Economics of Land Degradation MOOC and Practitioner’s Guide is out!

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copy-copy-eld-headerPractitioner’s Guide out now!
As promised at the end of our first MOOC, we have prepared an ELD practitioner’s guide, also containing interesting contributions by some of the first MOOC teams from all over the world! The guide is giving you a step-by-step introduction into assessing the value of ecosystem services. The document is now available for free download here

Help us spread the word and share the Practitioner’s Guide within your networks and with anyone who wants to contribute to improving land conditions!

Upcoming events

  • 5 December is World Soil Day!
  • 2015 is going to be an exciting year for all of us, as it is the International Year of Soils (IYS)! The ELD Initiative is going to be involved in different events throughout the year, such as Global Soil Week. For more information on upcoming events, visit our ELD website.

ELD MOOC 2.0
We are happy to announce that ELD Initiative is going to launch a second course in spring 2015 and are looking forward to having you back on board! For up-to-date information, please check the MOOC platform

Do you want to stay current on the latest ELD Initiative projects and e-learning activities? Then check out the ELD Website (eld-initiative.org), follow us on Twitter (@ELD_Initiative), and log into the MOOC platform.

Soil Counts-Preserve it!

ELD Presentations

The last session by Andreas Lange, Adviser at GIZ on Land Management Planning in the Philippines is available here. Recordings of all live presentations are also to be found on the ELD YouTube Channel.

Original article can be found here: https://gc21.giz.de/ibt/var/app/wp342P/1844/index.php/eld-info/

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