ECON 5293: Agriculture and Development
Lecture - 4 credits
- Explores primarily the role of agriculture in the evolving development context and the global economy.
- Reviews historical and current thinking on agriculture and development to offer students a theoretical and applied perspective on agricultural development and structural transformation in developing countries.
- Discusses current and emerging trends in agriculture, including agriculture's central role in rural poverty reduction; food security, health, and nutrition issues related to natural resource use; and global developments in agriculture trade and investment within the overall framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.
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