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 Senior Climate Economist & Researcher Sam Vosper at University of cambridge.
Embark on a transformative journey into the realm of Sustainable Farming with this comprehensive course. Designed for both novice and experienced farmers, the program offers a deep dive into the principles and practices of cultivating in harmony with the environment. Participants will gain a holistic understanding of sustainable agriculture, covering essential topics such as soil health, water management, and organic farming. Moving beyond the basics, the course explores advanced techniques including precision agriculture, agroforestry, and regenerative practices. Participants will not only learn to implement innovative and efficient farming methods but will also delve into topics such as climate-resilient farming, sustainable livestock management, and agribusiness. Ethical considerations and international perspectives are seamlessly integrated, fostering a well-rounded approach to sustainable farming. By the course's end, participants will be empowered to design and implement sustainable farming practices, contributing to a resilient and environmentally conscious agricultural future.
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.
Sustainable Farming, 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.