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Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy (Coursera)

Welcome to "Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy". One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental/ecosystem health are linked. The concept provides a useful framework for examining complex health issues such as food safety and security, emerging and vector-borne diseases, and antimicrobial [...]

Global Challenges for a Sustainable Society (edX)

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Our society today is facing many challenges: climate change, hunger, inequality,… But what is the current state of these issues? How did we get here? How are all these challenges connected? And what are different possibilities to move towards a more sustainable future?

Discovering Science: Global Challenges (FutureLearn)

Can chemistry help to feed a growing population, or overcome increasing bacterial resistance? Find out how the Penicillin class of antibiotics has been a major breakthrough in the treatment of patients. However, with bacteria developing efficient ways of resisting antibiotic treatment, discover how scientists are treating patients with infections [...]

Renewable Energy for Arctic Food and Water Security (edX)

A research-based course on resilient renewable energy solutions, with an emphasis on microgrids, and Food, Energy, and Water (FEW) security. This course provides research-based and on-the-ground tools for community planners, grid designers, and business leaders to improve and implement stronger and more resilient renewable energy in Arctic [...]

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 [...]

Share Food, Cut Waste (POK)

From words to action: surplus food management to tackle food poverty and food waste. This course is addressed to all those who are interested in reducing food waste and enhancing food security for people in need. Producers, food transformers, distributors, HoReCa enterprises and non-profit organizations, as well as consumers [...]

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 [...]

Improving Food Production with Agricultural Technology and Plant Biotechnology (FutureLearn)

Build your knowledge of food production challenges and technology with this online course for 16-19 year olds studying biology. Learn how to address challenges in growing, harvesting, and processing food. Are you inspired to join the next generation of scientists and tackle challenges in food security? On this course, [...]

Understanding Food Supply Chains in a Time of Crisis (FutureLearn)

Learn how agri-food supply chains deal with crises and get practical advice on how you can minimise disruption during COVID-19. Explore contingency plans for ensuring food security during COVID-19 in Europe. Movement restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus are leading to an increase in food stockpiling, and there are [...]