The Technical Advisor will lead delivery in Programs 2 and 4, and support the achievement of the overall mission of the Jengi Tri-Nationale de la Sangha (TNS) Program as needed. Consistent WWF Cameroon vision of a future with healthy ecosystems and thriving biodiversity supporting people and driving sustainable development in Cameroon. Deadline for applications: 10th October 2021.
WRI Democratic Republic of Congo Country Manager
Reporting to the WRI Africa Director, you will be responsible for overseeing our activities in Democratic Republic of Congo in relation to forest monitoring, forest management and legality, restoration, and land use planning. You will drive programmatic strategy in country, working closely with the Global Forest Director and the Director of the WRI Africa Regional Office. Major responsibilities will include oversight of program implementation, project management, staff management, fundraising, and thought leadership.
The main areas of responsibility include approximately:
50% Program and partner management
25% Thought leadership and strategy
25% Communications and fundraising
WWF is looking for a dynamic and committed Communications, Fundraising and Partnership Manager to support conservation efforts and ensure WWF DRC’s conservation targets are met through strategic promotion of WWF DRC Brand among different audiences and supporting the fundraising effort in the country and within the Network in line with the WWF – DRC Strategic Plan and Communication Strategy. Interested candidates should email a cover letter (with at least 3 references) and curriculum vitae by October, 10 2021.
In partnership with Queen's University (Ontario, Canada), IFED is launching three online training courses on mining management, waste management and circular economy and on protected areas management.
The project entitled: "Green Commodity Landscape Programme" is part of WWF's ongoing efforts to promote sustainable cocoa production, forest protection and create new economic activities for communities in two geographical areas in Cameroon. Other agro-commodities such as, rubber, oil palm, banana, etc. will also be included in the program.
In order to enhance and promote investigative journalism on the African continent, the three networks of African journalists - the Norbert Zongo Center (CNP-NZ), the Norbert Zongo Unit for investigative journalism in Africa Ouest (CENOZO) and the Franco-African platform Médias & Démocratie (M&D) - are launching this annual PAJI-NZ Prize exclusively dedicated to investigative journalism in Africa. For this edition, the awards ceremony will take place in Ouagadougou on November 12 and 13, 2021. The deadline for applications is September 15, 2021.
Terms of Reference and Call for Proposals for the Development of a Sustainable Financing Plan for the Conservation of the Gola Forest Landscape, Liberia and Sierra Leone
The consultant is expected to consult widely in Sierra Leone and Liberia, as well as globally, to ensure a good understanding of all the factors that affect the feasibility of different funding mechanisms. The consultant is expected to bring new ideas to the landscape rather than going over old ground. This consultation will be best done face-to-face but virtual consultation can be considered depending on the COVID situation. Interested consultants are requested to send a proposal via email by 13 September 2021 (COB EAT).
For our country programme office in Cameroon, we are looking for a dynamic and committed Head of Accounting who will provide support to the FAM in the delivery of corporate tasks and objectives. Major functions: Support the FAM in the delivery of corporate tasks and objectives, assuming responsibility for the completion of a range of duties designed to achieve the accurate and timely processing of CCPO’s financial transactions and the production of monthly statements.Deadline for applications: 31st August 2021.
In this role, you will work with 6 cities in Rwanda, Ethiopia, and South Africa to recommend and develop finance and funding strategies for urban water resilience projects in those geographic contexts. You will work closely with the Project Lead and city stakeholders to identify priority projects in each city and conduct the needed research to identify investment opportunities and financing strategies for 1-2 priority urban water initiatives in each city.
This call for proposals is designed to attract contributions from interested groups across Africa which focus on the APAC objectives, streams and cross cutting themes. More details for APAC can be found on the document titled “African Protected Areas for People and Nature: APAC Content for Streams and Cross- Cutting Themes” which can be viewed and downloaded from the APAC website (soon to be finalized and online). Before filling your application, be sure to be familiar with this document. The call for proposals closes: August 31st 2021
The Aspire Grant Program provides competitive research grants of up to $5,000 USD for African graduate students and early career professionals working in the areas of biodiversity, conservation and environmental sustainability in the Congo Basin region. The 2021 Aspire Grant Program Application Period is now open. Application Deadline is July 15, 2021.