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Regional training programme on food and nutrition planning

The fifth training course on food and nutrition planning is being organized by the University of the Philippines at Los Baños (UPLB), the Netherlands Universities Foundation for International Co-operation (NUFFIC), and the International Course in Food Science and Nutrition (ICFSN) in cooperation with the UN World Health Organization {WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

The course, which leads to a master's degree in professional studies, is intended for personnel from government or private institutions, universities, or international agencies involved in planning, monitoring, implementation, or teaching in the field of food and nutrition planning.

Curriculum: The main courses are on ecology of food and nutrition, food and nutrition economics, statistics, economics of agricultural development, advanced human nutrition, food and nutrition planning, communication and rural change, and food science.

Elective courses, workshops, seminars, and six weeks' field work complete the programme.

Requirements for admission: Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree or equivalent in related field and should preferably come from countries of Asia and the Pacific.

Course period: June 1982-October 1983

Place: University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. fellowships A limited number of fellowships will be made available by the Government of the Netherlands.

Application: For further information about the course and for application forms, contact the Director, UPLB-FNP, College Laguna, 3720 Philippines. The closing date for applications is 1 December 1981.