From January, students are following their internship and master thesis, starting to work on practical case studies.

Here are some examples of Master thesis topics of the 1st and 2nd Cohorts, MSc Sustainable Food Systems :

Host Organisation: FAO

Water productivity of irrigated and rainfed rice in southeast Asian countries

Host Organisation: UNESCO, Italy

Water management in Food Supply Chains : Comparaison of two itamian pasta producers

Host Organisation: EMTI, Hong Kong

Understand farmer’s decision-making process to enhance sustainable agriculture practice

Host Organisation:IFAPA venta del llano, Spain

Use of technological coadjuvants and high power ultrasound to break oil in water emulsions during the virgin olive oil extraction process

Host Organisation: National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán, Mexico

Effect of a combination of functional foods on insulin signaling pathway in a diet-induced obesity model

Host Organisation: Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW), Germany

Policy Instruments and their Effectivity for Sustainable Consumption to Preserve Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services – The Case of European Soy Imports

Host Organisation: Mars GmbH, Germany

Status assessment and value chain of palm oil in West Africa : a case in Ghana

A nice diversity of themes who shows the richness of this programme.