Agricultural economics 310

Module code LEK 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Historical evolution of South African agricultural policy. Agriculture and the state: reasons for government intervention. Theoretical aspects of agricultural policy. Introduction to agricultural policy analysis. Welfare principles, pareto optimality. Macroeconomic policy and the agricultural sector. International agricultural trade.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites [LEK 210 or EKN 110] and [EKN 120]
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Agric Econ, Ext + Rural Dev
Period of presentation Semester 1

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