Agriculture: Smart Food Urban Farming
Universiti Malaya
  • Start Date: 12 Dec, 2022
  • 2 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos

Explore smart food urban farming and how to grow nutritious food in urban areas for a more sustainable future.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Learn how smart food urban farming is beneficial to urban communities

Smart food urban farming is the practice of growing nutritious food in urban areas through the use of revolutionary farming technology.

On this two-week course from Universiti Malaya, you’ll dive into the concept of smart food urban farming by comparing the practice against traditional farming. You’ll also explore how these new technological farms can strengthen overall farm resilience.

Discover how smart food urban farms are transforming agriculture

Smart food urban farms can be hugely transformative for urban citizens, helping them reconnect with nature, reclaim public spaces, recover from disasters, and gain income. They can also be used to protect biodiversity by reducing the use of land resources.

You’ll explore the different types of smart urban farms and how other modern systems can transform agriculture in urban areas. You’ll also learn about types of soilless growth media that can accelerate food production in urban areas.

Expand your smart urban farming knowledge with the experts from Universiti Malaya

With the guidance of expert educators throughout this course, you’ll be equipped with a strong focus on the development of sustainable smart food urban farming and its significance.

This course is designed for anyone studying agricultural science, especially those in bachelor’s and master’s degrees. It will also be useful for agronomists, biologists, and anyone working in smart farm research.

Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Universiti Malaya

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