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Training Course On Food Security Analysis»

INTRODUCTION

The first priority for development actors in a country is to understand the food security situation of the population. Food security analysts do a wide range of assessments in order to identify hungry and food insecure populations and to establish the underlying causes. They include Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analyses-CFSVAs, Emergency assessments and market analyses-EFSA. To collect, manage and analyze data, they use advanced technologies such as satellite imagery, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mobile data collection platforms such as smart phones, tablets and Personal Digital Assistants.  The world food program is working with partners to establish Food Security Monitoring Systems (FSMS) for continuous monitoring of food security conditions and market prices. 

DURATION

5 days

TARGET GROUP

This course targets National governments, UN partners and NGOs whose work informs the policies and programmes that WFP and its partners adopt in order to fight hunger in different circumstances. Employees in the Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers) working with communities, funding agencies, Research organizations and non-government organizations among others for Food Security and livelihoods support activities and other Development programmes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

• Understand the concept of Food security Analysis, have a mastery of its basic concepts.

• Gain knowledge on application of various approaches to Food Security interventions

• Understand the various methods in Food Security analysis and tools and be able apply

• Conduct a community food security assessment; determine a community’s information needs and creating a community food security assessment team

• Have knowledge on policy issues in food security and how to analyze

• Use of GIS and remote sensing in food security analysis

• Monitoring and Evaluation in Food Security Programming

CONTENT

• Introduction to Food security Analysis

• Approaches to Food Security interventions

• Methods in Food Security analysis 

• Community’s information needs 

• Policy issues in food security 

• GIS and remote sensing in food security analysis

• Monitoring and Evaluation in Food Security Programming

 REQUIREMENTS

Proficiency in use of English language

Meet admission criteria 

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. This five days training will expose the participants to several concepts in carrying out food security analysis.

 

Start Date: 12/18/2017
End Date: 12/22/2017

Ksh 70000, $ 800

Course Description

Course Duration: 5 days

Training Center: Datastat Research Center

Start Date: 12/18/2017

End Date: 12/22/2017

Fee: Ksh 70000, $ 800

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