SilvaCarbon Profile: Meet Chief Kondjo

SilvaCarbon Profile: Meet Chief Kondjo SilvaCarbon is an interagency technical cooperation program of the U.S. Government to enhance the capacity of selected tropical countries to measure, monitor, and report carbon in forests and other lands. Drawing on the expertise of multiple U.S. Government agencies and partners, the program provides targeted technical support to countries in … Read more

U.S. Forest Service Seminars – Meet Brice MOWAWA

U.S. Forest Service Seminar Participants: Meet Brice MOWAWA The U.S. Forest Service International Programs hosts an annual international seminar series on natural resource management including seminars on topics such as climate change, watershed management, and urban forestry. The seminars take place in the United States with participants coming from the 90+ programmatic countries of the … Read more

U.S. Forest Service Seminars

Meet Our Seminar Participants: A New Series Every year, the U.S. Forest Service International Programs hosts a series of seminars on a variety of topics, from climate change to watershed management, attended by participants from countries worldwide. The seminars take place in the United States, but those in attendance work with the U.S. Forest Service … Read more

Managing Fire to Protect Forests and Livelihoods: Creating and Validating Fire Management Plans in the Republic of the Congo

Managing Fire to Protect Forests and Livelihoods: Creating and Validating Fire Management Plans in the Republic of the Congo “Fire is an incredibly important part of our way of life,” says Paco Bockandza, Executive Director of the Republic of the Congo’s National Protected Areas Agency. “People have been using fire to hunt and farm for … Read more

Happy International Day of Forests!

Happy International Day of Forests! This year the theme is #ForestsandEducation, highlighting the “importance of education at all levels in achieving sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation” . The U.S. Forest Service International Programs, supported by USAID’s Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment, has been working with government agencies, NGOs, and private sector groups in … Read more