Module 2 : Engaging Stakeholders

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About this Module

This module aims to demonstrate the importance of stakeholder engagement particularly from the outset of a TEEB study and then ensure continuity throughout the whole implementation process

This training resource material has been developed by the UNEP TEEB office in collaboration with its various partners. The contents build on the 2012 TEEB reports and draw from the wealth of training materials developed under previous TEEB Phases, as well as under other relevant projects and initiatives e.g. GIZ training guide on how to integrate ecosystems services into development planning, SCDB online modular training course focusing on valuation and WBCSDs Business and Ecosystem Training.

Using this resource

This training resource material can be used freely by any person or organization interested in delivering a TEEB training course and we encourage the wide use and adaptation of this material to fit country or region specific contexts. In order to receive the modules and session documents in workable formats, please send a request email to

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Module contents Title Short description
Introduction Introduction Presents the module, sessions and objectives.
Session 1 Stakeholder engagement This session introduces the concepts   and key principles behind stakeholder engagement and reasons to engage. It   also emphasizes its importance during the implementation of a TEEB study.
Session 2 Stakeholder analysis and mapping This   session discusses in detail who the potential stakeholder audience might be   and what their individual interests are when conducting a TEEB study. The   session also suggests ways that stakeholder interests could be prioritized  within a TEEB study to encourage fair decision making.
Session 3 Mechanisms of engagement and cooperation This session introduces the various mechanisms for   engagement and cooperation once the stakeholders have been identified as well   as strategies for how to get them, and keep them, on board.
Bibliography Bibliography Lists  the key resources for the module.




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