Food Systems and Sustainable Business
Today’s food system faces many challenges. At the same time, companies and organisations need to switch to a more sustainable and circular business model to meet future demands. Therefore, new skills and capabilities are needed. Our courses and programmes provide the latest insights from research into how food systems can be made sustainable and future-proof, and help you turn knowledge into action.
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Rural Entrepreneurship Africa
Develop the skills and competences to break current deadlocks within agri-food value chains.
Farmer Agency for Rural Economies [French]
Join the course and take home many practical tools and approaches for promoting farmer entrepreneurship and strengthening farmers’ organizations.
Course Didactics for continuing education
Universities, in addition to education for initial students, also have Continuing Education as their task. Education for (external) professionals requires a certain design and supe...
Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change
Explore how vulnerabilities and exposure to natural hazards can be reduced to build resilient communities during this course.
Summer School Food for Mars and Moon
Can we grow food on Mars and Moon? We combine online lectures on space farming with an experiment with Mars soil stimulants at different locations around the world to test the effe...
Farmer Agency: a Practical Approach for Farmer-Inclusive Food System Transformation
This course provides you practical facilitation tools and options for action to make agriculture and food systems more farmer-inclusive. Join the course.
Feeding Cities: Improving Food Systems in Urban Areas
Gain insight in the latest concepts, tools and approaches for food system analysis and urban food policy and planning during this course.
Market Access for Sustainable Trade
In this course you will learn to analyse local sub-sectors for boosting urban and rural wealth through agribusiness cluster development.
Lost Harvest and Wasted Food
In this course you will look at ways to minimise losses, reduce food waste and explore alternative uses. Ultimately this should contribute to food security.
Climate Action for Food Systems Transformation
Get a full understanding of climate change and become a facilitator of change.
Global One Health: towards Human, Animal and Plant Health
This course is about the interconnectedness of the health of people, animals, plants and their environments.
Plant Genetic Resources and Resilient Seed Systems for Sustainable Food Security
Learn how to strengthen the use of plant genetic resources and develop a seed system that increases the access to and control over planting material by smallholder farmers.
Responsible Aquaculture Development
Learn how to make sector management plans for a certain region or ecosystem that take ecological, socio-economic and governance aspects into consideration.
Youth Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and Changing Food Systems
Learn not just how to support the young women and men that want to improve the food system in your country, but how it feels to be an entrepreneur. This course introduces participa...
Engage Young People Towards Climate and Social Resilience [French]
Analyze and understand the current situation in Africa in relation to climate change, youth involvement and political insecurity.
Facilitating Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration for Food, Agriculture and Nature
The highly interactive Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships (MSP) course helps you to get the tools and methodologies to design, plan and facilitate a Multi-Stakeholder Partnership.
Climate Change Adaptation in Food Security and Natural Resource Management
Discover strategies for climate smart agriculture and natural resource management and develop a personal action plan to integrate your new knowledge and skills into your work.
Market Access for Food and Nutrition Security
This international course shows participants to which extent and in which manner markets can be used to induce and prolong positive change.
Inclusive Market Development
This course mainly focuses on improving the trade of food crops in local fresh produce markets, as well as on the processing of those food crops. In addition, the curriculum will f...
Online Master's Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health
Explore the link between dietary intake, nutritional status and health outcomes by studying the aetiology of diet related diseases, prevention and treatment.