Towards Zero Hunger

Join the fight against hunger!
Towards Zero Hunger is an online course series covering a wide range of topics related to UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger.

Designed to empower learners with practical skills, the course provides a diverse array of hands-on tutorials to help you take concrete action towards ending world hunger.

Enroll now to become a part of the solution!

Actionable Training

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Theoretic Insights

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Individual Learning

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Adaptive Certification

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What is new?

Get practice with land cover classification through the hands-on tutorial.

Stay tuned for the upcoming hands-on tutorials!

What comes next?

Explore the factors that pose risks to food security and discover EO solutions for assessing and effectively managing them.

What is available?

United Nations‘ Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger

About 1 in 10 people worldwide are suffering from hunger.
Nearly 1 in 3 people lack regular access to adequate food (2020).

Conflict, COVID-19, climate change, and growing inequalities are converging to undermine food security worldwide.

For more information visit the United Nations website

Hunger is a solvable problem, but we need to take bold actions!

We all have a role in achieving Zero Hunger!

What will you learn?

Click on the titles surrounding the “Towards Zero Hunger” bowl to view the details of those course modules.

How is the course structured?

Towards Zero Hunger leverages modern learning approaches in a non-linear, adaptive learning environment in order to reflect the comprehensiveness of SDG 2 Zero Hunger.

The modular structure of the course allows you to choose the thematic focus of your journey, following your own learning path.

Choose your own learning path

In this course you will get the chance to select learning modules according to your interests and level of knowledge in the fields of the sustainable development goals, food security, as well as Earth observation. Fill in the form to share your needs and interests.

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List of modules

Hands-on Tutorials

Meet the team

Researcher, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Dr. Nesrin Salepci

Researcher, Ruhr University Bochum

Stefanie Steinbach

Researcher, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Kai Heckel

Researcher, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Robert Eckardt

Researcher, Ruhr University Bochum

Jun. Prof.
Dr. Andreas Rienow

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Course Developers


Towards Zero Hunger is developed with a community of stakeholders from the realms of EO, education, information technology, and food security. These stakeholders have contributed in different ways, including the sharing of their expertise, training materials, or feedback.

Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces
University of Bonn
European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
European Space Agency Earth Observation Programmes
Earth Observation Programmes Group on Earth Observations Global Agricultural Monitoring Initiative
University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
VISTA Remote Sensing in Geoscience GmbH
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
Remote Sensing Research Group, Institute of Geomatics, GIS and Remote Sensing, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
University of Würzburg
Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research
German Space Agency
NASA Applied Remote Sensing Training Program
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences