Landscape Approach 101

Further your career in resilient landscapes management

Estimated Time 4-5 hours
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About this course

The Landscape-based Approach is increasingly recognized as an effective mean to address challenges in food security, ecosystem conservation, and climate change. This e-course explains key features of landscape approach, governance and showcases. It presents useful tools in design and implementation of landscape interventions. It requires 4-5 hours of online learning. “‘Landscape 101’ shows that large –scale transformational change across an entire landscape is possible. Understanding and implementing critical steps, such as giving long-term land use rights to smallholders, penning livestock, or letting trees regenerate can lead to amazing results in just a decade. It’s an exciting time to replicate the enormous success we had for example on China’s Loess Plateau, where we were able to increase food security and lift farmers out of poverty by giving ecosystems a break.” — Juergen Voegele, Senior Director, Agriculture, World Bank “What would it take to transform rural areas into resilient, sustainable and economically vibrant communities? It requires a landscape approach bringing multisectoral solutions. I am confident that this e-learning course will inspire teams to – #thinklandscape.” — Julia Bucknall, Director, Environment & Natural Resources, World Bank “Climate Change impacts our society, ecosystem and economic prosperity. This e-course illustrates how landscape-based approach can help address climate change challenges through building resilience in landscapes and communities.” — James Dominic Edward Close, Director, Climate Change, World Bank

   Location : Online
Institution : World Bank
Topics: : Climate change, Food & Livelihoods, Landscape Approach
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.