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Are you a technical specialist in forestry?

Organization
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Category
Work & Volunteer
Job vacancies
Country
Switzerland
Language

English

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The Forestry Policy and Resources Division leads FAO's work in promoting sustainable forest management and providing leadership on the environmental, social and economic dimensions of forestry, including its contributions to poverty reduction and food security and nutrition. 

This job posting is located in the National Forest Monitoring (NFM) and REDD+ Team of the Forestry Department, which supports FAO member countries on all aspects of forest monitoring to provide reliable information for national forest policy development, planning, and sustainable management as well as for satisfying international reporting requirements. The Technical Specialist will work under the supervision of the Forestry Officer leading work on the National Forest Inventory (NFI) under the overall guidance of the Team Leader.

Duties of the Technical Specialist will be, among others:

  • Provide training, technical support and knowledge sharing on NFI design and implementation in project countries;
  • Develop and document training material for NFI data analysis appropriate for different country capacities;
  • Develop country capacities on NFI data analysis, including the generation of statistical estimates for forest reference emissions level (FREL) construction and/or greenhouse gasses inventories (GHGi).
Seeking Technical Specialist in Forestry