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Will you be the world’s next agent of change for sustainability? If yes, you are the one that we are looking for! Experiencing two (2) weeks real-life educational opportunity on sustainability transition in the 2nd Summer School in Food Security and Climate Change.
The summer school will be held on 14th July 2018 – 28th August 2018 at the Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. It is a joint program co-funded by the ERASMUS+ under the Master of Science in Food Security and Climate Change (MS FSCC) and the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC). MS FSCC aims to develop critical mass of high quality, next generation of interdisciplinary professionals able to address the imposing challenges posed by climate change and food security in the country and the region. The summer school will serve as enhancement course for the MS FSCC students and will be co-organized by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Austria.
This year theme focuses on Oil Palm-Cattle Integration: A Transition Towards
Sustainability Food Security & Climate Change. Transforming the crop and livestock integration in oil palm area is beneficial in optimising the productivity of the land and feed production. This approach leads to improving food security as well as reducing climate change effects.
The first week of the summer school will be carried out in the highly interactive study environment where it combines lectures, case studies and group discussion conducted by a group of prominent speakers coming from industries, governmental bodies as well as experienced lecturers from top universities in Asian and Europe. The second part of the program will give you the opportunity to experience a field trip where you will ‘learn by doing’. You should be able to apply the theoretical and empirical knowledge gained in the first week and learn through field work and hands-on activities. A short excursion to palm oil mill plant is included in the program as well.
At the end of the program, you will be awarded with a certificate and course credits that can be transferred to home university.
Grab the chance to be among the selected European and Asian participants and be the future agents of change for sustainability.
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For more info, please visit: http://2ndmsfsccsummercourse.upm.edu.my/
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Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia