2015 Food & Agriculture e-learning course

Food and Agriculture for Climate Change Mitigation eLearning course 2015

We are pleased to announce the release of the new and updated “Food and Agriculture for Climate Change Mitigation” B.I.O. eLearning course.

The course is designed to help participants strengthen their understanding of sustainable agriculture, including socioeconomic considerations, impact on world poverty and hunger, and effects on farming communities and biodiversity. It introduces key concepts in land and resource management, quality and safety in food and agricultural products, organic farming, the risks and benefits of biotechnology, rural development, food security and environmental sustainability. Case studies and examples focus on climate-smart agricultural development and on ways of achieving an efficient and safe world food and agriculture framework that is equitable and respects biodiversity and the continuity of bios.

The course runs from April 16 to July 1, 2015. As is the case with all courses in the B.I.O. eLearning program, it is offered completely free of charge.

To participate in the course, please visit the B.I.O. eLearning platform at http://elearning.biopolitics.gr/ where detailed instructions on how to register and follow the course material are available. Certificates will be issued to participants after the successful completion of the course. Registered users will also receive information and updates on new courses as they become available.

We look very much forward to welcoming you to the program.