The Agribusiness Environment
You’ll discover how different components of the agribusiness chains for selected Aotearoa-New Zealand sourced products are interlinked, and how these components affect one another.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
|Available semesters||Semester 2 2021|
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Develop a comprehensive understanding of the fields of knowledge relevant to the different stages of global agribusiness and food value chains.
- Describe in-depth multi- and inter-disciplinary nature of the bio-physical environment and biological production systems and the impact these have on agribusiness and food supply chains.
- Explain the characteristics of agricultural, horticultural and other agribusiness industries.
- Be aware of the challenges and constraints of the application of marketing principles to agri- food products.
- Know the different approaches and dimensions of sustainability relevant to different stakeholders in global agribusiness and food marketing issues.
- Apply appropriate approaches, methods and tools to analyse, evaluate and solve problems related to real world agricultural production management issues.
- Integrate theory and practice from different disciplines to demonstrate a whole of supply chain perspective to complex social, economic and technical aspects of global food systems.
Dr Sharon Lucock
Department of Agribusiness and Markets[email protected]