48 Agriculture, Forestry, Animal & Related Sciences Short Courses in Netherlands

Agriculture, Forestry, Animal & Related Sciences

Agricultural sciences is very broad field, including aspects from natural sciences as well as economics and social sciences and has a high importance in order to ensure the well-being of a growing world-population by guaranteeing a sustainable production of agricultural goods for food, as the use raw material (e.g. wood), or to meet the rising demand of bio-fuels.

Find and compare 48 Short Courses in Agriculture, Forestry, Animal & Related Sciences in Netherlands. Below is a selection of the available study options in Netherlands. If you're interested in studying Agriculture, Forestry, Animal & Related Sciences in Netherlands you can view all 48 Short Courses. You can also read more about the Agriculture, Forestry, Animal & Related Sciences discipline in general, or about studying in Netherlands.

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Rights Based Approach to Food and Nutrition Security
  • Jan 2016
    Not specified
  • 10 days

A rights-based approach is a different way to address food and nutrition insecurity. It emphasises the rights of human beings to food and it obligates governments to create adequate preconditions to feed oneself as well as the priority for politicians to protect directly the poor and hungry.

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Contemporary approaches to genetic resources conservation and use 2016 course
  • Apr 2016
  • EEA € 3,875 per year
  • 21 days

Modern production and marketing of agricultural crops depend on a limited number of genetically uniform varieties that deliver uniform food products. With this approach becoming global, genetic diversity is endangered. Worldwide, strategies are developed to conserve genetic resources. This course provides state-of-the-art insight into various plant genetic resources management strategies and relevant policies.

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Diagnostic Avian and Exotic Animals Pathology
  • Jul 2015
  • EEA € 1,900 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,900 per module
  • 40 days

In this course the student is trained to perform post-mortem diagnostics based on protocols, and to formulate, based on this diagnosis, the pathogenesis, the etiology and significance of the pathological conclusion for the contact animals.

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Applied Economic Modeling for the Veterinary Sciences (Utrecht University; UMC Utrecht; Wageningen University)
  • May 2016
  • EEA € 595 per module
  • Non-EEA € 595 per module
  • 42 days

Economic modeling underpins decision-making in the entire field of animal health economics, so a good understanding of the issues and tools involved is vital. The aim of this hands-on course is to enable you to become familiar with using the relevant tools so that you can become more actively involved in economic decision-making, particularly with regard to disease control.

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Laboratory Animal Science
  • Feb 2016
  • Apr 2016
  • Jul 2015
  • Nov 2015
  • EEA € 1,710 per year
  • Non-EEA € 1,710 per year
  • 10 days

The objective of the 80 hours course is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of laboratory animals and for the quality of research.

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Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Food and Nutrition Security Programmes.
  • May 2016
  • International € 3,600 per module
  • 18 days

Funding agencies, NGOs, government and other stakeholders put demands on accountability and transparency. They also need to know the impact of policies and interventions on the food and nutrition security in the area of operation. The demand for data on the impact of policies, programmes and interventions on food and nutrition security is rapidly growing.

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Rural entrepreneurship course 2016
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 3,450 per year
  • 11 days

Rural entrepreneurship has the potential to reduce poverty, increase food security and reduce unemployment. But entrepreneurship supposes a level of trust – and most actors in agricultural value chains do not really trust each other. And although many causes can be pointed out, the really important thing is to break the deadlock these value chains are in. This course hands you the tools to do that.

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International Training of Trainers on IWRM
  • Jul 2015
  • International € 36 per year
  • 18 days

One of the difficulties to use water wisely is the division of responsibilities between different authorities. This often results in fragmented and competitive approaches in the use of rivers, lakes, wetlands and other water resources. Yet for current and future water security it is vital to maintain and restore wetlands as a critical water infrastructure.

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Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management
  • Feb 2016
  • National € 3,300 per year
  • International € 3,300 per year
  • 10 days

Without appropriate responses, climate change is likely to constrain economic development and poverty reduction efforts. But if you plan for it, adaptation to climate change is possible. Well-designed strategies, based on climate-smart approaches, can offer ways out.

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Bees and Pollination
  • Aug 2015
  • EEA € 575 per module
  • Non-EEA € 575 per module
  • 10 days

This course of two weeks is given in Costa Rica in cooperation with the Universidad Nacional (see below). We make a comprehensive study of the relation between bees and flowering plants. Practical pollination biology is the major topic and students will participate actively in laboratory studies and field observations on flower biology and bee behavior.

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Promoting Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Development
  • Dec 2015
    Not specified
  • Not specified

Over 140 million entrepreneurs expect to add at least five new jobs over the next five years. Entrepreneurial activity is flourishing across the globe, and can act as an economic engine. Entrepreneurship is the best hope for reviving a weakened world economy. But entrepreneurs cannot do it alone. They need an enabling environment in which their business can grow. This 14 days course will give insight in the basic requirements on a national level for increasing the level of entrepreneurship.

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Netherlands

Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

English-Taught Education

Many universities in Netherlands offer study programmes taught in English. Studying abroad in English-taught classes makes it easier to transfer your acquired knowledge to other countries. Furthermore, English-taught education will ensure international career opportunities in the future. Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find an English course on Language Learning Portal or assess your level of English by taking the IELTS language test.