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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
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The Department of Agricultural Education & Economics is made up of three units, Agric. Economics, Agric. Education and Agric. Extension.

AEB325: Research Methods in Agricultural Economics (3 credits)

This course covers the principles of agricultural economics research. The course covers the process of agricultural economics research, data collection and survey techniques, statistical and economic analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data and data analysis through operations research.

Prerequisites

AEB 214: Introduction to Mathematics for Economists
AEB 216: Introduction to Statistics for Economists

AEB412: Agricultural Policy (2 credits)

The course presents theoretical reviews of key domestic and cross-border policies and policy instruments that have been utilized throughout the world. Botswana’s policy making processes, and domestic and trade policies (current and past) are also reviewed. The course also reviews the GATT and WTO regulations on trade. This is a 2 credit core course offered in semester 7 level 400

Prerequisite – AEB 212: Introduction to Agricultural Economics

AEB414: Agricultural and Food Policy (3 credits)

This course covers agricultural and food policy issues in Botswana and other developing countries. It covers food security and self sufficiency, dynamics of rural poverty, nutrition policy, agricultural policy making process in Botswana, domestic and boarder policies, policy instruments and their welfare, arguments for and against protection.

Prerequisite – AEB 212: Introduction to Agricultural Economics



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