Consultant – Policy and Institutional Evaluation Expert
United Nations Development Programme – Manila City, Metro Manila – The Philippines is considered to be one of the world’s most biologically rich countries. Its marine waters support the richest coral reef communities on the planet and its terrestrial ecosystems are similarly diverse, supporting a wealth of natural resources and a rich array of species diversity. It is one of the world’s 18 mega-diversity countries, which together host more than 70% of the world’s species. Together with Madagascar, it is also one of the only two countries in the world which are both a megadiverse country and a global conservation hotspot. The entire country comprises a Conservation International Hotspot, and all remaining forest and coastal areas fall within one of four WWF Global 200 Ecoregions. This makes the Philippines one of the planet’s highest conservation priorities. The country is home to a vast assemblage of species, many of them found nowhere else in the world. The Philippines has among the highest rates of species discovery in the world (sixteen new species… – Permanent – Full-timeApply for this job.