Food Security Policies Formulation and Implementation

Course date: 14/10/2019 to 18/10/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

INTRODUCTION

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has defined food security as “when all people have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets dietary needs and food preference for an active healthy life at all times.” Food security has been highlighted as a focal area of concern by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and African Union (AU) Malabo declarations of 2014. Food security has a direct effect on social and economic stability of a nation. Food security policies are developed to foster the development of a food secure state. This five day training programme shall enlighten the participants on food policy formulation process and implementation to enhance a food secure economy.

 

DURATION

5 Days

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • At the end of the training, the learner will be able to:
  • Understand the need for policies aiming at improving food security.
  • Know the main features of food security policies.
  • Understand the role and functions of the relevant stakeholders in food security policy formulation and implementation.
  • Define the purpose of a monitoring and evaluation system for food security policies and identify the approaches and methods to be applied.
  • Describe the sequence of steps to be performed in the process of FSP formulation and implementation.
  • Understand FSPs as link between food security information and actions aimed at improving the food security situation.
  • Relate Food Security Policies (FSPs) to a framework for action to combat hunger and alleviate food insecurity in a country.

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1:

Introduction and Background of food security policies

  • Basic concepts and terminologies
  • The need for food security policies
  • Features of food security policies
  • Aims of food security policies
  • Effects of policy interventions in food security

 

Module 2:

Establishment of a Food Security Policy Framework

  • Typical approaches to designing food security policies
  • Conceptual framework for food security policies
  • Subjects of food security policies
  • Policies with multiple effects on food security
  • Linkages to other policies, strategies &programmes

 

Module 3:

Institutional Framework for Food Security Policies

  • Institutional set-up  and coordination mechanism
  • Role and functions of government  institutions
  • Role of Local and International NGOs
  • Role of Civil society Organizations (CSOs)
  • Role of UN and Donor Agencies

 

Module 4:

Policy Formulation and Implementation

  • Policy analysis in the food industry
  • Initiation of policy process
  • Policy Formulation
  • Policy Implementation

 

Module 5:

Policy Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Purpose of FSP monitoring and evaluation
  • Monitoring and evaluation concepts
  • Approaches and methods
  • Evaluation criteria
  • Setting up an FSP monitoring and evaluation system
  • Linking M & E and food security information to other policy spheres

 

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TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org 

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254732776700

or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org 

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

Course Date: 14/10/2019 to 18/10/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
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