NUTR 641 Advanced Global Food Security (3 credits)

Offered by: Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Nutrition and Dietetics : Food security is a major concern on the international development agenda: hundreds of millions, and perhaps even billions of individuals still face food insecurity and hunger, even years after the Millennium Summit. This course is designed to provide graduate students with multidisciplinary tools in research and education required by practitioners and researchers to better assess, understand, and positively impact global food security. Students will attend the Annual McGill Global Food Security Conference, and will actively review presentations and interact with world experts from various sectors and disciplines presenting on cutting edge research and the state of Global Food Security.

Terms: Fall 2024

Instructors: Melgar-Quiñonez, Hugo (Fall)

  • Prerequisite(s): Permission from Instructor.

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken NUTR 608 when topic was "Advanced Global Food Security" .

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