Documentation of the International Conference of Ministers of Defense, Security and Protected Areas on the fight against poaching and other cross-border criminal activities

Documentation of the International Conference of Ministers of Defense, Security and Protected Areas on the fight against poaching and other cross-border criminal activities - 23 – 25 January 2019 - N'Djamena, Chad. Available for Download: N'Djamena DeclarationMinisters Huis Clos Final Communiqué - Experts Segment Report- Read more...

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Want to unlock finance for sustainable land-use?

The EU REDD Facility is pleased to announce the publication of our Land-use Finance Tool, developed with Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) to help tropical governments and their partners better understand and influence investments affecting forests at national and sub-national levels.

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Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park °° Monthly update

The first month of the year and the PMU has already achieved some important results! In January alone, 12 suspects were arrested and transferred to court. Amongst these, three poachers and an ivory buyer were arrested during an operation in the Eastern Sector of the Park. We have also succeeded in removing two war weapons from circulating in these criminal networks. These encouraging results confirm that our ranger units are now, more than ever, capable of dealing with these threats and protecting the Park's extraordinary biodiversity, thanks in a large part to the investment of the PMU and its partners in their training and equipment.

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World Pangolin Day in Africa

The WCS Central Africa team are working with partners, local and national, to help combat the trafficking and sale of pangolins and their scales, using a variety of innovative methods by leveraging conservation and law enforcement knowledge. In Congo, pangolins are still sold as meat in markets in urban areas, and trafficked out of the country to neighbouring Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo, despite the national protected species status of two of the three pangolin species found in the country.

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USFWS Central Africa Regional Program: Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY 2019

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's Central Africa Regional Program. Please note that only pre-proposals will be accepted for the March 18, 2019 deadline. USFWS will notify applicants of the opportunity to submit a full proposal by April 16, 2019.

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COMIFAC: Members of decision-making committee of GIZ regional project to support COMIFAC hold consultations in Douala

Douala- Cameroon, 04 February 2019- The 5thand last session of the decision-making committee of the GIZ regional project to support the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) funded by the German Ministry of Cooperation (BMZ) and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) took place on 04 February 2019 in the meeting room of the Prince de Galles Hotel.

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COMIFAC: Fourth meeting of decision-making committee of the "Implementing Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in COMIFAC countries” Project.

Douala, Cameroon, 24 October 2017- the Prince de Galles hotel hosted the fourth meeting of the decision-making committee of the "Implementing Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in COMIFAC countries” Project. Chaired by Mr. Raymond Ndomba Ngoye, Executive Secretariat of the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC), in his capacity as the Committee Chairman, the purpose of the meeting was to validate the financial and technical report (2015-2018) and provide guidelines for the new project.

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COMIFAC: Steering Committee of Project for "Promoting conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and measures to combat climate change in COMIFAC countries" assesses level of achievement of activities

Douala, Cameroon - 1 February 2019: The members of the Steering Committee of the Project for "Promoting conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and measures to combat climate change in COMIFAC countries" held their fourth session at the Prince de Galles Hotel. Chaired jointly by the COMIFAC Executive Secretary, Mr. Raymond Ndomba Ngoye, and the Resident Representative of the JICA in Cameroon, Ms. Masuda Junko, who was represented at the meeting by Ms. Kenmiya Misa, Environment Director at the JICA headquarters. the Steering Committee aimed to review the progress of project activities in 2018 and validate the budgeted Annual Work Plan 2019.

 

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Meeting between the Sahel and northern Equatorial Africa: International Anti-Poaching Conference of Ministers of Defense, Security and Protected Areas, a huge success

The International Conference of Ministers of defense, security and protected areas on the fight against poaching and other cross-border criminal activities, held from 23 to 25 January 2019, N'Djamena, Chad, was a resounding success (success story): "Off to a flying start!!! ": Fruitful meeting between the Sahel and northern Equatorial Africa...

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USFWS Central Africa Regional Program: Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY 2019

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's Central Africa Regional Program. Please note that only pre-proposals will be accepted for the March 18, 2019 deadline. USFWS will notify applicants of the opportunity to submit a full proposal by April 16, 2019.

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New call for proposals « small grants » PPI 5

The Small-Scale Initiatives Program (PPI), created in 2006 by the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM), and implemented by the French Committee of IUCN (IUCN France), in partnership with the IUCN Central and West Africa Program (IUCN PACO), launches a new call for proposals “small grants” projects. Deadline for sending pre-proposal forms: 31st of March 2019 (6.00 pm, Paris Time GMT+1).

 

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WWF-TECHNICAL ASSISTANT - Oil Palm Adaptive Landscapes (OPAL) Project

We are looking for a TECHNICAL ASSISTANT - Oil Palm Adaptive Landscapes (OPAL) Project who will provide technical assistance in the implementation of the WWF Palm Oil Programme in Cameroon. Deadline for applications: 24th February 2019.

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The World Wide Fund for Nature seeks a TRIDOM Landscape Financing Coordinator

We are looking for a motivated and passionate professional for the position of TRIDOM Landscape Financing Coordinator whose role will be to support the development of project concepts and ensure their alignment and coherence with Emission Reduction-Programs design process in Cameroon and Congo, and eventual GCF proposals for Gabon (or other green funding sources under development). The subject should read TRIDOM-LFC Deadline for applications: 28 February 2019. 

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WWF call for consultants: Assessment of financial flows in the TRIDOM landscape

WWF seeks the services of a consultant to assess current and future financial investment flows into the TRIDOM landscape region (Cameroun-Republic of Congo- Gabon). Applications must be submitted no later than March 4th, 2019

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Call for expressions of interest Experts for the BIOPAMA Action Component Regional Advisory Committees

In the frame of the preparation of the coming calls for proposals for the BIOPAMA Action Component, IUCN seeks applications from qualified individuals to serve on the Regional Advisory Committees (RAC). Applications must be submitted by 15 March 2019

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The World Wide Fund for Nature in Africa seeks a Country Director for its DRC Programme

Email a cover letter and CV to recruit-roaydehub@wwfafrica.org. The subject should read CD-DRCFEB19.  Deadline for applications: February 25th, 2019. Thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Please note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for follow up. If you have not been contacted six weeks after closing, consider your application unsuccessful.

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WWF-Recruitment of a Consultant to carry out a legal and institutional review of the Palm oil sector

WWF Cameroon seeks to recruit a consultant to update the Legal and Institutional Review of the Palm Oil Value Chain in Cameroon. Applications must be submitted no later than February 10, 2019 to the following address recruitcam@wwfcam.org with copy to DHalleson@wwfcam.org with subject line “Legal and Institutional Review Update”

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