This course provides a basic level of understanding regarding the REDD+ concept. It begins with background information on climate change and drivers of deforestation. It then covers the essential aspects of the technical, political, financial, social and environmental issues related to REDD+.ÍIt concludesÍwithÍthe basics on implementing REDD+ activities at a national or sub-national scale. The course is four modules long with many lessons in each module. All lessons are highly interactive, keeping students engaged as they progress through the training. Each lesson also contains test questions and assessments. Student activities break up the very scientific content, and assignments provide a way for the student to relate course content to their own climate work.