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  • 28 days
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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.
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Overview

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.

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. 

The programme consists of the following courses: 

  • Landscape Leadership: Catalyse Sustainable Development in Landscapes
  • Landscape Finance: Investing in Innovation for Sustainable Landscapes
  • Landscape Governance: Collaborating Across Sectors and Scales

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 28 days
    • Intensity 1 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      1 to 3 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General 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

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