University of Melbourne

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Agricultural Policies and Trade

  • AGRI40015
  • Contact Hours: Twenty-four lectures and 11 hours tutorials
    Total Time Commitment: Not available
  • 12.50
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The subject covers the following topics:· the reasons for government intervention in the agricultural sector;· the principal agricultural policy issues in Australia, the European Union, the United States and China and India;· the effects of these policies on international trade in agricultural and food products, on world food security and on poverty reduction in the least-developed countries; · agriculture in the WTO – the Doha Round negotiations. -- Course Website

Prerequisites: Consent from the subject coordinator is required for enrolment in this subject. Please contact Assoicate Professor Donald MacLaren, [email protected]

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