Courses Catalogue

Agricultural Economics

COURSE CODE: ECO 7304
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Economics, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Content and Outline

Introduction

Agricultural Household Models

Production Efficiency

Response to Incentives

Agricultural Labour

Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs)

Approaches to Policy Analysis

Food Policy Analysis

Poverty Alleviation (production, marketing, )

Rural Institutions

Agricultural Technological Change

Rural Development Planning

 MODE OF DELIVERY

Lectures

Reading assignments

Presentations

Group discussions

 INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

Whiteboard and Markers

Flip Charts

LCD Projectors

CDs, DVDs and Tapes