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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
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Beginner Level
Approx. 25 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

The business potential for Integrated Landscape Management and Restoration

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 68 min), 2 readings
9 videos
Meet Simon Moolenaar31s
General Introduction to ENABLE and course6m
Land degradation12m
Land degradation neutrality8m
The potential for large-scale landscape restoration12m
A role for business in landscape restoration9m
General introduction to the 4 returns approach7m
Deep dive into the 4 returns approach8m
2 readings
Glossary for the Course10m
Week 1 Required Readings45m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Land degradation and restoration of degraded ecosystems

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 78 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
Meet Johann Thorsson35s
Meet Asa L. Aradottir36s
Ecosystems, Sustainable Development and SDGs14m
What is Land Degradation and how does it affect Ecosystems?12m
Land Potential: What our land can do9m
Land Condition: The state of the land13m
What is Ecological Restoration?10m
How to restore land12m
Keeping Ecosystems Healthy - it is simply a matter of having a future2m
1 reading
Week 2 Recommended Readings1h
1 practice exercise
Multiple Choice Practice Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Economics of land degradation

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 59 min), 1 reading
7 videos
The value of land and economic valuation methods12m
The business case for sustainability10m
How to assess the economics of land management? The ELD 6+1 methodological approach7m
Basics of Cost-Benefit Analysis and scenario development11m
Interview with Ivo Mulder, REDD+ Green Economy Advisor for UN Environment7m
Interview with Robert Costanza, Professor and Chair in Public Policy, Australian National University8m
1 reading
Week 3 Recommended Reading1h
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Commonland projects: process, team-roles and skills involved

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading
8 videos
General process description (part 1)7m
General process description (part 2)4m
Commonland Case Study: South Africa12m
Secondary Effects of the Commonland Project in South Africa8m
Commonland Case Study: Spain13m
Commonland Case Study: Australia11m
Roles and skills in landscape restoration projects11m
1 reading
Learn more about the Commonland approach and projects3h

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