Natural resource and environmental economics 880

Module code LEK 880
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Natural resource and environmental economics. This module reviews the origins and evolution of natural and environmental resource economics. It describes and studies the application of economic principles and analytical methods for sustainable development of renewable, non-renewable and environmental economics. Examine sources of inefficiency and causes as well as indicators of environmental degradation. The economics of pollution management: Concepts, policies and instruments. Sustainable management of natural and environmental resources. Introduction to natural and environmental resource policy. Economic valuation of natural and environmental resources.

Module credits 15.00
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Agric Econ, Ext + Rural Dev
Period of presentation Semester 2

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