Instructor: Dr. Kweku Yeboah
Project: Social and Cultural Aspects of Agricultural Production
This project will look at rural issues of development, most specifically agricultural issues and institutions. The most fundamental research will entail understanding the peoples, analyzing and experiencing their cultures, and studying their origins. Food security will be a major division of research, as the student will attempt to learn of the various staples, nutritional values of such agriculture, and the personal yield produced to sustain each family. Dr. Kweku Yeboah will begin the students study with background information with lessons on social structure, population and development, culture and practice, etc. In the end, the student will examine the connections between cultural outlook and environmental preservation, the attitudes of the rural farmers and the conditions which they live under, and food security and political stability.
Area of study?
Among several questions, the student could explore the following:
Are rural conditions generally the same across different regions?