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Conversation with Glenn Denning, Universal Food Security

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Professor Glenn Denning, a world-leading specialist in agricultural and food policy to discuss Denning’s new book Universal Food Security: How to End Hunger…

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Social protection for families

Children and adolescents face significant barriers in securing access to health care —including vaccination schemes— and to education. They are also at a higher risk of falling behind…

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EbA and Agriculture

This video is the first of three sector-specific insight units. In this video, participants learn about the importance of EbA for agriculture and food systems. This video is licensed under the CC…

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EbA: Terminology and concepts, Part 1

This is the first part of an overview video on common terms and concepts used in the EbA realm, such as ecosystems and ecosystem services. Different types of threats to ecosystems are also discussed.…

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Opportunities of Impact: Joint Green Industrial Innovation

The third impact is joint green industrial innovation. For IsDB, the industrialization of the member countries is imperative to simultaneously increase the competitiveness of each country and plug…

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Reducing food waste in schools, using behavioural insights

Food waste is a global issue, compromising both human health and environmental sustainability. Schools alone contribute substantial amounts of avoidable food waste to this problem. For instance, the…

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The Grammar of Sustainability: The alignment of agrifood companies to the SDGs

Webinar 8, Siena International School of Sustainable Development 2022

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Summing It Up: Food and the Ocean

In this module, we learned that the ocean plays a vital role in ensuring food security, and moreover that fisheries and aquaculture need to be better managed if we want the ocean to continue being…

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Sustainable Management of Fisheries

This chapter deals with economic solutions to the global over-fishing problem. The fundamental problem of marine fisheries from an economic point of view is that there is a price for fish on land, so…

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Aquaculture and Mariculture

This lecture is about marine aquaculture, the fastest growing food sector in the world. You will learn in this lecture that eating tuna is actually like eating a wolf-eater, if it was an equivalent…

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Fisheries Economics and Management

Here we go straight into the economics and management of fisheries. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Marine Food Chains

Learn about marine food chains with special attention to why fish populations can actually be overexploited. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Dance of the Plankton

Learning about marine food webs is essential to understand how the ocean provides us with seafood. Enjoy the whiteboard animation before watching Chapter 4.2 "Dance of the Plankton." This…

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Food governance

The chapter focuses on what institutions govern the food chain and how can institutions foster equity and inclusiveness. What happens when they do the opposite? This video is licensed under the CC…

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International trade

The chapter deals with the role of governments in the food sector and as regulators of commodity prices. It stresses also the repercussions at the national and global level. This video is licensed…

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Economics of food systems

This chapter focuses on how improvement in agriculture and nutrition can translate broadly into changes in rural livelihoods and standards of living, what can be done at the farm scale, versus the…

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