Action Institute for Professional Studies is a leading and fully accredited provider of Research, Training, and Consultancy services to International Development Organizations. We assist our partners to increase the impact and efficiency of their social interventions by providing a range of innovative solutions for sustainable results.
OUR ACCREDITATION NUMBER: NITA/TRN/2048
We are pleased to invite you or your organization staff to participate in our Post Graduate Diploma in Security Management Online Training Course. We have intakes on the 5th of every month.
5TH JULY 2022 INTAKE IS IN PROGRESS. APPLY NOW!!! THE DEADLINE IS 20TH JULY 2022.
The overall objective of Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) interventions is to ensure sustainable food and economic security for populations vulnerable to political, socioeconomic, climatic and health shocks. This course explains the concepts of food and nutrition, malnutrition, food security and livelihoods. Understanding these concepts is important to assess the nutrition situation, design and implement programs, investments and policies that address nutrition problems, and evaluate the nutritional outcomes of programs, investments and policies.
The course is designed to assist professionals from a variety of sectors (agriculture, livestock, fisheries, health, rural development, education, social protection) that are involved in designing and implementing nutrition-sensitive programs, investments and policies. This includes professionals working for development partners (i.e., international organizations, donor agencies, non-governmental organizations), for national governments or as independent consultants
Module one; Introduction to livelihoods and food security
- Introduction and Definition of Terms
- Vulnerability to Food and Nutritional Insecurity
- Dimensions of Food Security
- Factors Associated with Food and Nutrition Security (1)
- Food Security Monitoring Systems
- Outcomes of Food and Nutrition Insecurity and Coping Strategies
Module Two; Nutrition and food Security
- Agricultural Approaches for Creating Food Security
- Intervention during Chronic Food Insecurity
- Food Policies and Food Balance Sheets
Module Three; Livelihoods and food Security in emergencies
- Assessment of Food Security in Emergencies
- Human Rights Based Approaches
- Nutrition Interventions in Emergencies
- Health Interventions in Emergencies
- Food Security and Livelihoods Interventions
Module Four; Nutrition in Emergencies
Introduction to Nutrition in Emergencies
Common Nutrition Related Problems in Emergencies
Causes of Malnutrition in Emergencies
Vulnerability and Targeting in Emergency
Methods of Nutrition Assessment in Emergency (1)
Nutrition Information Systems in Emergencies
There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued with a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.
Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after the successful completion of the course.
Organizers: Action Institute for Professional Studies
FEES: USD 700
Target Audience: Global
Format: Online and Distance Learning
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