AGRI 325 Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security (3 credits)

Offered by: Animal Science (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

Agriculture : Travel and exposure to a foreign agricultural sector where sustainable agricultural practices (e.g., organic farm production, ecological management of pests and weeds, crop rotation, water conservation, etc.), regulations, and policies are examined within the context of land use, local economies, and food security issues.

Terms: Summer 2018

Instructors: Arif Mustafa, Julie Major, Philippe Seguin (Summer)

  • Prerequisite: AGEC 200 or equivalent or permission of instructor

  • Lectures and visits will be jointly delivered by local experts and McGill Staff. Lectures (25%) and field visits (75%). Final year students should note that graduation may be delayed.

  • This course has a fee of $1742.37, a small portion of which is tax receiptable on the T2202A; it includes internal travel (by coach), accommodation, most of the meals for the duration of the course, as well as instructor costs. It does not includes airfare to and from the country of study, which should be arranged by the student.

  • **Add/drop deadline is February 4, 2018 which is before the start of the course. Therefore, late registration will have to be done as of February 5, 2018.

  • **Web withdrawal is not applicable.

  • **The instructor’s approval is required.