According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), "food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life”.
This course will provide those involved in planning for sustainable development with a clear understanding of the processes and challenges involved in strategic food security planning.
Interactive learning will support participants’ understanding of key issues in strategic food security planning, including how changing climatic conditions impact on food production, and how economic pressures, technological developments and private sector actions interact in the field of food security planning. By applying strategic planning tools throughout the training, participants will leave equipped to initiate organisational change that considers long-term trends in food security, alongside initiating effective regulation and equal access.
A comprehensive analysis of the processes behind food security planning will be provided, with subjects to be discussed including:
Experts in the field will lead this training through interactive workshops, lectures and best practice case studies, fostering innovation, creating learning and networking amongst peers.
By the end of the course the delegates will be able to: