Through the Grenada National Ecosystem Assessment (NEA) initiative, the Environment Division, Government of Grenada and the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) have hosted a series of training webinars on Ecosystem Valuation. The training was primarily geared towards the authors, contributors, policy makers and stakeholders involved in the Grenada NEA, but other interested persons were welcome to attend as well. This five part series of training webinars was facilitated by Mr. Alexander Girvan
Please scroll down for details of each session. Training recordings and presentation for all sessions are provided at the end of the page.
If you should require any further information, please contact Anastacia Lee Quay at [email protected]
Date: Tuesday 9th March 2021
Title: Valuation Methods 3
Date: Friday 5th March 2021
Title: Valuation Methods 2
Date: Wednesday 3rd March 2021
Title: Valuation Methods 1
Date: Thursday 11th February
Title: Overview of environmental economics and nature’s contribution to people
Topics covered: Why value the environment? Why is undervaluing the environment a problem? Total Economic Value and Nature’s contribution to people (NCP); The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) concept of ecosystem services
Date: Tuesday 9th of February
Title: Understanding the economic value of biodiversity
Topics covered: What are ecosystem services? How does nature contribute to your well-being? Basic concepts of economic valuation.
Using economic language to communicate environmental information.