MoU for Course on Experiential Learning in Internation Agriculture
On May 11, 2010, the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum signed a Letter of Intent with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY), Sathguru Management Consultants (Hyderabad) and the Cornell-Sathguru Foundation for Development towards extending support for student exchanges as part of the IARD-602 (International Agriculture and Rural Development) Course on Experiential Learning in International Agriculture.
The International Agriculture and Rural Development initiative offered by the College of Agricultural Sciences, Cornell University provides an excellent opportunity for experiential learning for both Indian and US agricultural students. Through the exchange program modules, students experience agriculture and rural development issues in upstate New York followed by field experience in India and finally present a group project paper. The course covers activities in the class room and library, field visits and hands-on laboratory work.