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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Making Agriculture Work for Food and Nutrition Security
This course explores the nutrition-sensitivity of agricultural policies and programmes and focuses on which agricultural pathways lead to food and nutrition security.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Climate risk and resilience
This course is about developing the required knowledge and skills, using innovative tools to become a better water steward. The course helps you analyse the water services provided...
Evaluating and Managing for Sustainable Impact
Engaging stakeholders in sound planning, monitoring and evaluation are key to adaptively manage towards (food) systems transformation and the sustainable development goals (SDGs). ...
Inclusive market development
Improved performance of local agrifood value chains can result in reduced urban and rural poverty, increased food and nutrition security and more profitable local agribusinesses. T...
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...
Governance from Farm to Fork for Food Safety
This three-week course empowers you to assess and manage food safety throughout the value chain.
Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems for a Food Secure Future
The course Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems for a Food Secure Future explores the future challenges and impacts of food production. By applying a systems thinking approach,...