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Enhancing Global Food Security “Impacts of a Climate Smart Agriculture Approach” International Student Summit

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Students from Manitoba, United States and England joined the staff from NFL Canada and partners at Kelburn Farm for three jammed packed days focussing on Bioinnovation.  Student teams of eight and two teachers had the opportunity to engage, provide enrichment and networking opportunities for participants on a global perspective.

 The learning objectives of the program are to enable students and teachers to:

• Use science and technology to acquire new knowledge and solve problems

• Critically address science related issues

• Develop an increased awareness of novel technologies

• Practice teamwork

The program partners will offer their expertise and services to ensure that the program provides authentic and meaningful learning

experiences to guide in the development and presentation of the product, an ” Environmental Farm Plan – EFP”. 

Thanks to our partners in providing such a learning opportunity for these students.

Program providers include: Richardson Pioneer, University of Manitoba Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, U of M Glenlea Research Center, Kelburn Farm, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Manitoba Agriculture, Bayer Crop Science and the Bioscience Association of Manitoba.