Hunger and Food Security in a Global Perspective (meets in New York only)

PADM-GP.4250, 1.5 points.


Note: This half course meets in New York only (see PADM-GP 2250 for the version of this course that meets in New York and Ghana).

This course explores the political and economic policy issues surrounding hunger and food security, drawing on many case examples and using Ghana as a case study. The course will provide an overview of some of the core dimensions of global hunger and food security policy issues, including debates over a new green revolution, food aid, fair trade, the impact of expanded biofuels production and the impact of the inter-related financial, food, and fuel crises.


CORE-GP 1018; CORE-GP 1011; CORE-GP 1022; or equivalents or permission from the instructor.

Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Spring 2015John GershmanSyllabus
Spring 2014John GershmanSyllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Spring 2015John GershmanEvaluation
Spring 2014John GershmanEvaluation
Spring 2013John GershmanEvaluation
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