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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 | 2017 Mar. 17

Achim Dobermann answers questions relating to the introductory sections of the "Feeding a Hungry Planet" course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Jessica Fanzo | 2017 Apr. 7

Jessica Fanzo answers questions relating to food waste and Module 3 of the "Feeding a Hungry Planet" course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Farm Systems, Ecology and Food Security

Addressing agriculture is a key part of addressing world hunger, but agricultural systems across the world are not universal. As such, this lecture address the different ways in which a change in…

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Feeding Humanity in an Urban World

More than half of the population today lives in cities, and while we are still dependent upon agriculture for food, urban areas are almost entirely disconnected from the process of agriculture.…

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Sustainable Livestock Systems

This chapter discusses the issues surrounding livestock production. Livestock is produced for high-value protein, but the justification of intense production of livestock on the grounds of carbon…

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Good Agronomy

Good agronomy is the center of good farming: it means the law of the field, or how to grow a crop successfully. Nowadays, its largely about managing the complex interactions between genotype and…

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Risk Under a Business-As-Usual Scenario

Business-as-usual for consumers means that as population growth, urbanization, and income growth continue the rising middle class consumes more food and demands more meat and energy intensive…

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Case Study: Rice

This chapter talks about rice, the diversity of rice production systems, and challenges that the global rice sector faces. Rice is the oldest domesticated food crop and it flourishes in monsoon…

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