Course on Transition to Sustainable Crop and Livestock Systems

November 13th, 2009

Wageningen International in collaboration with University of the Philippines (Los Banos) is offering a two week course addressing issues of farm design, sustainable food production, modelling for resource conservation and policy setting for biodiversity and food-chain management. The overall focus is on:

  • Product- and process quality of production chains in mixed-, industrial- and/or organic farming.
  • Regeneration of watersheds, with due attention to socio-cultural aspects.
  • Issues of animal production and changing contexts in terms of public health, food scares and food quality management, as well as value addition.
  • Management for people, planet and profit by private and public sectors; good agricultural practices, use of water- and fossil fuel reserves, rural wellbeing and shorter food chains.

You can apply here for a fee.