Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires étrangères, Commerce et Développement Canada

www.international.gc.ca

Sustainable Forestry Research Technician

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Falls Brook Centre
Acronyme : FBC
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Through local, national and international community development and resource stewardship work, we encourage and support initiatives that work towards a society that respects ecosystems, honors diverse cultures and provides an economy in balance with communities and nature. To fulfill its mandate FBC communicates and demonstrates appropriate sustainable resource stewardship in our forest lands, certified organic agriculture and renewable technology projects implementation for rural community revitalization, to inspire and enable people and societies to make a conscious transition towards ecological, economic and social renewal.
Adresse : 125 South Knowlesville Road
Knowlesville, New Brunswick,
E7L 1B1
FAX: (506) 375-4221
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Daniel Ruiz-Sandoval
Courriel : daniel@fallsbrookcentre.ca
Pays : Costa Rica
Ville : Turrialba
Secteur : Sylviculture
Description du stage : Research focused on native forest genetic diversity conservation, assessment of the role of genetic diversity for the resiliency and adaptation of plant and animal species to climatic and biotic changes and its importance for rural community livelihoods.

In Canada
- Assist Registered Professional Forester in assessment of woodlot owner needs.;
- Research NTFP opportunities and their applicability to the Acadian Forest region
- Liaise with academia and government agencies on current social forestry related research and assist in the dissemination of current findings within the New Brunswick context;
- Assist with the monitoring of FSC certification on private woodlots in the Maritimes
- Explore opportunities for woodlot owners to diversify forest values.

Overseas
- Research activities to conserve native forest genetic diversity in Costa Rica as an initial step towards sustainable local community development through the sustainable management of native forest species.
- Promote the conservation of S. macrophylla through its domestication and sustainable management by Latin American smallholders.
- Propagation of S. macrophylla from selected wild populations and its subsequent establishment in multi-species agro-forestry/analog forestry trials.
Organisation d'accueil : Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Centre
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : Mandate: To contribute to rural poverty reduction in tropical America by promoting competitive and sustainable agriculture and natural resource management, through higher education, research and technical cooperation.