Aboriginal Agriculture students exploring agriculture entrepreneurship across world
Seven U of S Aboriginal agriculture students will be traveling to the
The program encourages the students to explore ways for creating new value added ventures on Indigenous lands by exploring some of the exciting opportunities in the agricultural and bio-resource industries.
“Participants will be offered an international experience that will broaden their knowledge of the global agricultural and bio-resource industries,” says professor Thomas Allen, the CIBC Scholar in Agricultural Entrepreneurship at the
“These students will be acquiring the skills needed to become industry leaders when they return home.”
The students have already returned from
This month the students will travel to southwest
After traveling through the
“I hope that the contacts and the networks developed by the participants will last a lifetime and that this year’s students will assist in offering parts of the program in future years, and that a formal, or informal, association of graduates will be created,” says Allen.
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