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Peru (Online): Indigenous Knowledge & Sustainability

June 14-30, 2021

Sustainability in Peru Video | UN’s SDGs 10: Reduced Inequality & 17: partnerships for the goal

This course presents the Peruvian Andes as an ideal place to analyze the connections between Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development.

Participants will understand how the Quechua communities in the Andes exemplify the paradoxical relationship between indigenous knowledge and environmental issues: while indigenous populations are among the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, they also have developed a wealth of knowledge, practices, techniques, and technologies used for generations to ensure food security in face of calamities.

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Benefits of Gaining a Summer Certificate

  • Open to all majors interested in Indigenous Sustainable Development on a community level exploring topics of food scarcity, water resource management, government and policy, history, and more.
  • Gain job insights that are directly linked to the skills & learning outcomes of the course. Your digital certificate uses block-chain and machine learning technology that will showcase each skill’s career value and connects you with real jobs that require those skills.
  • Immediate access to TGP’s Alumni Network, a global network of more than 3,200 young professionals and TGP Alumni. Connect with sustainability jobs and internship opportunities, mentorship, and professional development resources with early access to TGP’s Alumni Network.

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