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Introduction to Food and Our Environment (Coursera)

Nov 28th 2022
Introduction to Food and Our Environment (Coursera)
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This course is designed to help learners around the world become more sustainable eaters. Together, we’ll explore key topics, like how food production impacts the environment and why meat production and protein consumption are often at the center of the debate around sustainability. We’ll introduce the pros and cons [...]

The Economics of Agro-Food Value Chains (Coursera)

In this course, you learn how the agro-food value chain approaches the challenge of constantly improving its competitiveness by producing high quality food and products and also aiming to attain greater sustainability. Some of the topics of this course are: the notion of quality for food and agricultural products [...]

The New Nordic Diet - from Gastronomy to Health (Coursera)

The New Nordic Diet is a new food culture developed in 2009-13 with key emphasis on gastronomy, health, and environment. Major research in its effect on acceptability, behaviour and learning skills, and disease prevention have been conducted by the OPUS centre at the University of Copenhagen and the people [...]

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 [...]

Innovación agroalimentaria (Coursera)

Nov 21st 2022
Innovación agroalimentaria (Coursera)
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Este curso fue desarrollado por el Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) en colaboración con la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) con el propósito de introducir el tema de Innovación y su importancia en el sector Agroalimentario. En un mundo donde la globalización de los [...]

Food & Beverage Management (Coursera)

Managing a company in the food and beverage industry is a fascinating task. The objective of this course is twofold: first, we will focus on contemporary challenges that managers and entrepreneurs in food and beverage businesses should be able to face; and second, we will provide models and tools [...]

Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems: the Nexus between Water, Energy and Food (Coursera)

In this course you will become familiar with the ideas of the water-energy-food nexus and transdisciplinary thinking. You will learn to see your community or country as a complex social-ecological system and to describe its water, energy and food metabolism in the form of a pattern, as well as [...]

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 [...]

Stanford Introduction to Food and Health (Coursera)

In this course, learners will be given the information and practical skills they need to begin optimizing the way they eat. This course will shift the focus away from reductionist discussions about nutrients and move, instead, towards practical discussions about real food and the environment in which we consume [...]

Food Science and Nutrition: From the Farm to You (FutureLearn)

Nov 7th 2022
Food Science and Nutrition: From the Farm to You (FutureLearn)
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Follow food’s fascinating journey from the farm to your body and explore new food technologies and nutrition around the world. Discover the science of food and understand the value of nutrition in our diets. On this course, you’ll learn how food science and nutrition helps us to understand and [...]