|Module code||LEK 833|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
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. Sustainable Development Goal two that seeks to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
|Prerequisites||Registration for at least a master's degree|
|Contact time||1 lecture per week for 12 wks|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Agricultural Economics Extension and Rural Develo|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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