Global Exchange has been asked, again this year, by La Via Campesina, an international sustainable agriculture organization that holds conferences in many countries around the world, to arrange travel for US citizens to attend a biannual Agroecology Research Program and Conference in Guira de Melena, Cuba in November 2013.
For more information on this research tour and conference including information on additional fees you will incur, please contact Pam Montanaro of Eco Cuba Network .
Presentations on Agroecology by agroecologists from Latin America, Africa, the US and Canada, and other regions
Site visits to agroecological sites in the rural provinces of Cuba
Round trip airfare from Cancun, Mexico to Havana
Required Cuban health insurance
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airport transfers to Guira de Melena
Accommodations and Program at Agroecology Conference
Translation of program
(for the above costs please contact Pam Montanaro at above
Bottled water and other beverages
Purchases of a personal nature
We must receive your application and full payment of $600 two months before departure. Payments by Mastercard, Visa and Discover are welcome.
This trip will be as diverse as possible in terms of race, age and life experiences. We strongly urge people of color to apply. In some cases, a limited number of partial scholarships are available for low-income applicants.