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Climate Change and Water in Mountains: A Global Concern (Coursera)

What is climate change? How are mountain regions affected by the evolution of water resources and their uses? What kind of risks need to be considered? Mountains are recognized as particularly sensitive physical environments where intense and rapid changes have in the past, and may increasingly in the future, [...]

Discover Best Practice Farming for a Sustainable 2050 (Coursera)

The Discover Best Practice Farming for a Sustainable 2050 Course is based on a clear vision: imagine best practice farming for 2050, start to implement these strategies now, all the while making sure it will still be profitable. At UWA we're doing just that with the Future Farm [...]

Seguridad agroalimentaria (Coursera)

La seguridad agroalimentaria es uno de los mayores problemas a nivel mundial debido a que existen millones de personas que no tienen acceso diario a los alimentos. Por ello, es necesario revisar el concepto y analizar su importancia, elementos para la construcción de políticas para generar seguridad alimentaria, así [...]

Sustainable Agricultural Land Management (Coursera)

This course will cover the agricultural and urban water quality issues in Florida, their bases, land and nutrient management strategies, and the science and policy behind the best management practices (BMPs). Students will learn to evaluate BMP research and analyze its role in determining practices and policies that protect [...]

Climate Adaptation in Africa (Coursera)

May 16th 2022
Climate Adaptation in Africa (Coursera)
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This course explores why climate change adaptation is important in the African context. Africa is considered one to be one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change. Historically, climate-related hazards such as drought, flooding, pest and disease outbreaks, coastal storms and heat waves have had devastating impacts on [...]

Nitrogen: A Global Challenge (edX)

Learn about the global nitrogen challenge, how nitrogen has helped human civilization to develop, and how its misuse now threatens us. It’s a perfect storm. Limited food, water and energy unequally spread between an expanding population, and a warming climate as the bitter icing on the cake. In all [...]

Introduction to Sustainability (Coursera)

This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. The course focuses on key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice, including population, ecosystems, global change, energy, agriculture, water, environmental economics [...]

Challenges of Agribusiness Management (Coursera)

The goal of this course is to understand the challenges and opportunities of agribusiness nowadays. From farms to retailers, from input providers to traders, all the diverse players of this value chain interact a complex business environment in which nature, policy, technology and management strategies have to be considered [...]

Acuerdos globales para el desarrollo sostenible (Coursera)

En este curso se expondrá el nuevo marco global para el desarrollo sostenible, su relevancia, implicaciones y oportunidades, a efectos de beneficiar el agro, la seguridad alimentaria y el medio rural; para lo cual se están considerando como instrumentos clave: el Marco de Sendai para la Reducción del Riesgo [...]