Program Details

Analyze food production and nutritional security in one of the most fragile, important, and biodiverse ecological systems in the world.
Location:
Gangtok, India
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Study in Sikkim, a stunning mountainous state and ecological hotspot.

Sikkim stands at the forefront of national and regional food politics. Its traditional agricultural systems maintain rich agro-biodiversity critical in ensuring nutritional security among mountain communities. It was the first state in India to legislate 100 percent adoption of organic food production.

Examine how climate change, globalization, and government policies impact local food production and nutritional security in mountain communities. 

You’ll develop skills in analyzing the sustainability of food production and nutrition security within rapidly changing agricultural systems. You will also acquire new skills in implementing innovation to promote sustainable food production in other contexts.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
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