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Rising global temperatures and growing populations are straining food availability and access. Journey from Georgia in the United States to Ecuador, Spain, and Malawi, as you study how food production, distribution, and consumption are affected by climate change, global trade, and historic inequalities. Learn from farmers, activists, and policy experts about alternative farming practices, government programs, and innovative food safety and trade regulations. Across continents, explore the importance of celebrating food and examine gastronomy as a key driver of economic growth. Uncover solutions that offer the most promise for sustainable food futures at local, national, and global levels.
- Investigate the history and legacy of plantation agriculture in the U.S. South.
- Explore the diversity of Ecuador’s agricultural centers from the Amazon to the Andes.
- Witness agroecological farming practices amid increasing climate uncertainty on smallholder farms in Malawi.
- Experience Spain’s culinary traditions, artisanal methods, and family farming.
SIT Robert Kantor Memorial Scholarship
Each year one student will be granted $10,000 in scholarship aid to study abroad with a SIT program. Funded by individual donors and foundations, the requirements are tight: seeking first-generation college students who've never traveled abroad before, currently attend an HBCU, and demonstrate strong financial need.