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environmental education

Seeds: basic concepts and trading

Seeds: basic concepts and trading

Students will: become aware about the importance of seeds from perspective of nutrition, self sufficiency and trade, understand that climate and soil conditions vary around the world and become aware that the plants (crops and others) adapted to these diverse…

GM technology – curse or blessing?

GM technology – curse or blessing?

Learning objectives: The students reflect their knowledge about GM technology. They will learn about the positive and negative effects of GM technology on the basis of case studies. The students can take self-sufficient, reasonable decisions based on their knowledge You…

Food Waste and Adulteration

Food Waste and Adulteration

Objectives: Students will gain basic competences on how to read a food label; Students will become aware of the issue of food adulteration; Students will gain knowledge of food items commonly consumed and adulterated in South East Asia; Students will…

Vegetarianism and Sustainability

Vegetarianism and Sustainability

Objectives: To raise awareness about the effects of meat production and consumption on the environment, resources and human health; To make students aware of alternative and more sustainable food consumption choices; To promote a better understanding of the moral, ethical,…

Sustainable Consumption?

Sustainable Consumption?

Objectives: To promote more awareness on ethical and sustainable issues related to consumption patterns; To enhance understanding of the difference between nutritious natural food and unhealthy processed and packaged food products; To critically appraise the message promoted by commercial advertisements…

Food and Multinationals

Food and Multinationals

Objectives: Discovering the impact of MNCs on the production of food; Learning about the exploitation of resources and farm workers by large multinational companies; Understanding the concept and benefits of Fair Trade in food production; Understanding the role of MNCs…

Food and Technology

Food and Technology

Objectives: Learning about the main technological innovations in the agricultural sector, throughout history; Understanding the impact (both positive and negative) of these innovations for sustainable development; Learning about GMOs and their impact on the food production system; Learning about the…

Food and Transportation

Food and Transportation

Objectives: Learning how food items are handled by several intermediaries on their way from the producer to the consumer; Assessing the impact of food miles; Considering the negative consequences of long supply chains; Learning about the exploitation of resources and…

Food and Natural Resources

Food and Natural Resources

Objectives: Understanding of key issues and characteristics of sustainable development and food systems; Creating awareness of the natural resources for a sustainable food systems; Enhancing knowledge of the contribution of natural resources for sustainable food systems; Learning about food sovereignty;…