Join our TAC for Land Use & Forests

We are seeking two new members for our Land Use & Forests Technical Advisory Committee with the following expertise:

1. Senior expert (10-15 years experience) in Agriculture/Agronomy:

  • Higher education (scientific) in agronomy/agriculture or related field
  • Practical, field-based experience of agricultural activities
  • Knowledge and understanding of GHG/carbon emissions related to agriculture
  • Ideally experienced in standards, certification and MRV

2. Senior (10-15 years experience) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)/UNFCCC expert

  • Higher education in climate change policy/sustainable development 
  • Experienced in international climate and sustainable development policy/strategies related to land-use and forests
  • Experience of UN mechanisms for climate finance
  • Knowledge and understanding of international carbon/eco-system service market places

General requirements to potential candidates:

  1. Fluency in both spoken and written English to be able to contribute during TAC call discussions
  2. General knowledge/understanding of land-use and forests, sustainable development and carbon market vocabulary

The new members will be appointed as per our TAC Terms of Reference>>  To apply for this position, interested/qualified individuals should submit their CV and cover letter to ayushi.jain@goldstandard.org by Tuesday 14th October.

Gold Standard is currently undertaking a major strategic review and overhaul of its technical standards. These are likely to impact both the constitution and remit of the Technical Advisory Committee in the coming twelve months - more information can be found here>>. This work is likely to entail a change to TAC TORs although timing is yet to be confirmed.

Please note this is a voluntary position.

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