Resilience in Agriculture

Online course

Resilience in Agriculture

About the course

Our online training module on resilience provides an overview of the concept and application of resilience in agriculture for crop improvement. It also looks at resilience in relation to other cross-cutting themes of gender equality, nutrition security, and youth engagement. This training covers four overall learning objectives to enable the learner to understand basic concepts, definitions, application, and measurement of resilience in agriculture for crop improvement.

How do I take part?

The course is free of charge. You can explore all four sections below. 

How long will it take?

You can take this course at your own pace by saving your progress along the way. The entire module will take about 4 hours.

Who should take the course?

The course is designed for anyone with an interest in the intersection of social issues and crop improvement.

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Learning objectives


Learn about basic concepts and definitions of resilience related to agriculture and crop improvement


Understand why considering resilience in agriculture and crop improvement research is important


Identify possible measurements of resilience


Identify successful strategies for incorporating resilience for improved outcomes

Resilience course team

Sarah Eissler

Lead content developer

Dee Rubin

Cross-cutting themes training coordinator

Kelly Merchán

Course designer and narrator

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