Smallholder farmers, technologies, market-driven solutions, and their impact on food security in Sub-Saharan Africa
The learning objectives of this 2 ½ week Maymester study abroad program is to provide students interested in agriculture, business, engineering, liberal arts, science and technology with a real life, immersive and transdisciplinary educational experience in East Africa. Students will travel to Tanzania to learn about small-holder agriculture in Tanzania, and how post-harvest food challenges (storage, processing, transport, marketing, supply chain development, etc.) affect food security and income. Development and marketing of innovative solutions will be explored through discussions with farmers, agricultural input dealers, manufacturers, extension staff, researchers, traders and consumers. Students will have opportunity to appreciate the impact of effective intervention on a large-scale adoption of technologies. There will be opportunities for site seeing and to experience the history, natural resources and cultural richness of Tanzania by interacting with people in local communities.
For more information contact:
Dr. Dieudonné Baributsa, ENTM, firstname.lastname@example.org