Objective of the consultancyTo facilitate the participatory development of a restoration plan for Tanintharyi Banchaung watersheds as input to the Tanintharyi Landscape Corridor Vision Plan.Scope of work/ Major responsibility(i) Conduct an assessment of the Banchaung and Tanintharyi watersheds to identify the extent of restoration needed as well as areas to be restored.(ii) Using appropriate tools (e.g. ROOT) prioritize areas needing restoration (iii) Facilitate consultation with relevant project partners to ensure that restoration plan has been developed with stakeholders and they have full ownership of the restoration plan (iv) Consult with KNU and government officials for their inputs(v) Collaborate with consultant hired by WWF for the development of Landscape Corridor vision plan to ensure synergy with the overall landscape plan (vi) Recommend effective and appropriate restoration strategy for the target areas; not costly, including local species to be used. Outputs/ deliverable of performance and time scheduleComprehensive restoration Strategy for Banchaung (Pawklo) and Tanintharyi Watersheds
Required profile:(i) Practical expertise in developing and implementing forest landscape restoration strategy(ii) Knowledge of tropical forest ecosystem and local species (iii) Knowledge and experience in using science based tools in developing restoration strategy and identifying/prioritizing restoration areas(iv) Knowledge and experience in various forest landscape restoration approaches (v) GIS knowledge (vi) Advance skills in report writing , English report (vii) Facilitations and participatory process skillsThe detailed job description is at https://goo.gl/kPZ2dfClosing date: 17 August 2018 (Friday)Interested applicants may submit their proposal stating the expected consultancy fee together with CVs of consultants to email@example.com or deliver to WWF Myanmar office at 15C Than Taman Street, Dagon Township, Yangon.For additional information or clarification you can email to firstname.lastname@example.org Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
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WWF’s Secretariat based in Gland, Switzerland and operating with over 5,000 staff worldwide. It is the world largest conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries,supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.The groups mission is "to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future inwhich humans live in harmony with nature.” Currently, much of its work focuses on the conservation of three biomes that contain most of the world's biodiversity: oceans and coasts, forests, and freshwater ecosystems.Among other issues, it is also concerned with endangered species, pollution and climate change.Expanding WWF- Greater Mekong to Myanmar, WWF- Greater Mekong has built an extraordinary network of partners – local communities, the private sector, and governments – all working together to find solutions to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for its people, ecosystems and wildlife. WWF- Greater Mekong consists of a regional team and country offices in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,Thailand and Vietnam.