Food policy 833

Module code LEK 833
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The concept and interrelated causes of food insecurity (production, markets and socio-economic climate) and the global food economy.  Household coping strategies and response to risk and shocks.  Household dynamics (including livelihoods, purchasing behaviour and nutrition).  Practical tools for programme and policy analysis and targeting.  Evaluation of possible programme and policy options and their effectiveness in terms of achieving comprehensive and pro-poor growth.

Module credits 15.00
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites Registration for at least a master's degree
Contact time 1 lecture per week, 1 practical per week, 1 seminar per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Agricultural Economics Extension and Rural Develo
Period of presentation Semester 2

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