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The worldwide increase of food availability, through well designed agricultural policies and programmes, has not automatically led to better nourished populations. This course explores the nutrition-sensitivity of agricultural policies and programmes and focuses on which nutrition-sensitive agricultural pathways lead to food and nutrition security.
Responsible aquaculture development for food security and economic progress
On a global scale aquaculture has been growing steadily in the past decades. The global demand for aquaculture products is driven by an increasing world population, stagnant capture fisheries production and a growing awareness of the positive impact of consumption of fish and other aquatic products on human health. Fish and other seafood have become important export commodities for several developing countries. Especially in East, South and S.E. Asia aquaculture is a well-established and growing sector.
The global challenge is to provide sufficient food for a nutritious diet for healthy living for the growing world population that can be sustained for generations. This course explores the role of food systems in the provision of healthy and sustainable diets at national, regional and global levels.
Upon completion of the course you will:
Participants get well acquainted with the framework of city region food systems in relation to food and nutrition security in densely populated areas;
University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
It has become increasingly important to use ‘Evidence-Based’ criteria to decide what kind of programmes work, how, for whom, in what circumstances and at what cost. This course aims to enable participants to understand, critique and make effective use of such evidence.
Much evidence is quantitative in nature and this course aims to enable participants to understand, critique and make effective use of such evidence.
Wetlands play an essential role in supporting food security, in making water resources management sustainable and in adapting to climate change impacts. How do we prevent that wetlands continue to disappear in the same rate as in the past and that these valuable ecosystem services are lost? We believe we need stewards who can advocate the value of wetlands.
Public and private standards for pesticide residues have become stricter than ever before. Pesticide residues exceeding the maximum residue limits can hamper trade between upcoming economies and the EU. Implementation of Integrated Pest Management is necessary to minimize pesticide applications. But while there are plentiful technical solutions, the application of Integrated Pest Management is still a struggle for many farmers.
Integrated seed sector development (ISSD) is an approach aiming to increase farmers’ access to quality seed through the development of market-oriented, pluralistic and vibrant seed sectors. In this course participants learn how to design demand driven interventions tailored to specific crops, value chains and seed systems.
Current developments in emerging economies offer new opportunities for the horticulture sector. To seize these opportunities, a transition to a more professional sector is required. Enhanced value chain management and stakeholder collaboration play a vital role and are addressed during this course.
This course gives access to the latest insights of world leading Dutch knowledge organisations and private companies from the horticulture sector and covers the complete horticulture value chain.
Date: 06 - 24 May 2019
Large-scale production and marketing of agricultural crops depend on a limited number of genetically uniform varieties that deliver uniform food products. With this approach becoming global, genetic diversity is endangered. Worldwide, strategies are developed to conserve genetic resources for food and agriculture.
This course provides the latest development in plant genetic resources management strategies including the role of gene banks and on-farm management and relevant international policies that impact food- and nutrition security.
Forested landscapes worldwide are increasingly integrated in global processes of trade, market development, resource exploitation and climate change. Site-based or community level approaches can no longer cope with these issues which exceed the local sphere of influence. Although landscapes are usually considered to be appropriate levels to negotiate land use options, they are rarely recognised as units of political- administrative decision making, hence do not have any formal place in decentralised structures of states.
The development landscape has changed significantly over the last few decades, becoming increasingly complex. Many of the issues we face today, such as climate change, poverty and conflict, call for a new way of doing business, so as to collaboratively contribute towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Managing for Sustainable Development Impact (M4SDI) approach has evolved to support leaders and development practitioners how to navigate this complexity and manage their initiative/organisation successfully towards sustainable development impact.
In complex food supply it is not easy to guarantee an appropriate level of protection from contaminants, toxins and residues, and not to suffer from a burden of rules and on-site inspections. To deliver safe food as well as to create sustainable business governments, producers, manufacturers and retail have to design and implement scientifically sound and practical surveillance, control and enforcement measures. But how to do that?
Sustainable management of natural capital underpins human development and well-being. Ecosystem services provide a conceptual framing to help identify and manage synergies and trade-offs in the natural capital, natural resource management, food security and biodiversity conservation domains.
This course is designed for practitioners working in government institutions, NGOs, international agencies and private sector with an interest in identifying, appraising and managing the synergies and trade-offs among multiple users and uses of nature.
Bespoke course run on request for your organisation: please enquire.
This new short course provides managerial level professionals with state-of-the-art knowledge, skills and tools needed to design, implement and monitor more equitable and just forest governance schemes.
This e-learning course, entitled Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) - version 2.0, provides an overview of IPC approach. The goal of this course is to provide guidance on how to use IPC tools and procedures specifically focused on acute food insecurity.
The target audience of the e-learning course includes:
Richmond Vale Academy offers the A-certificate “Fighting with the Poor” in St-Vincent and the Grenadines.
The A-certificate is an 18 months study program, where we combine theoretical studies at the Academy and practical studies in projects, as well in the Caribbean, as in different project in Latin America. The program is cooperation between Richmond Vale Academy, One World University and Humana People to People.
This short 35-minute module addresses the basic terms and concepts relating to food and nutrition, malnutrition, food security and livelihoods. By the end of this module, you will be able to define and differentiate these key concepts and understand the different situations that they encompass.
One of the impacts of climate change is an increase in the incidence, severity and unpredictability of natural disasters. This e-learning course explains how livelihoods and tenure rights are affected by natural disasters, and illustrates how responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests can support a disaster management process through improved prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery and reconstruction.
Design and Fund International Development Projects: A newly updated CDSi e Learning course.
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CSDi has been offering this course for four years in an instructor led format. We have recently updated it, added a dozen new instructive videos, and are now offering it in a reduced-cost, 100% Online e Learning platform. Design and Fund International Development Projects.