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Colombia: Food Security & Sustainable Development


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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Pereira and Manizales, Colombia
Course # SA 21258
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced

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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

An international and multi- disciplinary course focusing on food security and resources. Focus will be case studies that represent different regions of the world with special emphasis on the changing conditions for tropical agriculture. The case studies, discussed in the context of the Millennium Development Goals, will help students gain knowledge and understanding of regional variations of food security and resources, sustainable development and economic growth throughout the world. This is a four-week course, which offers units on social and demographic changes, on the physical environment, global climate change, economic systems, and global trade. Purdue will partner with the University of Caldas and the Technological University of Pereira. 

For more information:
Dr. Ken Foster, AGEC, kfoster@purdue.edu 

Dates: May 13-June 1
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