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2015-2016 Catalog

INDS 187 Sustainable Approaches in the Developing World: Rural Honduras from the Mayans to Present

An intensive study of how agricultrual practices, ecology, and access to water are linked to sustainable development in rural Honduras. Students experience sustainable agriculture demonstration sites, the Mayan ruins at Copan, an ecotourism lodge within a National Park, and three days in a rural village working with the indigenous Tolupan in cooperation with Engineers Without Borders. The course culminates in a plenary session integrating the experiences of the course into a framework of sustainable use of natural resources.

Instructor

Brandes, Ferri