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Sustainable Urban Development (edX)

Learn why cities are key in resolving global urbanization and sustainability challenges and how you can engineer tomorrow’s cities today. Did you know that cities take up less than 3% of the earth’s land surface, but more than 50% of the world’s population live in them? And, cities generate [...]
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Agricultural Water Management: Water,-Society and Technology Interactions (edX)

Optimize water governance- and technologies to meet increasing food demands around the world. Learn the fundamentals of agricultural water management from a social and technical approach. Enrol now and find out how the Nr. 1 agricultural university of the world explains agricultural water management at different spatial levels (farm, [...]
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Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil (edX)

Get prepared for heavier rainfall and the increasing demand for food! The #1 Agricultural University of the world will teach you how to design and implement effective drainage systems in agriculture. You will learn how to create a perfect soil profile for optimal growing conditions for a crop and [...]
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Evaluating Animal Breeding Programmes (edX)

Gain insight in how to evaluate a running breeding program, both in terms of genetic progress and genetic diversity, and in how dissemination of genetic progress takes place. Animal breeding, and especially farm animal breeding, has developed into a professional industry with modern technologies, large-scale data collection, and [...]
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Genetic Models for Animal Breeding (edX)

Understand the genetic and statistic principles that enable responsible animal breeding. Animal breeding involves the selective breeding of domestic animals with the intention to improve desirable (and heritable) qualities in the next generation. This course introduces the steps required to design a program for breeding animals and teaches the [...]
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Sustainable Food Security: Food Access (edX)

Learn the basics of food access decision-making. In other words, who decides what ends up on your plate. Spoiler alert: it’s not just you! Have you ever considered that you’re not the only one who decides what food ends up on your plate? In this environmental studies course, you’ll [...]
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Sustainable Food Security: The value of systems thinking (edX)

Learn how to solve the ‘Rubik’s cube’ of systems thinking and how it’s applied to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems! Have you ever considered how many aspects of food production affect the natural environment? Every aspect needs to be considered in attaining the future goal to [...]
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Introduction to Animal Behaviour (edX)

Explore the amazing range and complexity of wild animal behaviour. Discover how animals learn, communicate, find food, avoid predators, and interact socially. Do you want to understand how and why animals behave the way they do, and how we test hypotheses about behaviour scientifically? This biology and life sciences [...]
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Sustainable Food Security: Crop Production (edX)

Learn the basics of crop production and find out how to feed the future world population without depleting our planet’s resources! How much food will be available for humankind in the future? Feeding nine billion people in 2050 without exhausting the planetary reserves is perhaps the greatest challenge humanity [...]
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Sustainable Soil Management: Soil for life (edX)

Learn why soil is so important, how it’s being threatened and what we can do to protect this natural resource so vital to our lives. Soil is the earth’s fragile skin that anchors all life. We depend on soil to build our homes and cities, to grow crops for [...]
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