The E-Learning Course is a free online course about mainstreaming biodiversity into food and nutrition policies, programmes, food value chains and daily diets. It is divided into 4 modules with 7 interactive lessons, covering:
- The main issues and barriers in current food production and consumption patterns and how they affect biodiversity
- The importance of biodiversity and how it can be integrated across different sectors to create more sustainable and nutritious food systems
- International and national (Brazilian case study) policies and initiatives related to biodiversity conservation, food and nutrition security
- Practical tools, metrics and indicators.
The E-Learning Course has a broad range of intended audiences; it is intended to educate anyone involved in policy development, academic coordinators, undergraduate and graduate university students, extension workers, and others currently studying or working in the broad areas of nutrition, agriculture, public health and socio-economic development.
Funding and implementation partners
The course is currently offered in English, Portuguese, and Turkish.