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Welcome to IDS at Guelph!

IDS at the University of Guelph offers interdisciplinary undergraduate studies and collaborative graduate programs to support students interested in long-term change, global inequality, diversity, and poverty.


This past fall, students in the International Development Seminar (IDEV*4500) from the University of Guelph collaborated with World Accord on an analysis of the use of new technologies in information and communication in the agricultural sector.  Read the full report.

The IDS Graduate Student Seminar will feature Josh Nasielski, PhD Candidate in Plant Agriculture and IDS, on January 19th, from 12-1pm in MacKinnon 132.  His talk is entitled "Conducting Academic Research as a Consultant in the International Development Industry: How to Succeed in Navigating the Ground Game Based on 2+ Years Experience in Cambodia".

The Legalization of Marijuana: Will it happen? Should it happen?  All welcome to the Political Science panel discussion on January 19, 2017, 11:30am-1:00pm, in MacKinnon 115.

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) wrote a review on Dr. Adam Sneyd's book, "Cotton" - "This is a vividly told, interrogative read that establishes its author as a leading expert on the politics of commodities and development, finds Dr Milasoa Chérel-Robson."  Dr. Sneyd is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and an affiliated faculty member in International Development Studies at Guelph.

IDS graduate Tunchai Redvers launches a national campaign called We Matter to provide hope and support to aboriginal young people.


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