农业-食品系统分析

Agri-Food Systems Analysis

This course will provide an introduction to critical skills for understanding and evaluating sustainability metrics in relation to Agri-Food systems.

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多恩大学
edX
  • 完成时间大约为 8
  • 中级
  • 英语
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你将学到什么

Explain the need for a country-level collaboration among various agencies in finance, commerce, agriculture, health, and environmental protection.

Discuss the complexity and impact of changes in policies, business practices, and technologies have on global food systems and food supply chains.

Evaluate how global food system and supply chains are affected by diverse participants with conflicting interests.

Analyze how individual’s lifestyles, international business operations, policies of health care, energy, and food, environmental changes, and so on impact global food systems’ biodiversity and ecosystem.

Explore not only economic but also social and environmental impacts from global business practices on individuals, communities, and society.

Assess how the sustainability of agriculture and food systems are evaluated and measured, and explore solutions to economic, social, and environmental problems.

课程概况

Agri-Food systems are at the heart of at least 12 of the 17 United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The wide scope of the SDGs call for holistic approaches that integrate previously “siloed” food sustainability assessments. It recognizes that these systems cut across ethical, social, economic, political, environmental, and ecological issues that cannot be addressed independently.

Food systems have evolved into highly complex supply chains, where changes due to new policies, products, or technologies can have diverse and unanticipated repercussions. To be effective, learners will understand the need of a country-level collaboration among different ministries—finance, commerce, agriculture, health, environment, etcetera—and across countries affected by common problems. Learners will consider in an agri-food systems analysis the current or future sustainability status, detecting trade-offs across different economic, environmental, and social elements, and considering serious realities while offering a tractable way forward for policy and decision makers.

Learners will recognize the food system as a supply chain that is managed by diverse actors with competing interests and goals. Along the way, the management of the food system is shaped by changes in natural resources, markets, policies, technologies, organizations, and information.

Learners will investigate the ecosystem and biodiversity impacts of food systems that include other drivers that come from outside the food system, such as lifestyle changes, health care policies, energy policies, cross-border atmospheric deposition of nitrogen, or nonfood employment opportunities. Learners explore economically invisible impacts, together with their impacts on human health, global climate change, and community livelihoods to provide economic and social importance so that policymakers and business leaders recognize and respond appropriately. The global society is accustomed to managing what gets analyzed, measured, and valued. Analysis and valuation is a must, because without it, human responses are either muted or missing, be they policy responses, business responses, or citizens responses.

预备知识

Bachelor’s degree or
5 years experience in a related field

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