Agriculture being the
backbone of Uganda’s economy needs thorough thought and understanding by the
student of economics. This course explores the details of society’s
agricultural dynamics from an economics angle.
Economics course provide students with Knowledge and skills on how producers,
traders, consumers and society as a whole use scarce resources in the
production, processing, marketing and consumption of food and fiber products.
aim of the course is to equip the learner with knowledge about the agriculture
sector and the economic decisions that individuals and households take as far
as the sector is concerned and their multiplier effects.
the end of the course unit, students should demonstrate ability to:
Explain the field of
Agricultural Economics as a subset of the general field of Economics.
Identify and apply the basic
concepts and principles of Agricultural Economics in real life situations
Discuss the most important
considerations in the application of Agricultural Economics theories.