Regional and International Food Policies. Examination of domestic and international policies that affect the production of food products. Topics will include a review of existing and former policies designed for African producers (e.g., commodity programs to support farm income, risk management and conservation of resources). Food safety policies will be examined. In addition, aspects of international trade including policies (AFTCA), practices, and institutions (WTO, World Bank, etc.,) as they relate to access to foreign markets will be reviewed.