Online Course on Trade, Food Security and Nutrition (Course Dates: Jul 31 to Sep 1, 2017, Registration Deadline: Jul 24, 2017)


Online Course on Agriculture in Trade Agreements (Course Dates: Oct 16 to Nov 17, 2017, Registration Deadline: Oct 9, 2017)


Registration is OPEN.
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Content and Structure

The course is composed of four units, each of which comprise of one to three lessons. The first four Units are global in scope, in that they present case studies, examples and evidence from ESA, but also other regions globally. The fourth and last Unit is a designed to cover key topics from the other three units, with a specific focus on the ESA region.

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 Eastern and Southern Africa