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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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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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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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Implementing SDG 2: Zero hunger

SDG 2 aims to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. In this video, Dr Tim Clune from La Trobe Business School talks about how we can try to…

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Introducing SDG 2: Zero hunger

Around 11% of the world’s population is undernourished. SDG 2 aims to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by 2030. Ensuring access to nutritious and sufficient food for all people globally…

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Q&A | Achim Dobermann | 2017 Apr. 2

Achim Dobermann answers questions relating to Week 2 of the "Feeding a Hungry Planet" course. Specifically, the history of agriculture and the need to change the business as usual approach…

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Q&A | Achim Dobermann, Dionys Forster & Gary Nairn | 2017 Apr. 21

Achim Dobermann leads a session about sustainable intensification of agriculture. Two guests, Dionys Forster and Gary Nairn, offer different perspectives. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Feeding a Hungry Planet: Agriculture, Nutrition and Sustainability – Trailer

Agriculture is more than waving fields of wheat; our ability to grow food from existing natural resources –and without decimating those resources –is key to sustainably feeding the world.…

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Space for Food Security

This case study looks at the story of the G4AW program and its creation to explore the relationship between space and food security. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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An Inconvenient Legacy

This chapter talks about the role and the fate of smallholders, particularly in Africa, but also in other parts of the world. What is their position in terms of food production, food security, and…

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Functional Diversity, Part II

This chapter things about agricultural diversity in different scenarios, from traditional cropping systems that are often very diverse, to modern industrial systems that are quite simplified. The…

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Food Losses and Waste

This chapter discusses how and where in the food chain food is lost and wasted, how this impacts food security, and potential solutions for reducing loss and waste. Food loss and waste refers to the…

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Marine Food Chains

Marine food web structures differ greatly from those on land; plankton build up organic matter through photosynthesis that is consumed by secondary consumers, tiny crustaceans called copepods. These…

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Aquaculture and Mariculture

Most of marine aquaculture is not sustainable and is actually taking away protein from the human population. Around 1990, the wild capture fisheries leveled off at 95 million metric tons per year…

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Dance of the Plankton

Plankton are tiny creatures that drift in the sunlit surface layer of the sea, and their choreography is conducted by sunlight and nutrients. Light only penetrates the top 30 meters of the ocean.…

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