FAO a guide to biodiversity agriculture

A guide for the application of the Blended Learning Programme on Mainstreaming Biodiversity across Agricultural Sectors 

Blended Learning for Biodiversity in Agriculture: A Practical Guide


The Global Landscapes Forum, in collaboration with Wageningen University and Research, addresses the critical need for informed policy decisions in the agriculture and environment sectors through a comprehensive six-module course. Specifically targeting government and technical experts capable of influencing policy, this initiative focuses on Mainstreaming Biodiversity across Agricultural Sectors, aligning with the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) goals for a sustainable and diverse environment.


Key messages


  •  Course contribution: The course is a direct contributor to the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Aspirational Impact, emphasizing environmental betterment with a focus on Biodiversity for food and agriculture. Its overarching objective includes sustained use, conservation, and restoration of ecosystems.
  • Target audience: Tailored for government and technical experts, the course equips participants to influence policy decisions in agriculture and environment sectors, directly supporting FAO’s initiatives for a better environment and sustainable biodiversity use.
  • Blended learning approach: In response to global challenges and technological advancements, the Global Landscapes Forum adopts blended learning. This approach, leveraging digital tools, addresses diverse audience needs by seamlessly integrating face-to-face and online methodologies. The strategic blending enhances accessibility and empowers a broader audience, contributing to the course’s effectiveness.


DOI: https://doi.org/10.17528/GLF/TM.35697

Author: Anja Gassner, Philip Dobie, Orsolya Csiszar, Kimberly Merten, Sai Varun Tumuluru, and Marilyn Sanchez

Publisher: Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Language: English

Year: 2024

Ecosystem(s): Agricultural Land

Location(s): Global

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