Training opportunities in agriculture and food security

Current E-Learning Course

© IRRI Photos/Flickr399403699 Sustainable land management and land restoration
Date/place: anytime, online
Language: English
Provided by: FAO
This course focuses on Sustainable Land Management (SLM) practices, and their place within the global development agenda, specifically in order to achieve target 15.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aims "to achieve a land degradation-neutral world" ... [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 and economic development, sustainable management of natural resources
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English, French, Spanish
Example: 
Assessing Impact of Development Programmes on Food Security

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 Soil Management

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:
Reaching national targets  of the Paris Agreement


UNITAR
Trainings:
Agenda 2030, Environmen-tal Sustainability, Economic Development, Other
Format:
E-learning + on site (worldwide)
Languages:
UN-Languages, other
Example:
Evaluation and the 2030 Agenda

BEAM Exchange
Trainings:
Market system development
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
M4C's experience of applying market systems

SDG Academy
Trainings:
Sustainable development, SDGs
Format:
E-learning
Languages:
English
Example:
Feeding a Hungry Planet

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:
Planning and Monitoring of Projects


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