New training on Conservation Finance

New blue training course on conservation finance

This 2 day training course introduces participants to opportunities and approaches for financing marine conservation, enabling factors for the development of conservation finance mechanism, and key steps for their establishment. It combines introductory presentations with a strong focus on applying theory in exercises and work with case studies. Targeted towards environmental practitioners and decision-makers, it looks at microeconomics and natural resource economics, marine ecosystem services as well as introducing opportunities and approaches for financing conservation of marine and coastal areas and key features in establishing a conservation finance mechanism.

All materials are open source and available on the Blue Solutions website. If you are interested in running this training yourself, please take a look at our cookbook on how to convene our blue training courses, including an existing pool of trainers, or get in touch with the Blue Solutions team (tanya.bryan@grida.no).