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.

Emmanuel Msoffe

National Programme Coordinator (NPC),


Emmanuel Msoffe 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. Emmanuel Msoffe also facilitates integration of programme interventions into operations of the Forestry and Beekeeping Division of the MNRT and Local Government operations.