Friday, June 10, 2016

Deadline: 15 August 2016
Open to: applicants from ITTO Member countries
Fellowship: the maximum amount for a fellowship is USD 10,000


International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) is offering Fellowships through the Freezailah Fellowship Fund to promote Human Resource Development and to strengthen professional expertise in member countries in tropical forestry and related disciplines. The goal is to promote the sustainable management of tropical forests, the efficient use and processing of tropical timber, and better economic information about the international trade in tropical timber.

Priority Areas:

Promote good governance and enabling policy frameworks for strengthening SFM and related trade, and enhancing SFM financing and investment;
Increase the contribution of tropical forests to national and local economies, including through international trade;
Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in tropical timber producing forests;
Reduce tropical deforestation and forest degradation and enhance the provision of environmental services;
Improve the quality and availability of information on tropical forests, forest product markets and trade;
Build and develop human resource capacity to implement SFM and increase trade in forest goods and services from sustainably managed forests.

Only nationals of ITTO Member countries are eligible to apply;
Awards are to be made to individuals not to institutions.
Previous ITTO Fellowship awardees are not eligible to apply for another ITTO Fellowship within two years of receiving the first award and submitting to the Secretariat a final report on the activity for which the award was made.

The maximum amount for a fellowship is USD 10,000.

How to apply?

On-line Application is available in English, French, and Spanish (the official languages of ITTO) at the official website. Please read carefully the information and general instructions contained in this note before submitting your application.

If you have a problem in accessing the online application, please contact the Secretariat:

For more information, please visit the official website.