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Drones for Agriculture: Prepare and Design Your Drone (UAV) Mission (edX)

Take a dive and expand your knowledge about drones en drone technology. Learn how to prepare and execute a flight mission with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and how to use, process and understand the collected drone data for your own applications.

Climate Adaptation in Africa (Coursera)

Oct 3rd 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 [...]

Agriculture, Economics and Nature (Coursera)

Sound economic thinking is crucial for farmers because they depend on good economic decision making to survive. Governments depend on economic information to make good policy decisions on behalf of the community. This course will help you to contribute to better decision making by farmers, or by agencies servicing [...]

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 [...]

Innovación agroalimentaria (Coursera)

Sep 26th 2022
Innovación agroalimentaria (Coursera)
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Este curso fue desarrollado por el Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) en colaboración con la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) con el propósito de introducir el tema de Innovación y su importancia en el sector Agroalimentario. En un mundo donde la globalización de los [...]

Black Agricultural Solutions to Food Apartheid: A Teach-Out (Coursera)

Sep 19th 2022
Black Agricultural Solutions to Food Apartheid: A Teach-Out (Coursera)
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Black Agricultural Solutions to Food Apartheid is a series where we dive deep into the historical, ancestral, and spiritual connections that Black people have to land and agriculture. Throughout this course, we encourage participants to learn about their ancestral foodways, agrarian practices, and spiritual connections. These sessions share [...]

Fundamentos de agrotecnología (Coursera)

Las nuevas tendencias en la industria agroalimentaria, el cambio climático y las necesidades globales de alimentación hacen que la forma de cultivar, hacer llegar los alimentos a la industria y de allí a las mesas de los consumidores cambien. La tecnología aporta nuevas herramientas que, empleadas de forma adecuada [...]

Agricultura urbana y periurbana (Coursera)

Este curso explica un conjunto de conceptos y herramientas básicas y necesarias para la producción de alimentos agrícolas y pecuarios en pequeños espacios haciendo énfasis en la sustentabilidad de los mismos. Revisando temas como plagas y enfermedades, promueve el rescate de conocimientos tradicionales que, con bajo costo, permiten grandes [...]