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The first part introduces the concept of ecosystem services, the Total Economic Value of a forest, and the methods of measuring economic value of forest ecosystem services.
The second part teaches about anthropogenic threats to forests, integration of forest ecosystem services into development planning, and cost-benefit analysis.
The third part reveals methods of informing stakeholders about forest ecosystem services and engaging them into conservation and sustainable management of forests.
The course includes 10 video trainings and several learning resources. The total duration of all video trainings is approximately 2 h 20 min. The time needed for reading the materials largely depends upon you.
No. Due to the kind financial support from the Ruffod Foundation, the course is available to you for free. Nevertheless, you can still express your satisfaction with the course and its contribution to your professional development by offering a donation of your choice to our organisation MEGA. We will be most grateful for any support you could provide.
Yes. There is a Facebook group Forest Ecosystem Services Agents created specifically for students and alumni of the course. We encourage you to join it. Here you will be able to meet with your peers, discuss the course content with them, see recent news and useful articles on the subject of the course, share your own news and articles, post your questions, get different opinions from the multicultural community, and in such way gain advantage of collaborative learning beyond what is available on the course website.
If you did not find answer to your question here, you can address it to us and the trainer of our course, Alexandr Iscenco. To do this, access the Contacts page of this website and send us your question via the form available there. We will get back to you with an answer within 1-2 business days.