UCLA seeks a Business Case Consultant. UCLA, through its Congo Basin Institute (CBI), recently began a collaborative partnership to promote shade-grown cocoa as a conservation tool in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). During a one-year Phase I, the project will focus on developing a business case for private sector investment in sustainable cocoa production in DRC. Applications received before October 15 will be given priority.
Consultant to support ECCAS Commission - CIFOR - ICRAF
The Strengthening and Institutionalization of the Central African Forest Observatory (RIOFAC) project has been funded since 2017 by the European Union within the framework of the Support to the Ecosystems of Central Africa (ECOFAC) program. The RIOFAC project is implemented by a consortium led by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).
The RIOFAC project has been amended, increasing its budget by one million Euros. Among the new activities included in the amendment is the recruitment of a consultant to support Economic Community of Central Africa States (ECCAS) for 6 months. Within the framework of the RIOFAC1 project and its amendment stated above, CIFOR - ICRAF will provide, through the recruitment of a consultant, additional support to ECCAS in the implementation of its medium-term strategic plan, but also aiming to improve its interaction with the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC).
Placed under the hierarchical authority of the Commissioner in charge of the Environment, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Rural Development (DERNADR), the consultant shall be responsible for supporting the ECCAS Commission with a particular focus on DERNADR, especially on the subject of the economy of protected areas, environmental diplomacy and the institutional framework on the fight against climate change and the green economy in Central Africa. The application deadline is 30 Mar-2022.
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