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Design and evaluate environmental and economic sustainability (EES) projects

A self-led online course on how to design and evaluate EES projects

2023

An African woman walking across a dry, sandy plain in Chad

Photo : Peter Caton/Tearfund

Course details

Language
English, French, Spanish
Duration
2 hours
Cost
Free

What will you gain from the course?

  • A detailed understanding of the ten EES design principles and how they relate to the SDGs.
  • Practical support to design EES projects, using different combinations of the design principles depending on your context.
  • Experience of rating the maturity of EES projects for yourself.

Course highlights

Browse course modules

  1. Learn about the ten project design principles for EES.

  2. Learn how to apply the principles to your work and how to design, monitor and evaluate EES projects.

  3. Learn about the first design principle: 'Sustainable resource management is informed by the best available science'

  4. Learn about the second design principle: ‘Decision-making addresses long-term impact on the environment and society'

  5. Learn about the third design principle: 'The ecosystem is healthy, and people have equal access to its goods and services'

  6. Learn about the fourth design principle: 'Environmental shocks and stresses are understood and prepared for'.

  7. Learn about the fifth design principle: 'Education and income are improving for more people'.

  8. Learn about the sixth design principle: 'Inequality is decreasing'.

  9. Learn about the seventh design principle: 'All people have access to markets, decent work and economic stability'.

  10. Learn about the eighth design principle: 'All people are benefiting from an infrastructure based on low-carbon technology'.

  11. Learn about the ninth design principle: 'Material well-being is steadily improving and sustained over time'.

  12. Learn about the tenth design principle: 'Economic resilience to shocks and stresses is built into policies and practices'.

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What have previous learners said?

  • The way the theory is related with the practical view of the video gives more understanding.

  • The case studies are practical ways to apply the design principles. It was worth the time.

  • I like to use the gained knowledge to invest into practical and cooperating with my fellows to design and implement projects which are relating with local resource mobilization to tackle poverty.

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