EC.724 D-Lab: Smallholder Agriculture
Provides an overview of the scientific, social, and economic context of smallholder farmers in developing countries. Includes scientific basis and environmental impacts of agriculture, the dynamics of smallholder farming, social and business systems, and focuses on the experience of farmers themselves. Also includes guest experts, experiential activities, and term projects with community partners. Opportunities for summer fieldwork may be available. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 15.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in N51-310.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits.
You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+EC.724&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the EC.724 Stellar site.
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