Upcoming Seminar:
July 23-August 3, 2012
The seminar will equip participants with the tools necessary to introduce and improve food security in their respective countries, and to address short and long term obstacles along the way. Participants in this seminar will be encouraged to think fundamentally about the topics selected for discussion, and in particular to consider how the private sector can be mobilized in the effort to secure long term food security and to increase agricultural productivity - within the context of a strategic national sector plan. Case studies will be introduced throughout the seminar.

Key Topics:

  • Elements of Food Security
    • Legal frameworks for adequate food security
    • Impact of national economic and political environments
  • National Sector Planning
    • The role of the government, private sector and civil society
    • Exploring successful national sector programs
  • Implementing and Sustaining Food Security
    • Markets, products and capacity building
    • Access to finance in agriculture
    • Public private partnerships and agricultural infrastructure
    • Social safety nets, emergency preparedness & international assistance
    Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

    International Law Institute
    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org