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Jan 24th 2017

Learn why the biobased economy is so important for achieving sustainability and how it can increase company profit and consumer demand. Explore how to create a sustainable future by moving away from dependence on fossil resources to biomass resources for the production of food, chemicals and energy-carriers.

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Jan 23rd 2017

Learn about the impact of infectious disease on sustainable animal-based food production by understanding the science of growth, immunity, and infection and by learning the problem-solving skills needed to advance animal health and food production through optimal management practices.

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Jan 9th 2017

The Meat We Eat is a course designed to create a more informed consumer about the quality, safety, healthfulness and sustainability of muscle foods and address current issues in animal agriculture in developed and developing countries.

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Dec 19th 2016

La producción agropecuaria y agroalimentaria tiene una gran importancia en las economías latinoamericanas tanto desde el punto de vista de su participación en el PBI de los países, generación de empleo y exportaciones , ya que en muchos casos las exportaciones agroalimentarias constituyen una fuente muy importante de divisas en las economías latinoamericanas.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Nov 14th 2016

¿Cómo consigue la industria alimentaria ofrecernos una gama de alimentos de características tan diferentes y con vida útil tan variable y tan amplia? Este curso pretende introducir al alumno, de forma amena, en los procesos clave de la transformación y conservación de alimentos. Se descubrirán las claves de la producción alimentaria: tecnología y gestión.

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Sep 8th 2016

Learn how to apply systems thinking to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Jun 16th 2016

Learn the basics of crop production in order to feed the world and preserve our planet’s resources. Feeding nine billion people in 2050 without exhausting the planetary reserves is perhaps the greatest challenge mankind has ever faced. This environmental studies course will examine the principles of production ecology and the ‘availability pillar’ of global food security that lie at the heart of food production, which can be applied to both crops and animal production. This course will discuss why yields in some parts of the world are lagging behind and identify the agro-ecological drivers that shape the wide diversity of production systems.

Average: 8 (4 votes)
Jun 15th 2015

How to feed the world without depleting our planet’s reserves? Learn the basics of crop production.

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Apr 15th 2015

Explore the ethical issues you confront each time you decide what to eat or purchase food. Join a diverse group of philosophers, food scientists, activists, industry specialists, and farmers in this exciting discussion.

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Jan 26th 2015

How to feed the world without exhausting planetary reserves? – understand the basics of crop production and explore the opportunities.

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