Food system

Cursus “Sustainability of Food Systems” (Coursera)

June 12, 2013

Binnenkort, in juli, begint op Coursera een cursus over (duurzaamheid van) voedselsystemen. Na gisteren een Borgen aflevering te hebben gekeken waarin de varkensindustrie in Denemarken centraal stond, ben ik hier wel (extra) benieuwd naar.

Meer informatie: https://www.coursera.org/course/globalfoodsystems

 

Beschrijving:

This course explores the diversity of the foods we eat, the ways in which we grow, process, distribute, and prepare them, and the impacts they have upon our environment, health, and society. We will also examine the challenges and opportunities of creating a more sustainable global food system in the future.

Syllabus

What is food?
What foods do we eat?
How do we prepare our food?
How and where did our food originate?
How and where do we grow our food?
How do we facilitate the trade and transfer of our food?
How do we process and distribute our food?
How do we choose what to eat?
How does what we eat affect our health?
How does what we eat affect our environment?
How much food will we need in the future?
What challenges do we face in reforming the global food system?
How do we assess the sustainability of the global food system?
How can we provide more food more sustainably?
How can we each contribute to a more sustainable global food system?

 

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