Introductory Curriculum on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Conserving and Enhancing Forest Carbon Stocks (REDD+)
Nature Conservancy, Conservation International, Rainforest Alliance, and World Wildlife Fund, 2013

This new course provides an introductory level of understanding on climate change, deforestation, forest degradation, and REDD+. It contains up-to-date information on policy and implementation as well as improved interactivity. It is divided into three courses: in Course 1, Introduction to Climate Change and the Role of Forests, the focus is on background information on climate change, the drivers of deforestation, and strategies for reducing deforestation and forest degradation. Course 2, REDD+ Policy, covers the essential aspects of the technical, political, financial, social, and environmental issues related to REDD+. Finally, in Course 3, REDD+ Implementation, the focus is on the basics of implementing REDD+ activities at various scales. The course is freely available to anyone who is interested. Access the course …