Analisis metodológico para la modelación de la seguridad alimentaria a nivel nacional

  • Diana Giraldo Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
  • Manuel Betacourt Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, sede Medellín
  • Santiago Arango Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Palabras clave: Seguridad alimentaria, políticas, toma de decisiones, dinámica de sistemas, modelos.


La comunidad científica y política ha incrementado el interés por entender

e intervenir el problema de seguridad alimentaria, especialmente desde la

crisis alimentaria en la década de los 70 s. Diferentes estrategias meto¬

dológicas han sido utilizadas con el ánimo de proyectar, predecir y evaluar

políticas como soporte para la toma de decisiones en el sector público.

Este artículo explora un conjunto de metodologías usadas para el estudio

de la seguridad alimentaria a nivel nacional, herramientas estratégicas para

una apropiada formulación, evaluación y aplicación de políticas. Se discute

el potencial uso de metodologías complementarias al análisis tradicional,

especialmente la Dinámica de Sistemas, como una herramienta de simu¬

lación que permite el análisis de relaciones causales, el establecimiento

de variables críticas y la evaluación de escenarios a favor de una efectiva

toma de decisiones.


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Biografía del autor/a

Diana Giraldo, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Ingeniera Agroindustrial, Candidata a Doctor en Ingeniería, Grupo de Política y Gestión Tecnológica, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Manuel Betacourt, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, sede Medellín
Ingeniero Electrónico, Doctor en Ingeniería. Grupo A+D. Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, sede Medellín
Santiago Arango, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Ingeniero Civil, Doctor en Ingeniería. Escuela de Sistemas. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, sede Medellín

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Giraldo, D., Betacourt, M., & Arango, S. (2010). Analisis metodológico para la modelación de la seguridad alimentaria a nivel nacional. Biotecnología En El Sector Agropecuario Y Agroindustrial, 8(1), 8–17. Recuperado a partir de
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