Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Social Media and Sustainable Agriculture Online courses

Two wonderful self-paced online and free courses for young farmers are available: Social media for development on the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) platform as well as Sustainable Agricultural Land Management on Coursera.

The Social media for development course covers topics on web 2.0, social networking sites and Communities,  Blogging and Microblogging, Online Video and Image Sharing and more. These are very crucial skills today if one is to reach and communicate effectively with the buyers of their products. Above all, these courses are also an opportunity to network and share experiences with people from different parts of the world.

Click here to visit the Social media for development course and register for the course. Visit and register for the Sustainable Agricultural land management course here.

The courses are delivered in English with the material available in text and video formats. Register and take the courses whenever you can - don't worry about missing the deadline to register. The material will still be available even after the course is concluded.