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Agroecology and Sustainability of Food Production Systems

Through working with case studies in practice this course facilitates students to get familiar with all aspects of farm systems and livelihoods. The aim is to well understand the interdependency as well as specific aspects of productivity and sustainability, crops and livestock, social, economic and institutional dimensions of small scale farming systems in a local and global perspective. By working with small holder cases from different countries and different ecological settings, the student will be exposed to different kind of agricultural systems that adapt to very different situations, socio-economically as well as ecologically.

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The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Food and Landscape - Master’s programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 38060 SEK Cycle: Master’s level (A1N)
Subject: Agricultural Science Biology
Course code: LB0131 Application code: SLU-20158 Location: Alnarp Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Biosystems and Technology Pace: 100%