementation of the Lobeke Programme, in line with the Management Plan of Lobeke National Park, and the WWF Cameroon Country conservation Strategy.

 

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Call for proposals : To host a side event and exhibit in the Africa Pavilion Marrakesh, Morocco 7th – 18th November 2016

While Side Events are an excellent means to communicate progress on selected initiatives and, feedback from the Africa Pavilion in COP21 was that there were too many of them from which to choose, it is therefore strongly advised that suggested fewer and more linked/or coordinated events will have to be organised at Africa Pavilion during COP22. It is important to note that the proposing organization will serve as the lead organizer and responsible for everything during the side event.

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Validation of the Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) project implemented in 04 community forest, in the Ngoyla Sub-division, in Cameroon

The selected validator must produce a validation report based on information collected both in the PES projects documents and the field and transmit it to Plan Vivo Foundation. Email a C.V and a cover letter to RecruitConsCab@wwfcam.org cc mnjayou@wwfcam.org. The subject should read PES project Validator. Deadline for application: 5 th August 2016

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WRI Manager, Forest Transparency Initiative, Application deadline: July 31, 2016

The FTI Manager will be based within WRI’s Forest Legality Initiative team – working closely with the WRI-led Global Forest Watch initiative.  The post will be based in either Washington D.C., Kinshasa, or Brazzaville, depending on unfolding demands of the position. The post will require travel within Central Africa, Europe, the United States and to other relevant timber export markets. 

 

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Nouveau concours MacArthur avec un prix de 100 millions USD pour résoudre un problème critique de notre temps.

Un nouveau concours lancé aujourd'hui attribuera une bourse de 100 millions USD à une seule proposition visant à contribuer à résoudre un problème critique qui touche les gens, les lieux, ou la planète. Le concours de la Fondation, appelé 100&Change, est ouvert aux organisations qui travaillent dans un domaine d'activité n'importe où. Les candidats doivent identifier à la fois le problème qu'ils tentent de résoudre et la solution qu'ils proposent. Les propositions concurrentielles devront être pertinentes, vérifiables, durables et réalisables.

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connect4climate/Film4Climate Global Video Competition

The Film4Climate Global Video Competition invites aspiring filmmakers from around the world to express their vision for a sustainable future by creating a short film or video about climate action. The competition calls on filmmakers to explore Climate Action, the 13th goal under the UN Sustainable Development Goals, emphasizing what individuals and communities around the world are doing to promote action, offer solutions and inspire positive change to combat climate change and its impacts.

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WWF-Terms of Reference Evaluation of the Central Africa Regional Forest Program

Due to time constraints and fund, the evaluators will have to travel to Cameroon and DRC and organise emeetings with forest officers and relevant stakeholders in the three other countries of the region. During his/her stay in the region the consultant will have interviews with key partners, including logging companies, forestry ministry officials, professional organisations like ATIBT, local stakeholders (NGOs, CBOs, etc.). The logistics around these meeting will be facilitated by Cameroon and DRC offices. The emeetings with the countries not visited will be facilitated by the RFO in collaboration by countries’ forest officers.

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OFAC-Expert in Geographical Information Systems

In a bid to cater to the growing responsibilities assigned to the Observatory of Central African Forests, the OFAC support project is recruiting an "Expert in geographic information systems". The deadline for submission of applications is 8 July 2016.

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CORAF/WECARD: Call for applications

The project aims to involve more than 1000 young entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector; "Agripreneurs" or youths interested in agriculture will join a six-month mentoring program under the project “Capacity Building of youth entrepreneurship in Agriculture”.

 

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WWF Grant for short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences

Professional Development Grants (PDGs) provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. Mid-career conservation professionals from select WWF-US priority countries must meet all of the eligibility criteria to be considered for a grant.

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Ruforum-Apply Now: Young African Entrepreneurs Competition

Deadline for submissions is 30th July, 2016. The ten (10) competitively selected business enterprises will receive all expenses paid trip (air ticket, conference registration, and hotel costs) for participation at the RUFORUM Biennial Conference (17th -21st October, 2016) in Cape Town, South Africa. The selected young innovators will also receive a competition cash price award.

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Pacsafe Turtle Fund | 2016

At Pacsafe, the sea turtle symbolises the intrepid, global traveller. We are committed to supporting a world with healthy oceans and coastlines where all marine turtles, can travel and flourish in a safe environment. The Pacsafe Turtle Fund was launched in 2014 with the aim of supporting the conservation efforts of endangered sea turtles globally by providing annual grants to sea turtle conservation projects. 

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New MacArthur Competition to Award $100 Million to Help Solve a Critical Problem of Our Time.

A new competition launched today will award a $100 million grant to a single proposal designed to help solve a critical problem affecting people, places, or the planet. The Foundation’s competition, called100&Change, is open to organizations working in any field of endeavor anywhere. Applicants must identify both the problem they are trying to solve, as well as their proposed solution. Competitive proposals will be meaningful, verifiable, durable, and feasible.

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African Union Research Grants II Open Call for Proposals 2016 Edition

The African Union Commission launches Phase 2 of the African Union Research Grants programme with an open call for proposals for Research and Innovation in Africa supported by the European Union. This call for proposal supports Africa’s Science Technology and Innovation Strategy-2024 which addresses the aspirations identified under Agenda 2063 and Priority 3 on Human development of the EU-Africa partnership. The call supports research on: Food & Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA) with particular attention on Sustainable Intensification. 

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WWF-Professional Development Grants (PDGs)

Professional Development Grants (PDGs) provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. Mid-career conservation professionals from select WWF-US priority countries must meet all of the eligibility criteria to be considered for a grant. Applicants may request up to $6,500 for the proposed training.

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Agribusiness incubators Network-Fund Manager

The Fund Manager shall assist the CEO to; review and analyze loan/funding requests submitted by prospective clients ; develop and Review loan fund’s risk assessment tools; Strategize on lending projections and liquidity management ; analyze partners’ and clients financial and business performances ; develop, Update and revise loan fund policies; review financial reports; produce several monthly financial reports, including -but not limited- to the following ones.

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WWF : Law Enforcement Advisor – Salonga National Park

The WWF/ICCN partnership is seeking a very capable individual who appreciates the challenges of working in a remote African National Park and can find appropriate solutions that keep the field staff operational and therefore better able to protect the parks resources.

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WWF-landscape rural development manager

WWF-DRC is seeking an experienced and qualified Landscape Rural Development Manager who will oversee the development and implementation of a rural development strategy in the periphery of Salonga National Park. He/she will work closely with the Park Manager in the Salonga National Park.

 

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New MacArthur Competition to Award $100 Million to Help Solve a Critical Problem of Our Time

A new competition launched today will award a $100 million grant to a single proposal designed to help solve a critical problem affecting people, places, or the planet. The Foundation’s competition, called100&Change, is open to organizations working in any field of endeavor anywhere. Applicants must identify both the problem they are trying to solve, as well as their proposed solution. Competitive proposals will be meaningful, verifiable, durable, and feasible.

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Apply N African Union Research Grants II Open Call for Proposals 2016 Edition

This call for proposal supports Africa’s Science Technology and Innovation Strategy-2024 which addresses the aspirations identified under Agenda 2063 and Priority 3 on Human development of the EU-Africa partnership. The call supports research on: Food & Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA) with particular attention on Sustainable Intensification.

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Professional Development Grants (PDGs)

Professional Development Grants (PDGs) provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. Mid-career conservation professionals from select WWF-US priority countries must meet all of the eligibility criteria to be considered for a grant.

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Apply Now: Young African Entrepreneurs Competition

RUFORUM invites young (<40 years) African entrepreneurs and incubatees, to compete for 10 conference awards to show case their innovations, enterprises and business concepts and propositions. The focus is for the young entrepreneurs to share their story at an International stage with close to 700 participants drawn from academia, business and industry, development organisations, practitioners and philanthropists. 

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2nd edition of science by women program request for applications for visiting senior research fellowships in spanish centers of excellence.

Following the success of 1st Edition, the Women for Africa Foundation (FMxA), in line with its mission of contributing to the development of Africa through its women, is launching the 2nd Edition of SCIENCE BY WOMEN programme, with the aim to promote African women’s leadership in scientific research and technology transfer and to foster the capacity of the research centres in their home countries. The main goal is to enable African women researchers and scientists to tackle the great challenges faced by Africa through research in health, agriculture and food security, water, energy and climate change, as well as mathematics and economic science.

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GIZ-COMIFAC- Call for Applications

GIZ-COMIFAC are seeking a Technical Advisor in Support of COMIFAC; GIZ- COMOIFAC Support Office. Applications deadlines: July 4th, 2016

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CEPF Guinean RIT Senior Communications Officer

BirdLife is seeking to recruit an experienced individual for the position of Senior Communications Officer to provide direction and co-ordination of the communication, education and public awareness (CEPA) aspects of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)’s Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot Regional Implementation Team and ensure they are successfully implemented.

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CEPF Guinean RIT Finance Officer

BirdLife is seeking to recruit an experienced individual for the position of Finance Officer to provide financial management and administrative support towards the successful implementation of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)’s Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot Regional Implementation Team (GFWA RIT). The GFWA RIT will be responsible for establishing and administering small and large grants programs to support promising conservation initiatives in the 11 hotspot countries (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Equatorial Guinea).

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CEPF Guinean RIT Small Grants Manager : Small Grants Manager- CEPF Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot Regional Implementation Team

BirdLife is seeking to recruit an experienced individual for the position of Small Grants Manager to manage a programme of Small Grants for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)’s Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot Regional Implementation Team (GFWA RIT). The GFWA RIT will be responsible for establishing and administering small and large grants programs to support promising conservation initiatives in the 11 hotspot countries (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Equatorial Guinea).

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CEPF Guinean RIT Sub Regional Project Officer

BirdLife is seeking to recruit an experienced individual for the position of Nigeria/Cameroon Sub-Regional Project Officer to promote stakeholder engagement and ensure successful implementation of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)’s Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot Regional Implementation Team (GFWA RIT). The GFWA RIT will be responsible for establishing and administering small and large grants programs to support promising conservation initiatives in the 11 hotspot countries (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Equatorial Guinea).

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UE-call for submissions: GCCA+ global learning event 2016

The European Commission announces its 3rd Global Event ‘Innovative and effective approaches to climate change adaptation and other post COP21 agreement priorities’, to be held,on 12-13-14 September 2016 in Brussels, Belgium.

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Call for applications - Organization for Wildlife Conservation in Africa (OCFSA)

Within the framework of its functions, the Acting Presidency of OCFSA is currently recruiting for the position of Permanent Secretary, with the technical support of ECCAS and COMIFAC. 

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Opportunity: Technical Working Groups and Review Groups

ICAT seeks expert input on its methodological framework. The framework will help countries transparently measure and assess the impacts of climate policies and actions. Input is sought on guidance across these topics...

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WWF-Head of policy Central Africa, Wildlife Crime Programme (WCP)

WWF-Regional Office for Africa- Yaoundé Hub seeks a Head of Policy Whose major functions will be developing and delivering the Central Africa strand of the WWF and TRAFFIC WCP, securing high level political and corporate commitments as well as programmatic impact delivery. S/He will do this through two primary functions...

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U.K. Director

Description: The African Wildlife Foundation's UK Director works as an integral member of the global philanthropy team, with the primary responsibility of expanding AWF's philanthropic reach to new global regions by growing the individual and institutional donor base in the United Kingdom. The UK Director will play a lead role in crafting a comprehensive fundraising strategy for AWF UK, ensuring that funding in the UK continues to increase.

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Chief of Party

Description: AWF is looking to identify an experienced Chief of Party for its anticipated Biodiversity program in South Sudan. This program is part of USAID's objectives to build foundations for conservation, anti-trafficking, land and natural resource management, conflict mitigation, and security, and will enhance women and youth with livelihoods and economic opportunities, through fishing, vegetable gardening and small scale micro-enterprise activities to disengage them from wildlife poaching.

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Senior IT Service Manager

The Sr. Manager of IT Service Management is responsible for the IT infrastructure and information systems for the Africa and Madagascar region. He/she will work with the Country IT technicians within the region to develop sustainable support structure addressing the support needs of the users in the country and program offices. The Sr. Manager of ITSM also works in conjunction with the other Sr. IT Service Managers to ensure that global "follow the sun" technical support and network operations coverage are maintained. The individual will also address escalated problem resolution when necessary. 

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Coordinator, Kids & Nature Grant Administration & Evaluation

The coordinator is responsible for coordinating the proposal process, processing agreements and payments, collecting and organizing reports and corresponding evaluation data for both types of grants. In addition, the coordinator will serve as a primary moderator of a special community of practice designed to promote best practices for leveraging the Roots & Shoots model to create meaningful experiences for young people in nature.

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Conservation Business Models Associate

Location: Arlington, VA (DC Metro Area). The Conservation Business Models Associate designs and implements new business and investment models that promote sustainable production of global commodities, while also conserving and restoring critical landscapes, and protecting natural capital, including carbon, water  and biodiversity.

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WCS Call for application: Park Director, Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park, Republic of Congo

The WCS project director reports to the WCS-Congo Country Director and works closely with the Congolese government appointed representatives to coordinate conservation activities in the Conkouati Douli National Park (CDNP) and surrounding landscape. The Project Director is based in the field, living permanently on-site at the park headquarters, in Conkouati Douli NP.

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WRI Call for application : GIS Technical Assistant, Global Forest Watch Madagascar

WRI seeks a GIS Technical Assistant for its Global Forest Watch (GFW) initiative. The position will be full time and located in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The position will largely focus on leading the development of Madagascar specific GFW applications (largely GIS based), developing data management and diffusion protocols, compiling data content, conducting research and analysis related to forests and building the capacity of WRI's partners in Madagascar in the use of GFW tools to apply information to the management of forest resources.

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WWF-Call for application: Conservation Director (WWF-Cameroon)

To assist WWF in managing this challenging conservation agenda, the WWF-Cameroon Country Office is looking for a dynamic and committed seasoned conservation professional for the position of Conservation Director. This is a key position in WWF Cameroon that requires a candidate with excellent inter-personal skills, high level integrity to assist the Country Director and the WWF-Cameroon team in achieving the Country Programme Strategic Plan. 

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Postdoc UCLA- Ecology and Sustainability of West African Ebony

We seek a highly qualified and enthusiastic individual with a background in the ecology of tropical rainforest trees or their dispersers/pollinators and an interest in the conservation and sustainability of African hardwoods to join our team. 

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Adaptation Fund-Helping developing countries build resilience and adapt to climate change

Please begin the proposal submission process by reading the Operational Policies and Guidelines for Parties to Access Resources from the Adaptation Fund. Next, fill out the form entitled “Request for Project/Programme Funding from Adaptation Fund,” which can be found on the Project Proposal Materials page.

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RAPAC: TOR for service delivery: monitoring certification of RAPAC's "Public Administrative & Financial operations"

Offers must be submitted before Friday, 22 April 2016 in a sealed envelope bearing the reference AO/Certif-Adm/04/2016 at the front  desk of RAPAC in Libreville, Haut-de-Guégué, Gabon. Electronic submissions may supplement but will not substitute for hard copy paper submissions and should be sent to the following e-mail...

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RIFFEAC- Recruitment Notice: Procurements Officer; Secretary, Project Manager.

As part of the launch of the ADB-funded PEFOGRN BC-II project, the Network of Forestry and Environmental Training Institutions of Central Africa (RIFFEAC), is seeking: A Procurements Officer, a Secretary and a Project Manager. 

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Establishing a partnership Foundation between ICCN and WWF for the co-management of Salonga National Park, DRC

The overall objective of the consultancy is to provide recommendations on the key features (legal status, governance, funding) of a Foundation as a strong management and sustainable funding mechanism for SNP, together with a clear action plan leading to its creation and operation. The consultancy is the first step of a process that is expected to be completed by the end of 2017 at the latest.

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RAPAC-TOR for services provided: relevance and feasibility study on a "cheque-service" system for the protected areas of Central Africa.

The overall aim of the service is to assess the relevance and feasibility of a cheque-service system to enhance the skills of protected area management teams located in RAPAC countries (RAPAC= Central Africa Protected Areas Network).

 

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Health Project Manager, Democratic Republic of Congo - Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

The DRC Health Project Manager is a full-time position based in Goma. The JGI DRC team currently consists of 15 employees. This includes program team members who spend up to 50% of their time working away from the office in remote field sites in addition to operations staff who support the effective delivery of all JGI DRC program activities.

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Senior IT Service Manager, Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The Sr. Manager of IT Service Management is responsible for the IT infrastructure and information systems for the Africa and Madagascar region. He/she will work with the Country IT technicians within the region to develop sustainable support structure addressing the support needs of the users in the country and program offices. The Sr. Manager of ITSM also works in conjunction with the other Sr. IT Service Managers to ensure that global "follow the sun" technical support and network operations coverage are maintained. The individual will also address escalated problem resolution when necessary.    

 

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AWF-Senior Media Relations Manager, Nairobi, Kenya

 As AWF begins to increase its awareness in Africa and globally, a Nairobi-based communications professional with the credibility and experience to effectively promote AWF is essential. Working directly with AWF's Senior Director, Strategic Communications, the Senior Manager will plan, conduct outreach and build solid relationships with media throughout the region.

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Congo Basin Communications Coordinator -Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 WRI seeks a Congo Basin Communications Coordinator to support WRI's Forest Program's mission by developing and implementing communications strategies, and supporting multiple communications channels (such as web, social media, blog, publications, media relations, and events). The Communications Coordinator will proactively collaborate with WRI's Congo Basin and Forest Program's communications teams on all aspects of work.   

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ZSL - Zoological Society of London: Country Manager, Cameroon

The ZSL are seeking an individual with extensive management experience to lead and drive forward this rapidly expanding country programme. The successful candidate will be ZSL's representative in Cameroon and be responsible for the effective implementation of ZSL's conservation work in the country. The post holder will report to ZSL's West and North Africa Programme Manager in London and oversee all ZSL's operations in Cameroon. 

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2016 Champions of the Earth Nomination

UNEP invites nominations from individuals and organizations who exemplify leadership and advocate action on sustainable development and climate change at the national, regional and global levels.

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"Expanding access to climate financing": the Best Climate Practices 2016 Contest is on. Submit applications: March 15 - May 30, 2016. Vote for your favourite practice: June 13 - July 18, 2016

The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is pleased to announce the opening of the fourth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP)  contest, this year dedicated to the urgent goal of Expanding access to climate financing.

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WWF-Salonga Program Administrator

The Salonga Program Administrator shall be in charge of developing administrative and financial procedures and supervise administrative and logistics staff of the program in collaboration with the local Human Resource Office.

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WWF-Recruitment of a consultant for the production of a documentary film on the environmental and social impacts of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining (ASM) in Southeastern Cameroon

WWF Cameroon in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Nature Protection and Sustainable Development through the Regional Delegation of the East Region is seeking the services of a consultant to produce a documentary film on the environmental and social impacts of artisanal and small scale mining in the TRIDOM and TNS landscapes of Cameroon.

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FTNS-Call for applications: An individual consultant lawyer.

The Tri-National Foundation Sangha search for a mission on its legal status a lawyer. Deadline for admissibility of applications: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 12 am sharp.

 

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USFWS - Notice of Funding Opportunity: Grants to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

This announcement is for pre-applications only. Applicants will be notified of the opportunity to submit a full application by May 13, 2016 (by invitation only). The deadline for submitting full applications is June 3, 2016. Unsuccessful applicants will also be contacted by May 13, 2016...

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Call for Applications USFS: US Forest Service International Programs Cameroon is seeking a NFMS Technical Advisor Position

Interested candidates should submit CVs and a brief statement of interest to the Cameroon program managers, Richard Paton and Alex Neidermeier (richardpaton@fs.fed.us  & anneidermeier@fs.fed.us),  no later than COB March 4th, 2016. Selections will be made by mid-March for an early April start date...

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RFF- DRC Community Forests Project Officer. Closing Date: 10th March 2016

The Community Forests Project Officer will ensure the implementation of the DFID-funded ‘Consortium-based and phased approach to realising secure, appropriate and equitable forms of community based forest management in the Democratic Republic of Congo’ project, providing close support to local partner organisations in DRC. 

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Centre d'Excellence Sociale (CES) -Social experts training for stakeholders involved in natural resources supply chains.

… CSE Training sessions animated by renowned professionals are interactive using the practical hands-on approach to learning, and field trips in remote rural areas during each session. The CSE delivers training certificate to participants, in collaboration with Cameroon Government authorities. Applicants will receive confirmation of acceptance by e-mail with the necessary logistics details not later than, April 7, 2016…

 

 

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World Resources Institute (WRI) seeks a full-time Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP)

WRI seeks a full-time Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) to support implementation of the five year (2014-2019) WRI-led Strengthening Central Africa Environmental Monitoring and Policy Support (SCAEMPS) program, as part of USAID’s Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo (RoC)

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World Resources Institute (WRI) - Current opportunities

Please consult the current opportunities published on the World Resources Institute webside.

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European project grants

Non profit organisations can apply to the Association for grants of up to €30,000 to implement a conservation project in any country around the world except North America (where the Conservation Alliance provides funding for conservation efforts from the North American outdoor industry).  Projects must protect a threatened species or habitat AND have a link to the outdoor user.  All projects MUST involve hands-on conservation work.

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ZSL-Social Officer, Cameroon

The job holder will train and provide ongoing support to communities in the use of data collection, monitoring and reporting techniques as appropriate. They will also support the development of community surveillance networks alongside other ZSL colleagues. 

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ZSL-Law Enforcement Advisor

The post-holder will provide technical input on project development, design, delivery and reporting. He/she will assist with maintaining existing and developing new, relationships and partnerships with relevant stakeholders.

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Congo Basin Grant Program

The Congo Basin Grant Program (CBGP) has been established to provide competitive research grants of up to $5,000 USD for African graduate students and early career professionals working in the areas of biodiversity, conservation and environmental sustainability in the Congo Basin region.

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FSC- Call for Expression of Interests

Within the frame of the implementation of the Roadmap “HIGH CONSERVATION VALUES” in Congo Basin, please kindly find enclosed the Call for Expression of Interests and the concept note related to the establishment of the HCV Regional Working Group. 

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FAO-Forestry Officer (Wildlife and Protected Area Management).

The post provides support to FAO’s work in the field of conservation and sustainable management of wildlife, and protected area management. The Forestry Officer will also be involved in cross-sectoral work that includes forestry, agriculture, livestock and fisheries through an integrated wildlife management approach. Deadline For Application: 22 February 2016

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wageningenur.nl-Short courses CDI

We offer a wide range of courses which will help you to develop the capacities, leadership qualities needed to be creative, adaptive and responsive to the dynamics of a rapidly changing world. In our courses we connect WUR’s technical and scientific expertise with cutting-edge processes of innovation and learning.

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worldforestry-The World Forest Institute International Fellowship

The WFI International Fellowship Program hosts natural resource professionals from around the world at the World Forest Institute’s campus in Portland, Oregon, for 6 months. Applicants propose a research topic to focus on during their Fellowship, and WFI uses its extensive network of public and private forestry and natural resource professionals to assist Fellows in gaining the knowledge and exposure they seek.

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ITTO Fellowship Programme

The schedule of the 2016 Spring Cycle of the ITTO Fellowship Programme has been established. The deadline for receipt of applications is 22 February 2016.  Fellowship activities are expected to start not earlier than 15 July 2016.  

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ITTO- Executive Director. Deadline for application: 30 April 2016

The ITTO mission is to promote the expansion and diversification of international trade in tropical timber from sustainably managed and legally harvested forests and the sustainable management of tropical timber-producing forests. The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer of the Organization and responsible to the International Tropical Timber Council for the administration and operation of the International Tropical Timber Agreement, 2006, in accordance with decisions of the Council. The ITTO explicitly encourages applications from qualified female candidates.

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Call for expression of interest for the recruitment of consultancy services in marketing for the centre of social excellence africa.

The consultant(s) will work under the Supervision of TFT Central Africa Senior Manager based in Cameroon, and in close collaboration with the CSE Africa Project Manager. The Consultant(s) will ensure the transfer of knowledge and support the implementation of the plan. Deliverables will be shared with PeaceNexus at each phase.

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The World Wide Fund for Nature seeks the services of a consultant for the final evaluation of the Green Heart of Africa Global Initiative (GHoA GI) for the period 2008-2015

Please download also the  Terms of Reference of  the Final Evaluation of the Green Heart of Africa Global Initiative (FY08-FY15) - Interested candidates should submit their response electronically to the following address: recruitroaydehub@wwfafrica.org,   The subject should read “GHoA Evaluation”. Deadline for proposals is close of business on 14 February 2016...

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Call for applications for the recruitment of OCFSA officials.

The Organization for the Conservation of Wildlife in Central Africa (OCFSA), is looking for : an Accountant Administrator, and a Cashier Secretary.

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India and Commonwealth countries in Africa

2016 Master of Science Scholarship for students from India and Commonwealth countries in Africa. Applicants must propose a research project focused on forests and secure the commitment of a faculty member in the Faculty of Forestry at UBC willing to supervise the student… The deadline is February 29, 2016 (for Sept 2016 or Jan 2017 start date).

 

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Master of International Forestry, deadline February 29, 2016.

The Master of International Forestry (MIF) is a full-time, 10 month course-based master’s degree that provides a foundation in forest and natural resource management, conservation and policy. The MIF is designed for early/mid-career professionals who wish to expedite their careers and advance to leadership positions.

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CEPF-Grants

Calls for proposals and other news about grant availability are announced on this site. Proposals are welcome if they meet our eligibility criteria.

 

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WWF-Country Director for DRC Programme

The World Wide Fund for Nature in Africa seeks a Country Director for its DRC Programme. Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Deadline for applications: February 12, 2016.

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FSC Africa is hiring

FSC is currently looking for a HCV Officer (m/f) for the FSC Congo Basin Office. Deadline for applications: 14 February 2016.

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WRI call for applications : CARPE Chief of Party, location CD-Kinshasa

WRI seeks a full-time Chief of Party (CoP) to lead implementation of the five year (2014-2019) WRI-led Strengthening Central Africa Environmental Monitoring and Policy Support (SCAEMPS) program, as part of USAID’s Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo (RoC).

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"agencemicroprojets.org/The Call for projects for the " Spring 2016 " session of the Agence des Micro-Projets is open

Associations may submit their microprojects online and request  2,000 to 15,000 Euros from the Agence des Micro-Projets. They may also in the same application include a request of up to 15,000 Euros from the Fondation Agir sa Vie.

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Call for applications : Donor Research Officer

The Donor Research Officer works as an integral member of the African Wildlife Foundation's (AWF's) philanthropy team by collecting and analyzing information on current and prospective donors for the organization. This position supports AWF's senior leadership and philanthropy teams by focusing their efforts on high-quality donors and equipping them with the information they need to make the most of AWF's relationships. 

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Jobs and Career Opportunities/ Vice President, Wildlife Trafficking

CI is looking for an innovative and strategic leader who can leverage these and other opportunities in the new role of Vice President, Wildlife Trafficking.  Reporting to the Senior Vice President in our Africa + Madagascar Field Division,  the Vice President will lead critical work at the regional level in Africa and play a larger strategic role in CI’s wildlife efforts in other regions and globally.

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Jobs and Career Opportunities/ Health Project Manager, Democratic Republic of Congo

The DRC Health Project Manager is a full-time position based in Goma. The JGI DRC team currently consists of 15 employees. This includes program team members who spend up to 50% of their time working away from the office in remote field sites in addition to operations staff who support the effective delivery of all JGI DRC program activities....

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Executive Director, VitalSigns

The Executive Director, Vital Signs leads highly visible programmatic and team-based strategic research and/or technical initiatives/ projects that directly impact CI's science objectives. As a key figure in the organization, s/he is accountable for developing and leading a program(s) to ensure that programmatic work-plans, outcomes and overarching objectives are achieved.

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WWF Gabon is seeking a consultant in communications and public relations for the development and implementation of its communication strategy

The Applications should be sent to Ms. Sandra Ratiarison, Director of Conservation WWF-Gabon. These Applications include, technical and financial offer, a resume with an indicative list of relevant work to the theme of the consultation carried out by the consultant. The whole is to be deposited at the headquarters of WWF-Gabon  or email it to: SRatiarison@wwfgab.org before January 10, 2016 at 16:00.

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Call for applications for the recruitment of an expert in Forest Governance at Executive Secretariat of COMIFAC

For the purposes of its services, the COMIFAC Executive Secretariat is recruiting a sub-regional expert in charge of Forest Governance...

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WRI Call for applications / Technical Assistant Central Africa, Carpe / Global Forest Watch

The World Resources Institute (wri.org) is looking for a Regional Technical Assistant for Carpe program and Global Forest Watch initiative (GFW) based in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

 

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WWF Call for applications/ Communications Manager, Africa /Deadline for applications: January 11, 2016.

WWF is  looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, highly qualified and committed Communications Manager, Africa to contribute to establishing and managing WWF’s integrated communications, marketing and fundraising development in support of all WWF programmes in Africa and ensure that WWF is strategic, coherent, and compelling in its engagement of supporters, conservation partners and all key audiences.

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Call for applications- The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Deadline for applications: January 10, 2016

WWF Cameroon seeks the services of a multi-disciplinary consulting team or an institution to carry out a situation analysis from rights-based perspective to support the development of a conservation strategy for the Coastal Forests Programme in the South West Region with a focus on three main pillars as areas of intervention....

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WWF-Call for applications/ Conservation Director, WWF-Cameroon. Deadline for applications: 21 December 2015

The WWF-Cameroon Country Office is looking for a dynamic and committed seasoned conservation professional for the position of Conservation Director. This is a key position in WWF Cameroon that requires a candidate with excellent interpersonal skills, high level integrity to assist the Country Director and the WWF-Cameroon team in achieving the Country Programme Strategic Plan.

 

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ABCG: Jobs & Careers Opportunities

AWF:  Biomonitoring and Protected Area Management Officer - Senior IT Service Manager - TNC: Project Manager - Kaindu Conservation Project - WCS: Law Enforcement Advisor - Conservation Pilot - WRI: Congo Basin Regional Coordinator, Global Forest Watc...

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WWF Call for applications –Recruitment of a consultant, deadline for applications is 30 November 2015.

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking to conclude a consultative mission to conduct a study on the legal and institutional review of the Palm Oil sector within the ECCAS region.

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Call for applications- Environmental Governance Institute (EGI) positions. submission deadline : November 30

To reinforce their implementation team, EGI is currently recruiting staffs for the following positions: 1. Community Development Officer (CDO) 2. Research and Policy Officer (RPO)…

 

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS- Co-Facilitator of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) - Request for Proposal: No PFBC-UE/2015/001

All copies of the RFP must be submitted in electronic version and PDF format (with a technical and financial component) and must reach the European CBFP Facilitation no later than 6:00 p.m. (local time), on November 18, 2015, at the following e-mail address: EuropeAid-PFBC-FACILITATION-UE@ec.europa.eu  The position is open to nationals of Central African preferably, but also to othe African Citizen and Europe.

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IIED: Call for proposals for research on effective collaboration in urban humanitarian responses

Researchers have until 23 November, 2015 to apply for IIED funding for research on effective collaboration in urban humanitarian responses...

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Call for tenders for evaluation of a field conservation program in northern Republic of Congo

WWF seeks the services of a consultant to undertake an evaluation of a WWF funded field conservation program in the northern Republic of Congo (TRIDOM landscape). 

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Undergraduate and Graduate students

Graduate and Graduate student eligibility and selection criteria…The program is open to residents and citizens of Sub-Saharan African countries. Students must be first-time applicants to MSU. Transfer students are not eligible for the program...

 

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WWF-call for applications : CONSULTANCY - Project Evaluation. Deadline for the submission of proposals is November 27, 2015, 17 p.m (West Africa time)

...the evaluation will be executed by a local consultant with the following expertise: Advanced University Degree in forestry, wildlife management or any other relevant subject….At least 5 years of experience in evaluation with track record… Preferably good understanding of participatory evaluation techniques…Preferably professional experience in Cameroon or another Central African Country…

 

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Job Offer: The EU is seeking to recruit an Information Technology / Communications Assistant & an Administrative and Financial Assistant. Application deadline 31.10.2015

In view of the opening of its Regional Office in Yaounde - Cameroon, ECHO (the EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department) is seeking to recruit, an Information Technology / Communications Assistant, and an Administrative and Financial Assistant, under local contract. Both positions are open to all Cameroonian nationals or holders of a valid work permit.

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Oréande Brèche: Call for applications: Cameroon Area Coordinator; FINFORTROP Program Coordinator, expatriate position; Project management advisor

The Cameroon _ country coordinator will support the Technical Coordinator during the 9-month pilot phase, which may be extended with the validation of the optional phase. He will relay project activities at country level. He may be based in Yaounde or Douala (´preference to be stated by the applicant), and will be responsible for implementing pilot phase activities in the country...

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