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Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil (edX)

Get prepared for heavier rainfall and the increasing demand for food! The #1 Agricultural University of the world will teach you how to design and implement effective drainage systems in agriculture. You will learn how to create a perfect soil profile for optimal growing conditions for a crop and [...]
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A Nutritional Approach to Agriculture and Food Security (FutureLearn)

Sep 6th 2021
A Nutritional Approach to Agriculture and Food Security (FutureLearn)
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Develop skills to apply and evaluate innovative solutions that place nutrition at the heart of a sustainable food system. Modern agriculture and global food systems have become very complex and do not always provide people with affordable and nutritious food. This course presents current research, which aims to place [...]
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Climate Adaptation in Africa (Coursera)

Sep 6th 2021
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Feeding a Hungry Planet: Agriculture, Nutrition and Sustainability (edX)

How do we create a healthy and sustainable diet for the growing world population? Agriculture is more than waving fields of wheat; our ability to grow food from existing natural resources – and without decimating those resources – is key to sustainably feeding the world. In this course, learn [...]
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Challenges of Agribusiness Management (Coursera)

Aug 30th 2021
Challenges of Agribusiness Management (Coursera)
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Innovación agroalimentaria (Coursera)

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 [...]
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An Introduction to the U.S. Food System: Perspectives from Public Health (Coursera)

A food system encompasses the activities, people and resources involved in getting food from field to plate. Along the way, it intersects with aspects of public health, equity and the environment. In this course, we will provide a brief introduction to the U.S. food system and how food [...]
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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 [...]
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