Inclusive Enterprises for Empowered Communities

Further your career in resilient landscapes management

Estimated Time 10 Hours Learning Time
at 10 Hours Learning Time
Enroll by 20 September 2023

You may also want to take our complementary course that offers beginner-level knowledge about community forestry and natural resource management and governance. Check out the Community Forestry 101 course for more information.

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.

Enrollees can enrol from 20 September to 19 October 2023. The course runs from 4 October to 7 December 2023.

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
This course is no longer available
   Location : Online Learning
Institution : RECOFTC
Topics: : Business & finance
Level: : Beginner
Price: : Free

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About The Landscape Academy

At the Global Landscapes Forum, we believe that learning is the foundation of long-lasting change. Through collaborative learning among diverse stakeholders, conflicts can be mediated and solved, and innovative solutions to global challenges can be created. For professionals currently working in their landscapes or landscapes around the world, we help them understand landscape approaches and how to operationalize them within their own contexts.

For this, the Landscape Academy brings together relevant online and offline learning opportunities that you can choose from to create a customized program. GLF helps future professionals build their knowledge and shape their careers. Find your course or curriculum today.