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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to the Global Food System

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 7 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Agriculture and planetary boundaries 1h
TED talk (Video): Kate Raworth – A healthy economy should be designed to thrive, not grow 15m
Additional material - Global Sustainable Development Report 2019
Additional material - Jevon's paradox
1 practice exercise
Week 16m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Boosting the Small

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Natural nitrogen fixation8m
Better access to finance 5m
Sharing economy5m
A more fair trade system6m
1 reading
Agricultural Policies at a Glance15m
1 practice exercise
Week 210m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Transforming the big

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Sustainable soils7m
Closed-system farming 19m
2 readings
The connection between agriculture and deforestation40m
Overview over global agricultural land use45m
1 practice exercise
Week 310m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Losing less

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Connecting producers and consumers13m
Resilience 13m
1 reading
From Uniformity to Diversity20m
1 practice exercise
Week 412m

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