NUTR 341 Global Food Security (3 credits)

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Offered by: Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)


Nutrition and Dietetics : Food insecurity is one of the most critical issues humanity has faced in history. The magnitude of this phenomenon, reflected in its worldwide presence and in the number of individuals affected, makes it an imperative component of all nations' and of all internaltional agencies' agendas. Its complexity of determinants and its numerous consequences require the involvement of multipe disciplines and sectors. McGill undergraduate students as future professionals tackling global issues require an integrated and multidisciplinary training on food security.

Terms: Winter 2015

Instructors: Melgar-Quiñonez, Hugo (Winter)

  • Prerequisites: NUTR207 or permission of Instructor