Sri Lanka 2017: BOKU - Peradeniya Universität Zertifikatslehrgang zur Biologischen Landwirtschaft


Sri Lanka: BOKU organisiert im Februar 2017 mit Peradeniya Universität Zertifikatslehrgang zur Biologischen Landwirtschaft in Kandy, finanziert durch Erasmus-Lehrenden-Mobilität für Friedrich Leitgeb und Christian R. Vogl vom Institut für Ökologischen Landbau, Department für Nachhaltige Agrarsysteme.

Thirty students and practitioners form Sri Lanka gather at Peradeniya University near Kandy in Sri Lanka to actively engage with organic farming through lectures, group work, practices and field visits. Topic covered are e.g. the consequences of conventional farming, agroecology, food sovereignty, principles of organic farming, organic farming practices in the tropics, regulations and quality management in organic farming, alternative food networks, participatory guarantee systems, marketing or commercialization.
The course is embedded in an ongoing exchange between Peradeniya University and the Division of Organic Farming at BOKU that included e.g. an excursion of students from BOKU to organic farming projects in Sri Lanka in 2015 and one planned for 2018.

Sri Lanka Exkursion 2015

Peradeniya University