March 13, 2012

International expert on Economic Assessment of Ecosystem Services

International expert on Economic Assessment of Ecosystem Services

The Regional Environment Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus) is announcung vacancies for the position of International expert on Economic Assessment of Ecosystem Services as part of the project “Support Development of Biodiversity Conservation Policies and Practices in Mountain Regions of the South Caucasus” .

Major goal of the project is to build capacity of local communities and authorities to address biodiversity loss in forest ecosystems of mountain regions of South Caucasus in order to improve participatory biodiversity management.

 

Three Specific Objectives are envisaged:

  • To raise awareness and knowledge of local communities and local authorities in mountain regions and decision-makers at national level on values of forest ecosystems services and biodiversity and the benefits from their conservation and sustainable use and to increase willingness to protect biodiversity.
  • To introduce practices of biodiversity management planning at local level in participatory manner.
  • To demonstrate practical application through implementation of pilot projects on restoration of degraded forest ecosystems and respective enhancement of their values.

Term of Reference for the position can be found on the following link:

http://www.rec-caucasus.org/files_eng/303_ToR_International_Expert.zip

 

To apply:

If you meet the requirement, please send a Cover Letter and detailed CV in English to:

nune.harutyunyan@rec-caucasus.org no later than 28 March, 2012.

Note: Only the strongest candidates will be contacted.