TRAINING COURSE ON FOOD SECURITY IN AN URBANIZING SOCIETY

Course fee: KSH 80,000, USD 1,000 Start Date: 10/05/2021 End Date: 14/05/2021

TRAINING COURSE ON FOOD SECURITY IN AN URBANIZING SOCIETY

 INTRODUCTION

Quick urbanization is a major challenge in the current developing world. The challenge of food security is affecting many nations around the world. To achieve food securities proper agricultural systems, links between rural and urban areas and food management chains have to be implemented. Therefore, this course is motivated by the objective of equipping participants with skills of ensuring the integration between rural production and urban market systems to ensure nutrition security.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

v Understand the urban food security clusters, approaches for spatial planning and methods in which these can be linked to facilitate nutrition security in urban and rural areas.

v Lean the social-economic and technical aspects of urban agriculture and identify their importance in agri-food system

v Learn how to design sustainable solutions to ensure food security

v Help in the process of developing a rural-urban plan from a perspective that is holistic and multifaceted

v Acquire skills in dealing with stakeholders and promoting their contribution to food security

DURATION

5 days

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course target professions in the agricultural extension sector including decision makers. it also targets financial institutions, governments, research institutions, and NGOs, dedicated to supporting agricultural activities among developmental programmes.  

COURSE OUTLINE

v Food outlets for urban security

v Food production

v Food production characteristics

v Advantages and disadvantages of food production

v Food sales in urban areas and its importance to sustainable agri-food systems

v Socio-economic approach of urban agriculture and its importance

v Food security challenges in urban areas

v Link between agri-food security and nutrition security

v Stakeholders role in promoting food security in urban areas

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TRAINING VENUE, LOGISTICS AND PAYMENT

v Training will be held at Afriex Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya.

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

v Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged upon request by the participant.

v This training can also be tailor made for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our training Centre or at a convenient location.

v For further inquiries, please contact us on training@afriextraining.org

v Payment should be made to Afriex Training Limited bank account before the start of the training and receipts sent to training@afriextraining.org

v Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Afriex Training Ltd certificate.

Contact Details

Anniversary Towers 8th Flr, Nairobi
+254 715 310 685 | +254 732 543 623
info@afriextraining.org

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