E-learning for systems thinking in food, land and water
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A series of e-learning modules from Agro Landscapes aims to promote the systems thinking needed to transform how our agriculture and food systems interact with the environment and contribute to human wellbeing.
Climate change has highlighted the urgent need to transform the way we manage our land and water resources to sustain ourselves, and the COVID-19 pandemic has hammered home the truth of how closely linked people, nature and their livelihoods are. Our food and agricultural systems cause huge biodiversity losses, account for one third of greenhouse gas emissions, and are actually failing to feed us properly – two billion people live on unhealthy diets and 40% of all food produced goes to waste. Yet the nexus of food, land and water systems offers a fertile solutions space for a sustainable and inclusive future.
Agro Landscapes, a project funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems, has created a space to show us how we can replicate and scale up solutions. Through a recently launched series of six interactive…
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