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India: Summer Innovation Lab - Food




June 15-July 13, 2015

Subject Areas

  • Agriculture
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Sustainable Development

Cost in US$:


Program Fees Include:

Cost of all lecturers who provide instruction to students in:

Sikkim: people, livelihood, culture, and society
Traditional and integrated agriculture systems in Sikkim
Agro-biodiversity: food culture and habits
Gender and local agro-biodiversity: production and nutrition
Globalization and food production in mountain communities
Climate change and agricultural biodiversity
Government policies on rural development and its implication on food production and nutrition
Half-day workshop with experts and local community members
All educational excursions
Health insurance throughout the entire program period

All accommodations during the entire program period. This includes during orientation, time in New Delhi, all homestays (11 days in Gangtok, two days in Sumbuk and two days in Lingee Payong during excursions, and approximately 10 days in either Sumbuk or Lingee Payong during the collaborative lab project), and costs during the evaluation period.
All meals for the entire program period. Meals are covered by SIT Study Abroad directly or through an appropriate stipend or homestays.
Travel fare from New Delhi to Gangtok, excursion travel in Sikkim

Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Application Process Involves

  • Transcript
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

3 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Job and Internship Network