Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Sam Vosper from University of cambridge
Embark on a transformative journey with our course on "Bridging Sustainable Agriculture with Ecology." This comprehensive program provides a deep dive into the intricate relationship between sustainable farming practices and ecological principles. Participants will gain a robust understanding of foundational concepts such as soil health, water management, biodiversity, and integrated pest management. The course goes beyond theoretical knowledge, equipping individuals with practical skills in implementing sustainable techniques like precision agriculture, agroforestry, and organic farming. Cutting-edge technologies and climate-resilient strategies will be explored, empowering participants to adapt to environmental changes while optimizing resource usage. Moreover, the curriculum delves into global perspectives, policy considerations, and ethical dimensions, fostering a holistic approach to agriculture. Through a capstone project, participants will apply their knowledge to design a sustainable agricultural system, ensuring they leave the course ready to contribute positively to the future of farming and ecological well-being.
At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.
Bridging Sustainable Agriculture with Ecology, by Sam Vosper
Sam is an affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Land Economy where he primarily supervises the MPhil in Environmental Policy programme and Paper 5 of the undergraduate Tripos. He is an applied environmental/development economist by training and completed his PhD at the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. His PhD thesis titled: Microfinance and Mobile phones: an economic analysis of the perceptions, management and measurement of environmental risk in rural Kenya, was supervised by C-EENRG Fellows Shaun Larcom and Andreas Kontoleon. He was a recent recipient of the McKinsey Risk Prize (2020) and a finalist for the Cambridge Society for Applied Research (CSAR) Award (2022). Previously, Sam has worked as an economic advisor on climate change issues in Southern Africa.