Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
About the Organization:
World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. Their work focuses on building sustainable and liveable cities and working towards a low carbon economy. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.
WRI India is seeking an short-term consultant for policy research work housed in the Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration program in India. The Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration program aims to protect, maintain and restore landscapes to secure livelihoods of 700 million people directly dependent on forests and agriculture and strengthen India’s environmental well-being.
The candidate for this position will support research on community-led interventions for implementing and scaling forest protection and landscape restoration in India. The focus will be on the analyzing the impact of tenure and resource rights through policy interventions including joint forest management (JFM) Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 (PESA), community conserved areas (CCAs) and post-rights recognition experience in areas where individual, community forest and community forest resource rights have been recognized under the Forest Rights Act, 2006 (FRA).
The candidate is expected to have demonstrated skills in research, data analysis, report writing as well stakeholder interaction. The position is most suited to an individual willing to take on the challenge of a new, fast growing, and developing program of work.
Scope of Work/Responsibilities:
The candidate’s responsibilities include:
Duration: 60 days
Location: Delhi/ Mumbai/ Bangalore, India