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Looking for consultant to produce a report on: Harnessing Ecosystems goods and services for achieving Green Growth & SD in Africa.

Posted by AFJACC on February 14, 2013 at 10:55 AM

 

We are urgently looking for a  consultant to come up with a report on  "Harnessing Ecosystems goods and services for achieving Green Growth & SD in Africa.We need someone who  has written extensively on the topic of harnessing ecosystems to contribute to wealth and economic prosperity. I will appreciate if you can send to me some CVs. It is stressed that an African will bepreferable and should have  the following qualifications:

•        Advanced degree or Master’s Degree in environmental economics, environmental science,natural resources management, or related discipline;       

•        Understanding of ecosystems and their contribution to green growth;

•        IT competencies in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet;

•        Knowledge and experience of working with African countries

 

"The main focus of this work is to carry out a factual impact assessment of the role of ecosystems good and services in paving the way towards achieving inclusive green growth and poverty reduction in Africa. The report will focus on Africa’s key natural resources and ecosystems such as agro-ecosystems, water, coastalareas, forest and biodiversity and look at existing good practices in their sustainable management. It also looks at the challenge to be caused by key factors such as climate change in terms of ensuring the sustainability of ecosystems goods and services. . The report will also look at the role of different groups including women in the sustainable exploitation and conservation of environmental goods and services."

 

 

Best regards

 

Richard Munang (Ph.D)|Policy & Programme Coordinator

Climate Change Adaptation Programme, Africa|United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

+25420 762 5727 |[email protected]; www.unep.org| www.africa.ganadapt.org

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