Tropical Forest Landscapes: Conservation, Restoration & Sustainable Use (E-course)
Tropical forest landscape conservation and restoration offers an opportunity to address pressing environmental and social challenges. Effective conservation and restoration initiatives support multiple objectives, including ecosystem functioning, climate change mitigation and adaptation, food security and economic growth.
In this yearlong program, you will learn to design, implement and monitor effective conservation and restoration initiatives. Initiatives can be projects, policies, business plans and programs at any scale.
This program builds upon the expertise of Yale faculty and ELTI’s extensive training experience and network throughout the tropics. You will gain knowledge, practice skills and apply concepts to your own work and context.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Identify the building blocks of effective conservation and restoration initiatives and learn how to enhance your plans.
- Improve governance, stakeholder dialogue and community engagement of your initiatives
- Design and run monitoring and evaluation processes to achieve measurable results
- Use tools of project finance and fundraising to access funding
- Plan an effective conservation and restoration project, policy, business plan or another initiative and learn how to achieve social, ecological and financial goals