Exploring Agroecology in Cuba
Dates: May 1 – 21, 2017
This 3-credit course is open to both undergraduate (ALES 391) and graduate (MACE 597) students.
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:
- Santa Clara
- Sancti Spiritus
Approximate cost: $1,650–2,050
airfare and course registration not included; students are eligible for travel grants offered through the U of A.
Academic coordinator: Dr. Mary Beckie, Faculty of Extension, U of A.