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 (communicating the legislative process in detail): reasons for government intervention (government and stakeholder engagement). Theoretical aspects of agricultural policy. Introduction to agricultural policy analysis. Welfare principles, pareto optimality. Macroeconomic policy and the agricultural sector. International agricultural trade (including inter-governmental communication).

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 07
Service modules Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prerequisites LEK 210 GS and EKN 110 GS
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Agricultural Economics Extension and Rural Develo
Period of presentation Semester 1

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