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Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management (Coursera)

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. In this course we will explore the effect of infectious [...]

Feeding the World (Coursera)

This course will explore the concepts driving current food production science (population growth, urbanization, emerging affluence, resource constraints, and underlying biological limits) with the main focus on livestock production. Each of the major food animal species (dairy, swine, beef, and poultry) will be covered in terms of their universal [...]

Coberturas de riesgo con futuros y opciones para agrobusiness (Coursera)

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sustainable Food Security: The value of systems thinking (edX)

Learn how to solve the ‘Rubik’s cube’ of systems thinking and how it’s applied to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems! Have you ever considered how many aspects of food production affect the natural environment? Every aspect needs to be considered in attaining the future goal to [...]

Sustainable Food Security: Crop Production (edX)

Learn the basics of crop production and find out how to feed the future world population without depleting our planet’s resources! How much food will be available for humankind in the future? Feeding nine billion people in 2050 without exhausting the planetary reserves is perhaps the greatest challenge humanity [...]

Conscious Grocery Shopping: Sustainability, Nutrition, Health and Law (edX)

Would you consider yourself a conscious decider when it comes to food grocery shopping? Do you really buy healthy and sustainably? Enroll in this course for a journey through the grocery store with multidisciplinary scientific insights that will empower you to make better food choices. Our professors will give [...]

Sustainable Global Food Systems (edX)

How do we feed 11 billion people? Discover the importance of sustainable food systems on a global scale. We are currently facing one of the biggest challenges worldwide: how to feed a growing population without exhausting global resources. This course examines food security from a food systems perspective and [...]

Introduction to Food Science (FutureLearn)

Discover the fascinating world of food science and feel empowered to make safe, healthy, and sustainable food choices. Discover topics like food sustainability, integrity, ethics, and constituents. Food and health information is often oversimplified by the media, and recommendations can be inaccurately reported and contradictory to current [...]