This is the massive open online course (mooc) version of the UN-REDD Programme's successful REDD+ Academy -- developed with support from UN CC:Learn. This course is free and open to all. Upon successfully passing the final exam, a certificate will be issued. Learn more about the REDD+ Academy and access the accompanying Learning Journals here.
To register for one or more of the lessons in this course, please visit http://courses.transparency.org/. There you will be able to create an account and will be given further instructions about how to register.
Languages: Currently the courses are available in English and French. The introductory course is also available in Spanish.
Presentations from the FAO international online conference on the Economics of climate change mitigation options in the forest sector, 6-27 February, 2015
- Speed talks: Maden Le Crom
- Speed talks: Dr. Ana Milena Plata Fajardo
- Speed talks: Carlos Cubas
- Dissecting REDD+ costs in Brazil and Indonesia: the cases of the Sustainable Settlements in the Amazon and Katingan Peat Conservation Area, Dr. Eduardo Marinho
- Cambodia REDD+ costs & benefits, Dr. Ralph Blaney
- N’hambita Community Carbon Project, Mozambique, Dr. Rohit Jindal
- Policies and measures for REDD+ results-based actions, Mr. Ivo Mulder
- Cost-benefits and financial mechanisms in the context of deforestation-free supply chains and investment, Mr. Rodney Taylor
- Economics of deforestation, Dr. Arild Angelsen
This curriculum, consisting of three, self-paced, online courses, provides a basic level of understanding of the basics of climate change, deforestation and forest degradation, and the REDD+ concept. (Available in English and Spanish)
UN CC:Learn Introductory e-Learning Course on Climate Change
This course is based on two PROFOR–FAO publications on forest governance. One offers a framework for assessing forest governance and the other describes good assessment practices. In five modules, the course will cover:
- What is forest governance?
- How do you write an overall plan for a governance assessment?
- How do you write a specific plan for data collection?
- How do you collect and analyze data?
- How do you achieve impact with your results and prepare for future work?
- Staff of forest agencies
- Staff and senior students of Forestry Schools
- Staff of international development partners
Register for this course here.