This course is one of two courses offered by the REDD+ Academy. It provides the basis for a good understanding of REDD+ principles. The second course, “Advancing on REDD+,
” provides content for a deeper understanding of how countries can benefit from applying REDD+ at a national level. Overall, the two courses provide an overview of key REDD+ issues with the aim of empowering participants to contribute to a well-informed national REDD+ process.