Training opportunities in agriculture and food security

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Social Protection in Rural Areas: building responsive systems in the context of Covid19
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Collection of videos on FAO’s social protection response to COVID-19 with examples from Asia and Latin America, an on the role of public employment programmes ... [read more]



Training providers - Agriculture and food security

The below institutions offer training opportunities in subject areas related to agriculture and food security. Many of them offer e-learning, others organise on-site courses. Various regions and languages are covered.

FAO E-learning Centre
Trainings:
Food & nutrition security, social/eco- nomic development, management of natural resources
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English, French, Spanish
Example: 
Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems

Wageningen UR
Trainings:
Food and food production, Living environment and Health, lifestyle and livelihood
Format:
E-learning + on site (Netherlands)
Languages:
English + Dutch
Example:
Sustainable Food Security: Crop Production

ICRA

ICRA
Trainings:
Making Education / Innovation / Research / Agribusiness Work
Format:
On site (Netherlands, Nigeria, Kenya)
Languages:
English (+ French)
Example:
Making agribusiness work

Center for Sustainable Development
Trainings:
Soil, water & agriculture, nutrition, climate change adaptation, project design
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English, Spanish
Example:
Climate Change Adaptation

CIRAD
Trainings:
Animal health, natural resource management, methodologies
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
French, English
Example:
Peste des Petits Ruminants


Training providers - Other subjects

Project Cycle Manage-ment interactive – PCMi
Interactive PCM platform of SDC with different options for self-study, subjects covered:
SDC and Results based Management, Planning for results, Measurement of results, Monitoring and steering for results, Evaluation or review of results

The World Bank – Open Learning Campus
Trainings:
All subjects in the development context
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
Agriculture Innovation Systems

ICRA

GIZ - Academy for Inter-national Cooperation
Trainings:
Sustainable resource management, develop-ment policy, personal skills development
Format:
on site (Germany) + E-learning
Languages:
German, English
Example:
Effective Communication and PR for Development Cooperation


UNITAR
Trainings:
Agenda 2030, Environmen-tal Sustainability, Economic Development, Other
Format:
E-learning + on site (worldwide)
Languages:
UN-Languages, other
Example:
Integrated policies and policy coherence for SDGs

BEAM Exchange
Trainings:
Market system development
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
How the private sector is adapting to Covid-19: country-level analysis from the World Bank


SDG Academy
Trainings:
Sustainable development, SDGs
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
Climate Change: The Science and Global Impact

UN CC:e-Learn
Trainings:
Climate Change
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
Advancing on REDD+

NADEL - Center for Development and Cooperation
Trainings:
Policies and methods to foster development and poverty reduction
Format:
On site (Switzerland)
Languages:
German or English
Example:
Evaluation of Projects and Programs 


More online courses

Online courses in many subject areas can be found on the following platforms:
edX
coursera

Your suggestions

Do you know of other interesting training opportunities?
Send them to: felix.hintermann@bfh.ch