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What can a Millennial do to Tackle Climate Change?

10 November 2020

Jaz Randhawa is a young 25-years-old student from Singapore who uses technology in her favor to raise awareness on climate change. She decided to enroll in our NAP-Ag MOOC and have learned more about climate change and how the rising temperatures are affecting the world’s land, water, and air. As a millennial, she doesn’t miss an opportunity to become a proactive member of her community and is already making a difference in her country.

These 6 Apps Will Change the Way You Buy Food

26 October 2020

Food waste is a problem that can no longer be ignored because every bit of food that ends up in the garbage also means a waste of resources such as water, farmland, and energy needed to produce food. Some developers have taken it upon themselves to find ways to connect people to food that would go to waste, and so helping to reduce the amount of food thrown out every day. Here are six apps that will change the way you buy food.

Mr. Germain Goungounga in the field. /©Germain Goungounga

Local Development Strategies: Making Climate Change Issues a Focus of Economic Expertise

12 October 2020

Ou alumni, Mr. Germain Goungounga is an expert who specializes in macroeconomics and environmental statistics. He carries out environmental and social impact assessments for projects that incorporate climate change issues in Burkina Faso. In this story, he tells us how the ‘Introductory e-course on Climate Change’ has contributed to advance his career on the field.

3 Reasons Why a Gender Champion Took an Agriculture Massive Course

10 September 2020

Ms. Audrey Ingram Roberts explains how the ‘National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture’ e-course has strengthened her capability as a consultant in the Bahamas and enhanced her role as an activist in the Caribbean women’s movement.

The UN CC:e-Learn Courses are Indispensable for Climate Change Awareness

8 September 2020

After receiving a certificate from UN CC:e-Learn, Irving Trujillo was able to get a second job at the civil association called Conservación y Educación para la Casa Común in Mexico. He has been working to improve agricultural and livestock practices in the face of climate change.

 

How a free online course helped develop my knowledge of climate change

8 September 2020

We spoke with Zaineb Ali, a young Tunisian student who is pursuing a Master’s degree in Research in Climate Change and Water Management and she explained about her experience taking the “Introductory e-Course on Climate Change” e-course offered by UN CC:e-Learn.