MOOC on Biodiversity Finance to start on April 15th
|Keywords||MOOC, biodiversity finance, policy makers|
From April 15th to May 31st, BIOFIN is organizing a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on biodiversity finance. Facilitated in English, French, Spanish and Russian, the course is aimed at conservation planning and biodiversity finance practitioners and policymakers but is open to everyone.
The objectives of the MOOC is to be able to:
- assess the policy, institutional, and economic context for biodiversity finance;
- conduct a financial needs assessment to achieve a country’s biodiversity goals;
- develop a biodiversity finance plan for most suitable finance solutions.
The course will cover the following topics:
Week 1: Introduction to biodiversity and sustainable development
Week 2: Introduction to biodiversity finance
Week 3: Biodiversity finance policy and institutional review
Week 4: Biodiversity expenditure review
Week 5: Biodiversity financial needs assessment
Week 6: Biodiversity finance plan
Week 7: Implementing the biodiversity finance plan
If you want to participate, you need to register on the Learning for Nature website.