Courses

  • 5 Modules

    Applying Resilience Thinking to National Biodiversity Plans

    APPLYING RESILIENCE THINKING TO NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY PLANS

    The module discusses how resilience thinking can be used to help facilitate delivery of the global biodiversity and development agendas. With a focus on national biodiversity plans, the course will show you how resilience thinking can inform policymaking, planning, and implementation to deliver on the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • 2 Modules

    Appropriate Technology

    APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY

    This module covers aspects related to appropriate technology, including the use of GIS and remote sensing. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 3.3).
  • 7 Modules

    Biodiversity Finance

    BIODIVERSITY FINANCE This course will provide you with the tools to assess the policy, institutional, and economic context for biodiversity finance; conduct a financial needs assessment to achieve a country’s biodiversity goals; and develop a biodiversity finance plan that identifies the most suitable finance solutions. It will teach you how to develop financially sound and politically feasible biodiversity finance plans. The course is aimed at conservation planning and biodiversity finance practitioners and policymakers, but is open to anyone.
  • 2 Modules

    Climate Change

    CLIMATE CHANGE

    This module provides recommendations and guidelines for incorporating climate change aspects into protected area design and management, and highlights the role that protected areas can play in climate mitigation and adaptation. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas.
  • 5 Modules

    Communicating the Value of Biodiversity

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
  • 10 Modules

    Ecosystem Services Valuation: A Step-by-Step Guide

    ECOSYSTEM SERVICES VALUATION: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

    In this topic, we present a step-by-step process of assessing the values of ecosystem services to society, and developing mechanisms for integrating this value into development plans and resource sectors. Case studies are provided to help illustrate the process.
  • 2 Modules

    Education and Awareness

    EDUCATION AND AWARENESS

    This module covers aspects related to education and awareness, including how to design an effective awareness campaign. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 3.5).
  • 3 Modules

    Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Leadership in the Context of National Biodiversity Planning and Reporting

    GENDER EQUALITY, WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT AND LEADERSHIP IN THE CONTEXT OF NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY PLANNING AND REPORTING

    Gender equality, women’s empowerment, and biodiversity conservation are central issues to the international conservation and sustainable development agendas. This module will provide you with tools to improve conservation outcomes by engaging women, as well as men, as central actors during the development and implementation of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs).
  • 2 Modules

    Management Planning

    MANAGEMENT PLANNING

    This module covers aspects related to management planning, including instructions on how to integrate climate change adaptation into management plans. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.4).
  • 2 Modules

    Marine Protected Areas

    MARINE PROTECTED AREAS

    This module shows how the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas applies in a marine environment, and enables protected area planners to increase marine protection, improve the marine protected area network, and reduce threats to the marine environment. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 4.3).
  • 2 Modules

    Monitoring and Adaptive Management

    MONITORING AND ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT

    This module covers aspects related to monitoring, including how to monitor biodiversity status and strategy effectiveness. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 4.3).
  • 5 Modules

    Peace Park Development and Management

    PEACE PARK DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT

    Are you interested in exploring the intersection between biodiversity conservation and community peacebuilding? Would you like to know how to establish a Peace Park using innovative methods based on the most contemporary research and projects actually taking place on the ground? Do you want to become more skilled at tackling the challenges of Peace Park management? This course will offer a comprehensive guide on Peace Park establishment, and will teach participants to make a strong case for Peace Park development; effectively plan, establish and manage Peace Parks; and address the challenges associated with the creation and management of these transboundary protected areas.
  • 5 Modules

    Applying Resilience Thinking to National Biodiversity Plans

    APPLYING RESILIENCE THINKING TO NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY PLANS

    The module discusses how resilience thinking can be used to help facilitate delivery of the global biodiversity and development agendas. With a focus on national biodiversity plans, the course will show you how resilience thinking can inform policymaking, planning, and implementation to deliver on the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • 2 Modules

    Appropriate Technology

    APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY

    This module covers aspects related to appropriate technology, including the use of GIS and remote sensing. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 3.3).
  • 7 Modules

    Biodiversity Finance

    BIODIVERSITY FINANCE This course will provide you with the tools to assess the policy, institutional, and economic context for biodiversity finance; conduct a financial needs assessment to achieve a country’s biodiversity goals; and develop a biodiversity finance plan that identifies the most suitable finance solutions. It will teach you how to develop financially sound and politically feasible biodiversity finance plans. The course is aimed at conservation planning and biodiversity finance practitioners and policymakers, but is open to anyone.
  • 2 Modules

    Climate Change

    CLIMATE CHANGE

    This module provides recommendations and guidelines for incorporating climate change aspects into protected area design and management, and highlights the role that protected areas can play in climate mitigation and adaptation. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas.
  • 5 Modules

    Communicating the Value of Biodiversity

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
  • 10 Modules

    Ecosystem Services Valuation: A Step-by-Step Guide

    ECOSYSTEM SERVICES VALUATION: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

    In this topic, we present a step-by-step process of assessing the values of ecosystem services to society, and developing mechanisms for integrating this value into development plans and resource sectors. Case studies are provided to help illustrate the process.
  • 2 Modules

    Education and Awareness

    EDUCATION AND AWARENESS

    This module covers aspects related to education and awareness, including how to design an effective awareness campaign. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 3.5).
  • 3 Modules

    Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Leadership in the Context of National Biodiversity Planning and Reporting

    GENDER EQUALITY, WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT AND LEADERSHIP IN THE CONTEXT OF NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY PLANNING AND REPORTING

    Gender equality, women’s empowerment, and biodiversity conservation are central issues to the international conservation and sustainable development agendas. This module will provide you with tools to improve conservation outcomes by engaging women, as well as men, as central actors during the development and implementation of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs).
  • 2 Modules

    Management Planning

    MANAGEMENT PLANNING

    This module covers aspects related to management planning, including instructions on how to integrate climate change adaptation into management plans. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.4).
  • 2 Modules

    Marine Protected Areas

    MARINE PROTECTED AREAS

    This module shows how the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas applies in a marine environment, and enables protected area planners to increase marine protection, improve the marine protected area network, and reduce threats to the marine environment. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 4.3).
  • 2 Modules

    Monitoring and Adaptive Management

    MONITORING AND ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT

    This module covers aspects related to monitoring, including how to monitor biodiversity status and strategy effectiveness. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 4.3).
  • 5 Modules

    Peace Park Development and Management

    PEACE PARK DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT

    Are you interested in exploring the intersection between biodiversity conservation and community peacebuilding? Would you like to know how to establish a Peace Park using innovative methods based on the most contemporary research and projects actually taking place on the ground? Do you want to become more skilled at tackling the challenges of Peace Park management? This course will offer a comprehensive guide on Peace Park establishment, and will teach participants to make a strong case for Peace Park development; effectively plan, establish and manage Peace Parks; and address the challenges associated with the creation and management of these transboundary protected areas.