Food and Our Future: Sustainable Food Systems in Southeast Asia

UNEP, Stockholm Environment Institute, International Resource Panel. Water, food and energy nexus

Target Audience

This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in food, sustainable production and consumption, natural resources, or environmental sustainability.


How can food systems become more sustainable in the face of population growth, urbanisation, and environmental degradation? How can a food systems approach help in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals? This course will explore how natural resources are currently used to take the food we eat from the field or ocean to our plates.

Learning Objectives

– Understand food systems in Asia
– Examine the environmental and socioeconomic implications of food systems
– Explore ways of making food systems sustainable