Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Bids For the Design and Development of a Live-Action Video Documentary and Infographic Materials

THE BCRC-CARIBBEAN INVITES BIDS FOR THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A LIVE-ACTION VIDEO DOCUMENTARY AND INFOGRAPHIC MATERIALS TO ENHANCE INFORMATION EXCHANGE AND KNOWLEDGE GENERATION FOR MERCURY MANAGEMENT


The BCRC-Caribbean is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Communications Consultant(s) (individual, team, firm, agency or company) (s) to provide the services for the design and development of an appropriate awareness raising live-action video and infographic materials to aid in the dissemination of the outcomes of national MIA reports in each of the four (4) participating countries: Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago.

The Terms of Reference (TOR) can be accessed via the following link: http://bit.ly/2AlU2QE

Further information is available at the BCRC-Caribbean’s website: http://www.bcrc-caribbean.org/what-we-do/invitations-to-bid/


Deadline for Applications is December 15,2017

Farmers explore self-check options for pesticide use

A farmer conducts a rapid test for pesticide residue
The second session of a special workshop for farmers in the Plum Mitan area took place on 31st October 2017.  

This activity was an undertaking of the "Improving Forest and Protected Area Management in Trinidad and Tobago" project.  It was developed to assist in addressing threats to the Nariva Swamp Environmentally Sensitive Area, presented by the use of harmful chemicals including extremely toxic pesticides.  


In this session of the two-day workshop, the farmers learned about some options for conducting self-checks for their personal, produce and consumer health.  Learn more about the workshop at this link.

Friday, 10 November 2017

Vacancy Announcement: Consultancies for Sustainable Financing Study

IMPROVING FOREST AND PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT PROJECT

- Vacancy Announcements: 

(1)Senior Financing Consultant to conduct a sustainable financing study for protected areas in Trinidad and Tobago 

(2) Junior Financing Consultant to conduct a sustainable financing study for protected areas in Trinidad and Tobago 

Improving Forest and Protected Area Management in Trinidad and Tobago (GCP/TRI/003/GFF) is a full scale project funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Government of Trinidad and Tobago through the Ministry of Planning and Development, the European Union and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).  The project’s overarching objective is to improve the sustainability of protected areas systems in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Improving Forest and Protected Area Management in Trinidad and Tobago Project (GCP/TRI/003/GFF) is issuing this Call for consultants to conduct a sustainable financing study for protected areas in Trinidad and Tobago.

Please click the links below to see further details of these vacancies:

Applications should be submitted to:

Mrs. Neila Bobb-Prescott, Chief Technical Advisor at Neila.BobbPrescott@fao.org.

Deadline for submission of applications is: Friday 8th December 2017.