Mode of learning: Self Learning
Duration: 4 Weeks
Who should attend: Government officials concerned with wetland management planning, policies and development, protected areas officers, water resource managers, employees of local authorities, university research and teaching staff, NGO representatives involved in the wetlands management/research and graduate students with special subject of Environmental studies, biodiversity, wetland etc.
Course Description: Biodiversity encompasses the variety and variability of all life forms on earth and is the product of over 3.5 billion years of evolutionary history. Biodiversity brings enormous benefits to humankind from direct harvesting of plants and animals for food, medicine, fuel, construction materials and so on. In addition, it provides for aesthetic, cultural, recreational and research values. It facilitates ecological balance and ecosystem services.