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Emerging Markets Specialist (Puerto Rico)

Emerging Markets Specialist (Puerto Rico)



For over 70 years, the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) has contributed to high-impact international development projects in more than 85 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Grounded in the seven cooperative principles, NCBA CLUSA’s international development work seeks to alleviate poverty through social and economic empowerment. NCBA CLUSA’s work focuses on building resilient communities, creating economic opportunities, and strengthening cooperatives and producer organizations. Our community-led development approach empowers communities to identify, promote, and manage sustainable, locally generated solutions.


Are you passionate about fostering climate mitigation and enhancing forest resilience?

Join Our Team as an Emerging Markets Specialist in Puerto Rico!

 About the Project and the Role:

NCBA CLUSA is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Emerging Markets Specialist for a USDA Forest Service project to be implemented in Puerto Rico. The project will seek to support the participation of underserved and small- acreage forest landowners in emerging private markets for climate mitigation and/or forest resilience.

The ideal candidate should have significant work experience in Puerto Rico; a demonstrated track record in facilitating market access, developing effective marketing strategies and analysis, and engaging private sector actors; as well as experience engaging directly with individual landowners to build their knowledge and capacity to access new markets.

You will lead the charge in providing technical support to forest landowners, enabling their seamless integration into emerging markets for agroforestry products. You will play a pivotal role in supporting project implementation and activities, collaborating with project partners, private sector stakeholders, and relevant government entities to identify opportunities that connect landowners with emerging market actors and systems.

For details about the job click on the following link



To be considered applicants shall forward Cover Letter and CV (preferably in English) to and a copy to with the subject line: “USDA Forest Service Project_ [Emerging Markets Specialist]”.



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