Request for Proposal to establish map of forest status for Con Cuong State Forest Company(FSC) and Protection Forest Management Board (FMB) of Con Cuong

The USAID-funded "Lowering Emissions in Asia Forests" program is being implemented by Winrock International, the Netherlands Development Organisation – SNV, Climate Focus and RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests, in six countries: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea. The Vietnam LEAF Project was approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development approved in Decision No. 1006/QD-BNN-HTQT, dated on May 4th, 2012. VNFOREST was assigned as the project owner, while the coordinating agencies include: the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Nghe An province; the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Lam Dong Province; Netherlands Development Organisation - SNV; Winrock International and Climate Focus.
Regarding REDD+ readiness, the LEAF project will support the Con Cuong FSC to have a high quality forest status map and forest inventory.The main objective of this work is to:
- Develop a forest cover status map of the Con Cuong forest company (area of 8413 ha) and areas of the Con Cuong FMB, map at a scale of 1/25000 using high resolution satellite images and the official forest cover stratification, with a target overall accuracy of no less than 80%.
- Organise the hands on training using remotely sensed data of Con Cuong district to establish forest map for local foresters.
The complete map of the state of forests and forest resources survey should be carried out in the period from November 2012–February 2013. Progress reports should be submitted to the LEAF after each stage of work has been completed.
Details of the assignment please find in the attached ToR (in both English and Vietnamese).
The deadline to send application documents is Nov 15th, 2012 to Ms. Nguyen Thi Khanh Van, the LEAF’s Field Coordinator in Nghe An, email: [email protected]; and Cc to Ms. Ly Thi Minh Hai Project Manager, e-mail: [email protected]


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SNV Vietnam
Nghe An
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2012-11-15