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New non-credit online Agroforestry short course

UF IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences SFFGS is excited to announce the launch of our new non-credit online Agroforestry short course! This specialization from the University of Florida Department of Forest, Fisheries and Geomatics Sciences presented by leading experts in the field, is a five-module program covering the various aspects of agroforestry including the global distribution of the practices, their underlying principles, and major scientific advances during the past nearly five decades. Students will gain extensive knowledge and skills related to agroforestry systems, best practices and scientific management that can be useful in promoting their professional development and sharpening their land management skills. This five-part short course, offered by SFFGS and available through the UF/IFAS Extension Online Learning catalog or by subscription in Coursera, is designed to equip students with invaluable knowledge and practical skills on agroforestry from around the world. By enrolling in this program, students will learn about tools for professional growth and effective land management practices!

Available courses
Agroforestry I: Principles and Practices
Agroforestry II: Major Systems of the World
Agroforestry III: Principles of Plant and Soil Management
Agroforestry IV: Climate Change, Carbon Storage and Agroforestry Systems
Agroforestry V: Ecosystem Services, Food Security and Sustainable Development

Date: open enrollment, self-paced
Venue: online
Organizers: IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences SFFGS, University of Floridy (UF)


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