This document aims to provide an overview of the essential knowledge, skills and resources required to engage on ten major REDD+ themes.
It consists of three sections: 1. Designing Capacity Building Programs to Meet the Needs of REDD+ Stakeholders, 2. Essential Knowledge and Skills, 3. Case Studies on the Design of Capacity Building Programs for REDD+. The document contains a set of guidelines and resources that will help the user to understand the target audience, to define the REDD+ themes of interest to this audience, and to develop a capacity building plan based on those needs. It examines REDD+ themes along the lines of a general competency statement, knowledge, skills, important things to remember, and resources and tools.