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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
1
1 hora para concluir

Course Orientation

In this module, you will become familiar with the course, your instructor, your classmates, and our learning environment....
1 vídeo (total de (Total 12 mín.) min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
4 leituras
Syllabus10min
About the Discussion Forums10min
Updating Your Profile10min
Social Media10min
1 exercício prático
Orientation Quiz10min
4 horas para concluir

Week 1: Problem: Global Postharvest Loss

This module will provide you with an overview of the issue of postharvest loss (PHL) and how this impacts global food security and sustainability. It will also define the postharvest supply chain....
3 vídeos (total de (Total 41 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
3 videos
1.2. Role of Water in Food Security: Global Perspectives15min
1.3. Overview of the Postharvest Supply Chain and the Role of Mechanization 8min
2 leituras
Week 1 Overview10min
Week 1 Readings and Resources10min
1 exercício prático
Week 1 Quiz30min
Semana
2
4 horas para concluir

Week 2: Causes: Major Causes & Encounters for PHL

This module will introduce you to technical, social, and economic factors and situations that lead to postharvest losses. Harvesting, drying, and storage phases will be specifically covered as stages that are both vital in the grain supply chain and in which a great deal of postharvest losses are experienced....
6 vídeos (total de (Total 81 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
6 videos
2.2.1. Grain Drying: Basic Principles of Drying 10min
2.2.2. Grain Drying: Drying Methods 10min
2.2.3. Grain Cleaning: Methods and Equipment 8min
2.3. Grain Storage and Management 12min
2.4 The Economics of Postharvest Loss: Structural Issues 18min
2 leituras
Week 2 Overview10min
Week 2 Readings and Resources10min
1 exercício prático
Week 2 Quiz40min
Semana
3
5 horas para concluir

Week 3: Solutions: A Prevention Framework for PHL

This module will introduce you to a conceptual framework for how losses can be prevented. Theories, methods, and case examples on prevention will be covered....
9 vídeos (total de (Total 95 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
9 videos
3.2.1. Asking the Most Useful Questions 11min
3.2.2. Tale of Two Cases: What Has Worked and What Hasn't Worked 9min
3.2.3. Enabling Good Decisions by Creating a Market-Like Environment 5min
3.3. Effective Extension for the Prevention of Postharvest Losses 12min
3.4. Working in Subsistence Marketplaces 7min
3.5. Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services 13min
3.6. Understanding Subsistence Marketplaces 11min
3.7. Designing Solutions 10min
2 leituras
Week 3 Overview10min
Week 3 Readings and Resources10min
1 exercício prático
Week 3 Quiz40min
Semana
4
3 horas para concluir

Week 4: Actors: A Network of Global Stakeholders

In this module you will explore how the international community is responding to the issue of postharvest loss. The module will cover the current state of the postharvest loss prevention field, as well as provide background as to how it developed. Some key projects, initiatives, and approaches will be highlighted....
5 vídeos (total de (Total 50 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
5 videos
4.1.2. Trends in International Awareness of Postharvest Loss: From Kissinger to 2015 9min
4.2. Solving Problems as an International Community: Benefits and Challenges of Collaborating for Food Loss Reduction 11min
4.3. SAVE FOOD Partnership and the Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction 8min
4.4. The ADM Institute Approach to Postharvest Loss Prevention 15min
2 leituras
Week 4 Overview10min
Week 4 Readings and Resources10min
2 exercícios práticos
Week 4 Quiz40min
Final Quiz16min
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por NGJan 19th 2017

Thanks for offering a very much informative course. Look forward for more courses in this field.\n\nThanks a lot for all the lectures and Coursera!

por MENov 28th 2016

A wonderful piece and a great eye opener on issues of post harvest losses and food security in general. Thanks for the course , nice move.

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Dr. Prasanta Kalita

Director of the ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Sobre Universidade de Illinois em Urbana-ChampaignUniversidade de Illinois em Urbana-Champaign

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