Travel with ALES

Exploring Agro-Ecology in Cuba

May 10 – 31, 2018

Be part of this unique study-abroad course and gain first-hand knowledge about the
agro-ecological revolution taking place in Cuba!

Through direct dialogue with farmers, cooperatives, research centres and NGO’s, you
will explore the policies, practices and social movement that have made Cuba a world
leader in agroecology. In addition to many site visits and technical workshops, you will
also take part in hands-on learning and cultural activities. Travel includes the following cities and surrounding areas: Varadero, Havana, Matanzas, and Sancti Spiritus.

This 3-credit course is open to undergraduate (ALES 391) and graduate (MACE 597)
students. Those who do not wish to receive credit can also apply.

Academic Coordinator: Dr. Mary Beckie, Faculty of Extension,UAlberta

Approximate Cost: $2400.00 - $2700.00 (depending on exchange rate and the
number of participants). Airfare and tuition not included.

Update: This course has been approved for the $750 Education Abroad Grant to
support 10 students who participate.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2018 applications will be assessed on an on-going basis. For further information: mace@ualberta.ca