Land Grabs Course
Landgrabbing Course in El Salvador
CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS TO: CAMPAIGNING AGAINST LAND GRABBING IN LATIN AMERICA LOCATION: Global Platform El Salvador COURSE PERIOD: June 17TH - July 12TH 2013 SIGN-UP DEADLINE: April 30TH, 2013 PRICE: $1200 The price includes: tuition fees, course materials, accommodations in shared rooms, to Guatemala). Airfare to and from the Global Platform, visa and insurance is not included. SPECIAL OFFER: : Sign-up before March 15TH, 2013 and get a $100 discount! ERIENCE GET AN IN-DEPTH, HANDS ON EXP IN LATIN AMERICA! ON THE EFFECTS OF LAND GRABBING This is your chance to explore the relationship between US policies and their effect on smallholder farmers in Latin America. You will have the opportunity to be on the ground and discover one of the biggest issues facing the Global South, landgrabbing. This course on land grabbing will provide you with the opportunity to collaborate with other youth activists from both Latin America and the rest of the world. Campaigning against Land Grabbing is an intensive course that will strengthen your knowledge, skills, and stance on the issue. This course will focus on the land grabbing happening in Latin America, for example, we will be working on the case of evictions in the Polochico Valley in Guatemala, and developing a strategic campaign plan. At the end of this course, you will have policy know-how to challenge existing land rights policies and the skills to push for change. The course will include participants from both South and North America. Individuals with Spanish language skills are strongly encouraged to apply.