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The Intersection of Culture, Agricutlure, and Tourism


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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Cape Town, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Course # SA 21238
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2018 05/06/18 to 05/27/18

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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

Although the recent surge in attention to food and agriculture feels like the latest trend, a stream of research exists and informs us about how our systems of cultural practices inform food production. We examine how culture, agriculture, and tourism intersect in South Africa. We do this by studying the relationships that exist between peoples and plants. The focus of our Study Abroad program is to introduce participants to agriculture in South Africa and its rich history of horticulture crop production, natural plant products and agritourism.

For more information:
Maria Marshall, AGEC, mimarsha@purdue.edu
Petrus Langenhoven, HORT, plangenh@purdue.edu
Sandra Sydnor, HTM, ssydnorb@purdue.edu

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