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Unravelling solutions for Future Food problems (Coursera)

Our society depends on the availability of food and accessibility to it. According to the United Nations nearly 800 million people are hungry and on the other hand, over 650 million people are obese. While many people in developing countries experience food shortage, in industrialized countries people are [...]
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A Nutritional Approach to Agriculture and Food Security (FutureLearn)

Sep 6th 2021
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 Food Systems: A Mediterranean Perspective (edX)

How do we produce more, better quality, and safer food while simultaneously achieving social and environmental goals? The Mediterranean region is one of the most biodiverse in the world, home to a complex and intricate patchwork of cultures, climates, and cuisines. Food systems in the region -- represented worldwide [...]
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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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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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Food and our Future: Sustainable Food Systems in Southeast Asia (FutureLearn)

Explore how to make food systems more sustainable and resource-smart for our environment, health and food security. How can food systems become more sustainable in the face of population growth, urbanisation, and environmental degradation? How can a food systems approach help in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals? This course [...]
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