Course in Sustainability in Asia

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Sustainability

There are hundreds of nationally recognized Professional qualifications & training courses from the worlds leading education providers. Course objectives should lead to teaching methods and student interest.

Those interested in pursuing an advanced degree in sustainability will learn about relevant topics, including the science and politics of climate change, development, poverty, and the social responsibility of larger corporations. Most programs are at least two years in length.

As the largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia consists of a wide variety of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and governmental systems.

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International Community - Based Research

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time 9 - 52 weeks September 2017 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 10 more

FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community. [+]

Course Studies in Sustainability in Asia 2017. FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community. The goal is knowledge creation which serves to inform community action. Research Internships have a strong emphasis on community-based participatory research in order to ensure the researchers work side by side with community members. What is Community-Based Participatory Research? Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a framework or approach for conducting research that is characterized by the relationships between the communities and researchers. This type of research is collaborative and requires partnership development, cooperation, negotiation, flexibility, and commitment to addressing local issues. CBPR works to accomplish objectives and development through empowerment and ownership. OVERVIEW All FSD Research Internships begin months before an intern's arrival. FSD site teams work with our community partners to help them identify research priorities and develop a community-based research proposal. Research interns can apply to conduct research one of these research proposals alongside one of our community partners who have agreed to host interns. Upon acceptance to the internship program, research interns are encouraged to conduct background research about the issue they will be investigating in-country as well as study participatory research methods that might be useful. When interns arrive in the field, FSD local site teams will lead an in-country orientation, providing each intern with invaluable guidance and insight that will help them... [-]