Certificate In Food Security And Nutrition

What is food security and nutrition?
The ready availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods. Assured ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways (that is, without resorting to emergency food supplies, scavenging, stealing, or other coping strategies)
Factors affecting Food Security
  • Climate Change and Global Warming.
  • Scarcity of land for farming.
  • Technological barriers.
  • Inadequate supply of water for irrigation.
  • Poverty.



Overview Of Human Nutrition

  • Introduction
  • The Science of Nutrition
  • Planning a Healthy Diet
  • Carbohydrates
  • Lipids
  • Protein
  • Vitamins
  • Digestion


Introduction To Emergencies Nutrition

  • Introduction
  • Definitions of Concepts
  • Agencies Involved In Emergency Response
  • Types of Emergencies
  • Nutrition & Health Issues in Emergency Situations
  • Assessment of Nutrition Status
  • Assessment of Health Status in Emergencies
  • Assessment of Food Security in Emergencies
  • Human Rights Based Approaches
  • Nutrition Interventions in Emergencies
  • Health Interventions in Emergencies


Nutrition And Food Security

  • Introduction and Definition of Terms
  • Vulnerability to Food and Nutritional Insecurity
  • Dimensions of Food Security
  • Factors Associated With Food and Nutrition Security (1)
  • Factors Associated With Food and Nutrition Security (2)
  • Food Security Monitoring Systems
  • Outcomes of Food and Nutrition Insecurity and Coping Strategies
  • Agricultural Approaches for Creating Food Security
  • Intervention during Chronic Food Insecurity
  • Food Policies and Food Balance Sheets


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Capacity Africa Institute
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