Forestry

E-learning

The FAO elearning Academy provides free multilingual e-learning courses, including a range of courses on forestry topics for professionals and students working in, or interested in, forestry and the sustainable management of natural resources. The overall goal of the e-learning courses is to strengthen capacity of member countries to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

An introduction to Urban and Peri-Urban Forestry
An introduction to urban and peri-urban forestry
23/05/2024

This course introduces the concepts of urban and peri-urban forestry, outlining the important ecosystem services provided by urban forests and the challenges...

Using land-cover information to monitor progress on Sustainable Development Goal 15
Using land-cover information to monitor progress on Sustainable Development Goal 15
15/03/2024

This course provides a basic understanding of land-cover data and its use for monitoring progress towards the achievement of international agreed goals,...

Measurement, reporting and verification for environmental integrity: Introductio
Measurement, reporting and verification for environmental integrity: Introduction
14/12/2023

This course highlights the importance of forests in climate change mitigation and how quality measurement, verification and reporting (MRV) is needed...

Why a national forest inventory?
National forest inventory series
02/10/2023

This e-learning series describes the key phases of an NFI, from planning to implementation, and from data gathering to reporting in 8 courses.  

Planning seed and seedling supply for forest and landscape restoration
Planning seed and seedling supply for forest and landscape restoration
01/09/2023

This course explores how to plan seed and seedling supply for forest and landscape restoration.

Developing bankable business plans for sustainable forest-based enterprises
Developing bankable business plans for sustainable forest-based enterprises
01/09/2023

This course has been developed to improve the capacity of small-scale producers and small and medium-sized enterprises to access investment and other...

SEPAL course
Sharing the experience on “Forest and land monitoring for climate action – SEPAL” facilitated course
01/07/2023

The overall objective of this course is to support knowledge and skills development to operationally apply high-resolution satellite imagery to critical...

Institutionalization of forest data
Institutionalization of forest data
01/07/2023

This course intends to establish a clear path towards a more efficient and effective use of forest data, underscoring the crucial significance of institutionalizing...

Transforming dryland forests and agrosilvopastoral systems
06/03/2023

This course seeks to build the competencies needed for program and project managers, field practitioners and policy makers to apply a transformational...

Elearning resilient rivers
Resilient rivers: Watershed-based management of forests, freshwater, and inland fisheries
01/03/2023

Focusing on freshwater systems, this course inspires managers, scientists, and community members to understand, monitor and manage watersheds as integrated...

Forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement
Forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement
01/02/2023

The objective of this course is to learn about the Enhanced Transparency Framework under the Paris Agreement. It will be useful to those wishing to...

Forest and Water Nexus – Introduction
Forest and Water Nexus – Introduction
01/08/2021

This course is intended to provide an overview of forest and water relationships, and an understanding of the impacts of changing landscapes on water...