Inspired Technicians Tackle National Forest Inventory Data Analysis in Kinshasa

Inspired Technicians Tackle National Forest Inventory Data Analysis in Kinshasa In October, 2018, the U.S. Forest Service International Programs, in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, held a four-day training in probability and statistics. This workshop was supported by the SilvaCarbon program, an interagency technical cooperation program of the U.S. … Read more

Position Announcement: U.S. Forest Service Technical Program Manager in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Position Announcement U.S. Forest Service Technical Program Manager in the Democratic Republic of Congo Management and Engineering Technologies International, Inc. (METI), in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service, as a part of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Central African Regional Program for the Environment (USAID/CARPE), seeks a full-time Technical Program Manager in the Democratic … Read more

Community Collaboration to Protect National Parks: Building Capacity for Ecotourism in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Community Collaboration to Protect National Parks: Building Capacity for Ecotourism in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo There are few places left on Earth where one can see the Eastern Lowland Gorilla, the largest of the four gorilla subspecies, in its natural habitat. With less than 4,000 individuals left in the wild, these gorillas are … Read more

New University Course Curriculum Promotes Sustainable Forest and Resource Management Across the Congo Basin

New University Course Curriculum Promotes Sustainable Forest and Resource Management Across the Congo Basin Professor Francois Hiol Hiol, the coordinator and director of the Regional Center of Specialized Training in Agriculture, Forestry, and Wood (CRESA Forêt-Bois) in Cameroon, is responsible for ensuring his students graduate equipped to address the daunting challenges facing the forests of … Read more

Master’s Degree Scholarship Recipients Help Strengthen Environmental Management in the Congo Basin

Master’s Degree Scholarship Recipients Help Strengthen Environmental Management in the Congo Basin Before she finished her master’s degree, Létycia Ning-Bala was working as an assistant in the recently formed National Protected Areas Agency in the Republic of the Congo. While passionate about working to promote sustainable environmental management in her country, she lacked the training … Read more