The Endangered Wildlife Trust seeks a Senior Information Officer. Qualification: Minimum of Masters in biology or a related field, MCDBA certification or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years' experience in SQL a prerequisite. At least 3 years proven experience working with Geographic Information Systems such as ArcGIS, QuantumGIS and other platforms (candidates will be requested to provide details of analyses and other outputs).
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the largest independent conservation organizations in the world. WWF is an international NGO committed to environmental protection. The global conservation organization, active in almost 100 countries, has been working in the Congo Basin in Central Africa for more than 20 years. In order to provide technical support to key stakeholders for income generating activities in Ngoyla - Mintom area, the WWF seeks an Income Generating Activities Officer for its Cameroon Country Programme Office.
This position is responsible for ensuring the consistent and efficient communication activities and public relations aspects of TRAFFIC's Central Africa Programme (TCAF). It includes the planning, implementation and evaluation of communication activities of TCAF in the context of extending TRAFFIC's profile and impact of its conservation programme.
SANParks currently offers this challenging career opportunity to an appropriately qualified and experienced person in the Conservation Services Division as Head: Cape Research Centre based in Cape Town.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the largest independent conservation organizations in the world. WWF is an international NGO committed to environmental protection. The global conservation organization, active in almost 100 countries, has been working in the Congo Basin in Central Africa for more than 20 years. Our mission is to stop the environmental degradation in the world and build a future where humans live in harmony with nature.
Akagera Management Company will open a new 3 star, 14 bed tented camp - Ruzizi - in mid 2012. Assisted by the Tourism and Marketing Manager and the Tented Camp Manager, the volunteer will assist with the opening of the camp, food and beverage set-up, procurement and stock management, booking procedures, administration systems, reporting, invoicing and accounting. There will be a strong focus on training and motivation of camp staff, many of whom will be new to hospitality. Overall, an excellent exposure to all aspects of setting up and managing a tented camp in a beautiful National Park is on offer.
Southern Hemisphere humpback whales migrate to the coastal waters of tropical West Africa to breed each year. Illegal fisheries, poaching, pollution, habitat disturbance and climate change threaten these populations. In this region, we are working to expand the number and size of marine protected areas to safeguard at least 10 percent of territorial seas. Efforts towards this include the collection of data on key species like humpback whales to aid in the design and implementation of management plans. Volunteers will have access to high biodiversity, and interactions with whales will be unparalleled. This position will suit someone eager to increase their field experience and advance a career in marine mammal sciences.
The post holder will mentor, train and lead a local team of young wardens to effectively manage this very small land and marine protected area for Nature Seychelles, the management authority. The post holder will work with local counterparts to enable effective management in the future.
A Community Manager is needed to complete the following tasks: - Planning and management of bi-annual community forums - Conception and management of all community projects - Liaison with all ASDD presidents on a regular basis - Liaison with the 2 community representatives elected to the Board of the Odzala-Kokoua Foundation on a regular basis - Liaison with all NGOs active in the area - Coordination of all community projects initiated by other stakeholders - Collecting all community fees from tourists and tourism operators - Management and control of the Community Fund.
Objectives and goals for the GIS data processor - Execution and management of the OKNP business plan - Ensure the timely processing of all data collected by OKNP operational staff; law enforcement, monitoring, habituation and community - Translate all data into easily understandable formats - Monitor trends from data collected - Ensure African Parks ethics and operational procedures.
Objectives and goals for the Conservation Manager - Execution and management of the OKNP business plan - Manage all conservation related efforts of the OKNP - Ensure links and good relationships between OKNP, the Government and other NGO's - Ensure African Parks ethics and operational procedures.
The Mgahinga Community Development Organisation (MCDO) is an organisation based at the foothills of the magnificent Virunga Volcanoes made famous by the magical Mountain Gorillas in the South-West region of Uganda.
We are seeking volunteer field assistants to continue our habituation of a new Chimpanzee group at the Budongo Conservation Field Station in Uganda. The Budongo Forest Reserve covers an area of 482km2 in north-eastern Uganda bordering Lake Albert and the Murchison Falls National Park, and has an estimated 580 chimpanzees.
Unlocking Multiple Benefits from Ecosystem Rehabilitation: Making
Ecosystem Carbon work for Biodiversity & Water. The Biodiversity Unit of WWF-SA seeks to demonstrate that ecosystem rehabilitation efforts in priority habitats can be better achieved and financed over the long-term through developing, for market, potential carbon projects that promise high water and/or biodiversity returns. High "co-benefits", in other words.