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Making agriculture work for food and nutrition security

An upcoming course, organised by Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (Netherlands), will focus on how agricultural programmes and policies can become nutrition sensitive to achieve nutrition objectives. It will explore the different agricultural pathways leading to food and nutrition security. Expert facilitation will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to design and strengthen the implementation of nutrition sensitive agricultural programs and policies. The course is highly interactive, building on the participant’s own experiences and cases.

Upon completion of the course, participants will:

Applicants should have a BSc or equivalent in the field of agriculture, food and nutrition security, health, or a related field, and have at least three years of professional experience in governmental or local non-governmental organisation as a policy or planning officer, or a managing or coordinating position in one of the field related to the course. Proficiency in English is required.

Course date: 7 - 18 November 2016
Application deadline: 22 March 2016
Location: Ethiopia

Cost: 3450 euro

For more information and online registration, visit here and select ‘Education for professionals’.

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Editors (2016). Making agriculture work for food and nutrition security. Field Exchange 51, January 2016. p94. www.ennonline.net/fex/51/newsagriculture4foodnut

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