AGRI 411 Global Issues on Development, Food and Agriculture (3 credits)

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Offered by: Animal Science (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

Agriculture : International development and world food security and challenges in developing countries. Soil and water management, climate change, demographic issues, plant and animal resources conservation, bio-products and biofuels, economic and environmental issues specially in tropical and sub-tropical regions. Globalization, sustainable development, technology transfer and human resources needs for rural development.

Terms: Winter 2015

Instructors: Humberto Monardes (Winter)

  • Winter

  • Two 2-hour conferences