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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Landscape Finance - Investing in Innovation for Sustainable Landscapes Certificate in collaboration with Wageningen University and Research - WageningenX. Learn to navigate the web of landscape financial flows, mechanisms and requirements toward developing cutting-edge models for sustainable development in landscapes.

About

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

You’ll hear from financial experts about their experiences with stimulating game-changing investments. You’ll learn about multi-sector, multi-stakeholder investments that manage and affect multiple landscape functions.

Join the Landscape Finance - Investing in Innovation for Sustainable Landscapes Certificate from EdX in partnership with Wageningen University and Research - WageningenX 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. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

What you'll learn
  • Learn how integrated landscape investments can add financial value
  • What sources of capital are available for integrated landscape investments
  • Which types of financial mechanisms can support integrated landscape investments
  • How to use blended finance to support integrated landscape investments
  • Coordinate finance at a landscape scale, considering institutional needs

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • 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 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 28 days.
  • National Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 28 days.
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Funding

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