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Regional Marine and Coastal Program Coordinator, IUCN Program (Dakar, Senegal)

The IUCN Programme for Central and West Africa, PACO, seeks to recruit its Regional Marine and Coastal Programme Coordinator in charge of marine and coastal issues, including biodiversity conservation, fisheries management, integrated management and governance of coastal areas, adaptation to climate change and disasters risks reduction. The MACO Coordinator will serve as both a senior member of the Regional Programme Team that delivers the technical programme of IUCN in Central and West Africa and the IUCN global Marine Programme team that helps set strategic direction and define priorities for IUCN’s broader engagement on Marine and Coastal issues. Learn more.

Post Doctoral Fellow (Various locations)

CIFOR, BOGOR (INDONESIA), B. LIMA (PERU) AND C. NAIROBI (KENYA)

The Tenure Post Doctoral Fellows will be part of a core team responsible for implementing a multi-country research and action program examining the impact of forest tenure reforms in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Under the supervision of a senior scientist and a principal scientist, the three postdoctoral fellows will participate in a program that seeks to analyze the success or failure in the practice of policy and institutional innovations to provide more secure rights to forest resources, and to identify conditions under which national or local policy implementation leads to desired outcomes. For more information, click here.

Multiple Positions – One Acre Fund (Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi)

One Acre Fund is a start-up initiative that works with persistently hungry farm families in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi. Instead of giving handouts, One Acre invests in farm families to generate a permanent gain in farm income. Our “investment bundle” includes education, financing, inputs, and export market access.

One Acre Fund is looking to fill multiple positions, both in rural areas and Nairobi. We are looking for entrepreneurial, ambitious, and independent people who can be given large amounts of responsibility – immediately – to develop One Acre Fund’s program model. Expatriate staff have made significant contributions to our success, from building our monitoring & evaluation systems to scoping potential districts for expansion; from trialing new crops to managing and mentoring other staff. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a strong work ethic, and are passionate about creating change in the lives of others, please consider joining our team!

For more information and to apply, click here.

Regional Director – Africa – Country and Regional Programs for the Rights and Resources Group (Washington D.C.)

The Regional Director proactively leads the implementation of RRI’s projects and events and ensuring accelerated achievement of RRI goals in the Africa region.   Main responsibilities include leading the annual country and regional planning process to set collective goals, agree on strategies to reach them, and develop concrete plans for action and engagement.  A strong background in land tenure reforms, natural resource management or forestry, rural development policies. An advanced degree is required; PhD preferred or a strong mix of academic training and country, field level experience. 10 to 15 years experience working with policy reform processes that deal with rights-based forest conservation, rural development, poverty alleviation, and/or human rights in the relevant region. For more information, visit: http://www.rightsandresources.org/pages.php?id=106

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