Training Resources

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IPBC Knowledge Exchange #3 – How and Why to include blue carbon in NDCsThis one hour video brings together leading experts, policymakers and practitioners to explore the multifaceted aspects of integrating blue carbon ecosystems into NDCs, guided by the recently published ‘Blue Carbon and Nationally Determined Contributions: Guidelines on Enhanced Actions.”15/12/2023
Blue Carbon 101 Course

The Blue Carbon 101 course explains how carbon markets work, from what a “carbon credit” is, through how they are produced and traded, and why some sell for higher prices than others. It includes chapters on Introduction to Mangrove Ecosystems, Greenhouse Gases, Carbon Sequestration and Storage, Blue Carbon Offsetting, Implementing Mangrove Carbon Projects, Article 6 and NDCs.

Introductory Training on Blue Carbon

This training module provides participants with an introduction to the concept of blue carbon, or the carbon stored and sequestered by coastal marine habitats such as seagrass beds, mangroves, and tidal saltmarshes.

Mangrove Mapping for Technicians and Managers

Two self-paced modules (Mangrove Mapping for Managers; Mangrove Mapping for Technicians) developed by the Commonwealth Secretariat tailored towards Commonwealth government officials and citizens with an interest in learning about: Why map mangroves; The importance of mapping for policy development; Functionality of GIS mapping tools; Strengths and weaknesses of different software options

The Blue Carbon Policy Training Course – Module 2

The Blue Carbon Policy Training Course is designed to equip policy makers with the knowledge and skills to identify and develop blue carbon initiatives and projects. The course includes 8 engaging and accessible modules that build key capabilities through self-paced learning, recorded webinars, practical activities, and reflection questions.

Blue Carbon Policy Training Course – Module 5

Module 5 looks at climate finance and carbon markets, and how these are relevant to blue carbon.