Introductory Curriculum on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Conserving and Enhancing Forest Carbon Stocks (REDD+)

Welcome to the e-learning curricula for National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans.

These modules have been developed through the NBSAP Forum and in support of countries who are currently revising and updating their NBSAPs. At the time, the only course available is the Target Settings and NBSAP module; however, additional NBSAP content will be available in the future.

Each module is a short course on a particular thematic area. Create an account on this site or log in if you already have one, and click on the ‘Enter’ button below to enrol in any of the free courses.

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Incorporating and Utilizing Spatial Data and Mapping in NBSAPs

This module presents a framework to assist NBSAP practitioners to understand why, and identify how, spatial data and mapping can be incorporated into NBSAPs.

2 Lessons
Total time approximately 90 minutes

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Target Setting and NBSAPs

This module introduces the subject of target setting for NBSAPs, including key concepts, definitions and principles, the context of the CBD and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets as a flexible framework for target setting.

Approximately 45 minutes

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Enhancing Cooperation among the Biodiversity-related Conventions through the NBSAP Revision and Implementation Process

Explore the rationale and challenges behind the impetus of enhancing synergies among the biodiversity-related conventions, and why the NBSAP process should be used as an instrument to achieve the coherent implementation of the conventions through enhancing cooperation at national and regional levels

Approximately 45 minutes


NBSAP Curriculum:

Available now:

Coming Soon:

  • Communicating values of biodiversity
  • harmful and positive incentives
  • Sustainable use
  • Ecosystem-based resilience
  • Ecosystem services and restoration
  • Resource mobilization
Last modified: Friday, 26 February 2016, 10:22 AM