Este curso explica un conjunto de conceptos y herramientas básicas y necesarias para la producción de alimentos agrícolas y pecuarios en pequeños espacios haciendo énfasis en la sustentabilidad de los mismos. Revisando temas como plagas y enfermedades, promueve el rescate de conocimientos tradicionales que, con bajo costo, permiten grandes [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Gain an understanding of sustainable food production and the challenges that farmers face to offer a sustainable food supply. Build your knowledge of the processes used by farmers and food producers. On this course, you’ll gain a better understanding of where our food comes from, how it is produced, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
An introduction to basic principles of human nutrition with emphasis on nutrients, food sources, and function of nutrients within the human body. Nutritional requirements throughout the life span are addressed, as well as the impact of cultural, psychological, and physiological dimensions.