MEASURE 9. Number of participants who have received training in conservation related themes


Training and support to all sectors of society.


In order to qualify a minimum of 2-days training is required. . Learning activities intended for teaching or imparting knowledge and information on NRM and biodiversity conservation to the participants. There should be designated instructors or lead persons, learning objectives, and outcomes, conducted fulltime or intermittently. NRM and biodiversity conservation training can consist of transfer of knowledge, skills, or attitudes through structured learning and follow-up activities, or through less structured means, to solve problems or fill identified performance gaps. Training can consist of long-term academic degree programs, short- or long-term, non-degree technical courses in academic or other settings, non-academic seminars, workshops, on-the-job learning experiences, observational study tours, or distance learning exercises or interventions.


Between pre-2000 and 2015 WCS trained 53,453 participants on conservation, natural resource management and biodiversity issues across five landscapes in the Amazon.

Figure 13: Cumulative Number of Trained Participants.

Figure 14 Percentage of Trained Participants by Country.

Figure 15. Number of Participants by Training Category (pre-2000-2015)