Master's degree in International Economics (category 64/S) (until 2008-2009)

Course not running

Agribusiness Basis (2006/2007)

Course code
4S00478
Credits
10
Coordinator
Ugo Maggioli

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
lezione 1 5 AGR/01-AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL 2° sem lez Ugo Maggioli
lezione 2 5 AGR/01-AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL 2° sem lez Roberta Capitello

Learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to explain the evolution of the concepts of agribusiness and agrifood supply chain and understand the structure and the strategies of the economic agents in the international agrifood systems.
Particular attention is given to the new roles of agriculture, the variables and the choice criteria determining the new food demand trends and the problems concerning the management and the certification of quality in the agrifood chains.
Finally, the course intends to analyse the opportunities developed by the inter-organisational relations with particular regard to their capacity to stimulate rural development processes.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam



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