What you'll learn
- Session 1 looks at the characteristics of community-based enterprises and their relationship with community forestry
- Session 2 explains barriers and challenges to achieving gender inclusion in community-based enterprises
- Session 3 examines opportunities in enterprise development that can be tapped to promote inclusion in community-based enterprises
- Session 4 explores how to develop interventions for inclusive community-based enterprises
About this program
This e-course looks at the connection between inclusion and community-based enterprises (CBEs) developed within community forestry. It explains how and why women and other marginalized groups are often excluded in CBEs and provides practical ways to promote inclusion.
Who is this course for?
Participants are people who work in the government, non-government or private sector. It is for those who want to learn about the connection between inclusion and community enterprises developed in community forestry to build more inclusive businesses and organizations. It can be useful to policy-makers promoting community-based enterprises, and students and educators working in forestry and natural resource management.
Participants should have a working knowledge of English.
Typical learners are:
- Practitioners involved in programming, managing and supporting the development of community-based enterprises in forestry and natural resources
- Forestry trainers and extension agents who address capacity needs in developing community-based enterprises
- Private sector entities interested in working with community-based enterprises in participatory forest governance
- Social or community-based entrepreneurs who want to incorporate inclusion into their enterprise or business