Food! Food Security, Urban Farming & Appropriate Technology

  • Category
  • Courses

  • Program
  • Social Development and Policy

  • Instructors
  • Shama Dossa
    Tajeen Midhat

  • Offered In
  • 1) Fall 2018

    Course Description

    This course aims to make the connection between the politics of environmental conservation; food security; the market and the social determinants of health through a hands on practice based pedagogical approach. This course is taught in a workshop format and includes field visits; designing appropriate technology solutions; composting; making organic pesticides; and sustaining demo plots for urban farming. It aims to inculcate an understanding of the impact of climate change, particularly in rural areas, and explores innovative policies, practices and organizations that promote sustainable livelihoods and environments.