|1.||Critique and apply conceptual frameworks to discuss the political, economic, social and environmental influences on food security in a global context;|
|2.||Assess the vulnerability and resilience of food systems to change in contemporary and emerging scenarios;|
|3.||Interrogate and discriminate issues of food insecurity in different populations;|
|4.||Interpret information on the food security situation in a specific community or population group in order to deduce its impact on health and nutrition and propose appropriate interventions; and|
|5.||Interrogate the evidence-base on effective food security interventions that aim to reduce maternal and child under-nutrition and justify their application in a complex problem-solving scenario.|
|Other||Blog on challenges to global food systems (1500 words)||30%|
|Essay||Essay on the role of gender in food security. (2000 words)||30%|
|Report||Written report on food security assessment and intervention in a specified community (2500)||40%|
McDonald, B. (2010)
Polity Press, Cambridge
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