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Wageningen University and Research
Sustainable Soil Management for Soil Life
Soil Management
Course: Free | Certification: Paid | Virtual

This introductory environmental studies course will explore the importance of soil to life on earth, the issues, processes, and societal challenges underlying soil degradation - and what can be done to ensure sustainable soil management for the future. The threats to our soil span deforestation, erosion, overgrazing, use of agrochemicals, pollution, and climate change. Learn what you can do to make a difference in protecting this vital natural resource.

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University of Adelaide
Understanding Agribusiness, Value Chains, and Consumers in Global Food Systems
Agribusiness
Course: Free | Certification: Paid | Virtual

Guided by the team at The Centre for Global Food and Resources, this course will introduce the concepts at the heart of agribusiness; including value chain thinking, the dynamics of markets, and the changing nature of consumer behavior. You will learn what it is that sets agribusiness apart from other business sectors and the difference between supply chain and value chain thinking. You will gain an understanding of food markets and the distinctive factors that influence them. There will be a focus on the role that consumers play in the value chain - why they make the food choices they do and what changing food demand means for agribusiness. This course will showcase Australian agribusinesses, providing genuine insights into the concepts discussed.

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Wageningen University and Research
Drones for Agriculture: Prepare and Design Your Drone (UAV) Mission
Agricultural Technology
Course: Free | Certification: Paid | Virtual

This course will teach you how to plan an end-to-end mission (from image acquisition to data visualization) for your specific drone application and how to execute a drone mission safely. After finishing this online course you will have gained full understanding of the aerial mapping workflow and how to implement it in a programmable small drone. You will know which steps you need to take to gain the valuable insights you are looking for.

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Wageningen University and Research
Genetic Models for Animal Breeding
Animal Breeding
Course: Free | Certification: Paid | Virtual

Animal breeding involves the selective breeding of domestic or livestock animals with the intention to improve desirable (and heritable) qualities in the next generation. This course introduces the steps required to design a program for breeding animals and teaches the genetic and statistical concepts that are needed to build a solid breeding program. Follow this course and learn what the key factors are for improving and increasing productivity and learn what it takes to create and maintain a healthy strong population.

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Wageningen University and Research
Nutrition, Heart Diseases, and Diabetes
Nutrition
Course: Free | Certification: Paid | Virtual

Learn about the role of nutrition in relation to diseases of the circulatory system and diabetes, which are major causes of death worldwide. You'll learn about the etiology of heart attacks, type 2 diabetes, stroke, other forms of cardiovascular diseases, and how often these occur worldwide. You will learn about biological modifiable risk factors, such as blood pressure, blood cholesterol, and obesity, and how they impact these diseases in a different way. After completing this course you will also have gained a deeper insight into underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, such as insulin resistance, and the role of (epi)genetic factors.

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Wageningen University and Research
Nutrition and Cancer
Nutrition
Course: Free | Certification: Paid | Virtual

This course focuses on a wide range of dietary exposures (including vegetables, meat, dietary supplements, alcohol) and lifestyle factors (including body composition and physical activity) in relation to the occurrence and progression of the most common types of cancer, such as large bowel cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and lung cancer. This course is especially valuable for professionals (in training) from various fields related to nutrition or cancer (e.g. nutritionists, epidemiologists, health policymakers, physicians, caregivers, nutrition educators, biologists, food scientists).

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Wageningen University and Research
Nutrition and Health: Human Microbiome
Nutrition
Course: Free | Certification: Paid | Virtual

In this course, you will learn how the human microbiome plays an important role in maintaining the normal gut function, digesting certain nutrients, early life development, behavior, and disorders like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), obesity, and diabetes. You will learn how to distinguish fact from fiction about the role of the gut microbiota in health and disease.

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Wageningen University and Research
Nutrition and Health: Macronutrients and Overnutrition
Nutrition
Course: Free | Certification: Paid | Virtual

There is an overload of information about nutrition and health, but what is the truth and what can you do to improve the health of your patients? Learn more about nutrition and how our diet profoundly impacts our current and future health. This course addresses the relationship between nutrition and human health, with a focus on health problems related to overnutrition.

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National Open University of Nigeria
Agriculture, Nutrition & Health
Agriculture
Course: Free | Certification: Free | Virtual

This course will expose you to an understanding of many of the concepts in nutrition and health, it will assist you to be able to compare human nutrition and health. The knowledge gained will also assist us to be able to manage our farm business.

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University of Pennsylvania
Feeding the World
Agriculture
Course: Free | Certification: Paid | Virtual

This course will explore the concepts driving current food production science (population growth, urbanization, emerging affluence, resource constraints, and underlying biological limits) with the main focus on livestock production.

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