The Norwegian University of Life Sciences Leanne VanderKwaak 4th Year student in  Global Resource Systems, specialising in...
Why Norway? <ul><li>My reasons were two-fold: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Environmental Development Studies Program offered ...
What courses did I take? <ul><li>Makerere University, Kampala,  Uganda:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Management and Res...
Year Summary: <ul><li>January - May  :  Study in Norway </li></ul><ul><li>June - July  : Free time and Travel  </li></ul><...
 
Where is Uganda? Uganda
Where did we live?
 
 
 
 
 
 
What do Academics in a Developing Country Look Like? <ul><li>We had local professors </li></ul><ul><li>I was still technic...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Field Studies
 
Seeing, Touching, Smelling Poverty in Slums
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visits to local farms
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interviews with people in small villages doing development projects
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Questions?  [email_address]
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  1. 1. The Norwegian University of Life Sciences Leanne VanderKwaak 4th Year student in Global Resource Systems, specialising in Rural Development in Africa
  2. 2. Why Norway? <ul><li>My reasons were two-fold: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Environmental Development Studies Program offered by Norway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The opportunity to study with the class in a developing country in Africa for 2 months </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What courses did I take? <ul><li>Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Management and Research Methods </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Year Summary: <ul><li>January - May : Study in Norway </li></ul><ul><li>June - July : Free time and Travel </li></ul><ul><li>August - September : Study in Uganda </li></ul>
  5. 6. Where is Uganda? Uganda
  6. 7. Where did we live?
  7. 14. What do Academics in a Developing Country Look Like? <ul><li>We had local professors </li></ul><ul><li>I was still technically registered in Norway, as the course was administered from there </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on “field learning” as opposed to class lectures </li></ul>
  8. 32. Field Studies
  9. 34. Seeing, Touching, Smelling Poverty in Slums
  10. 47. Visits to local farms
  11. 58. Interviews with people in small villages doing development projects
  12. 71. Questions? [email_address]

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