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Economics and Policy

Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis - Coffee

The objective of this course is to provide students with a theoretical and empirical basis for valuating agricultural marketing organization and actors for market performance and public policy decision.

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 5: Closing the Loop

This lesson provides guidance of how to transform a farm into a firm. Hindering and enabling factors are expected to be explored in the lesson and strategies for overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities.

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 4: Decision Making Based on Loss Minimization and Present Value

This lesson continues on from lesson 3 and should be seen as a continuation. You will need to review lesson 3 and the discussion on Economic versus Accounting Costs & Relevant Cost Analysis. In lesson 4, however, we will focus on Revenues & Measurement of

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 3: Decision Making - Explicit and Implicit Costs

This lesson focuses on building skills and economic rationales for decision making under given farming scenarios that may have multiple options. We will spend some time looking specifically at Economic versus Accounting Costs & Relevant Cost Analysis.

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 3 : Record Keeping II

This lesson provides information on what farming activities could be considered `Enterprises" and incorporated into an Enterprise Accounting spreadsheet, how to use functions to calculate totals and averages within the spreadsheet program, customise formu

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 5: Credit Management

This lesson describes funding possibilities, the process for sourcing funds, the measures that should be taken to ensure effective utilization of funds, repayment procedures.

Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 4: Record Keeping

In this lesson the importance of keeping records in a business is discussed as well as the types of records an entrepreneur should keep and processes to do this.