Republic of Congo and World Bank Sign Agreement to Reduce Carbon Emissions and Preserve Forests and Wetlands

Republic of Congo and World Bank Sign Agreement to Reduce Carbon Emissions and Preserve Forests and Wetlands The Republic of Congo recently signed a $41.8 million USD agreement with the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). Republic of Congo is home to part of the … Read more

Renforcement de l’expertise et des contributions des femmes Gabonaises dans le processus de notification des émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) à la Convention Cadre des Nations Unis sur le Changement Climatique (CCNUCC)

Renforcement de l’expertise et des contributions des femmes Gabonaises dans le processus de notification des émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) à la Convention Cadre des Nations Unis sur le Changement Climatique (CCNUCC) Appel à Candidature : Le Programme International du Service Forestier des Etats Unis (USFS-IP) soutient le gouvernement de la République … Read more

U.S. Forest Service International Seminars: Meet Chantal Shalukoma

U.S. Forest Service International Seminars: Meet Chantal Shalukoma Each year, the U.S. Forest Service International Programs organizes twelve international seminars where natural resource management professionals from around the world are invited to come together to learn and exchange on different aspects of natural resource management. Chantal Shalukoma, who participated in the Community Resilience Seminar, is … Read more

Happy International Day of Forests!

Happy International Day of Forests! This year, the theme for the day is “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being”. USFS works with various partners across Central Africa, and a key part of our work is focused on capacity building, especially in regards to the next generation of conservation practitioners who will be charged … Read more

Skills Search | USFS Technical Program Coordinator | Libreville, Gabon

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) may require the services of a Technical Program Coordinator to help administer a U.S. government (USG)-funded program based in Libreville, Gabon. Background Recent developments in Gabon offer a significant window of opportunity to address the illegal timber trade, much of it involving transnational organized criminal networks.  The country’s Penal Code … Read more