• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    1–3 hours per week
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  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

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Prerequisites

  • A BA/BSc or higher-level certificate in financial/business/economic fields or social sciences
  • A minimum of one year’s academic or professional engagement in landscapes or development finance 

About this course

Landscape approaches call for innovative interventions that cut across sectors and scales. Public and private funders are ready to invest but there are gaps to bridge. Integrated landscape investments, which enable bankable projects to be realized, need to be built on shared understandings and motivations between landscape inhabitants and leaders and the world of finance.

Are you from the finance world and want to think from a landscape perspective? Or, are you working in or for a landscape and want to mobilise resources? Join this course and bridge the gap between finance and landscapes. Gain critical insights and develop the skills to capitalize on investors motivation to invest and the need for innovative financing in landscapes

Financial experts will share their experiences and get you ready to join the global momentum on financing landscape initiatives. You’ll learn about multi-sector, multi-stakeholder investments that manage and affect multiple landscape functions.

Join the course now and jump right into breaking down complex language and concepts in a light and highly interactive manner. Learn about plural values and how they can be achieved with the right investment. Learn too how to stimulate, secure and coordinate the execution of that investment. During this course, you’ll also learn to develop integrated investment strategies to support landscape leaders and investors in their related efforts.

The Sustainable and Inclusive Landscapes Professional Certificate Programme lets you harness the power of place and advance your career as a landscape leader, The programme consists of the following courses:

What you'll learn

  • Learn how integrated landscape investments can add financial value
  • What sources of capital can be mobilised and blended for landscape investments
  • Which financial mechanisms can support landscape investments
  • The challenges and pathways to bankable projects
  • Innovations for coordinating and facilitating landscape investments

Meet your instructors

James Mulkerrins
Knowledge Co-creation advisor, Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation
Wageningen University & Research
Seth Shames
Director, Policy and Markets @ EcoAgriculture Partners
EcoAgriculture Partners
Pooja Munshi
Strategist
Global Landscapes Forum
Gerhard Mulder
Director
Oxylus Climate Advisors

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