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Welcome to the 18th Meeting of Partners (MOP) of CBFP (Congo Basin Forest Partnership), 27 to 28 November 2018 in Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium. For further information on the program, Streams and Related Meetings, invitations, exhibition spaces, logistics ... please consult: the CBFP website Partners' Meeting.

CBFP News

MoP 18th Side Event - USFWS: Roundtable discussion on wildlife capacity development in Central Africa

The purpose of this roundtable discussion is to learn about priorities, gaps, and opportunities for wildlife conservation capacity development in Central Africa.  Session Co-Chairs :   Dirck Byler, Chief, Africa Branch, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Francis Tarla, Central Africa Bushmeat Action Group (CABAG)/University of Dschang, Cameroon...

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voaafrique-French NGO to manage largest and endangered nature reserve in Niger

Niger has appointed the French NGO Noé to manage its largest natural reserve, Termit and Tin Toumma, which is home to several protected and endangered plant and animal species, the Nigerien Ministry of Environment announced on Tuesday.

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J-7: New personalities confirm participation in Africa PPP Forum - Hurry!

We are pleased to invite you to take part in the annual meeting on PPPs (Public-Private Partnerships) in Africa. This year’s Africa PPP Forum will focus on the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) and Agricultural sectors.

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Foder: Newsletter of the Forum on Mining Governance in Cameroon

The National Forum on Mineral Governance in Cameroon was held from 10 to 11 October 2018, at the Djeuga Palace Hotel in Yaounde. The forum was organized within the framework of the Mines-Environment-Health and Society Project (ProMESS) which is being implemented by FODER with the financial support of the European Union. It was chaired by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development (MINMIDT) and the Minister’s representative as well as the Representative of his Excellency the Ambassador of the European Union Delegation to Cameroon, Mr. Arnaud Demoor, Chief Adviser of the Cooperation.

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rainforestfoundationuk- At loggerheads: the moratorium, geographical programming and community mapping in DRC

Rainforest Foundation UK is pleased to share with you ‘At Loggerheads: The Moratorium, Geographical Programming and Community Mapping in DRC’, the third in RFUK’s series of information briefs looking at the policy implications of community mapping in the Congo Basin.

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Oecdobserver: Data vs deforestation: A breakthrough in supply-chain transparency

We are eating our way through tropical forests. Whether it’s a cappuccino for breakfast, a burger for lunch or a chocolate bar as an after-dinner treat, the things we consume in OECD countries are often linked to deforestation in the tropics, where trees are falling at alarming rates.

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UEREDD Facility-Insights into forest-risk commodity supply chains

UEREDD Facility  is pleased to share with you some updates on the Transparency for Sustainable Economies (Trase) initiative, which works to improve the transparency, clarity and accessibility of information on the commodity supply chains that drive tropical deforestation.

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Guinea fowl, giraffe and bakery: news from Bamingui-Bangoran Park

Enjoy and broadcast the 25-minute movie in Sangho to understand the program, listen to testimonials, opinions and expectations of various actors, see the progress status...MINUSCA has provided a truck to carry construction equipment from the community bakery’s store and shed...

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Upcoming Events

World Soil Day 2018

Job offers

Senior scientist, expert in "Participatory management of hunting and fishing"

The EU project "Sustainable wildlife management to improve the living conditions of local communities" seeks an experienced senior scientist for its Lastoursville site, who is committed to rural fieldwork and engagement of local communities in the concerted management of natural resources (hunting and fishing). Your main responsibility will be to implement activities aimed at balancing food security issues with wildlife conservation challenges through sustainable and legal exploitation of wild fauna populations.

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WWF: Capacity Building on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Vulnerability Assessment(VA), Cameroon Terms of References.

The workshop aims at providing participants with the required basic knowledge about CC, CCA and VA, including methodology and tools, focusing largely on the mangroves ecosystem. More specifically, the consultant will be required to cover the following aspect of the training… Application Deadline: 30th October, 2018.

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Gabon Programme Manager

Space for Giants is recruiting a Programme Manager to oversee the development and implementation of the Human-Elephant Conflict (HEC) Mitigation Project to be delivered through The Giants Club Initiative in Gabon. Project delivery will take place in partnership with the Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux (ANPN) to secure the livelihoods of local farmers and promote protection for elephants.

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afdb: Senior Climate Finance Officer - PECG1

The responsibility of the Senior Climate Finance Officer will be to coordinate financial management of the Internal and External Climate and Environment Funds’ portfolio under implementation/management by AfDB. Under the leadership and guidance of the Manager PECG.1 and in close collaboration with the Funds’ operation coordinators, the incumbent provides leadership in budgeting, financial reporting and administrative matters to facilitate efficient, cost-effective implementation of the Division’s core business functions. Closing date: 16/11/2018

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Refresher Training in Forest Governance "(FCGF), FASA Forestry Department, Dschang University Campus in Nkolbisson (Yaounde).

The training culminates in forest governance certificates, with grading based on successfully completed modules. Training location: CRESA Forêts-Bois, Nkolbisson, Yaoundé, Date of training: February 12 to 22, 2019

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Energy Globe Award 2019

The Energy Globe Award is presented annually to outstanding and sustainable projects in the area of environment and energy. Awards are presented on the national level and on the international level in 5 categories: Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Youth. International award recipients of each category are honored in a ceremony that is broadcast all over the world. Furthermore, a prize pool of € 10,000 is divided among the winners. Deadline for submission: 21 November 2018. Participation is for free!

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WWF seeks a Consultant

The World Wide Fund for Nature seeks a Consultant to support the Ad hoc Committee in charge of the Finalization of the National Sustainable Palm Oil Strategy (NSPOS). Deadline for applications: 10 days upon publication of offer

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UICN- Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Conserving Natural Capital and Enhancing Collaborative Management of Transboundary Resources in East Africa (CONNECT) project

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer is responsible for the development and implementation of M&E activities related to the project including: Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Documentation, Planning, Learning and Sharing and other responsibilities.

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