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Agriculture Environment & Community Sustainability in Costa Rica


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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Multiple Cities, Costa Rica
Course # SA 21255
Duration Spring Break
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring Break 2015 03/14/15 to 03/21/15
Past Dates
Spring Break 2014 03/15/14 to 03/23/14

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Program Leader
Name IPIA
Purdue University
Room 26 Agriculture Administration Building
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1168

Phone: 765-494-6876
Fax: 765-494-9613
Email: AgAbroad@purdue.edu


Program Description

Cost estimate: $2,800

Students will spend eight days, seven nights in Costa Rica and will earn one Purdue credit. This course will focus on agricultural, community and environmental sustainability and will be co-led by our colleagues at EARTH University. Students will learn about efforts on renewable energies and waste management. Students will visit the National Biodiversity Institute, EARTH’s Banana Plantation & Packing Plant, Natural Reserve, and workshop on Peri-Urban Agriculture & Recycling Program. They will tour EARTH’s Ethnobotanical Gardens, and the Integrated Dairy Farm.

For more information contact: Dr. Marcos Fernandez, OAP, mfernandez@purdue.edu

Program Website: Ag Study Abroad


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