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Harvard University faculty and Africa.com present Food Systems Online Course for Africans


The online course will enable entrepreneurs in developing economies to acquire the skills necessary to run a successful food systems business.

Africa.com, a female-led digital media organization, presents an online course in partnership with HarvardX and online course provider edX. Course Food Systems Live! Entrepreneurship in developing economies it is scheduled to begin on January 23, 2023, and “live” training will take place every week for 9 weeks.

Unlike other online courses that include recorded sessions, Food Systems Live! will strike a balance between asynchronous content and dynamic live webinars. As a result, participants can interact directly with Harvard professors and industry experts while gaining cutting-edge and innovative knowledge about food systems, agriculture, nutrition and/or sustainable development that will enable them to develop viable businesses in emerging economies. .

“Food systems live! will change the game for the agricultural sector in developing economies,” says Theresa Clarke, Africa.com Chairman. “The course will give entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from insightful Harvard professors and interact with leading experts on food systems, agriculture, nutrition and sustainable development, so they will gain the skills to take food business to the next level and help humanity. achieve food security”.

Food Systems Live! this is the second entrepreneurship program to be presented by Africa.com. This follows the successful 2021 Africa Live! programme, where hundreds of entrepreneurs from across Africa and other developing countries learned how to identify entrepreneurial opportunities in their communities and build successful businesses around them.

The registration fee for Food Systems Live! is $249. However, there is a flexible payment option that allows members to spread the payment over time.

Entries are open on Africa.com from now until January 20, 2023. Click here for more information or to begin registration.

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