Provisionally Mid-2021, Schedule TBC
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Location of the course:
Online and local cluster training hubs (TBC) in Southern Africa
University of Freiburg
SPACES project: ASAP
Jonathan Sheppard, Hans-Peter Kahle, Christopher Morhart
Course description & primary learning objectives:
An introduction into agroforestry systems, the course will be aimed at participants who have basic natural science and land management knowledge (forestry, agriculture, biology etc.). The course aims to introduce agroforestry systems as an innovative and flexible approach to land management and introduce methods of studying such systems
Lectures, invited speakers, Q&A, ask the author sessions, discussion, training events in local cluster hubs
Expected learning outcomes:
Participants are expected to be able to assess various examples of agroforestry systems and work within them to understand the dynamics and interactions that occur between tree, crop and/or livestock in both physical and social realms. It is intended that such an introduction into the topic will inspire continued learning within this field of research.
MSc and PhD students and early-stage researchers from SADC countries with basic knowledge in natural sciences and land management
The language of instruction is English.