Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange

Sustainable Food Systems

  • Start date: June 24, 2019
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Weekly time investment: 1-2 hours (preparation and assignments) +  2 hours (online group sessions)
  • Application deadline: June 17, 2019

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Join this Interactive Open Online Course

This 5 week Interactive Open Online Course gives participants the chance to learn about the challenges and opportunities of the agricultural sector in the Mediterranean. It is guided by leading experts through a self-paced course.  In addition, participants will engage in intercultural dialogue during live online group sessions where they get the chance to share their ideas, experiences and reflections with others with different cultural backgrounds.

Topics that will be discussed in this course concern, for example; history and culture of agriculture in the Mediterranean; global-to-local challenges related to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals; EU policy frameworks and international agreements related to food and agriculture in the Mediterranean; and opportunities related to innovation and sustainability.

This Interactive Open Online course is open and free of charge for any young person aged 18-30 residing in any of the Erasmus+ programme countries or Southern Mediterranean countries.  After successful completion of this course, participants are awarded an Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Badge.

Contact

For more information and partnership enquiries, please contact the course managers Julie Hawke or Marcos Favero on foodsystems@sharingperspectivesfoundation.com.

For participants, please fill in the form below.

 

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange

This Interactive Open Online Course is part of the Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange project and as such produced under a contract with the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, financed by the Union’s budget. The opinions expressed are those of the Sharing Perspectives Foundation, our partners and participants only and do not represent the European Commission’s official position.

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