Topic outline

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This course introduces the concept of resilience and its possible use in food security analysis. It explains the role of resilience in a food system, the methodologies and information needs for resilience-based food security analysis as well as the policy implications and considerations.

The target audience of the e-learning course includes:

  • Mid-level managers, technical staff, field personnel who are involved in the collection, management, analysis, and reporting of food security information.
  • Planners, policy formulators and programme managers who are involved in monitoring progress in poverty reduction, and meeting food security goals and targets.

  • Resilience approach to food security analysis
  • Role of resilience resides in a food system
  • Analytical framework for resilience analysis
  • Information needed for resilience-based food security analysis
  • Methodologies for resilience-based food security analysis
  • Main types of interventions aiming at addressing resilience issues
  • Policy implications of a resilience-based approach to food security

The course consists of  3  lessons, ranging from approximately  40  to  60  minutes duration each:

  • Lesson 1  –  What is Resilience?
  • Lesson 2   – Resilience Analysis
  • Lesson 3  –  Policy Implications

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The content of the course is also available in text format (pdf).

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      European Union (EU)