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Food Security and Gender

VHL University of Applied Sciences

Other Short course Velp

Course description

Qualification None
Field of study General programmes
Course summary For rural development professionals and organisations, it is of the utmost importance to understand the livelihoods, capabilities and coping strategies of populations in need of assistance.
Course description Rural residents of developing countries gain their livelihoods through a wide array of activities such as farming. The livelihood generated from these activities does not only depend on these people's capabilities but also on the availability and access to resources they need. For people with low incomes who live in rural areas, daily food security is an important objective to secure better living circumstances. Rural livelihoods are dynamic. Men and women adapt their livelihood strategies according to fluctuations in social, political, economic and environmental situations. Adaptations are also made with regard to the availability of resources such as land and income. For rural development professionals and organisations, it is of the utmost importance to understand the livelihoods, capabilities and coping strategies of populations in need of assistance. As men and women have specific roles and responsibilities with regards to strengthening their livelihoods and food security, it is necessary to identify gender-specific needs, constraints and opportunities. In this training, participants will learn to analyse livelihood strategies and the factors that influence them. They will
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 0.00
Duration 1 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes -
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department -
Information about the institution Van Hall Larenstein is the most sustainable university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. We train high-quality, ambitious and innovative professionals who contribute to a more sustainable world.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English C1
IELTS overall band 6
TOEFL computer based 213
TOEFL internet based 78
TOEFL paper based 550
Professional experience required -
Duration 1 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
2 Dec 2019 31 Oct 2019 -
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
No tuition fees available.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme (formerly NFP)

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

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info@hvhl.nl

Contact information for the institution

Infodesk

study info

info@hvhl.nl

Telephone number +31 (0) 26 369 5795
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