Our team

Our Team

Juhani Härkönen,

Chief Technical Advisor (CTA)


Juhani Härkönen works as a Team Leader of the FORVAC, supervising and leading the Technical Assistance (TA) team. Together with the team, he is responsible for planning and implementation of the programme activities, monitoring and evaluation and reporting. Juhani Härkönen has a focal role in liaison with national and international partners and other stakeholders of the programme. In parallel with forest value chain development, he provides technical backstopping on forest governance, policy development and forest law enforcement and timber legality related subjects.

James Nshare

National Programme Coordinator (NPC)


James Nshare bears overall responsibility for the management of inputs provided by the Government of Tanzania, ensuring that these are used appropriately and efficiently. He also supports programme planning, implementation progress and impact monitoring for FORVAC to achieve planned objectives and targets. Nshare also facilitates integration of programme interventions into operations of the Forestry and Beekeeping Division of the MNRT and Local Government operations.



COVID-19 Guideline

The spreading of COVID-19 would be a huge challenge to an already
constrained health care system, so prevention is the key. We have collected safety measures and advice on how to reduce the risk of catching the virus and minimizing the risk of spreading it further during FORVAC supported activities.

Please, download our COVID-19 guideline from here if you are operating with us: