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WWF is looking for a Consultant for its Gabon Office



Posted on Friday, April 8, 2022

Posted on 09 April 2019

WWF Gabon is seeking to recruit an international consultant to analyse of the consistency between the legal standards of Gabon, China and the European Union on sustainable forest management.

Libreville, Gabon.

Objective of the Forestry legal standards’ analysis of Gabon, China and EU
The main objective of the study is to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of legal frameworks of Gabon and China in terms of sustainable logging and responsible timber trade with a view to strengthening their coherence with the legal framework of the European Union. in the matter.

Purpose of consultant work
The work should allow to identify the legal insufficiencies in the regulatory frameworks in force in China and Gabon likely to favor the illegal timber trade, with regard to the measures taken in this matter by the European Union.

How to apply?

If you have a good knowledge of the context of timber trade between China and the European Union as well as legal standards in force in Gabon, China and the European Union; a proven experience in analyzing legal frameworks in the forest sector or a similar sector; an expertise in economics, socio-economics, international trade, international environmental law, natural resource management; excellent French writing skills, good English reading and speaking skills, this is the ideal opportunity for you.

For detailed terms of reference, please contact WWF Gabon, at: Should you need additional information on the expected outcomes, please feel free to write to Nelly HOUTSA at or to Marthe MAPANGOU at

Applicants should submit their proposals (technical and financial proposals) in English or in French (if preferable) to no later than 10 April 2019. The following persons should be copied in when submitting:

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.