Application Deadline: Open until filled (Last post date: June 28, 2012)
Country: Sri Lanka
Organization: UN-REDD Programme
The work contemplated under this contract is part of the implementation of the UN-REDD in Sri Lanka and the national roadmap for REDD+. The establishment of a system of forest satellite monitoring is necessary for Sri Lanka to enter the second phase of REDD+. To enable the development of a functional and robust forest monitoring system in Sri Lanka, it is important to collect the lessons from other countries. It is important to identify the existing national expertise’s and gaps still to be filled in order to facilitate the design and implementation of the best forest monitoring system for Sri Lanka.
Under the general supervision of the FAO Representative for Sri Lanka, and the Director of the Division of Evaluation, management and conservation of forest (FOM), and under the direct supervision of the Forestry Officer responsible for Measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) in the Department of Forest, in close collaboration with the project management unit in Sri Lanka, the incumbent will support the implementation related to forest monitoring and MRV systems.
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