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.
1 lecture per week, 1 practical per week, 1 seminar per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Agricultural Economics Extension and Rural Develo
Period of presentation
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