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About the partnership

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

CBFP News

Traffic-UN adopts resolution on tackling wildlife trafficking

New York, USA, 30th July 2015—The 69th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly today adopted a resolution committing countries to step up their collective efforts to address wildlife crime and put an end to the global poaching crisis. 

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CIFOR News update July 2015

In the news update: Focus on Mangroves: Ugly, smelly, overlooked... Wildlife: Stop eating my mangoes!...Conservation: The forest has eyes… Speaker line-up: COP21 President confirmed for Global Landscapes Forum in Paris… Nutrition: Wild about forest foods… Climate Change: Social networking without computers… Forest Crime: Keeping it legal… Planted Forests: Time to buy?

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Engaging with the Green Climate Fund : Essential knowledge about GCF

A resource guide for national designated authorities and focal points of recipient countries - What are NDAs and focal points?  - Become an accredited entity - Review GCF’s investment criteria...

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INTERPOL-On Global Tiger Day INTERPOL commends member country efforts to protect the species

LYON, France – On the occasion of Global Tiger Day, INTERPOL recognizes the ongoing efforts of the tiger range countries in protecting the endangered creatures, and renewed its commitment to providing support and assistance in combating tiger crime.

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CEFDAHC, towards building stakeholders’ capacities for REDD + at national, regional and international level.

From July 20 to 23, 2015, the city of Brazzaville, Congo, hosted the Regional Workshop for target group engagement in the REDD + process, and preparations ahead of COP 21 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, organized by the Conference on Dense and Humid Forest Ecosystems of Central Africa (CEFDHAC), with technical and financial support from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the Regional REDD + Project (PREREDD) / COMIFAC ... Read more ...

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African Wildlife Foundation: Walk for conservation of Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon - April 2015

By Journalducameroun.com - From April 26 to 30, 2015, a team of protected species conservation specialists, three eco-guards from the Reserve and eight Baka load bearers crossed the dense forest area on foot from south to north. Find out more ...

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African Wildlife Foundation: 15th CBFP meeting, should the bushmeat trade be legalized?

From 17 to 19 June 2015, the Yaounde Conference Center (Cameroon) provided the setting for the 15th Meeting of CBFP Partners – (Congo Basin Forest Partnership). The African Wildlife Foundation  and CIFOR hosted the working group on wildlife conservation and the related trade ...

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ATIBT - INFO FLASH: Message on behalf of Mr. Robert Hunink, ATIBT President

Communication to our members - The latest meeting of the Board of Directors, held on 9 July 2015, took a number of measures looking to strengthen ATIBT’s action. Indeed, the organization of our association must adapt to the challenges our industry is facing as well as to the expectations of all ATIBT stakeholders...

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Upcoming Events

05.10.2015 - 11.10.2015 Forum ATIBT , Milan, Italy
05.10.2015 - 06.10.2015 15th CGE Meeting
06.10.2015 - 10.10.2015 42nd Session of the IPCC
12.10.2015 - 23.10.2015 UNCCD COP 12
19.10.2015 - 23.10.2015 ADP 4
26.10.2015 - 29.10.2015 IEA Bioenergy Conference 2015
15.11.2015 - 16.11.2015 G20 2015 Leaders' Summit
30.11.2015 - 11.12.2015 UNFCCC COP 21
05.12.2015 - 06.12.2015 Global Landscapes Forum 2015
16.01.2016 - 17.01.2016 Sixth Session of the IRENA Assembly
06.06.2016 - 09.06.2016 50th Meeting of the GEF Council

Job offers

WWF Funding Opportunities for Women in the Congo Basin: The application 2015 is now OPEN

Historically, women in Africa’s Congo Basin countries have been severely underrepresented in biodiversity conservation work, primarily due to a lack of access to education and training. Thanks to the continued support from the Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation, EFN has been working to reverse this trend through scholarships and professional development grants for the region’s qualified female conservationists.

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WWF Call for Applications- Chief Scientist and Vice President

The Chief Scientist will serve as the linchpin in shaping WWF's agenda for scientific research and applications under its new model. S/he will catalyze, marshal, and monitor WWF's interdisciplinary scientific work throughout the organization and with key partners. S/he will lead WWF's science team as it inspires, informs, designs, and evaluates the effectiveness of WWF strategies… Location: Washington, D.C.

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WRI Call for Applications- Congo Basin Regional Coordinator, Global Forest Watch

WRI seeks a full-time Congo Basin Regional Coordinator to lead development of national strategies and manage on-the-ground implementation of Global Forest Watch (GFW) activities across six countries in Central Africa… Location: Kinshasa, The Democratic Republic of the Congo  

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Global Communications Call for Applications- Communications Specialist II

…The Communications Specialist will report to the Communications Manager and work across the team to contribute writing and graphic design, manage web content, conduct research and provide strategic communications support to increase the impact of global conservation programs… Location: Arlington, VA… deadline on August 19, 2015.

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AWF–Call for application: Climate and Ecosystem Services Manager

AWF is seeking an innovative person with a business background and payments for ecosystem (PES) service experience to help AWF expand develop and grow an Ecosystem service (ES) program that furthers AWF's conservation mission... Location: Nairobi, Kenya

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ABCG–Call for application: Executive Secretary, GDSA

The Executive Secretary of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa (GDSA) provides vision, strategy and thought leadership for the Gaborone Declaration and leads execution of the requirements of the Secretariat of the GDSA, which has been delegated to Conservation International. S/he leads the development, review, and implementation of CI’s strategy as GDSA Secretariat, and ensures adequate resources are secured to deliver on the strategy and its goals. As a principal spokesperson and champion for the GDSA but also as CI employee...Location: Gaborone, Botswana

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ABCG–Call for application-COORDINATOR, Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group

The Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG), via its host organization the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), seeks a fulltime Coordinator to manage this consortium of seven U.S. based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with field programs in Africa.

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WWF-Call for Applications: International Consultant to draft model wildlife management plan for forest concessions

WWF Gabon is seeking an international research consultant to draft a model wildlife management plan for forest concessions as part of the "Supporting improved forest management practices among Chinese-owned companies in Gabon" Project...

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Sustainable Alternatives for Development - ADD offers two pre-employment internship

As part of its training missions, support of local communities, supervision and monitoring of young professionals in the workplace, the Organization Sustainable Alternatives for Development offers two six (06) months in the field of management and animation projects for two.

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WCS-Call for applications: Community Projects Coordinator, Landscape Plateau Batéké, Congo - Brazzaville

Wildlife Conservation Society, looking for someone experienced in the field of rural development in Africa for the post of Coordinator, Landscape Plateau Batéké, Congo - Brazzaville

 

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WCS-recruitment Notice: Accounting Secretary

Wildlife Conservation Society recruited for the project to support the development of the National Park of Mbam and Djerem, located Mbakaou (35km Tibati) for a fixed term contract of one year: an accounting secretary.

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Call for applications- Wildlife Conservation Society - Congo Program -Research assistant, Mbeli Bai Gorilla Study.

We are looking for a field assistant for an ongoing study on the demographics, behaviour, and visiting patterns of western lowland gorillas at Mbeli Bai, Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park, Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville). Responsibilities include the daily monitoring (>10hours) of gorillas and other large mammals (forest elephants, sitatungas, forest buffaloes) visiting the Mbeli Bai forest clearing. Further responsibilities include camp logistics, food orders, helping in training of Congolese research assistants.

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WWF-Call for applications: Technical Advisor, Conservation (TAC)

WWF-CAR seeks a Technical Advisor Conservation whose major functions will be to: Provide technical assistance, oversight and leadership to the conservation activities of WWF-DSPA...Ensure effective and efficient protection of DSPA natural resources and transfer technical and managerial knowledge and experience to the Park Warden (Conservateur) and other conservation programme staff...Assist the WWF PTA in delivering the broader goals of WWF and DSPA in line with WWF’s and Sangha Tri-National landscape (TNS) conservation strategies…

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The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Cameroon) Call for tenders-Deadline for applications: July 15, 2015

WWF Cameroon is looking for consultant(s) or an institution to undertake work leading to the production of a strategic plan and funding concept notes for the Coastal Forests Program in the South West Region.

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