Working Together to Combat Illegal Timber Trafficking in Gabon​

Working Together to Combat Illegal Timber Trafficking in Gabon In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of State, and Environmental and Judicial Ministries across the Congo Basin, the U.S. Forest Service is working to enforce capacity and build enforcement networks concerning illegal timber trafficking. These workshops bring together law enforcement, notably … Read more

SKILLS SEARCH | Cameroon Program Manager | YAOUNDÉ, CAMEROON

Cameroon Program Manager Yaoundé, CameroonManagement and Engineering Technologies International Inc. (METI), in support of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Office of International Programs, may seek the services of a Cameroon Program Manager to support programmatic implementation, interagency coordination, and community engagement. The Program Manager will support these efforts for United States Government (USG) funded programs taking … Read more

SKILLS SEARCH | Community Forestry and Natural Resource Management Specialist  | KINSHASA, DRC

Management and Engineering Technologies International Inc., in support of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), as a part of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (USAID/CARPE), may require the services of a Community Forestry and Natural Resource Management Specialist to help administer its USAID/CARPE-funded program and related donor-funded activities in the … Read more

Congo Basin Neighbors Draw On Shared Experiences To Improve Forest Monitoring Systems

Congo Basin Neighbors Draw On Shared Experiences To Improve Forest Monitoring Systems In the Central Africa Congo Basin, national governments are learning from each others’ experiences to improve their national forest monitoring systems and qualify for emission reduction payment programs. The programs, like REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation), are global, multi-agency efforts … Read more

The Central Africa Women’s Initiative for Climate Action

USFS Launches Central Africa Women’s Initiative for Climate Action In January 2021, the U.S. Forest Service International Programs launched the Central Africa Women’s Initiative for Climate Action (WICA), a year-long program funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Climate Fellow’s Program, designed to increase the participation of early-career women in central Africa – Cameroon, Gabon, … Read more