International Technical Advisor

‘Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries’ (REDD+) offers an opportunity to capitalise on local stakeholders’ experience of forest monitoring while presenting new technical challenges on how data can be generated for a national REDD+ programme. Participatory forest monitoring (PFM) presents a multifaceted approach to engage stakeholders, particularly local people in REDD+ and contribute to the livelihoods of forest-dependent people. SNV and the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST), together with local government and community stakeholders in the southern province of Lam Dong, are currently piloting a model of PFM.

SNV and partners, through the MB-REDD project are now seeking a senior international specialist to contribute to develop global PFM models and quality control pilot interventions in Vietnam. Duration of the assignment is 45 person-days in 2013 initially, with possibility of extension in subsequent years, started from 1st March 2013. The consultant will be home-based, with possibility to travel to Hanoi, Vietnam. Details of the assignment please see the attached ToR.

Interested consultant should send most updated CVs and Letter of Interest indicating how (s)he is qualified to perform the service to Mr. Nguyen Vinh Quang ([email protected]).

Deadline of submission is 17:00 February 24, 2013.

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Sun, 2013-02-24