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FAQs: Greening Consumption & Production MOOC I 31 May - 12 July 2017

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This document answers all your questions related to the Greening Consumption and Production: Massive Open Online Course. 

This free, six-week facilitated course (31 May - 12 July 2017) is aimed at policymakers and practitioners working in the area of sustainable consumption and production (SCP). By taking this MOOC, you will gain an overview of key issues related to SCP and sustainable commodity supply chains. You will become proficient in mechanisms to facilitate SCP at the international level and in your own country, and have the chance to interact with world-known specialists from UNDP, the private sector, NGOs and national ministries. We will also encourage you to think critically about your resource use patterns in the context of international, national, and local approaches to greening consumption and production. UNDP, CBD and The Nature Conservancy will provide a certificate of completion. The course is available in English, Spanish and French. Learn how to register here: 

Topics include:
Week 1: What is green consumption and production?
Week 2: Key concepts and principles of green consumption and production
Week 3: Understanding the international policy framework
Week 4: Greening key production sectors – Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Week 5: Sustainable commodity supply chains
Week 6: Mainstreaming biodiversity into national development planning

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