Sustainable Land Management and Land Restoration

Further your career in resilient landscapes management

Estimated Time 2 hours
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What you'll learn

  • Basic definitions and principles of land management, degradation and restoration
  • The participatory SLM land use planning approach
  • SLM tools and methods (WOCAT global network, the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) initiative and their 6+1 approach)
  • The use of financial and non-financial incentives for an enabling environment, to overcome barriers and encourage SLM adoption and uptake
  • SLM in the context of the global policy agenda, specifically SDG goal 15
  • The concept of Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN)

About this program

This course focuses on Sustainable Land Management (SLM) practices, and their place within the global development agenda, specifically in order to achieve target 15.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aims “to achieve a land degradation-neutral world”. The course assists policy makers, practitioners and land users in the selection, planning, implementation and monitoring of SLM interventions, and related enabling environment.

 

   Location : Online
Institution : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Topics: : Measuring Progress, Restoration
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.