GIS Mapping Technical Support 1-year Consultancy with HCSA Secretariat (preferred location: Southeast Asia)Read Now
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Established in 2014, the High Carbon Stock Approach (HCSA) is a methodology distinguishes forest areas for protection from degraded lands with low carbon, social and biodiversity values that may be developed. The methodology was developed with the aim to ensure a practical, transparent, robust, and scientifically credible approach that is widely accepted to implement commitments to halt deforestation in the tropics, while ensuring the rights and livelihoods of local peoples are respected.
We are seeking a GIS expert to support HCSA’s maps submission, analysis and monitoring process to:
1. Work with HCSA grower members to ensure they are submitting data are according to
requirements needed for GFW Pro platform and to maintain the platform with support from HCSA secretariat.
2. Establish a monitoring procedure/protocol for HCS forests based on HCSA SG membership requirements with support from Quality Assurance Working Group (QAWG) and Protection Working Group (PWG), and to collaborate with HCVRN and RSPO.
3. Collaborate with WRI on migrating data from HCSA GFW pro platform to make transparent the state of HCSA implementation and HCS forest and HCV area conservation in coordination with a parallel project with HCVRN.