AALP Class 19's International Study Tour: Day 5 in Athens

Date: January 27, 2023

Our fifth day in Athens, AALP Class 19 headed to Nafplio stopping at Corinth canal to see the man made structure.  It is a sight to see.  Our next stop just as impressive.  Who needs a microphone when you’re in the best preserved theatre in Greece. 

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AALP Class 19's International Study Tour: Day 4 in Athens

Date: January 26, 2023

The first stop of the day brought us to Dionyssos Marble Quarry, which is a family company dating back to 1890.  The exporting of Greek marble is approx 70% of the total production.  Watching the diamond wire that is used to cut through the marble is pretty impressive.

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AALP Class 19's International Study Tour: Day 1-3 in Athens

Date: January 23, 2023

The Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program Class 19 has headed to Greece for their International Study Tour. During the trip Class 19 participants will enhance their global orientation by examining Canada and Greece relations in the context of resource-based production, processing, marketing, and distribution.

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Rural Local Governments Need to Pursue Entrepreneurial Strategies to Support Rural Futures

Date: January 3, 2023

Local governments are a key partner in the future of rural communities throughout Ontario. Over the past 30 years, the realities of local governments have changed dramatically. As part of a national initiative, University of Guelph Professor Ryan Gibson and John Dale (PhD student in Rural Studies) recently published a new report titled, “Do more, with less: The realities of local government in rural Ontario” in The Canadian Geographer. 

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