REDD+ Capacity Development

REDD+ Capacity Development

The REDD+ Academy is the UN-REDD Programme's capacity development initiative. As part of the Programme's knowledge management support to partner countries, it seeks to enable systematic, focused capacity development to deliver REDD+ on the ground.
REDD+ Capacity Development
12-18 hours
self-paced
Online
MOOC
Free
Starting: Open for Enrolment

About this course

REDD+ stands for “reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries”. The REDD+ Academy is the UN-REDD Programme’s capacity development initiative. As part of the Programme’s knowledge management support to partner countries, it seeks to enable systematic, focused capacity development to deliver REDD+ on the ground. The REDD+ Academy currently offers two online courses (second edition 2018) in English, French, and Spanish, to which you can subscribe for free. You can also choose to download the lessons in pdf and study the course offline at your own pace.

1. Fundamentals on REDD+

Fundamentals on REDD+ covers the basics of REDD+, from the elements required under the UNFCCC to how to prepare and implement REDD+ at the national level including financial resource available. It is structured into 6 modules, and each module takes around 2 to 3 hours to complete.

2. Advancing on REDD+

While how to prepare and implement REDD+ at the national level through a National Strategy or Action Plan was covered in the course Fundamentals on REDD+, Advancing on REDD+ discusses in more detail the other three REDD+ elements, to which it adds the importance of engaging in the process the relevant stakeholders and the principles of a good governance. It is structured into 6 modules, and each module takes around 2 to 3 hours to complete.

What you'll learn

1. Fundamentals of REDD+ 2018

  • Module 1: Climate Change and the Role of Forests
  • Module 2: Understanding of REDD+ and the UNFCCC
  • Module 3: Drivers of Deforestation and Forest Degradation
  • Module 4: Policies and Measures for REDD+ Implementation
  • Module 5: National Strategies and Action Plans
  • Module 6: REDD+ Finance

2. Advancing on REDD+ 2018

  • Module 1: National Forest Monitoring Systems for REDD+
  • Module 2: Forest Reference Emission Levels (FRELs)
  • Module 3: REDD+ Safeguards under the UNFCCC
  • Module 4: Approaches for the Allocation of Incentives
  • Module 5: Stakeholder Engagement in REDD+
  • Module 6: Good Governance

Course Outline

The REDD+ Academy currently offers two online courses (second edition 2018) in English, French, and Spanish, to which you can subscribe for free. You can also choose to download the lessons in pdf and study the course offline at your own pace.

 

Requirements

No prerequisites

Institutes

Course subjects: Ecological Restoration
self-paced
Online
MOOC
Free
Starting: Open for Enrolment

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