Courses

  • 10 Modules

    20 years of transfrontier conservation in SADC: Contributing to resilience across borders

    This webinar series organized by the SADC Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) Network will help participants understand how transfrontier conservation can help build resilient and adaptable socio-ecological systems, especially in the post-COVID world.
  • 0 Modules

    2018 New York Declaration Declaration on Forests Assessment

    This episode of the Nature for Development podcast features an interview with Ingrid Schulte of Climate Focus. Ingrid introduces the 2018 NYDF assessment, which assesses and highlights progress toward all ten NYDF goals of the New York Declaration on Forests, and highlights some of the key takeaways from this year’s report.
  • 0 Modules

    ABS as an innovative financing mechanism: how to make it work

    This webinar focuses on using Access and Benefit Sharing as an innovative financing mechanism at national level. It provides examples and suggestions for consideration by the Parties and defining access and benefit sharing provisions.
  • 7 Modules

    Advancing on REDD+

    This course discusses the elements of REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), provides a deep understanding of the importance of engaging relevant stakeholders, and outlines the principles of good governance in the context of applying REDD+ at the national level. It is tailored to professionals who already have pre-existing knowledge of the principles of REDD+, or have completed the introductory course “Fundamentals on REDD+.”
  • 5 Modules

    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

    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).
  • 0 Modules

    Appropriate technology for protected areas

    Technology is a fundamental part of our everyday lives, whether it is making a telephone call, traveling to a meeting, or typing a report. The same holds true for protected area design, management and assessment — there is a wide range of technologies that can help improve nearly every aspect of protected area management. Over the past decade, technologies for protected areas has become increasingly sophisticated, including the use of computers, software, remotely-sensed data, global positioning systems (GPS), digital cameras, drones and other types of equipment and data. This webinar explores how technologies play a key role in protected area management, although in many places, these technologies are not widely available, are too expensive, or are too difficult to use.
  • 0 Modules

    AZE sites as a subset of key biodiversity areas: a tool for achieving Aichi Biodiversity targets

    This webinar highlights the Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) as a global initiative of biodiversity conservation organizations from around the world to prevent species extinctions by identifying and safeguarding key sites. Each site is the last remaining refuge of one or more Endangered or Critically Endangered Species. This session explains how AZE sites, as a subset of Key Biodiversity Areas, can be integrated into NBSAPs to achieve Aichi Targets and CBD reporting requirements.
  • 7 Modules

    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.
  • 0 Modules

    Biodiversity indicators: tips and information sources

    In this webinar, Dr. Robert Höft (CBD), and Philip Bubb (WCMC) provided tips and information sources on biodiversity indicators to improve your Sixth National Report (6NR). They explained how to select and develop indicators using national and global data sources, and how to effectively present the results. You had the opportunity to work with global experts to resolve your challenges related to using the indicators in your NBSAP to develop your 6NR. The webinar also briefly introduced the resources developed by the Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) to support national indicator development.
  • 0 Modules

    BIOFIN methodology: biodiversity finance plan

    The Biodiversity Finance Plan (BFP) is the 4th step of the BIOFIN Methodology and it identifies and prioritises a mix of suitable biodiversity finance solutions to reduce the biodiversity finance gap.
  • 0 Modules

    BIOFIN methodology: policy and institutional review

    The Biodiversity Finance Policy and Institutional Review (PIR) is the first step of the BIOFIN Methodology and it looks into the policy and institutional context for biodiversity finance in the country, establishing which are the key stakeholders to involve.