Forest Inventory Expert in the Republic of Congo Shares Experience and Expertise with Neighboring Country

Forest Inventory Expert in the Republic of Congo Shares Experience and Expertise with Neighboring Country When Basile Mpati steps into the forest, he transforms. His eyes sparkle, his smile is infectious, and he doesn’t seem to notice the cloying humidity, endless biting insects, and thick mud. Instead, every once in a while, he’ll stop, look … Read more

Giving Government Officials the Skills and Tools to Protect Forests in the Republic of the Congo

  Giving Government Officials the Skills and Tools to Protect Forests in the Republic of the Congo In the Republic of the Congo, forests are an important economic and ecological resource. However, illegal logging practices and uncontrolled mining and agricultural expansion are threats to these vast forests, which are critical for the country’s sustainable economic … Read more

We’re recruiting interns!

5/1/2018: WE ARE NO LONG ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST! The U.S. Forest Service International Programs (USFS/IP), with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), seeks two interns to contribute to their USFS/IP Central Africa program. To Apply: Please send a Letter of Interest and CV … Read more

Happy World Tourism Day!

  Happy World Tourism Day! It’s World Tourism Day! To celebrate, the U.S. Forest Service Central Africa Program is excited to highlight our program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where we are working with government and non-profit partners to improve ecotourism facilities, train eco-guides, and encourage regional cooperation. There are very few places … Read more