SIT Study Abroad: IHP - Rethinking Food Security: People, Agriculture, and Politics

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Study how the dynamics of food production, distribution, and provisioning are affected by population growth, rapid urbanization, and globalization, and which responses offer the most promise for sustainable food futures at local, national, and glo... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
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I learned more than I ever could about the places and systems I was moving through culturally, economically, politically, socially than I ever could have in a class room. We engaged daily with individuals and communities from across the food system. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and about the way that people interact in difficult situations. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learned how to ask better questions, to advocate for myself, and how to tell meaningful stories. Definitely worthwhile! - Middlebury College View Entire Review
July 21, 2018 Worth It
A lot of cultural exposure - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Power dynamics and politics of capital driven food systems. Insights to how our world runs. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Yes. Life changing. Put all the theory I learned while at school into action and solidified my law school ambition. - Fordham University View Entire Review

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Study how the dynamics of food production, distribution, and provisioning are affected by population growth, rapid urbanization, and globalization, and which responses offer the most promise for sustainable food futures at local, national, and global levels.

Examine pressing questions around global food security in four contrasting countries. Consider how to meet food availability demands when approximately 870 million people per year—more than 12 percent of the global population—suffer from chronic undernourishment. By 2050, it is estimated that the world needs to double net food availability to feed a projected population of nine billion people. During this comparative program you will analyze local, national, and global food systems—and the very direct impact of food on our daily lives—to develop a deeper understanding into one of the most significant challenges of our time. By examining the implications of technological advances, changing geo-political landscapes, and climate change on food security equations, you will identify strategies to ensure healthy and prosperous livelihoods in a rapidly changing world.

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Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Agricultural Public Services
  • Agriculture General
  • Political Science and Government
  • Sustainability Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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