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Nick Jewell

MSc Land Resource Management, National College of Agricultural Engineering, Silsoe, UK, 1983.
BA Geography, University of Sussex, UK, 1979.
Nick brings more than 25 years experience working in Africa, Asia and Europe on forest management programmes as a forester and information systems specialist and/or manager. He holds several long-term and process support roles on forestry and watershed projects (EU, DFID, FAO, etc.) including the Improved Forest Management for Sustainable Livelihoods Programme (IFMSLP) where he is responsible for establishing and administering forest resource information and management systems. Nick has applied knowledge to installing of systems for strategic planning approaches (landscape and ecosystem) and use of advanced statistical and spatial modelling techniques such as Arcinfo, Arcview, MapInfo and other software packages (MS Access). He has a proven track record in training, supervising and coordinating technical aspects of GIS/GPS-based resource inventories and assessments; and participatory survey, zoning and operational planning – mainly with a focus on biodiversity conservation and indigenous and planted forests. Nick offers practical experience with systems development and their administration; including the definition of guidelines and user manuals for data management, as well as facilitating the harmonisation of standardised data sets with various public sector bodies. Nick over the past 4 years has worked extensively in Malawi with the Department of Forestry.

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climate change
m&E
water
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