- helps you to learn how to use “Viva Grass Integrated Planning Tool” (the tool) without even stepping outside your home;
- introduces the concepts of ecosystem services, integrated planning and other.
- shows how ecosystem services supply changes according to the different management practices.
Self-learning platform consists of 2 main parts. In the “Theory content” you will find 6 lessons-chapters that will give you a contextual information, which is necessary to screen in order to understand the basic principles and approaches used in the tool is and in order to know the basic terminology. In “Theory content” you will also familiarize with the basic concepts of ecosystem services supply and demand, as well as different methodologies for ecosystem services mapping and assessment. “Self-directed practical lessons” will introduce you to the practical use of the tool in different fields and situations. “User manual” will help you to know all technical functionalities (buttons and etc) of the tool and it’s 3 modules.