Objectives of Scoping StudyThe objectives of the scoping study for biodiversity surveys and HCV assessments are:1. To gain a good understanding of the state of knowledge about biodiversity and HCVs in the Tanintharyi Region targeting selected forest areas through desk review2. To mobilize a team of experienced technical specialist to carry out scoping studies for five forested areas3. To document local knowledge from interviews with key stakeholders4. To complete field surveys in selected forest areas using transects5. To complete an analysis of field data and information6. To document findings for each forest area and include these area findings in an integrated report. Final integrated report should be organized so that sections for each of the 5 forested areas can be extracted as stand-alone reports.
Qualifications of Team Members• Relevant Bachelor Degree or Graduate Degree• 5 years of experience in area of specialization including field surveys• Understanding of concepts of High Conservation Values and importance sustainable agriculture and forestry products is an asset.• Fluency in written and spoken Myanmar language and good English skillsDeliverablesThe following deliverables are required:1. Soft or hard copies of relevant references materials from desk review2. Minutes of meetings and consultants. Copies of any questionnaires used during consultations3. Draft Report with 2-3 page executive summary. Each surveyed area should have its own analysis and narrative which can be extracted as a separate stand-alone report. 4. Final Report responding to feedback from WWF
Meal or travel allowance
Fun working environment, International Standard, Joined an experienced team
- Opportunities for promotion
- Possibility for job training
- Learn new skills and techniques
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.