E-learning courses

 

 

There are many e-learning courses on topics related to climate-smart land use that people aiming to expend their knowledge can register for.

The list below highlights courses offered, mostly for free by various organisations or universities.
This list will be updated from time to time.

1 E-learning Course Low emission land use planning
Brief Description The coursee combines multidisciplinary approach to incorporate greenhouse gas emissions (and removal from the atmosphere) be incorporated into a land use planning process to achieve environmentally sustainable land use
Organizing Institutions RECOFTC
Categories Land use planning
2 E-learning Course Landscape governance: collaborating across sectors and scales
Brief Description The course kick-start efforts to unite stakeholders and design governance structures, processes and partnerships embedded in place that capitalize on strengths and balance and mitigate threats
Organizing Institutions Wageningen University
Categories Land use planning
3 E-learning Course Landcape governance course on March 30 – April 10, 2020 (Cost: 3700 Euro)
Brief Description This course challenges forestry and nature management professionals to adopt an integrative perspective, to look beyond the forest, and build bridges between the public and the private sector.
Organizing Institutions Wageningen University
Categories Land use planning
4 E-learning Course The national greenhouse gas inventory for land use
Brief Description This course provides the necessary knowledge to build a sustainable national greenhouse gas inventory and assess greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals from the land use sector. It focuses on the biological and physical process that lead to GHG fluxes from land use-related activities.
Organizing Institutions FAO
Categories Land use planning
5 E-learning Course Climate change and food security
Brief Description This course provides an overview of the impacts of climate change on food security. It also introduces climate-smart agriculture and practices that contribute to climate change adaptation, mitigation, food security and development.
Organizing Institutions FAO
Categories Agriculture
6 E-learning Course Introduction to climate-smart agriculture
Brief Description This course analyses climate change impacts on agriculture, food security and food systems and provides an overview of the main climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies in agriculture. It also introduces the Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) approach and describes the 5-step process to implement it.
Organizing Institutions FAO
Categories Agriculture
7 E-learning Course Water management for climate-smart agriculture
Brief Description This course focuses on water management and its critical role in climate-smart agriculture. It analyses the impacts of climate change on the availability of freshwater resources for agriculture and considers possible water management options for adaptation to climate change and for climate change mitigation.
Organizing Institutions FAO
Categories Agriculture
8 E-learning Course Climate-smart soil & land management
Brief Description This course focuses on sustainable soil and land management for climate-smart agriculture. It provides technical knowledge and examines how wide-scale implementation of climate-smart soil and land management practices can enhance mitigation of climate change and adaptation to its impacts.
Organizing Institutions FAO
Categories Agriculture
9 E-learning Course Climate-smart crop production
Brief Description This course looks at the relationship between crop production and climate change. It explores the principles and practices for sustainable and profitable production of annual and perennial crops to meet food, feed, energy, fibre needs and foster economic growth in a variety of contexts and crop systems.
Organizing Institutions FAO
Categories Agriculture
10 E-learning Course Climate-smart livestock production
Brief Description This course analyses the role of livestock production in climate-smart agriculture. It describes the importance of livestock production to food security and identifies adaptation and mitigation strategies and practices along the entire livestock supply chain. It also illustrates how livestock keeping is itself an adaptation strategy and how the sector can contribute to the global mitigation effort.
Organizing Institutions FAO
Categories Agriculture
11 E-learning Course The national greenhouse gas inventory for agriculture
Brief Description This course provides the necessary knowledge to build a sustainable National Greenhouse Gas Inventory (NGHGI) and assess greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agriculture sector. It focuses on the biological and physical process that lead to the production of emissions from agriculture-related activities.
Organizing Institutions FAO
Categories Agriculture
12 E-learning Course Fundamentals on REDD+
Brief Description A coordinated REDD+ capacity development initiative led by the UN-REDD Programme which seeks to match the scale of the global climate change mitigation challenge and enable systematic, focused capacity development to deliver REDD+ on the ground.
Organizing Institutions UN REDD
Categories Forestry
13 E-learning Course Advancing on REDD+
Brief Description The continuation of the second provides content for a deeper understanding of how countries can benefit from applying REDD+ at a national level.
Organizing Institutions UN REDD
Categories Forestry
14 E-learning Course REDD+ learning sessions
Brief Description Evert month, a REDD+ expert is invited to present a webinar on a key issue, so that REDD+ practitioners around the globe can have access to the latest information.
Organizing Institutions WWF
Categories Land use planning
15 E-learning Course Designing MRV systems for entity-level greenhouse gas emissions
Brief Description The course describes how to develop economy-wide or sector-specific GHG reporting programs addressing various national and sub-national priorities and objectives. GHG reporting programs provide a platform to gather emissions data from entities and help mainstream emissions measurement and reporting.
Organizing Institutions GHG Protocol; materials from WRI & World Bank
Categories Land use planning
16 E-learning Course Greenhouse gas accounting tools for sustainable land management
Brief Description An introduction to several Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tools that could be used to analyze Sustainable Land Management projects, policies and strategies. It will start by explaining why it is necessary to carry out Greenhouse Gas accounting analysis as part of sustainable land management investment planning. It will then lead into sharing a series of key concepts when it comes to GHG accounting. Finally, it will introduce six of the most commonly-used GHG accounting tools for Sustainable Land Management projects.
Organizing Institutions World Bank
Categories Land use planning
17 E-learning Course Estimating GHG Emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use with EX-ACT
Brief Description Ariculture, Forestry and Land Use Change (AFOLU) as a whole is the second largest emitter of greenhouse gas (GHG). AFOLU, uniquely, also contributes to carbon sequestration as co-benefits through productive and sustainable landscape management? GHG accounting in the AFOLU sectors is an important indicator and integral to the design and planning of landscape interventions. The EX-Ante Carbon-balance Tool (EX-ACT), developed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is a useful tool for estimating GHG emissions and carbon sequestration in AFOLU projects.
Organizing Institutions World Bank
Categories Land use planning
18 E-learning Course Climate Smart Village
Brief Description The training course covers the broad facets and relevant issues around climate change in Southeast Asia and how can farming communities better adapt to and help mitigate climate change specifically in rice-based system. Employing the concept of climate-smart agriculture (CSA), the course will provide a thorough understanding of various adaptation and mitigation technologies and practices that are location-specific and considers local capacities, with the end view of ensuring a food secure future.
Organizing Institutions IRRI
Categories Agriculture
19 E-learning Course Forest Governance Assessment and Monitoring
Brief Description The course covers ow to measure and assess forest governance with the goal of moving past measurement to improvement
Organizing Institutions World Bank
Categories Forestry

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