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Applying to the Peace Corps is a process involving several steps, with details and paperwork at each point along the way. In a nutshell:
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The Government of Gabon has stated its intention to address a broad range of development needs: increase farmer productivity and environmental awareness as well as tackle health problems associated with HIV/AIDS transmission, diarrheal diseases, and malnutrition. Peace Corps Volunteers are helping Gabon address these issues through a variety of projects. In the health sector, Volunteers help educate communities about their resources and needs by focusing on maternal and child nutrition and reproductive health.  
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|-
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| align="center" | '''[[Sector]]''' || '''[[Assignment]]''' || '''[[Beg. Yr]]''' || '''[[End. Yr]]'''
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| rowspan="6" align="center"| '''[[Agriculture]]'''
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| [[Ag Education]]
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| [[1990]]
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| [[1990]]
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|-
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| [[Ag Extension]]
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| [[1981]]
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| [[2002]]
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|-
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| [[Animal Husband]]
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| [[1999]]
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| [[2001]]
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|-
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| [[Crop Extension]]
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| [[1981]]
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| [[2001]]
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|-
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| [[Fisheries Marine]]
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| [[1987]]
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| [[1987]]
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|-
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| [[Soil Science]]
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| [[1984]]
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| [[1984]]
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|-
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| rowspan="3" align="center"| '''[[Business]]'''
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| [[Archictecture]]
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| [[1986]]
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| [[1986]]
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|-
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| [[Business Advising]]
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| [[1988]]
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| [[1999]]
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|-
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| [[Cooperatives]]
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| [[1983]]
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| [[1985]]
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|-
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| rowspan="13" align="center"| '''[[Education]]'''
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| [[English Teacher]]
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| [[1981]]
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| [[2003]]
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| [[English Teacher Trainer]]
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| [[1992]]
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| [[1994]]
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|-
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| [[Fisheries Fresh]]
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| [[1980]]
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| [[2000]]
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|-
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| [[Gen. Construction]]
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| [[1962]]
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| [[1999]]
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|-
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| [[Industrial Arts]]
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| [[1975]]
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| [[1993]]
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|-
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| [[Math Teacher Trainer]]
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| [[1992]]
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| [[1994]]
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|-
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| [[Prim-Ed/Teach Trn]]
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| [[2003]]
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| [[2003]]
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|-
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| [[Science Ed/Gen.]]
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| [[1986]]
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| [[1986]]
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|-
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| [[Secondary-Ed Math]]
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| [[1985]]
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| [[1996]]
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|-
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| [[Secondary-Ed Sci.]]
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| [[1986]]
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| [[1996]]
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|-
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| [[Special Ed/Blind]]
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| [[1976]]
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| [[1976]]
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| [[Univ. English Teaching]]
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| [[1986]]
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| [[1993]]
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|-
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| [[Voc. Trainer]]
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| [[1982]]
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| [[1995]]
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| rowspan="3" align="center"| '''[[Environment]]'''
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| [[Comm Forestry Ext]]
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| [[1997]]
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| [[1998]]
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|-
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| [[Environmental Ed.]]
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| [[2000]]
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| [[2003]]
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|-
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| [[Forestry]]
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| [[1980]]
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| [[1998]]
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|-
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| rowspan="7" align="center"| '''[[Health]]'''
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| [[Disease Control]]
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| [[1991]]
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| [[1996]]
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|-
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| [[Envir. and Water Resource]]
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| [[1973]]
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| [[1981]]
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|-
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| [[Health Degreed]]
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| [[1990]]
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| [[1997]]
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|-
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| [[Health Extension]]
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| [[1993]]
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| [[2003]]
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|-
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| [[Hygiene Ed/Sanitation]]
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| [[1962]]
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| [[1999]]
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|-
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| [[Med. Technician]]
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| [[1980]]
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| [[1980]]
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|-
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| [[Nursing]]
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| [[1990]]
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| [[1992]]
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|-
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| rowspan="2" align="center"| '''[[Other]]'''
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| [[Flexible App]]
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| [[1977]]
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| [[1977]]
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|-
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| [[Unique Skill]]
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| [[1978]]
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| [[1996]]
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|-
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| rowspan="2" align="center"| '''[[Youth and Community Development]]'''
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| [[Commun. Serv/Deg.]]
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| [[1981]]
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| [[2003]]
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|-
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| [[Mechanics]]
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| [[1984]]
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| [[1984]]
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==Natural Resource Conservation and Agricultural Production==
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In 2001, the Environmental Education (EE) project was brought back under the umbrella of the Forest and Agricultural Resources Management project (FARM). The result, a new Natural Resource Conservation and Agricultural Production project that focuses on two areas: training farmers to use conservation techniques that increase yields by managing forest resources; and, working with youth and adults, through awareness activities, to enhance their capacity to sustain the environment.
 
   
 
   
# You submit the application.
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==Health==
# We contact you for an interview.
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# You get medical and legal clearance.
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# You qualify based on skills and suitability.
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# We contact you with a placement.
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Sounds pretty simple, doesn't it? While it's not quite that easy, it doesn't have to be difficult. This section is designed to give you an overview of the process of becoming a Peace Corps Volunteer. When you're ready to apply and need specific guidance about completing the application, visit Apply Now.
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The Community Health project focuses on maternal and child health and nutrition, reproductive health, and AIDS prevention. As health educators, Volunteers work with Gabonese health officials to conduct home visits, assess community health needs, and facilitate local action for health improvement. They also organize vaccination campaigns, HIV/AIDS awareness programs, village health worker seminars and workshops that promote gardening and nutrition.
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Step 1: [[The Application]]<br>
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Volunteers and their counterparts visit patients in their homes to provide counseling on various health issues as well as to encourage members of the community to use health facilities for treatment and care. During 2000, over 7,000 community members have attended educational programs on the prevention of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.
A step-by-step overview of the application and how to complete it. This is your opportunity to tell Peace Corps why you should be in the Peace Corps.
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==Peace Corps News==
  
Step 2: [[The Interview]]<br>
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Current events relating to Peace Corps are also available by [[News | country of service]] or [[News by state|your home state]]
Your recruiter contacts you to set up an interview. How to prepare for this important step.
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Step 3: [[Nomination]]<br>
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''The following is automatic RSS feed of Peace Corps news for this country.''<br><rss title=on desc=off>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&scoring=n&q=%22peace+corps%22+%22gabon%22&output=rss|charset=UTF-8|short|date=M d</rss>
Your recruiter's recommendation. What it means, and what comes next.
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Step 4: [[Medical and Legal Clearance]]<br>
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==See also==
Health and background screening. What to expect and what you'll need to do during this time.
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* [[Volunteers who served in Gabon]]
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* [[Friends of Gabon]]
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* [[Inspector General Reports]]
  
Step 5: [[Invitation and Preparation for Departure]]<br>
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==External links==
Congratulations! Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
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* [http://www.peacecorpsjournals.com/gb.html Peace Corps Journals - Gabon]
  
==External Links==
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[[Category:Gabon]] [[Category:Africa]]
[http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=learn.howvol.stepstoapply Steps To Applying] Official US Peace Corps Website
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[[Category:Country]]

Revision as of 11:51, 13 October 2010

This program is currently suspended.

The Government of Gabon has stated its intention to address a broad range of development needs: increase farmer productivity and environmental awareness as well as tackle health problems associated with HIV/AIDS transmission, diarrheal diseases, and malnutrition. Peace Corps Volunteers are helping Gabon address these issues through a variety of projects. In the health sector, Volunteers help educate communities about their resources and needs by focusing on maternal and child nutrition and reproductive health.

Sector Assignment Beg. Yr End. Yr
Agriculture Ag Education 1990 1990
Ag Extension 1981 2002
Animal Husband 1999 2001
Crop Extension 1981 2001
Fisheries Marine 1987 1987
Soil Science 1984 1984
Business Archictecture 1986 1986
Business Advising 1988 1999
Cooperatives 1983 1985
Education English Teacher 1981 2003
English Teacher Trainer 1992 1994
Fisheries Fresh 1980 2000
Gen. Construction 1962 1999
Industrial Arts 1975 1993
Math Teacher Trainer 1992 1994
Prim-Ed/Teach Trn 2003 2003
Science Ed/Gen. 1986 1986
Secondary-Ed Math 1985 1996
Secondary-Ed Sci. 1986 1996
Special Ed/Blind 1976 1976
Univ. English Teaching 1986 1993
Voc. Trainer 1982 1995
Environment Comm Forestry Ext 1997 1998
Environmental Ed. 2000 2003
Forestry 1980 1998
Health Disease Control 1991 1996
Envir. and Water Resource 1973 1981
Health Degreed 1990 1997
Health Extension 1993 2003
Hygiene Ed/Sanitation 1962 1999
Med. Technician 1980 1980
Nursing 1990 1992
Other Flexible App 1977 1977
Unique Skill 1978 1996
Youth and Community Development Commun. Serv/Deg. 1981 2003
Mechanics 1984 1984


Natural Resource Conservation and Agricultural Production

In 2001, the Environmental Education (EE) project was brought back under the umbrella of the Forest and Agricultural Resources Management project (FARM). The result, a new Natural Resource Conservation and Agricultural Production project that focuses on two areas: training farmers to use conservation techniques that increase yields by managing forest resources; and, working with youth and adults, through awareness activities, to enhance their capacity to sustain the environment.

Health

The Community Health project focuses on maternal and child health and nutrition, reproductive health, and AIDS prevention. As health educators, Volunteers work with Gabonese health officials to conduct home visits, assess community health needs, and facilitate local action for health improvement. They also organize vaccination campaigns, HIV/AIDS awareness programs, village health worker seminars and workshops that promote gardening and nutrition.

Volunteers and their counterparts visit patients in their homes to provide counseling on various health issues as well as to encourage members of the community to use health facilities for treatment and care. During 2000, over 7,000 community members have attended educational programs on the prevention of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.

Peace Corps News

Current events relating to Peace Corps are also available by country of service or your home state

The following is automatic RSS feed of Peace Corps news for this country.
<rss title=on desc=off>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&scoring=n&q=%22peace+corps%22+%22gabon%22&output=rss%7Ccharset=UTF-8%7Cshort%7Cdate=M d</rss>

See also

External links