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Action roadmap: Wageningen University & Research Food systems course

What: 3-day action roadmap workshop

Where: Netherlands

Hosted by: Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Wageningen Centre for Development and Innovation (WCDI)

When: March 2022, March 2023, planned for March 2024

Who: Between 90-100 participants in each year of the course; a mix of WUR MSc students and international professionals across from both public and private sectors in the fields of nutrition, food systems, agronomy, and ecology

Aim: To use the Backcasting approach as a practical systems thinking tool to support the intensive graduate level course tailored for professionals in food-systems-related fields and Food Systems students.

Key takeaways

  1. International and inter-generational collaboration ignited innovative thinking and enriched the learning experience.
  2. Diverse experiences uncovered common synergies spanning various sectors, emphasizing the potential for collaborative pathways to drive lasting and scalable impacts.
  3. Innovative solution bundles for real-world food contexts and settings were developed, taking into account possible barriers, mitigating strategies and factors to help accelerate and boost impact for healthier diets on a healthy planet

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