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EIB E243: Food Systems and Policy in Developing Countries

Course Description

This seminar examines a range of issues relating to agriculture and food policy in developing countries. Within a broad analytical framework that emphasizes the interactions between the production, consumption, and marketing of food in developing countries, central topics will include: famine, the role of agriculture in poverty alleviation, global food crises, technology, political economy perspectives, food price policy analysis, and agricultureā€™s contribution to economic growth. Open to students who have completed E201 or its equivalent.
Not offered AY 2017-2018, 2018-2019.

Course faculty: Steven A. Block