Promoting the structural transformation of African agriculture and the rural spaces within which most agricultural activities occur will be essential to advance on inclusive economic growth agenda in Africa, teh world's most agrarian continent.
This seminar examines the world’s systems for the production and distribution of food as they relate to the earth’s physical, chemical, and biological systems. Using scientific readings, papers about economics and politics, and cases about firms, we consider agriculture and food from scientific,
Our ideas about complex environmental and public health issues such as climate change, industrial chemicals, and species extinction are largely formed by simplistic and dramatized media coverage and distorting political spin from all sides.
This course will introduce students to nutrition and global health problems through exploration of demographic, epidemiological, biological, social, political, and economic determinants of nutritional status.
This seminar will present an overview of topics in food law and policy, and will examine how these laws shape what we eat. In recent years, increasing attention has been paid to a range of issues impacting the food system from farm to fork to landfill.
Europeans "discovered'' America in search of foodstuffs, specifically spices. And food has been central to the American experience from the starving time in early Virginia to the problem of obesity in the United States today. But what is American about American food?