Natural Resources for Sustainable Development

Course

Self-paced e-learning

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SDG Academy

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Length
12 weeks
Effort
4-6 hours per week
Level
Intermediate
Language
English
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
No
Price
Free

Course summary

This course explores the sustainable options available for oil, gas, and mineral development.

About this course

Extractives and their respective industries pose one of the most significant threats to sustainable development. This course, created by the Natural Resource Governance Institute, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, and the World Bank, details different endeavors to manage natural resource and energy industry investments sustainably. In addition, this course discusses the relationship between policy and individual actors and communities regarding extractive industries. 

Transcripts available in: اللغة العربية, English, Español, Français, Русский

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Target audience

Undergraduate and graduate students in environmental and energy fields, sustainable development practitioners, actors in the energy and natural resource sectors, extractive practitioners, and climate change activists.

Learning objectives

To understand how wealth generated from natural resource development can be used to further sustainability, extractive industry governance and policy, and the relationship between the government, extractive industries, and citizens.

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