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Food Systems Analysis and Transformation

SUST540

Description

This course provides an overview of key concepts and priorities for accelerating the transformation towards sustainable food systems as well as the structure and dynamics of food systems from production to consumption, with a focus on sustainability. Students will analyze food supply chains, distribution networks, and consumer behavior patterns. Topics include food security, food justice, food waste, and the role of policy in shaping food systems. Through case studies and group projects, students will develop skills in systems thinking and problem-solving for sustainable food systems, as well as harnessing digital technology to enhance food system sustainability.

Dates

Aug 12, 2024 — Oct 6, 2024

Jan 6, 2025 — Mar 2, 2025

Jun 2, 2025 — Jul 27, 2025

Location

Distance Education - Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1950