EC.724 D-Lab: Smallholder Agriculture


Class Info

Provides an overview of the scientific, social, and economic context of smallholder farmers in developing countries. Covers the scientific basis and environmental impacts of agriculture, the dynamics of smallholder farming, social and business systems, and the experience of farmers themselves. Lectures, guest experts, experiential activities, and semester projects with community partners contribute to learning objectives. Opportunities for summer fieldwork may be available. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 15.

This class has no prerequisites.

EC.724 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by G. Jones, R. Nanes and S. Hsu.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in N51-310.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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