» Competition 27 - Cementos Progreso & U.S. DOS

University of Vermont

University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States
Partner: Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala

“Americas for Forest and EcoHealth:   A4FEH”

The Americas for Forest and EcoHealth (A4FEH), an exchange program between the University of Vermont (UVM) and the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC), is a partnership that will provide students from both universities experiences to address the real-world problem of forest restoration, build technical and linguistic skills, and engage in cross-institution, international teamwork. Students from USAC will work with faculty and student mentors from UVM and students from UVM will collaborate with service-learning partners in Guatemala to address the intersection of human and forest ecosystem health and take a course on reforestation and epidemiology.

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