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ECON2251-1  Food and agro-industrial Chain Economy

Duration :  9h Th, 15h SEM
Number of credits :  
Required preliminary complements to register in the Advanced Master in Development, Environment and Communities2
Required preliminary complements to register in the Advanced Master in Rural Economics and Sociology2
Lecturer :  Philippe Lebailly
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Course contents :  
A particular focus will be attributed to the study of horizontal and vertical integration.
In the framework of this course, belgian and foreign sectorial studies related to crop and animal produces will be presented and discussed.
Learning outcomes of the course :  
To analyse agro-industrial production, processing and marketing chains by considering the basic principles of industrial organization in order to understand the competitive dynamic and the performance of the principal chains-products.
After completing the course the student is expected to
Analyse agro-industrial channels
Track down the actors of a channels, their organization and the balance of power
Understand the competitive dynamic among actors
Measure performances of a product-channels
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
Lectures : 9h
Seminars : 15h
Recommended or required readings :  
Powerpoint and readings
Assessment methods and criteria :  
Written examination and oral presentation
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
Lebailly Philippe
Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech Passage des Déportés 2 5030 Gembloux
+32 81 622361

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