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Other SLUSE releveant courses

A large number of courses are considered SLUSE relevant so the ones presented here only represents a small selection of these. Please follow the links to find information about other courses at the Danish SLUSE partner Universities.

Joint SLUSE courses

Environmental Impact Assessment
Introduces the elements and principles behind environmental and social impact assessment which is a central tool in all development projects. Department of Agriculture and Ecology/Department of Geography and Geology, 7.5 ECTS, Block 4 (April-June).

Courses at Department of Plant and Enviromental Sciences

Tropical Crop production
The course focuses on capacity development in tropical crop production: i. Agronomic disciplines with reference to tropical conditions (e.g. tropical crop physiology, agrobiodiversity and breeding and soil fertility management) ii. Tropical Crops (major tropical food, feed and industrial crops, their intrinsic properties and their cultivation with focus on smallholder conditions) iii. Farming systems (quantitative study of smallholder farming systems under various agro-ecological conditions found in the tropics). 7.5 ECTS, Block 1 (September-October).

Information about all courses at Department of Plant and Enviromental Sciences can be found here

Courses at Food and Resource Economics

Participatory Forest Management
Covers the role of forests as a resource for people in developing countries. 7.5 ECTS, Block 2.

Qualitative Methods in Agricultural Development
The students will obtain knowledge on available qualitative methods suitable to apply in research on Agricultural Development. The skills acquired through this course will be useful for research in all agricultural systems (cropping, forest and livestock), and relevant for academic work at all levels. 7.5 ECTS, Block 1 (September-October).

The objective of the course is to provide students an insight into the overall options, limitations and constrains pertaining to small complex production systems with a large tree component under a wide range of tropical conditions. The course should enable students to relate to tropical agroforestry systems under different bio-physical, socio-economic and political settings and suggest development strategies to improve outputs of the systems. 7.5 ECTS, Block 2.

Information about all courses at Food and Resource Economics can be found here

Courses at Department of  Geoscience and Natural Resource Management

Environment, Society and Development
The aim of the course is to understand current trends in studies of development and human-environment interactions by providing an overview of classical and contemporary theoretical approaches. The course will critically investigate geographys trans- and interdisciplinary potential and how contemporary concerns for globalization and the global scale affect theory building. 7.5 ECTS, Block 1 or 15 ECTS, Block 1 and 2.

Managing the Use of Land
The aim of the course is for students to get acquainted with a number of different methods and tools available for land evaluation, land use planning and resource management. Physical, socio-economic and institutional aspects of managing the use of land are considered. The course subjects fall within the following broad categories: resource perception and analysis, development opportunities and scenarios for sustainable exploitation. Sub-themes deal with land use, integrated land use management, rural-urban fringe/peri urban land use, planning systems/institutions, land development. 7.5 ECTS, Block 2.

Information about all courses at Department of  Geoscience and Natural Resource Management can be found here

Courses at Institute of Anthropology

Anthropology and the environment
Presents an overview of the social and cultural aspects of natural resource management. This course focuses on recent studies of how climate change and natural disasters are experienced by people living in areas exposed to both gradual and abrupt change. The main question the course addresses is how anthropologists develop research designs and analytical concepts to comprehend how changes in the natural environments are intertwined with the social and cultural practices in communities and networks at various scales. 7.5 ECTS, Spring semester.

Information about all courses at Institute of Anthropology can be found here

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