Under the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) there is a mandatory requirement for all countries party to the Paris Agreement to estimate and report on uncertainty in their National Greenhouse Gas inventories. This course has been developed by FAO to strengthen institutional and technical capacity in national entities to allow them to meet this requirement and produce reliable data.
The 'National Greenhouse Gas Inventories' curriculum aims to strengthen institutional and technical capacities in national entities, to enable them to meet the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) of the Paris Agreement. It consists of a series of e-learning courses, including:
- Course 1: Preparing a greenhouse gas inventory under the Enhanced Transparency Framework
- Course 2: The national greenhouse gas inventory (NGHGI) for agriculture
- Course 3: The national greenhouse gas inventory (NGHGI) for land use
- Course 4: Assessing uncertainties in the national greenhouse gas inventory: a focus on land use
- Course 5: Estimating methane emissions from enteric fermentation using Tier 2 method
The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari.
The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.
This e-learning course is intended for anyone involved in the preparation of greenhouse gas inventories, especially:
- Staff members of relevant national agencies responsible for reporting to UNFCCC
- GHG Inventory compilers
- Data providers from National Statistical Office (NSO)
You will learn about
- The concept on uncertainty and its importance in the context of NGHG inventories
- Statistical definitions associated with uncertainty analysis
- Statistical concepts and methodologies used to quantify uncertainty
- Two approaches for combining uncertainties for different sectors to estimate overall uncertainty for the total national net emissions
- Clarifications made to the estimation of uncertainty in the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines
The course consists of 3 lessons, of 45 - 60 minutes duration each:
- Lesson 1: Uncertainty in the context of national greenhouse gas inventories
- Lesson 2: Quantifying uncertainty
- Lesson 3: Combining uncertainties
Digital Badge Certification
To be granted a digital certification from the FAO elearning Academy, you will have to take the final evaluation exam after you’ve finished a course.
Our digital badge certifications verify that you have achieved the learning outcomes and competencies outlined in FAO e-learning courses.
Please click the link below to start the test: