free of charge - online video course
- Videolessons in HD
- Instant access anywhere and anytime
- Desktop and mobile
what will i learn?
You will understand the basic idea of the multiple use of the sustainable forestry. You will find out the main factors how Finland became the world´s leading country on bioeconomy. You will also get answers of commonly asked questions about sustainability and Finnish expertise of forest economy.
No requirements. The course gives the student a good basic information to learn more specific areas of the bioeconomy.
who is the target audience?
Bioeconomy and forestry students and professionals who want to get more comprehensive understanding of the sustainable forestry.
How do i get the course?
The course is totally free but you´ll need to create an account. The course is in your use instantly after you´ve purchased it.
About the instructor
Adj. Prof., (University of Eastern Finland)
Dr (Agriculture and Forestry)Adj. Prof.
Liisa Toivonen, is the CEO of BioAcademy. In addition, she holds a position of Adjunct Professor in Energy wood production at the University of Eastern Finland, where she has done a long career of more than 20 years. During her university career at UEF she served as the Director of International Relations, Director Professor of the Finnish-Russian Cross-Border University (CBU) and as a Finnish Co-Director of Sino-Finnish Environmental Research Centre in Nanjing University, China. Liisa has always been very active in developing international cooperation, in addition to her university positions she has hold the posts of e.g. Secretary General of the Silva Network, and member of Interim Council of IPFE Global Partnership for Forestry Education. On the other hand she has always been active in research and development, specialized wide-ranging in rural development, renewable natural resources, forestry and bioenergy, education and policy.
Her passion is to effect on development towards the sustainable future. She has been successful in bringing world leaders, industrial innovators and scientists together to find solutions to global problems through bioeconomy forums; the Koli Forum (2011-2013) and Barcelona Bioeconomy Forum (2014). Empowering young experts by providing enough information of alternative futures is currently one of the sectors she is actively working e.g. to develop international educational modules about bioeconomy. Currently she is actively developing cooperation with India, China, Africa and some Arabic countries.
phone: +358 50 541 7337