Thursday, October 20, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Consultant Positions at CIFOR
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) advances human wellbeing, environmental conservation and equity by conducting research to inform policies and practices that affect forests in developing countries. CIFOR is one of 15 centres within the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
CIFOR currently has two open consultancy positions:
- Economic Analyst (Lao PDR). The consultant will collaborate with the project leader on a study of 'Resilience and the critical roles of NTFPs in local livelihoods', targeting Salavan Province, and specifically areas surrounding production forest areas associated with the SUFORD project. The specific purpose of this consultancy is to contribute to an economic analysis of different forest governance approaches and their impacts on livelihoods and vulnerability.
- Ecosystem Services Modelling Consultant (Bogor, Indonesia). The part-time consultant will lead the component on modeling of ecosystem services under climate change scenarios and land use change scenarios. The consultant will report to the project manager and will be required to work closely with staff, consultants and partners in the three case-study countries and at headquarters in Bogor. This study will deliver actionable policy recommendations to key national policy makers in the respective countries.
Deadline (both positions): October 31, 2011