Global Food Security (AGRC 211.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
AGRC 211 01 January 2017 Sina Adl (primary instructor)

Description

This course will introduce students to issues of global food security. Examples taken from the origins of agriculture to modern practices are used to illustrate themes, including sustainable agriculture, food quality and quantity, plant and animal breeding, genetically modified organisms, and productivity improvement. An overview of the food distribution system, the impact of malnourishment and chronic poverty are also presented.

Prerequisite(s)

completion of 30 credit units at the university level

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