Mr. Anders Henriksson, Facilitator of the European Union CBFP wishes you joyful holiday season and extends best wishes for 2018!

Mr Anders Henriksson, the European Union Facilitator of CBFP wishes you a joyful holiday season and extends best wishes for 2018!

CBFP News

Book Central African Forests Forever well received

‘The book Central African Forests Forever is a key source of information and new of its kind, by its content and by its form. By its content because it treats the fundamental issues of the Central African forests of today and tomorrow, taking technological as well as social aspects into account. By its form thanks to its exceptional collection of photographs.

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FAO-Nature+: Consultations to enhance road map on efficient participatory forestry in Central Africa

Experts in participatory forestry came together in a meeting last September in Brazzaville. The meeting came up with a proposed roadmap highlighting priorities to be considered in enhancing participatory forestry in Central Africa.

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UNCCD: An Impact Investment Fund for Land Degradation Neutrality

To achieve the target of a land degradation neutral world (SDG target 15.3) by 2030, large amounts of financial resources must be mobilized. Public resources alone will not suffice, as acknowledged in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.

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GEF: Global action is needed

There is no doubt that science is increasingly expanding our knowledge of the problem of environmental degradation (including our role in it) and the extent to which it affects our ability to continually improve our living conditions.

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Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park Monthly update

Please, find attached the last edition of Nouabalé Ndoki National Park's newsletter in 2017. It has been a very productive year for the Park Management Unit with its many great successes that we are extremely proud of, and some minor disappointments from which our team has been able to draw lessons.

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sciencedaily: The ecological costs of war: Conflict a consistent killer of African megafauna

Researchers report that war has been a consistent factor in the decades-long decline of Africa's large mammals. But the researchers also found that wildlife populations rarely collapsed to the point where recovery was impossible, meaning that even protected areas severely affected by conflict are promising candidates for conservation and rehabilitation efforts.

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NOTIFICATION TO THE PARTIES: NIGERIA Verification of permits and certificates issued by Nigeria for export of specimens of the species Pterocarpus erinaceus

At its 69th meeting (SC69, Geneva, November 2017), the Standing Committee considered exports of specimens of rosewood (Pterocarpus erinaceus) from Nigeria, based on information contained in paragraphs 21 – 29 of document SC69 Doc. 29.1 (Rev. 2) and additional information provided by China and Nigeria, subsequently.

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Job offers

FOKABS: Economist (Intern)

FOKABS is looking for an Economist. The successful applicant will work across several projects, with a focus on the economics of: climate change adaptation, mitigation, renewable energy and natural resource management. The Economist will also be responsible for growing our client action business in the Central African region.

 

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FOKABS: GIS & Remote Sensing Intern

FOKABS is looking for a GIS / Remote Sensing officer (Intern) to work across several projects on natural resources and climate change. The intern will establish and support the maintenance of a geospatial database containing GIS, remote sensing and other data related to Fokabs activities.

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FOKABS: Software Developer Intern (Full stack)

FOKABS is looking for a full stack software developer intern who is a self-starter, can work independently, and is highly motivated to contribute in helping us build the next generation of carbon credits trading platform.

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Africa Communication Manager (m/f)

The position holder supports implementation of the FZS Africa Programme and its strategy through effective internal and external communications, public relations and branding. The post is based in Aursha, Tanzania and collaborates closely with Project Managers, the HQ Communications Department in Frankfurt and other members of the Africa Programme team. Application deadline is January 31st, 2018.

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USFWS Central Africa Regional Program FY2018 Notice of Funding Opportunity

We are pleased to announce the 2018 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's Central Africa Regional Program...

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TDRS For the recruitment of a Team of Two National Consultants in Rain Water Harvesting Systems

Tenders must reach the office of GWP Cameroon no later than 7:00 am local time on Monday 22nd January 2018. No submission will be received beyond the deadline. All requests for complementary information should be done by email to the following address: elouganoelle@yahoo.fr

 

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COMIFAC: International Consultant – Chief Technical Advisor.

The Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) will be responsible for the technical quality control of projects and support through advisory and capacity building services that lead to overall regional project process....

 

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PROJECT CYCLE CALENDAR FOR AUTUMN 2018: THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT BY THE SECRETARIAT OF BOTH NEW AND REVISED PROJECT AND PRE-PROJECT PROPOSALS FOR THIS PROJECT CYCLE IS: 27 April 2018

The Secretariat wishes to give Members early details of the Project Cycle Calendar for Autumn 2018 leading to the Fifty-fourth Session of the ITTC. All proposals should be sent to the following email addresses: breulmann@itto.int and sugihara@itto.int

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