Training

Conservation Strategy Fund gives conservation professionals economic skills that are key for success in protecting the environment. We strive to equip every participant in our courses with a solid understanding of economic fundamentals, fluency in the language of economics, and an ability to identify the best opportunities to apply economics to conservation practice. Since 1999, we have trained over 1800 people from over 85 countries.

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Economic Tools for Conservation - 2014 International Course

  • Monday, 11 August, 2014 - Friday, 22 August, 2014
  • Begins in 15 weeks 3 days

Conservation Strategy Fund is offering its 16th annual international training course, Economic Tools for Conservation, August 11-22, 2014 located at Stanford University. This course is being offered in partnership with the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford.

Over the last decade, this course has become recognized as the premier applied economics training event for conservation professionals from around the world.

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Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación de la Naturaleza - México 2014

  • Monday, 9 June, 2014 - Friday, 20 June, 2014
  • Begins in 6 weeks 4 days

El curso Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación de la Naturaleza ofrece principios y técnicas para analizar de manera integral los aspectos económicos y ambientales en proyectos e iniciativas de desarrollo para facilitar la armonización de la conservación y el manejo de recursos naturales con las actividades económicas. Este curso está dirigido a profesionales trabajando en temas de conservación y desarrollo en México y los países que comprenden el Sistema Arrecifal Mesoamericano (Belice, Guatemala y Honduras).

Aplicaciones hasta el 9 de mayo de 2014

Analysis of Infrastructure from a Conservation Economics Perspective - Bhutan 2014

Conservation Strategy Fund is now accepting applications for our Analysis of Infrastructure from a Conservation Economics Perspective training course from May 12-16, 2014 in Bumthang, Bhutan. This course is being implemented in partnership with the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment.  Professionals working in Bhutan and other countries in the Himalayan region are invited to apply.  Applications due March 31, 2014.

Economic Tools for Marine Conservation in the Western Pacific - Palau 2014

Conservation Strategy Fund is offering its Economic Tools for Marine Conservation training course, March 17-28th, 2014 located at the Palau International Coral Reef Center in Palau. This course is being offered thanks to a grant from the David and Lucille Packard Foundation

The training will support conservation of marine resources in the region by equipping conservation practitioners, natural resource managers and community leaders with the principles and tools of conservation economics.

Herramientas Económicas Avanzadas para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina: Planes de Negocios Sostenibles - Perú 2014

  • Monday, 17 March, 2014 - Saturday, 22 March, 2014
  • Completed

El curso tiene por objetivo introducir a profesionales vinculados con actividades de conservación de la Amazonía Andina, al diseño e implementación de planes de negocios sostenibles. Durante el curso se abordarán los componentes principales de un plan de negocios a través de clases magistrales, ejercicios prácticos y estudios de caso. Los temas a profundizar son: estudios de mercado, análisis financiero y de riesgo probabilístico, emprendimiento empresarial y estrategias de comercialización. Convocatoria cerrada

Obras de infraestrutura na Amazônia - Desafios da cobertura midiática e ferramentas de apoio à análise e ao diálogo

Obras de infraestrutura na Amazônia -
Desafios da cobertura midiática e ferramentas de apoio à análise e ao diálogo

12 de novembro de 2013
Hotel Mercure Brasília Líder
SHN Quadra 05, Bloco I - Brasília

É com satisfação que a CSF - Conservação Estratégica, Fundación Avina e parceiros lhe convidam para o curso para jornalistas sobre ”Obras de infraestrutura na Amazônia -Desafios da cobertura midiática e ferramentas de apoio à análise e ao diálogo”.

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Economic Tools for Conservation - 2013 International Course

  • Monday, 12 August, 2013 - Friday, 23 August, 2013
  • Completed

Conservation Strategy Fund is offering its 15th annual international training course, Economic Tools for Conservation, August 12-23, 2013 located at Stanford University. This course is being offered in partnership with the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford.

Over the last decade, this course has become recognized as the premier applied economics training event for conservation professionals from around the world.

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Young Mountain Gorilla in the forest with family behind him or her

Outils Économiques pour la Conservation et la Planification d’Infrastructures dans le Rift Albertin

Conservation Strategy Fund accepte dès à présent les demandes d'inscription pour le cours d’Outils Économiques pour la Conservation et la Planification d’Infrastructures dans le Rift Albertin, du 17 au 28 juin 2013 en RDC. Ce cours est offert en partenariat avec L'École Régionale post-universitaire d'Aménagement et de gestion Intégrés des Forêts et territoires Tropicaux (ERAIFT) et est rendu possible grâce aux soutiens de l´USAID (United States Agency for International Development), Wildlife Conservation Network, et l´Handsel Foundation. Nous acceptons les inscriptions de personnes travaillant en Ouganda, au Rwanda, au Kenya, en Tanzanie et en République Démocratique du Congo.

Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina, con énfasis en Pagos por Servicios Ambientales (PSA) - Colombia 2013

El curso Herramientas Económicas para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina, con énfasis en Pagos por Servicios Ambientales - PSA tiene por objetivo enseñar y promover el análisis objetivo y estratégico que integre la conservación y el manejo de recursos naturales con las actividades económicas. El curso está dirigido a profesionales trabajando en temas de conservación y desarrollo en los países andino amazónicos: Colombia, Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia.

CONVOCATORIA CERRADA

Economic Tools for Conservation - 2012 International Course

  • Monday, 20 August, 2012 - Friday, 31 August, 2012
  • Completed

Conservation Strategy Fund is now accepting applications for our 14th annual international training course, Economic Tools for Conservation, from August 20-31, 2012 at Stanford University. This course is offered in partnership with the Woods Institute for the Environment and the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford.

Over the last decade, this course has become recognized as the premier applied economics training event for conservation professionals from around the world.

Click here to view the 2012 course schedule