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Climate Change and Resilience in Food Systems (FutureLearn)

Jan 24th 2022
Climate Change and Resilience in Food Systems (FutureLearn)
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Learn new research-led strategies designed to mitigate the effects of climate change on agriculture and food systems. Learn about the effects of climate change and how to build resilience in agriculture and food systems. Even small climate changes can have large-scale consequences in agriculture and food systems with devastating [...]
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A Nutritional Approach to Agriculture and Food Security (FutureLearn)

Jan 10th 2022
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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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Revolucionar la cadena alimentaria mediante la tecnología (FutureLearn)

Explore cómo la tecnología y la digitalización pueden modificar el funcionamiento del sistema alimentario. Descubra cómo la tecnología podría revolucionar el sector alimentario. La calidad y la seguridad de los alimentos se ven cada vez más amenazadas, dado que los recursos naturales se están viendo desbordados por el cambio [...]
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Public Health Perspectives on Sustainable Diets (Coursera)

Jan 3rd 2022
Public Health Perspectives on Sustainable Diets (Coursera)
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What we eat and how we produce that food have significant effects on human health and the sustainability of our planet. But what is a ‘sustainable’ diet? A sustainable diet, as defined by the FAO, promotes health and well-being and provides food security for the present population while [...]
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Revolutionising the Food Chain with Technology (FutureLearn)

Jan 3rd 2022
Revolutionising the Food Chain with Technology (FutureLearn)
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Explore how technology and digitalisation can change how the food system operates, reducing waste and environmental pressures. Discover how innovative technologies could revolutionise the food sector. Food quality and safety is increasingly under threat as natural resources are stretched by climate change, hunger, and explosive population growth. On this [...]
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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 [...]
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Engaging with Controversies in the Food System (FutureLearn)

Become more confident in making informed decisions about the food you eat by exploring different food controversies. Learn how to assess the reliability of different sources of food information. Consumers have never been confronted with so much food choice. Making a decision on what food to eat is affected [...]
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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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