INDV 496 Food Aid and Food Security in Humanitarian Settings

This course explores the dynamics of the use of food aid, the largest single component of humanitarian emergencies. The course will review policies that guide the use of food aid, as principal controversies surrounding the use of food aid in emergency and transition settings. It will also explore assessment techniques used to gauge the vulnerability of affected populations and their needs for food based interventions, and explore the food aid management system and its logistics.

notes: Offered to both undergraduate and graduate students.