Courses

  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Integration

    PROTECTED AREA INTEGRATION

    This module covers aspects related to integrating protected areas into the wider landscape, seascape and strategies, including the development of conservation corridors, and mainstreaming protected areas into other sectors. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.2).
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Network Design

    PROTECTED AREA NETWORK DESIGN

    This module covers aspects related to the design of a national protected area network, including instructions on how to conduct an ecological gap assessment. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.1).
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Participation

    PROTECTED AREA PARTICIPATION

    This module covers aspects related to protected area participation, including participation of indigenous and local communities. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 2.2).
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Policy Environment

    PROTECTED AREA POLICY ENVIRONMENT

    This module covers aspects related to the protected area policy environment, including protected area policies, incentives, and legal frameworks. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 3.1).
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Threats and Restoration

    PROTECTED AREA THREATS AND RESTORATION

    This module covers aspects related to protected area threats, including the prevention and mitigation of invasive species, and conducting threat assessments. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.5).
  • 2 Modules

    Transboundary Protected Areas and Regional Ecological Networks

    TRANSBOUNDARY PROTECTED AREAS AND REGIONAL ECOLOGICAL NETWORKS

    This module covers aspects related to transboundary protected areas and regional networks, including the establishment, planning, management and assessment of transboundary areas. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.3).
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Integration

    PROTECTED AREA INTEGRATION

    This module covers aspects related to integrating protected areas into the wider landscape, seascape and strategies, including the development of conservation corridors, and mainstreaming protected areas into other sectors. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.2).
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Network Design

    PROTECTED AREA NETWORK DESIGN

    This module covers aspects related to the design of a national protected area network, including instructions on how to conduct an ecological gap assessment. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.1).
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Participation

    PROTECTED AREA PARTICIPATION

    This module covers aspects related to protected area participation, including participation of indigenous and local communities. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 2.2).
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Policy Environment

    PROTECTED AREA POLICY ENVIRONMENT

    This module covers aspects related to the protected area policy environment, including protected area policies, incentives, and legal frameworks. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 3.1).
  • 2 Modules

    Protected Area Threats and Restoration

    PROTECTED AREA THREATS AND RESTORATION

    This module covers aspects related to protected area threats, including the prevention and mitigation of invasive species, and conducting threat assessments. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.5).
  • 2 Modules

    Transboundary Protected Areas and Regional Ecological Networks

    TRANSBOUNDARY PROTECTED AREAS AND REGIONAL ECOLOGICAL NETWORKS

    This module covers aspects related to transboundary protected areas and regional networks, including the establishment, planning, management and assessment of transboundary areas. This module forms part of the curriculum of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA Goal 1.3).