E-learning

E-learning curriculum on "The Responsible Governance of Tenure - E-learning to support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests, in the context of National Food Security”.

The curriculum includes a series of e-learning courses that:

  • aim to create awareness about the importance of responsible governance of tenure;
  • help to improve the capacity of various groups to implement the Guidelines in their countries;
  • use a range of instructional methods, including storytelling, case-based scenarios, interactive tests and exercises
  • provide additional online resources and links to additional reading.

    Target Audience

    The curriculum is aimed to support people working on tenure, including:

    • Policy makers
    • Administrators
    • Service deliverers in public and private sectors
    • Dispute resolution actors
    • Advocacy, control and monitoring professionals
    • Civil society
    • Private sector
    • Academics
    • Researchers

    This activity is funded by the European Union through the Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction Programme and implemented by FAO.


    Spatial Planning in the context of the Responsible Governance of Tenure

    The course introduces spatial planning, identifying its rationale and benefits, its key principles and the main stages in the spatial planning process. It represents a useful reference for all those who want to promote and implement spatial planning in their countries as an instrument to reconcile and harmonize different, often conflicting, public and private interests on land, fisheries and forests..

    The course consists of 3 lessons, of approximately 30 to 50 minutes duration each

    The e-learning material is available for free on CD-Rom from the FAO e-learning website.


    Governing land for women and men

    This course will help you gain a clear understanding of why it is important to take into account gender and social issues when dealing with land tenure, and what actions must be adopted so that women and men from different social groups can equally participate in and benefit from land tenure governance processes.

    The course consists of 6 lessons, of approximately 30 to 40 minutes duration each

    The e-learning material is available for free on CD-Rom from the FAO e-learning website.


    Addressing tenure issues in the context of natural disasters

    One of the impacts of climate change is an increase in the incidence, severity and unpredictability of natural disasters. This e-learning course explains how livelihoods and tenure rights are affected by natural disasters, and illustrates how responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests can support a disaster management process through improved prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery and reconstruction.

    The course consists of 3 lessons, of approximately 40 to 45 minutes duration each

    The e-learning material is available for free on CD-Rom from the FAO e-learning website.


    Addressing corruption in the tenure of land, fisheries and forests

    This e-learning course provides an overview of corrupt practices in the tenure sector. It analyses the drivers and impact of corruption on the livelihoods and food security of poor and vulnerable people. The course also introduces a series of options and tools that key players, including states, organizations and citizens can utilize to identify, assess and tackle corruption.

    2 lessons, for a total of 2 hours of self-paced instruction

    The e-learning material is available for free on CD-Rom from the FAO e-learning website.


    Addressing Disputes and Conflicts over the tenure of Natural Resources

    This e-learning course provides guidance on managing competition over the use of land, fisheries and forests. The course introduces a process for analysing the underlying causes of disputes and conflicts. It also illustrates a range of dispute resolution mechanisms and some options for policy and legal reforms to prevent disputes and reduce vulnerability to conflict.

    The course consists of 4 lessons, of approximately 20 to 60 minutes duration each, for a total of about 3 hours of self-paced instruction.

    The e-learning material is available for free on CD-Rom from the FAO e-learning website.


    Introduction to the Responsible Governance of Tenure

    The course illustrates what is meant by "responsible governance of tenure" and identifies responsible ways of governing the use and control of land, fisheries and forests. It aims to help people understand the Guidelines and to apply the principles to practical situations in their countries, as well as to raise the general awareness of responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests. It also illustrates a range of dispute resolution mechanisms and some options for policy and legal reforms to prevent disputes and reduce vulnerability to conflict.

    (5 lessons, for a total of 4,5 hours of self-paced instruction)

    The e-learning material is available for free on CD-Rom from the FAO e-learning website.

         

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    Responsible governance of tenure and...

    • Making tenure rights more secure
    • Valuation & taxation
    • Spatial planning and managing reform
      • Monitoring & promoting policy change
      • Situation assessment
      • Markets & investments
       

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      Contact

      FAO - Climate, Energy and Tenure Division (NRC)
      Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
      00153 Rome, Italy
      Email: VG-tenure@fao.org