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South South Migration and Migrant Food Security Project

A Reflection by Jacqueline Fanta Author Jacqueline Fanta is an outgoing BA student in Global Development Studies with a minor in Communications Nearly every Global Development Studies student at the university level wishes to be involved in projects that can positively impact any community, especially the community they are connected with by birth and geography. … Continue reading South South Migration and Migrant Food Security Project

Equipping Mathare’s Next Generation with the Skills to Create Greener Cities

Being a Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES) is truly an amazing experience. Seeing new corners of the world, learning about diverse communities, and analyzing global issues is a unique opportunity that every scholar cherishes. When two UFV students, Kenzie Ekkebus and Amanjot Dhaliwal, headed to Nairobi for a placement with UN-Habitat, they were also thankful to … Continue reading Equipping Mathare’s Next Generation with the Skills to Create Greener Cities

Community: A Sense of Belonging

UFV: Community Planning and Policy: Community Needs and Sustainability  A blog post by Rajneel Reddy for GEOG 360: Introduction to Regional and Community Planning and Policy at UFV, facilitated by Dr. Cherie Enns MCIP, RPP and Dr. Afia Raja.  TERRITORIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT  As a student at University of the Fraser Valley, I am grateful for the opportunity to utilize campus resources located on the Stó:lō land in Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada.  UNIVERSITIES HELP BUILD BETTER COMMUNITIES  Building a community and/or revitalizing an existing … Continue reading Community: A Sense of Belonging

Evaluation of Success: ‘The Market’ pop-up in Fort Langley

My name is Keteirah Reimer. I am going into my fourth and final year of studies at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) in Abbotsford. I will be graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree, specializing in Global Development, Business, and Communications. Additionally, I will be graduating with a Liberal Arts Diploma and a … Continue reading Evaluation of Success: ‘The Market’ pop-up in Fort Langley

UN-Habitat Virtual Internship Reflection

Jacqueline Fanta A blog post by Jacqueline Fanta Reflecting on her virtual summer internship 2021 with UN-Habitat Nairobi for Global Development Studies 396/310, a course supervised and taught by Dr.Cherie Enns at the University of The Fraser Valley Figure 1 Author Jacqueline Fanta My 18-year-old little sister, Wilma, surprised me one day with a simple … Continue reading UN-Habitat Virtual Internship Reflection