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Curious about designing sustainable food systems? The sustainable production, processing and distribution of food is one of mankind\'s greatest challenges. The eLearning course ‘Designing sustainable food systems’ offers an insight into this complex topic. The online course is in English and aimed at students and others who have an interest in sustainable food systems with or without experience in the subject. The first module begins with an introduction to the topic of sustainability and describes the problems in the global food system, together with possible solutions. Modules 2 and 3 explain how food value chains can be made more sustainable and analyse the role of food in the UN\'s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


  • Education > Adult Education
  • Science > Agriculture
  • Science > Biology
  • Social Studies > Current Events
  • Science > Ecology
  • Social Studies > Economics
  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Science > General Science
  • Social Studies > Global Awareness

Education Levels:

  • Professional Education & Development
  • Vocational Training
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
  • Special Education


sustainability, sustainable food systems, world food system, food value chain, SDG, sustainable development goals



Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial


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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2018-08-02.

Component Ratings:

Subject Matter: 3
Assessments Quality: 3
Interactivity Quality: 3

Reviewer Comments:

Subject Matter: The three modules are comprehensive with extension links, visuals, and quick assessments.

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