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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, [...]
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Climate Change: Solutions (FutureLearn)

Feb 15th 2021
Climate Change: Solutions (FutureLearn)
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Explore the potential solutions to climate change and how they relate to the UN's sustainable development goals. Man-made climate change is one of the biggest threats to the world. The effects are already being seen through receding glaciers, ocean acidification and an increasingly vulnerable food supply. It’s vital we [...]
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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 [...]
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Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Production in a Changing Environment (FutureLearn)

Understand how food goes from farm to fork: explore food security, supply chains, food production and agriculture. Discover food supply chains from farm to fork. How does food reach our plates? How is the food industry changing? What threats are there to food supply chains? How can we build [...]
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Future Food: Sustainable Food Systems for the 21st Century (FutureLearn)

Dec 7th 2020
Future Food: Sustainable Food Systems for the 21st Century (FutureLearn)
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Find out what sustainability means for food and explore the challenges of our journey towards a more sustainable food future. Learn how culture, sustainability, and technology is changing the food system. Food production has transformed our planet. 40% of the land’s surface is used for agriculture, soils and freshwater [...]
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AGRIMONITOR: Agricultural Policy in the Caribbean (edX)

Learn the effects of agricultural policy in the Caribbean and Latin America, and analyze them using the AGRIMONITOR platform, developed by IDB. As a consumer, you know the price of the food that you consume daily. However, do you know why your food costs this amount and why it [...]
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Population 10 Billion: Researching Global Issues (FutureLearn)

Sep 7th 2020
Population 10 Billion: Researching Global Issues (FutureLearn)
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Learn how university researchers from different disciplines work together to solve some of the world's biggest problems. Explore the importance of university research in a global context.
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The Future of Farming: Exploring Climate Smart Agriculture (FutureLearn)

Sep 7th 2020
The Future of Farming: Exploring Climate Smart Agriculture (FutureLearn)
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How can we adapt farming to an uncertain future? Could the answer be Climate Smart Agriculture? Find out with this free course. Can Climate Smart Agriculture help farming meet the challenges of climate change? Global warming is a reality so it’s vital our societies and industries respond to the [...]
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Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger (CanopyLAB)

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Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger (CanopyLAB)
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The course will walk you through the content and targets of the Sustainable Development Goals 2 titled “Zero Hunger”, and provide you with information on how different UN agencies, civil society, governments, the private sector, and education/research institutes work to achieve this goal. But it does not stop there. [...]
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Seguridad Nutricional (Miríada X)

El hambre tiene solución y para combatirla es necesaria la implantación de intervenciones específicas que aborden, tanto las causas directas como las subyacentes de la desnutrición. Una nueva visión de la desnutrición permite definir una estrategia basada en el concepto de Seguridad Nutricional que pone en marcha pautas y [...]
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