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Explore FAO’s free, self-paced e-Learning courses, tailored for professionals working to implement the SDGs on the ground and enhance their ability to champion the 2030 Agenda in their locality.
This course uses a stepwise approach to identify critical entry points for actions within the agrifood systems to improve availability, accessibility, affordability, and consumption of nutritious food, as part of healthy diets.
This course looks closely at the gender issues that are central to the substantially lower rate of engagement of women farmers, compared with men, in inclusive agribusiness.
This series of four courses is designed to improve understanding of Codex Alimentarius and develop sustainable national capacities to engage in and benefit from Codex work. The third course provides information on the scientific basis and the application of risk analysis in Codex and explains how FAO/WHO scientific advice is used in the development of Codex standards.
Good practice shows that early warning systems should combine forecast indicators with seasonal observation indicators in order to predict the impact of hazards on different agricultural sectors. Ideally, regularly available vulnerability indicators should also be integrated to detect any impacts on livelihoods and food security of potentially affected population.
This course maps key features of governance and offers concrete methods for recognizing and managing governance issues related to agrifood systems, as well as for improving the effectiveness of FAO’s technical and policy assistance. The course follows the logic of the four phases of governance analysis developed by FAO and tested in several countries.
The course introduces the FAO Pesticide Registration Toolkit, a decision support system for pesticide registrars.
This course is designed to improve understanding of Codex Alimentarius and develop sustainable national capacities to engage in and benefit from Codex work. It gives an overview of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committees, and describes the roles, functions and responsibilities of Coordinators and Members of the region. It will be particularly useful to policy-makers and national officials ...
This course is the second of the series on the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF), which has been adopted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Committee on Fisheries (COFI) as the appropriate and practical way to fully implement the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. It focuses on the three steps needed to develop and EAF Management Plan.
This e-learning course guides learners on how to use the Ex-Ante Carbon-balance Tool (EX-ACT) to quantify the climate change mitigation potential of your agricultural interventions (projects, programmes or policies).
This course, developed by the FAO Land and Water Division, in collaboration with IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (IHE Delft), is designed primarily for staff in national agencies tasked with the monitoring of SDG indicator 6.4.2 and the sustainable management of water and other natural resources.
This course discusses the significance of Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) for international trade and it describes WTO agreements on such measures.
This course introduces the background of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and structure of the Agreement on Agriculture (AoA), and it discusses the outcomes of recent WTO Ministerial Conferences.
This course seeks to build the competencies needed for program and project managers, field practitioners and policy makers to apply a transformational sustainability approach to decision-making in the management of dryland forests and agrosilvopastoral production systems.
This course provides trends of Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and descriptions of RTAs provisions on policy areas relevant to agricultural trade, comparing them to those in multilateral trade agreements.
In the context of the global water shortages and challenges for water savings in agricultural systems, this course introduces interventions and tools, and more specifically the real water savings in agricultural systems (REWAS) project, that aims to provide practical guidance on the implementation of real water savings.
This course has been developed to improve the capacity of small-scale producers, their organizations to access investment and other forms of finance. Facilitating this allows these stakeholders to derive socioeconomic benefits from their participation in forest value chains, and also complements the resources of official channels in contributing to achievement of the SDGs.
This course has been developed to provide basic knowledge on climate change negotiations in the scope of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and its Paris Agreement, in order to support onboarding of new members of the National Delegations. It has a specific focus on thematic negotiations related to agriculture.
The course provides an overview of the harvesting and post-harvest handling machinery that can enable small- to medium-scale farmers to harvest and process their crops quickly, while significantly reducing drudgery – and more importantly, losses. Such machinery can also help farmers to store their harvested products to keep them safe, nutritious and optimal for sale and self-consumption.
This course aims to provide guidance on how to start or improve an agribusiness. It shows how to identify, evaluate and pursue opportunities in a given agrifood value chain.
This course aims to contribute towards creating an enabling environment for implementing the FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Securing sustainable Small-scale Fisheries (SSF Guidelines) in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication, by strengthening the capacity of government officials and fisheries practitioners at local, national and regional levels...