Carleton University has partnered with Cuso International to support Peruvian farmers. The partnership began in January, and sees students in Carleton’s Bachelor of Global and International Studies program work with professionals and community leaders in Lima to help small farmers generate income in an urban setting. The students use Skype, email, and other technology to provide research and project design support, in addition to developing strategies and products for the farmers. “Carleton BGInS students have a unique opportunity to be exposed to international development opportunities and challenges through this program,” said Carleton Professor Marylynn Steckley. “It’s a chance to acquire an enhanced global perspective and intercultural sensitivity and appreciation without having to take a semester off to travel abroad.”



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