Faculty
Maira Reimao
Term(s):
Spring
College
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Major
Food and Resource Economics

This course aims to cover the global system of humanitarian assistance and aid by focusing on global challenges of poverty, sustainable economic growth, the environment, inequality, gender, public health, and migration. The course is designed to inform students about salient issues within humanitarian aid such as the interplay between aid and politics, conflict-related crises, and the effectiveness of development assistance. It will explore the history, impacts and legacies of international development planning and cover the major policy considerations for implementation of international humanitarian assistance. Instructional techniques will include lectures, electronic media, and assignments.