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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.
Comprehensive presentation and discussion of policy options for a sustainable global food system, with focus on developing countries. Topics include economic policy related to nutrition, health, consumption, production, natural resource management, trade, markets, gender roles, armed conflict, and ethics. A social entrepreneurship approach bases on case studies and active participation by students will be used.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: 6 credits in economics, applied economics, or sociology and 6 credits in nutrition and/or agricultural sciences.
Distribution Category (SBA)
- Ability to analyze a specific food policy problem, identify the related policy issues, suggest one or more policy options to solve the problem, and estimate how each option would affect relevant stakeholder groups and their expected response.
- Ability to undertake the above with limited information and within a short time frame.
- Motivation to engage in the design and implementation of innovative solutions to existing and expected future problems related to the global, national and local food systems, i.e. to be a social or policy entrepreneur within or outside the public sector.
Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: NS 4450
Class Number & Section Details
5022AEM 4450 LEC 001 Add this class to your Favorites
- RSavage Hall 200
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Graded)
Preferred prerequisite: 6 credits in economics, applied econ, or sociology; and 6 credits in nutrition and/or agricultural sciences. Attendance to first lecture is required; no shows will be dropped. If you are not able to enroll, please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2).
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