More than 220 universities in Latin America and the Caribbean are joining the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to expand learning opportunities and improve policies for food security. With the support of the European Union, FAO has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean to develop the education program. The initiative will offer a new Master’s program in Food Security, in addition to elearning courses currently offered by FAO. The partnership will target current and potential policymakers in the region. Rollout of the new courses is slated for January 2015.
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