March 28, 2018

Massive Open Online Course on “Sustainable food systems: a Mediterranean perspective” – register now!


Sustainable food systems: a Mediterranean perspective” is a Massive Open Online Course(MOOC) designed to be used as a tool to investigate the issues on the sustainability of the food systems, with a focus on the Mediterranean area.

This training course was developed by the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation in partnership with the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN SDSN) and the University of Siena, and it is now available free of charge on the SDG Academy website.

The MOOC “discusses the challenges and opportunities of the agricultural sector in the Mediterranean basin. It summarizes global-to-local challenges related to achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG); outlines the history and culture of agriculture and its main characteristics with a focus on the “Mediterranean diet”; explains agricultural data with a focus on rural development models and value creation; explores EU policy frameworks and international agreements related to food and agriculture in the Mediterranean; and highlights emerging opportunities linked to innovation and sustainability in the sector.”

Learn more about the MOOC and its structure

Register to the MOOC