Ecology and food economy

The rise of agriculture: Challenges for our diet and the environment

Overview

Agriculture is now facing numerous challenges. How can we feed a growing population? Can we carry on consuming as we have so far? This course explores some answers to these questions.

Objective

Understanding the impact agriculture has on the environment, future challenges and potential solutions.

Course Plan

Lesson 1Domesticating and transforming nature to produce food
Lesson 2 Feeding the planet: Challenges and accountability
Lesson 3Agriculture: Leads for the future
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