Field Study Brazil: Participatory Development, Collaborative Governance and Favela Upgrading
Join Erika de Castro – urban planner, community development expert and native of Brazil – to observe development work in a Southern country first hand. Over five days learn from local practitioners and development theorists and see projects in action. Gain insight into Brazilian perspectives on: the centrality of governance to healthy development, complexities facing participatory planning and institutional collaboration, and innovative possibilities for upgrading urban neighbourhoods with limited resources. Following the field study in Brazil, synthesize your learning in a paper to obtain elective credit in the Certificate in International Development and Intercultural Studies. This course is offered in partnership with the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Natal, northeast Brazil.
The course fee includes registration, tuition, five days of workshops, site visits and lunches. Other meals, airfare, accommodation, travel visa, travel and health insurance are not included. Recommendations for hotels can be provided. You may also share accommodation with other participants.
Please read the Brazil field study course handbook and forms 2012 here
A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 is due at time of registration. Full payment is due September 6, 2012.
You can register online with full payment or call 604-827-4203 to register with a $500.00 non-refundable deposit (balance of $1225.00 is due September 6, 2012).
(can be taken at the same time)
(1 of following)
- MC501 - Strategies for Effective Intercultural Communication
- MC503 - Foundations and Skills in Intercultural Communication
- MD499 - Culture, Communication and Development
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