Course Number 0920-4405-01
Course Name Ewb - Challenges in Developing Countries
Academic Unit The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences -
International Program in Environmental Studies
Lecturer Prof. Alexander GolbergContact
Lecturer Dr. Opher MendelsonContact
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Office Hours By appointmentBuilding: Porter-Environment , Room: 205
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Office HoursBy appointment
Mode of Instruction Seminar
Credit Hours 4
Semester 2022/1
Day Thu
Hours 14:00-18:00
Building Porter-Environment
Room 105
Course is taught in English
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Short Course Description

A joint seminar of Porter School of Environmental Studies and Engineers Without Borders - Israel (EWB-IL) addressing practical and sustainable solutions to challenges in developing countries. Seminar participants will investigate the options of promoting the adoption of simple and sustainable technologies among Under-resource communities, focusing on a case study from EWB-IL's work in Africa. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and participate in designing a project in African communities facing food security and water shortages. In collaboration with various experts from relevant fields, the students will explore and propose potential solutions for assimilating into specific communities.

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PrerequisiteEnvironmental Policy (09104012) +Practical Statistics (09101005) +Science Communication (09104065) +Law and the Environment (09101000) +Industrial Ecology (09204046) +Food Systems (09204025) +Principles of Environment (09104040) +Introduction to Ecology (09101500) ORIntroduction to Ecology (09206110) +Pollution and Rehabilitat (09104050) ORWater & Wastewa (03494362)

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