Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation
Healthy people, healthy animals, healthy planet
How do we produce and consume food whilst safeguarding our planet in view of around 9 billion people by 2050 and ongoing degradation of planetary resources? How do we handle the burden of infectious diseases accompanying these processes?
The Global One Health course highlights approaches to human, animal and plant health using a transdiciplinary lens.
The overall objective of this course is to introduce the participants to the principles behind a Global One Health approach and to be able to apply these principles to health challenges for humans, animals and plants in their day-to-day work. In particular:
- Day-to-day work. In particular: Participants understand about the scope of the topic GOH and its range of consequences at multiple levels and learn about the interrelatedness animal, human, plant and environmental health;
- Participants understand the concept of GOH, get familiar with applying different tools and feel equipped to perform GOH analysis;
- Participants learn about the ecological and economic relevance of GOH management;
- Participants get exposed to GOH practices in the Netherlands and are able to identify entry points for GOH policy, planning and management in their own country
- Designing a successful intervention for resilient seed systems and food security.