Course Title: Trade, Food Security and Nutrition
Course Dates: 14 May to 15 June, 2018
Registration Status: CLOSED
Registration deadline: 22 April, 2018

Content and Structure

The course is composed of four units, each of which comprise of two to three lessons. The first three units are global in scope and include case studies, examples and evidence. The fourth unit is designed to cover key topics from the other three units, with a specific focus on post-Soviet countries.

Unit 1: Introduction to Trade, Food Security and Nutrition

  • Lesson 1.1: Definitions and Linkages between Trade, Food Security and Nutrition
  • Lesson 1.2: Impacts of Trade on Food Security and Nutrition

Unit 2: Trade Policy Supportive of Food Security

  • Lesson 2.1: Trade Policy Measures and Agricultural Development
  • Lesson 2.2: Design and Implementation of Trade Policy Measures

Unit 3: Governance of Trade, Food Security and Nutrition

  • Lesson 3.1: Introduction to the Multilateral Trading System
  • Lesson 3.2: Policy Space for Food Security in the Multilateral Trading System
  • Lesson 3.3: Towards Improved Governance for Trade, Food Security and Nutrition

Unit 4: Trade, Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia

  • Lesson 4.1: Situation analysis for the region
  • Lesson 4.1: Experience with trade policy formulation and implementation