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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CVFN 413</span>

CVFN 413 Urban Agriculture Policy-Making


Certificate Credit
Community Services Program Area


Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $608.39* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course discusses participatory policy formulation processes leading to sustainable development and institutionalisation of urban agriculture. It starts discussing tools and methodologies for analysing stakeholders, farming systems, land uses, and regulatory frameworks. Next steps involve strategic planning, followed by the formulation of action projects and policies and their implementation (considering contrasting disciplinary perspectives), and finally, monitoring and evaluation. The course highlights lessons from a wide array of cities around the world.

Note: This course has been developed in partnership with ETC-Urban Agriculture (ETC-UA) and the Resource Centre on Urban Agriculture and Food Security (RUAF), with technical support provided by The Chang School.

This course is part of a portfolio of four distance education courses on urban agriculture, including the following: CVFN 410, CVFN 411, CVFN 412, and CVFN 413. These courses comprise a course series; students who complete all four courses will receive a professional achievement award. For more information, visit Course Series in Urban Agriculture.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 16 Jan 2017-22 Apr 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Online enrolment for the Winter 2017 term will close effective Wednesday, February 1, 2017. However, for courses eligible for enrolment prior to the third scheduled class, students may enrol in person at the ServiceHub until Friday, February 3, 2017 (as long as space in the course is still available). Distance, language, and business courses are not eligible.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2017

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